Liberty, NC


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Living in Liberty

Liberty is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 2,683 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Liberty is the 270th largest community in North Carolina.

Unlike some towns, 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 town of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Liberty who work in office and administrative support (19.77%), sales jobs (11.34%), and management occupations (5.54%).

Being a small town, Liberty does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

In terms of college education, Liberty is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.19% of adults 25 and older in Liberty have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Liberty in 2010 was $19,675, which is middle income relative to North Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $78,700 for a family of four. However, Liberty contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Liberty is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. 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. Liberty also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.47% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Liberty include Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.

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