Liberal, KS (City Center)




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About Liberal, KS (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Liberal is $55,849, which is less expensive than 83.4% of Kansas neighborhoods and 83.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Liberal City Center is currently $778, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 61.0% of Kansas neighborhoods.

Liberal City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Liberal, Kansas.

Real estate in the City Center of Liberal, KS is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.2% in Liberal City Center. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 49.8% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Liberal City Center neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 64.8% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 100.0% of American neighborhoods.

Furthermore, it used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the Liberal City Center neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 3.9% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 95.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Liberal City Center (30.2%) than in 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 3.7% of residents in the Liberal City Center neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 95.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the Liberal City Center neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 74.8% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 97.8% of the adult residents in the Liberal City Center neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, there is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (2.7%) living in the Liberal City Center neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 97.6% of all neighborhoods in America, with 38.1% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Liberal City Center neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 63.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.

Liberal City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 71.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 97.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. What is interesting to note, is that the Liberal City Center neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (43.5%) than are found in 95.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the City Center neighborhood in Liberal are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 63.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 39.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 82.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Liberal City Center neighborhood, 64.8% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 12.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (9.9%), and 8.7% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the City Center neighborhood in Liberal, KS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (63.7%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (2.4%), and residents who report German roots (2.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (1.6%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (1.1%), among others. In addition, 43.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Liberal City Center neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 71.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English and Vietnamese.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Liberal City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (74.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (62.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (30.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 0 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Liberal 0.101011101001110
Kansas 3.90
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Liberal 0.101011101001110
Kansas 27.20
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Kansas 23

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 13 Condition Alerts found.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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