Liberty, NY


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Liberty is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 4,134 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Liberty is the 355th largest community in New York.

Liberty is a blue-collar town, with 42.41% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Liberty is a village 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 (14.57%), sales jobs (9.16%), and personal care services (5.72%).

The percentage of people in Liberty with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.52% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Liberty in 2010 was $23,454, which is lower middle income relative to New York, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $93,816 for a family of four. However, Liberty contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Liberty is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. 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 32.07% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Liberty include Irish, Italian, Polish, and Dutch.

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