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.

Liberty is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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.

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.

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.