Liberty is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 9,039 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Liberty is the 248th largest community in Texas.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Liberty is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.94% of the Liberty workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Liberty is a city of professionals, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Liberty who work in teaching (9.88%), sales jobs (9.35%), and management occupations (8.10%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Liberty is worth considering.
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, the citizens of Liberty rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.61% of adults 25 and older in Liberty have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Liberty in 2010 was $20,607, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $82,428 for a family of four. However, Liberty contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Liberty is a very 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. Liberty also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 21.09% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Liberty include Irish, English, French , and African.
The most common language spoken in Liberty is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.