Liberty, KY


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Living in Liberty

Liberty is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 2,160 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Liberty is the 186th largest community in Kentucky.

Unlike some cities, Liberty isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Liberty are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Liberty is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Liberty who work in office and administrative support (19.60%), healthcare (9.88%), and teaching (9.21%).

Also of interest is that Liberty has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The overall crime rate in Liberty is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

One of the benefits of Liberty is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.16 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

As is often the case in a small city, Liberty doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The education level of Liberty citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.39% of adults 25 and older in Liberty have a college degree.

The per capita income in Liberty in 2010 was $14,746, which is low income relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $58,984 for a family of four.

The people who call Liberty home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Liberty residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Liberty include German, English, Swedish, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Liberty is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.