Liberty, South Carolina Population 2020

3,085

Liberty is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 3,085, it is the 87th largest city in South Carolina and the 6154th largest city in the United States. Liberty is currently declining at a rate of -1.25% annually and its population has decreased by -5.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,269 in 2010. Liberty reached it's highest population of 3,255 in 2011. Spanning over 4 miles, Liberty has a population density of 693 people per square mile.

The average household income in Liberty is $64,651 with a poverty rate of 9.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $821 per month, and the median house value is $93,400. The median age in Liberty is 38.1 years, 35.3 years for males, and 41.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 107.9 males.

Liberty Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Liberty was:

  • White: 73.16%
  • Black or African American: 22.48%
  • Two or more races: 3.70%
  • Asian: 0.66%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Liberty, South Carolina is 3,085, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,163.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,269.

Liberty, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,33073.16%
Black or African American71622.48%
Two or More Races1183.70%
Asian210.66%

Liberty Population Pyramid 2020

Liberty Median Age

38.1


Total

35.3


Male

41.7


Female

Liberty Adults

There are 2,398 adults, (514 of whom are seniors) in Liberty.

Liberty Age Dependency

69.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Liberty Sex Ratio

Female

1,532

48.10%

Male

1,653

51.90%

Liberty Households and Families

Liberty Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Liberty Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.9%17.1%
Non Family81.2%18.8%
All74.5%25.5%
Female69.5%30.5%
Male43.6%56.4%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3812.374.5
Married5442.6882.9
Non Family3831.0781.2
Female2662.369.5
Male1883.6943.6

2.51

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

10.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Liberty Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade663.04%
9th to 12th Grade32314.86%
High School Graduate78235.99%
Some College28313.02%
Associates Degree22310.26%
Bachelors Degree33515.42%
Graduate Degree1617.41%

Liberty Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,6661,493496
Black405217
Multiple Races5353
Hispanic28
Asian2121

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 29.77%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,179$38,396$30,737
Less Than High School$14,266$$
High School Grad$32,323$35,000$28,295
Some College$36,042$41,786$27,813
Bachelors Degree$51,447$78,649$49,545
Graduate Degree$47,731$$44,063

$35,179

Average Earnings

$38,396

Average Male

$30,737

Average Female

Liberty Language

Liberty Language by Age

Liberty Language

95.38% of Liberty residents speak only English, while 4.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.90% of the population.

Liberty Poverty

Liberty Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,1871898.64%
Black5588415.05%
Multiple1181210.17%

9.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.14%

Male Poverty Rate

17.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Liberty

The race most likely to be in poverty in Liberty is Black, with 15.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Liberty is White, with 8.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.78%.

Name Poverty
High School13.55%
Less Than High School4.11%
Some College2.57%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed3.87%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Liberty Income

Liberty Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,039$64,651
Families$43,816$60,194
Married Families$71,979-
Non Families$26,631$72,503

Liberty Marital Status

Liberty Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.8%

Male Marriage Rate

41.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Liberty Married by Age and Sex

Liberty Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Liberty Marital Status by Race

Liberty Veterans

411

Number of Veterans

411

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam122
First Gulf War80
Second Gulf War22
World War II17
Korea15

$Liberty Veterans by Education

0.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Liberty Employment Status

63.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Liberty Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

65.87%

Born in South Carolina

97.55%

Native Born

2.45%

Foreign Born

0.88%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.55% of Liberty residents were born in the United States, with 65.87% having been born in South Carolina. 0.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,085-39-1.25%
20193,124-39-1.23%
20183,1630.00%
20173,163-39-1.22%
20163,20260.19%
20153,196-2-0.06%
20143,198-20-0.62%
20133,218-22-0.68%
20123,240-15-0.46%
20113,25530.09%
20103,2522430.78%
20003,009-219-0.70%
19903,228610.19%
19803,1673071.02%
19702,8602030.74%
19602,6570.00%