For population 25 years and over in Liberty:
For population 15 years and over in Liberty city:
1 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,179 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tulsa, OK (73.3 miles , pop. 393,049).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (308.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Independence, KS (2.8 miles ), Cherryvale, KS (2.9 miles ), Coffeyville, KS (2.9 miles ), Dearing, KS (3.0 miles ), Mound Valley, KS (3.4 miles ), South Coffeyville, OK (3.4 miles ), Edna, KS (3.8 miles ), Tyro, KS (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 37.16 N, Longitude: 95.60 W
Area code: 620
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -45 (-32.1%).
Average climate in Liberty, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Liberty-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 204% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/10/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.5 miles away from the Liberty city center killed 21 people and injured 350 people and caused $61 million in damages.
On 5/10/2008, a category F4 tornado 27.5 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 150 people and caused $16 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Liberty-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/24/2001 at 14:02:35, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Liberty:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Liberty:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.76. This is significantly worse than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.1. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.2. This is significantly worse than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.4%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 75.0% for American Indian residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Liberty compared to Kansas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Liberty city (based on Montgomery County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.89%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Liberty government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Liberty government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Liberty government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
6.91% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,018 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,505 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Liberty)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Liberty)
FAA Registered Aircraft:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Liberty, KS
State forum archive:
Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.