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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of West Libertywas:
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in West Liberty
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.