Liberty, SC
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Liberty is a very small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 3,246 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Liberty is the 106th largest community in South Carolina.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Liberty is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.14% of the Liberty workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Liberty is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Liberty who work in office and administrative support (20.21%), food service (9.31%), and sales jobs (6.41%).

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Liberty has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Liberty has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Liberty than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Liberty may be for you.

Liberty is a very car-oriented city. 0.97% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Liberty is a small city , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Liberty has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.

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

The percentage of adults in Liberty with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.27% of adults in Liberty have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Liberty in 2010 was $16,547, which is lower middle income relative to South Carolina, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $66,188 for a family of four.

Liberty is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 English, German, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.

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