West Liberty, Kentucky Population 2022

3,171
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West Liberty is a city located in Morgan County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Morgan County. With a 2020 population of 3,171, it is the 119th largest city in Kentucky and the 8588th largest city in the United States. West Liberty is currently declining at a rate of -0.69% annually and its population has decreased by -7.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,414 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, West Liberty has a population density of 647 people per square mile.

The average household income in West Liberty is $49,091 with a poverty rate of 19.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $479 per month, and the median house value is $153,200. The median age in West Liberty is 37.5 years, 35.9 years for males, and 45.7 years for females.

West Liberty Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of West Libertywas:

  • White: 80.96%
  • Black or African American: 12.21%
  • Two or more races: 3.34%
  • Asian: 2.26%
  • Other race: 1.23%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of West Liberty, Kentucky is 3,171 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,414.

West Liberty, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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West Liberty Population by Race

West Liberty Population Pyramid 2022

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West Liberty Median Age

38.4


Total

35.7


Male

46


Female

West Liberty Adults

There are 2,978 adults, (458 of whom are seniors) in West Liberty.

West Liberty Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

18.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.3

Child Dependency Ratio

West Liberty Sex Ratio

Female

982

28.76%

Male

2,432

71.24%

West Liberty Population by Age

West Liberty Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Liberty Household Types

60.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Liberty Households and Families

2.82

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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West Liberty Households by Type

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West Liberty Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Liberty Educational Attainment by Race

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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 asian people with a rate of 61.90%.

West Liberty Educational Attainment by Race

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$40,583

Average Earnings

$50,685

Average Male

$27,014

Average Female

West Liberty Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Liberty Language by Age

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West Liberty Language

95.13% of West Liberty residents speak only English, while 4.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.15% of the population.

West Liberty Language

West Liberty Poverty by Race

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19.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.09%

Male Poverty Rate

24.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Liberty

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Liberty is White, with 20.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Liberty is Multiple, with 3.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.70%.

West Liberty Poverty

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West Liberty Poverty Rate by Education

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West Liberty Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Liberty Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

West Liberty Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

28.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

22.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

Female Marriage Rate

West Liberty Married by Age and Sex

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West Liberty Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

West Liberty Marital Status by Race

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West Liberty Marital Status

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133

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

West Liberty Veterans by War

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West Liberty Veterans by Age

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West Liberty Veterans by Race

West Liberty Veterans by Education

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4.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

65.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Liberty Veterans by Education

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22.3%

Labor Force Participation

21.5%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

West Liberty Employment by Age

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West Liberty Employment by Race

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West Liberty Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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75.75%

Born in West Liberty

97.45%

Native Born

2.55%

Foreign Born

2.46%

Non Citizen

0.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.45% of West Liberty residents were born in the United States, with 75.75% having been born in Kentucky. 2.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

West Liberty Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

West Liberty Population by Year