West Liberty, Kentucky Population 2024

4,176

West Liberty is a city located in Morgan County Kentucky. West Liberty has a 2024 population of 4,176. It is also the county seat of Morgan County.West Liberty is currently growing at a rate of 9.75% annually and its population has increased by 29.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,231 in 2020.

The average household income in West Liberty is $66,176 with a poverty rate of 20.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in West Liberty is 37.1 years, 34.6 years for males, and 44.9 years for females.

West Liberty Demographics

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

  • White: 78.41%
  • Black or African American: 13.61%
  • Two or more races: 3.45%
  • Asian: 3.39%
  • Other race: 0.89%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
4.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
851.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
29.25% (945)
The current population of West Liberty, Kentucky is 4,176 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,231.

West Liberty, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,54678.41%
Black or African American44213.61%
Two or more races1123.45%
Asian1103.39%
Other race290.89%
Native American80.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

West Liberty Population by Race

West Liberty Population Pyramid 2024

West Liberty Median Age

37.1

Total

34.6

Male

44.9

Female

West Liberty Adults

There are 2,936 adults, (389 of whom are seniors) in West Liberty.

West Liberty Age Dependency

27.5

Age Dependency Ratio

15.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

12.2

Child Dependency Ratio

West Liberty Sex Ratio

Female85726.39%
Male2,39073.61%

West Liberty Population by Age

West Liberty Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6292.655644
Non Family2461.2825.674.4
Married2203.483.216.8
Female1313.0270.229.8
Male326.543.856.3
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3.43

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

56.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West Liberty Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

West Liberty Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Liberty Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 84.21%.

West Liberty Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,012

Average Earnings

$46,964

Average Male

$28,875

Average Female

West Liberty Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Liberty Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West Liberty Language

96.69% of West Liberty residents speak only English, while 3.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.55% of the population.

West Liberty Language

West Liberty Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,48334223.06%
Multiple6711.49%
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20.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.18%

Male Poverty Rate

26.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Liberty

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Liberty is White, with 23.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Liberty is Multiple, with 1.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.04%.

West Liberty Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.46%
Some College25.11%
High School17.57%
Bachelors or Greater1.06%
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West Liberty Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed90.48%
Male Employed9.79%
Female Employed9.29%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

West Liberty Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Liberty Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

West Liberty Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

24.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

20.3%

Male Marriage Rate

37.3%

Female Marriage Rate

West Liberty Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West Liberty Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

117

Number of Veterans

117

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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West Liberty Veterans by War

count

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West Liberty Veterans by Age

count

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West Liberty Veterans by Race

West Liberty Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

79.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Liberty Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

22.9%

Labor Force Participation

22.2%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

West Liberty Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West Liberty Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West Liberty Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

75.49%

Born in West Liberty

97.07%

Native Born

2.93%

Foreign Born

2.25%

Non Citizen

0.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.07% of West Liberty residents were born in the United States, with 75.49% having been born in Kentucky. 2.25% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,0313716.55%
20285,6603717.01%
20275,2893717.54%
20264,9183718.16%
20254,5473718.88%
20244,1763719.75%
20233,80537110.8%
20223,43437112.11%
20213,063-168-5.2%
20203,231-289-8.21%
20193,520250.72%
20183,4951835.53%
20173,312-10-0.3%
20163,322401.22%
20153,28250.15%
20143,277200.61%
20133,257250.77%
20123,232-77-2.33%
20113,30910.03%
20103,308310.95%
20003,277
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West Liberty Population by Year