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Population in 2012: 21,084 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.2%
 

Males: 10,786  (51.2%)
Females: 10,298  (48.8%)

Median resident age:  28.4 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 67901.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,967 (it was $36,482 in 2000)
Liberal:

$44,967
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,778

Liberal city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $87,414 (it was $65,400 in 2000)
Liberal:

$87,414
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $89,988; Detached houses: $101,748; Townhouses or other attached units: $74,393; In 2-unit structures: $86,376; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $126,422; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $439,076; Mobile homes: $23,122

Median gross rent in 2012: $648.

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  • Hispanic - 11,850 (57.3%)
  • White alone - 7,092 (34.3%)
  • Black alone - 743 (3.6%)
  • Asian alone - 658 (3.2%)
  • Two or more races - 177 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 167 (0.8%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Liberal: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (12.1%), English (4.2%), Irish (3.9%), United States (3.6%), French (1.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2836 feet

Land area: 11.1 square miles.

Population density: 1,907 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Liberal:

  • High school or higher: 63.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Liberal city:

  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

6,695 residents are foreign born

This city:  32.4%
Kansas:  5.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 35 registered sex offenders living in Liberal, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Liberal to the number of sex offenders is 602 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,349 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,160 (1.7%)

Liberal satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (137.5 miles , pop. 173,627).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Wichita, KS (202.4 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (375.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Tyrone, OK (3.1 miles ), Turpin, OK (3.5 miles ), Kismet, KS (4.1 miles ), Hooker, OK (4.5 miles ), Forgan, OK (4.8 miles ), Plains, KS (4.9 miles ), Moscow, KS (5.0 miles ), Hugoton, KS (5.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $123,100
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $120,300
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $102,900
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $99,100
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 2006: 33 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2007: 28 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 2008: 20 buildings, average cost: $130,200
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $104,300
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $104,300
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $126,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.04 N, Longitude: 100.93 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Land of Oz

Daytime population change due to commuting: +890 (+4.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,525 (81.6%)

Area code: 620

Liberal household income distribution Liberal home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Liberal by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0036010210
per 100,000 0.00.014.929.60.04.90.09.94.80.0
Rapes 139101518246678
per 100,000 65.444.749.673.988.2117.229.729.733.938.2
Robberies 8912161821111157
per 100,000 40.344.759.578.988.2102.654.554.424.233.4
Assaults 556564698813681724652
per 100,000 276.8322.8317.5340.1431.4664.2401.3356.0222.7248.0
Burglaries 208276254220266222122160135153
per 100,000 1047.01370.51260.21084.51303.91084.1604.5791.1653.6729.7
Thefts 9228249187961,136686437436368405
per 100,000 4640.94091.84554.73923.95568.63350.12165.22155.61781.71931.5
Auto thefts 66575757715534161218
per 100,000 332.2283.0282.8281.0348.0268.6168.579.158.185.8
Arson 108132125310
per 100,000 50.339.764.59.94.99.824.814.84.80.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.6) 418.2408.6458.0480.2541.9514.4271.2287.8217.0232.5

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Crime rate in Liberal detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 50 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Kansas average:

2.68

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.9%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

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Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +3,196 (+19.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Food processing workers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Food processing workers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Liberal-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 107% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.6 miles away from the Liberal city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/6/1951, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.9 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Liberal-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 39.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/14/2008 at 03:07:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 89.2 miles away from Liberal center
On 10/25/1999 at 23:19:58, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 16.2 mi) earthquake occurred 71.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Seward County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Jerame Tuman - 2005 NFL player (Pittsburgh Steelers, born: Mar 24, 1976), Melvin Sanders - Basketball player, Antonio Hanson - College basketball player (Tulsa Golden Hurricane), Martin Lewis (basketball) - Basketball player, Wayne Angell - Economist.


Hospitals/medical centers in Liberal:

  • RENAL CARE GROUP - LIBERAL (Dialysis Facility, 2319 N KANSAS)
  • LIBERAL HH AND GUYMON HOSPICE (Home Health Center, 502 NORTH KANSAS)
  • SOUTHWEST HOMECARE HOSPICE (Hospital, 315 WEST 15TH PO BOX 1340)
  • SOUTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Local, 315 WEST 15TH STREET)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - LIBERAL (Nursing Home, 2160 ZINNIA LN)
  • LIBERAL GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER (Nursing Home, 2160 ZINNIA LN)
  • WHEATRIDGE PARK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1501 S HOLLY DR)

Political contributions by individuals in Liberal, KS

Airports located in Liberal:


Local government website: www.cityofliberal.com

College/University in Liberal:

  • Seward County Community College and Area Technical School (Full-time enrollment: 758; Location: 1801 N. Kansas Ave.; Public; Website: www.sccc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Liberal:

  • Amarillo College (about 138 miles; Amarillo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,610)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 154 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 5,251)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 154 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 4,978)
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 162 miles; Weatherford, OK; FT enrollment: 4,054)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 180 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 2,415)
  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 203 miles; Tonkawa, OK; FT enrollment: 2,664)
  • Wichita State University (about 205 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 9,428)

Public high school in Liberal:

Private high school in Liberal:

  • FELLOWSHIP BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 59; Location: 216 W WILSON ST; Grades: KG - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Liberal:

See full list of schools located in Liberal, School District: LIBERAL USD 480

Library in Liberal:

  • LIBERAL MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $615,363; Location: 519 N. KANSAS AVENUE; 66,637 books; 175 e-books; 4,556 audio materials; 4,678 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 122 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • You don\'t List Turpin, OK as nearest town. It is only 12 miles from Liberal. added by Dicehiggins

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Notable locations in Liberal: Liberal Country Club (A), Liberal Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Liberal Water Plant (C), Seward County Fairgrounds (D), Fairgrounds Speedway (E), Union Pacific Railroad Yard (F), Lowry Industrial Park (G), Sage Industrial Park (H), Village Plaza (I), Mid America Industrial Park (J), Willow Tree Golf Course (K), Liberal Municipal Court (L), KZQD - FM (Liberal) (M), Seward County Sheriff's Department (N), Liberal Police Department (O), Seward County Courthouse (P), Seward County Fire Department (Q), Liberal Fire Department Station 3 (R), Liberal Fire Department Station 1 (S), Seward County Sheriff's Department Jail (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Southgate Mall (1), Western Shopping Center (2), Southgate Shopping Center (3), South Ideal Shopping Center (4), Randall Park Mall (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Liberal include: Central Christian Church (A), Deliverance Power House Church of God in Christ (B), Iglesia de Cristo Maranatha Elim (C), Latter House Church (D), Risen Glory Church (E), Templo Puerta del Cielo Asambleas de Dios (F), Faith Tabernacle Church (G), Grant Street Church of Christ (H), Church For All Nations - Liberal (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Liberal Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Liberal include: Redskin Field (1), Bellaire Park (2), Mahuron Park (3), Country Club Acres Park (4), Tower Park (5), Southlawn Park (6), Cooper Park (7), Blue Bonnet Park (8), Harrison Circle Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Baker Arts Center (Museums; 624 North Pershing Avenue), Coronado Museum-Dorothy'S House (567 East Cedar Street), Mid-America Air Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2000 West Second Street), Chamber of Commerce (4 Rock Island Road), Tourist Information Center (220 East Pancake Boulevard), Liberal City - Convention & Tourism Information Center- Visitors Information Ce (Tours & Charters; 1 Yellow Brick Road).

Hotels: Kansan Motel (310 East Pancake Boulevard), Super 8 Liberal KS (747 East Pancake Boulevard), Best Western La Fonda Motel (229 West Pancake Boulevard), Motel 9 (230 West Pancake Boulevard), Tumbleweed Motel (488 East Pancake Boulevard), Liberal Inn Restaurant (603 East Pancake Boulevard), SLEEP INN (405 E Pancake Blvd), Branding Iron Club (603 East Pancake Boulevard), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (1550 North Lincoln Avenue).

Court: Seward County - District Court Clerk (415 North Washington Avenue).

 
Seward County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Liberal and their reported violations in the past:

LIBERAL, CITY OF (Population served: 20257, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In FEB-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-28-2005), St Public Notif received (APR-04-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-28-2005), St Public Notif received (APR-04-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and JUL-17-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2001)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and JUL-07-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-1993 and DEC-1993, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-1993), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-17-1993), St Intentional no-action (DEC-31-1993), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-1993)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1992 and FEB-04-1993, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-04-1993), St Intentional no-action (JUL-22-1993)
LIBERAL FEEDERS, LP MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-10-2003), St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-2003), St Public Notif received (NOV-21-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-28-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-28-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MIDWAY USA TRUCKSTOP (Address: 130 W PANCAKE BLVD , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-15-2005), St Public Notif requested (APR-29-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-29-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-31-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-31-2005), St Public Notif received (APR-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-24-1998), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-28-1998), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-19-1998), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-1997), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-1997), St Public Notif received (JAN-20-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-19-1997), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-1997), St Public Notif received (JAN-20-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - Between MAY-2001 and SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-16-2002)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-10-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-10-1997), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-1997), St Public Notif received (JAN-20-1998)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-1997)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 16 minor monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.5%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.1% for Black residents, 25.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.4% for American Indian residents, 28.5% for other race residents, 10.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  3.0 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.0%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.4%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Liberal, KS

People in group quarters in Liberal in 2010:

  • 205 people in college/university student housing
  • 128 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 109 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 12 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Liberal in 2000:

  • 156 people in nursing homes
  • 143 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 70 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 30 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in other group homes

Liberal compared to Kansas state average:

Liberal, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Liberal (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Liberal: Express Bank South Branch, The First National Bank Of Liberal, First National Bank Of Liberal - Exp, Wal-Mart In-Store Branch. Info updated 2009/03/31: Bank assets: $241.3 mil, Deposits: $211.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Kansas Bank Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Liberal Branch at 300 North Kansas Street, branch established on 1914/05/14; Liberal North Branch at 1325 North Kansas, branch established on 1974/08/21. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • The Community Bank: at 2320 North Kansas Avenue, branch established on 1998/04/06; Branch at 303 S. Kansas, branch established on 2004/07/19. Info updated 2010/10/07: Bank assets: $98.0 mil, Deposits: $87.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Light Bancshares Corporation
  • Sunflower Bank, National Association: Liberal Branch at 711 North Kansas Avenue, branch established on 1907/04/07. Info updated 2011/09/20: Bank assets: $1,733.8 mil, Deposits: $1,299.6 mil, headquarters in Salina, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Sunflower Financial, Inc.
  • The Bank of Beaver City: Liberal Branch Office Branch at 10 E Tucker Road, branch established on 2007/02/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $138.4 mil, Deposits: $124.4 mil, headquarters in Beaver, OK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Beaver Bancorp, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Liberal, Kansas:

  • Super 8 Motel - Liberal, 747 E Pancake, Liberal, KS 67901 , Phone: (620) 624-8880, Fax: (620) 624-6703
  • Days Inn Liberal, 405 E Pancake, Liberal, KS 67901 , Phone: (620) 624-7377, Fax: (620) 626-7887
  • Super 7 Inn, 101 E Pancake Blvd, Liberal, KS 67901 , Phone: (620) 624-6231
  • Holiday Inn Express, 1550 N Lincoln Ave, Liberal, KS 67901 , Phone: (620) 624-9700
  • Rodeway Inn, 488 E Pancake Blvd, Liberal, KS 67901 , Phone: (620) 624-5642, Fax: (620) 624-5642
  • Quality Inn, 720 E Pancake Blvd, Liberal, KS 67901 , Phone: (620) 624-0242, Fax: (620) 624-1952
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 564 E Pancake Blvd, Liberal, KS 67901 , Phone: (620) 624-6203, Fax: (620) 626-4940
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 508 Hotel Dr, Liberal, KS 67901 , Phone: (620) 604-0699, Fax: (620) 604-0704
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Liberal, Kansas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Liberal travel time to work - commute


Liberal mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Liberal city (based on Seward County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.67%
Here39.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents28.7%20.3%13.5%5.2%4.8%
Congregations3.8%7.7%11.5%3.8%3.8%
NameChurches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Lutheran ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents4.6%3.3%2.8%2.7%14.0%
Congregations7.7%3.8%3.8%7.7%46.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Seward County:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Seward County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Seward County:

5.24 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

8.74 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.1%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Seward County:

30.7%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Seward County:

12.2%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$36,831$44,1970$0
Other Government Administration 3$19,954$79,8163$3,259
Judicial and Legal 9$15,292$20,3892$2,134
Police Protection - Officers 46$168,652$43,99613$3,855
Police - Other 7$20,119$34,4900$0
Firefighters 16$56,281$42,2117$4,776
Streets and Highways 24$64,437$32,2190$0
Airports 3$7,629$30,5160$0
Solid Waste Management 13$27,271$25,1730$0
Sewerage 11$27,752$30,2750$0
Parks and Recreation 14$42,826$36,7083$1,704
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$7,851$47,1060$0
Natural Resources 2$11,052$66,3120$0
Water Supply 14$38,933$33,3710$0
Other and Unallocable 7$23,108$39,6141$677
Totals for Government 181$567,988$37,65729$16,405

Liberal government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,632,000 ($124.83)
    Water Utilities: $994,000 ($47.14)
    General - Other: $758,000 ($35.95)
    Air Transportation: $382,000 ($18.12)
    Housing and Community Development: $205,000 ($9.72)
    Sewerage: $28,000 ($1.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000 ($1.04)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000 ($0.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($0.14)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,763,000 ($131.05)
    Water Utilities: $2,001,000 ($94.91)
    General - Other: $1,975,000 ($93.67)
    Sewerage: $1,924,000 ($91.25)
    Regular Highways: $1,769,000 ($83.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,447,000 ($68.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,350,000 ($64.03)
    Central Staff Services: $847,000 ($40.17)
    Local Fire Protection: $749,000 ($35.52)
    Libraries: $618,000 ($29.31)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $451,000 ($21.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $407,000 ($19.30)
    Financial Administration: $335,000 ($15.89)
    Air Transportation: $289,000 ($13.71)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $262,000 ($12.43)
    Health - Other: $220,000 ($10.43)
    General Public Buildings: $120,000 ($5.69)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $86,000 ($4.08)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,440,000 ($68.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $14,000 ($0.66)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,504,000 ($308.48)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $359,000 ($17.03)

Liberal government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,580,000 ($74.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,451,000 ($68.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $562,000 ($26.66)
    Air Transportation: $228,000 ($10.81)
    All Other: $123,000 ($5.83)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $34,000 ($1.61)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,182,000 ($103.49)
    All Other: $173,000 ($8.21)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $1,403,000 ($66.54)
    Interest Earnings: $900,000 ($42.69)
    Fines and Forfeits: $744,000 ($35.29)
    Royalties: $232,000 ($11.00)
    General Revenue, NEC: $213,000 ($10.10)
    Special Assessments: $67,000 ($3.18)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,771,000 ($131.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,579,000 ($74.89)
    All Other: $471,000 ($22.34)
    General Local Government Support: $461,000 ($21.86)
    Housing and Community Development: $237,000 ($11.24)
  • Tax - Property: $4,974,000 ($235.91)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,711,000 ($176.01)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,650,000 ($78.26)
    Other Selective Sales: $216,000 ($10.24)
    Other License: $69,000 ($3.27)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $25,000 ($1.19)

Liberal government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,992,000 ($1043.07)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,451,000 ($969.98)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $8,693,000 ($412.30)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $8,483,000 ($402.34)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,823,000 ($86.46)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $282,000 ($13.38)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $210,000 ($9.96)

Liberal government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $826,000 ($39.18)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,151,000 ($718.60)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,532,000 ($404.67)

6.81% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,935 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Kansas average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Texas County, OK  0.77% ($22,370 average AGI)
from Beaver County, OK  0.40% ($27,179)
from Finney County, KS  0.33% ($26,130)


9.33% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,310 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.33%
Kansas average:

7.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Texas County, OK  0.61% ($29,045 average AGI)
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.49% ($32,914)
to Finney County, KS  0.42% ($24,833)

Strongest AM radio stations in Liberal:

  • KSCB (1270 AM; 5 kW; LIBERAL, KS; Owner: SEWARD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KYUU (1470 AM; 1 kW; LIBERAL, KS)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KGNO (1370 AM; 5 kW; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Liberal:

  • KZQD (105.1 FM; LIBERAL, KS; Owner: MARIO LOREDO)
  • K242AK (96.3 FM; LIBERAL, KS; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY, INC.)
  • KSLS (101.5 FM; LIBERAL, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KLDG (102.7 FM; LIBERAL, KS; Owner: SEWARD COUNTY B/CASTING CO., INC.)
  • KSCB-FM (107.5 FM; LIBERAL, KS; Owner: SEWARD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KJIL (99.1 FM; COPELAND, KS; Owner: GREAT PLAINS CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • KYBD (98.1 FM; COPELAND, KS; Owner: MAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KHYM (103.9 FM; COPELAND, KS; Owner: GREAT PLAINS CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Liberal fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 37 meters (121ft)
Total costs: $703,000
Total average daily traffic: 34,415
Total average daily truck traffic: 5,018

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Liberal)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 113 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Liberal, KS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Liberal)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 6 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Liberal)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 118 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 154
  • Hazardous Condition: 108
  • Service Call: 28
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Liberal


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Liberal, KS

Most common first names in Liberal, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary7680.1 years
William7374.5 years
John6674.0 years
Robert6270.7 years
James5968.7 years
Charles4573.8 years
George4174.7 years
Dorothy3077.1 years
Mildred2881.5 years
Harold2674.2 years
Most common last names in Liberal, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5779.3 years
Jones4272.0 years
Johnson3471.9 years
Davis3375.8 years
Miller2973.9 years
Williams2875.6 years
Brown2278.0 years
King1977.7 years
White1874.3 years
Scott1872.7 years
Businesses in Liberal, KS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2McDonald's2
Ace Hardware1New Balance2
Applebee's1Nike6
Arby's1Payless1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut3
Burger King1Quality1
ColorTyme1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Rodeway Inn1
FedEx5SONIC Drive-In1
GNC1Sears1
GameStop1Subway2
H&R Block1Super 81
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
JCPenney1The Room Place1
KFC1U-Haul1
Kroger1UPS3
La-Z-Boy1Vans1
Lane Furniture1Verizon Wireless1
Long John Silver's1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Wendy's1
Maurices1
Browse common businesses in Liberal, KS


Liberal on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other sales and related workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Food (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Food (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Mining (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other sales and related workers including supervisors"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average wind speeds"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on highway construction per resident in 2004 in $"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Hispanic residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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