Liberty, KY


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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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Liberty is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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.

Overall, Liberty’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Liberty spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.16 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

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

In terms of college education, Liberty is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.39% of adults 25 and older in Liberty have a bachelor's degree or advanced 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.