Liberty, MO

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Living in Liberty

Liberty is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 32,100 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Liberty is the 21st largest community in Missouri.

Liberty real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Liberty house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

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 service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Liberty who work in office and administrative support (14.58%), management occupations (10.20%), and sales jobs (9.98%).

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 population of Liberty is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 37.89% of adults in Liberty have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Liberty in 2018 was $34,050, which is wealthy relative to Missouri, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $136,200 for a family of four. However, Liberty contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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, Irish, English, French, and Italian.

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