Liberty, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 120 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +26.3%
Males: 67  (56.5%)
Females: 53  (43.5%)
Median resident age:  46.3 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip code: 67351

Estimated median household income in 2013: $55,856 (it was $23,750 in 2000)
Liberty:

$55,856
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,735 (it was $14,917 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $70,709 (it was $34,500 in 2000)
Liberty:

$70,709
KS:

$129,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $54,119; Detached houses: $36,657; Mobile homes: $49,183

Median gross rent in 2013: $584.

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  • Races in Liberty, KS (2010)

    Liberty races chart
    • 11089.4%White alone
    • 97.3%Two or more races
    • 21.6%American Indian alone
    • 21.6%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Liberty: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (34.2%), English (5.1%), Irish (4.7%), Italian (3.0%), United States (2.1%), French (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 750 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 466 people per square mile   (low).

Liberty, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Liberty:

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 13.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Liberty city:

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Kansas:

5.0%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Liberty, Kansas as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Liberty to the number of sex offenders is 120 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,173 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $260 (1.5%)

Liberty satellite photo by USGS

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

Liberty household income distribution Liberty home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.5%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -45 (-32.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (84%)
  • Construction (2%)
  • Utilities (2%)
  • Information (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Public administration (60%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
  • Finance and insurance (2%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (73%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (2%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (65%)
  • Community and social service occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)
  • Production occupations (2%)
  • Material moving occupations (2%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Average climate in Liberty, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Liberty-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 105% 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 slightly below Kansas state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 178.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 233.1 miles away from Liberty center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 233.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 311.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 322.2 miles away from Liberty center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 334.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

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 Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Liberty topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Liberty:

  • GLENWOOD ESTATE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; INDEPENDENCE, KS)
  • HEATHERWOOD ESTATES (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; INDEPENDENCE, KS)
  • MONTGOMERY PLACE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; INDEPENDENCE, KS)
  • MERCY HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; INDEPENDENCE, KS)
  • MEDICALODGES COFFEYVILLE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; COFFEYVILLE, KS)
  • CHERRYVALE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CHERRYVALE, KS)
  • SUNNY ACRES OF CHERRYVALE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CHERRYVALE, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Liberty:

  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 45 miles; Miami, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,075)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 52 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • Allen County Community College (about 56 miles; Iola, KS; FT enrollment: 2,089)
  • Rogers State University (about 58 miles; Claremore, OK; FT enrollment: 3,482)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 63 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,456)
  • University of Tulsa (about 73 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,702)
  • Crowder College (about 73 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)

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Notable location: Montgomery County Rural Fire District Station 5 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 16.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

16.6
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.44. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.44
U.S.:

1.93

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 19.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.2
U.S.:

20.2
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.0%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 75.0% for American Indian residents, 36.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.1%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.4%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Liberty compared to Kansas state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.8
Kansas average:

11.3

Liberty travel time to work - commute Liberty mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Wood (5%)

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Religion statistics for Liberty city (based on Montgomery County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,08363
Mainline Protestant4,90423
Catholic2,9004
Other8263
Black Protestant4316
None16,327-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Montgomery County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Montgomery County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Montgomery County:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.1%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

29.6%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.8%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$22
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$75
Sewerage 0$0 1$297
Totals for Government 0$0 8$394

Liberty government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,000 ($33.33)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($25.00)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($16.67)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($16.67)

Liberty government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,000 ($25.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,000 ($8.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($25.00)
    General Support: $1,000 ($8.33)
  • Tax - Property: $9,000 ($75.00)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($8.33)

Liberty government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $27,000 ($225.00)

5.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,439 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
Kansas average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Wilson County, KS  0.31% ($24,921 average AGI)
from Sedgwick County, KS  0.28% ($31,657)
from Washington County, OK  0.28% ($29,800)


6.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,781 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.63%
Kansas average:

6.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Washington County, OK  0.43% ($29,889 average AGI)
to Labette County, KS  0.36% ($22,156)
to Wilson County, KS  0.36% ($21,378)

Strongest AM radio stations in Liberty:

  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KIND (1010 AM; 0 kW; INDEPENDENCE, KS; Owner: CENTRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Liberty:

  • KUSN (98.1 FM; DEARING, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KKRK (98.9 FM; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KARF (91.9 FM; INDEPENDENCE, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KGGF-FM (104.1 FM; FREDONIA, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KIND-FM (102.9 FM; INDEPENDENCE, KS; Owner: CENTRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQLL-FM (106.1 FM; OWASSO, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGND (107.5 FM; KETCHUM, OK; Owner: NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA BROADCAST NETWORK)
  • KYFM (100.1 FM; BARTLESVILLE, OK; Owner: KCD ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KBQC (88.5 FM; INDEPENDENCE, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KRPS (89.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKOW-FM (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • KEOJ (101.1 FM; CANEY, KS; Owner: KXOJ, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Liberty:

  • K54GC (Channel 54; INDEPENDENCE, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDOR (Channel 17; BARTLESVILLE, OK; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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
  • 6 1/2 Mi E Of (Lat: 37.149528 Lon: -95.474417), Call Sign: KFZ936
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.760 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/05/1978, Expiration Date: 06/01/1980, Cancellation Date: 09/24/2000
    Registrant: Midwest Broadcasting Co Inc
  • Lat: 37.149528 Lon: -95.474417, Structure height: 10 m, Call Sign: KPH845
    Assigned Frequencies: 455.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/06/1987, Expiration Date: 06/01/1997, Cancellation Date: 09/24/2000
    Registrant: Kggf-Kqqf, Inc., Box 4584, Springfield, MO 65808
  • 8 Mi E. & 1/2 Mi South (Lat: 37.149528 Lon: -95.474417), Structure height: 8 m, Call Sign: KPL426
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.850 MHz, 455.850 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/20/1991, Expiration Date: 06/01/1997, Cancellation Date: 09/24/2000
    Registrant: Kggf-Kqqf, Inc., Box 4584, Springfield, MO 65808

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Liberty)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2007Z , Serial Number: 15059807, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 12/28/1962
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 5744 Cr 3400, Liberty, KS 67351
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 78915 , Serial Number: 1944, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 11/20/1961
    Registrant (Individual): Stephen E Whiteside, Rr 1 Box 138, Liberty, KS 67351
  • Aircraft: BEECH S35 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 890W , Serial Number: D-7563, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 08/04/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Timothy A Belcher, 5126 Cr 3400, Liberty, KS 67351
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 91Y , Serial Number: 2188, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 08/03/1962
    Registrant (Individual): Leon J Rau, 3256 Cr 5700, Liberty, KS 67351

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 25
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Liberty

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