Liberty, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 2,113 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +14.2%
 
Males: 981  (46.5%)
Females: 1,132  (53.5%)
Median resident age:

41.7 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 42539.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $26,617 (it was $18,525 in 2000)
Liberty:

$26,617
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $15,498 (it was $14,269 in 2000)

Liberty city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $90,999 (it was $52,800 in 2000)
Liberty:

$90,999
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $91,280; detached houses: $98,569; mobile homes: $11,527

Median gross rent in 2017: $484.

March 2019 cost of living index in Liberty: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.9%
(24.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Liberty, KY (2010)
    • 2,04894.5%White alone
    • 663.0%Hispanic
    • 331.5%Black alone
    • 130.6%Two or more races
    • 40.2%Asian alone
    • 20.09%American Indian alone
    • 20.09%Other race alone

Races in Liberty detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Liberty, Kentucky as of August 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Liberty is 78 to 1.


Crime rates in Liberty by year

Type

2005

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(106.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(52.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(52.4)
5
(265.4)
2
(105.4)
2
(104.5)
3
(137.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.3)
1
(47.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(159.2)
2
(104.9)
9
(477.7)
6
(316.1)
6
(313.5)
2
(91.6)
2
(92.3)
3
(136.6)
5
(227.0)
4
(184.0)
6
(278.0)
5
(237.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(318.5)
7
(367.1)
13
(690.0)
7
(368.8)
1
(52.2)
10
(458.1)
3
(138.4)
18
(819.7)
6
(272.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(185.4)
4
(190.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(106.2)
1
(52.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(105.4)
1
(52.2)
3
(137.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(136.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(92.0)
1
(46.3)
3
(142.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(52.4)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)32.436.7146.066.464.863.225.853.326.820.239.945.1

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City-data.com crime index in Liberty, KY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Kentucky average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (56.2%), English (7.3%), Irish (6.1%), German (4.2%), European (1.9%), Scottish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 12/31/1830

Land area: 1.75 square miles.

Population density: 1,210 people per square mile   (low).

Liberty, Kentucky map

18 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $926 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $602 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (54.5 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (345.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Middleburg, KY (2.8 miles ),
Clementsville, KY (2.8 miles ),
Dunnville, KY (3.1 miles ),
South Fork, KY (3.2 miles ),
Hustonville, KY (3.5 miles ),
Casey Creek, KY (3.7 miles ),
Waynesburg, KY (3.8 miles ),
Eubank, KY (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 37.32 N, Longitude: 84.93 W

Area code: 606

Distribution of median household income in Liberty, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Liberty, KY in 2017
Liberty satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $76,700
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $76,700
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $112,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $112,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $112,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $74,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $74,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Liberty, KY residents
Average permit cost in Liberty, KY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Most common industries in Liberty, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Apparel (5.6%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.4%)
  • Wood products (6.2%)
  • Truck transportation (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.1%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.6%)
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.5%)
  • Apparel (6.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.3%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Liberty, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.2%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.9%)
  • Religious workers (3.9%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)

Average climate in Liberty, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Liberty, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 49.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.7
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Tornado activity:

Liberty-area historical tornado activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 31% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the Liberty city center injured 56 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1971, a category F4 tornado 18.2 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 72 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Liberty-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 81.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 179.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 162.7 miles away from Liberty center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.9 miles away from Liberty center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 191.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 118.2 miles away from Liberty center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Casey County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Mudslides: 3, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Liberty topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Liberty:

  • CASEY COUNTY HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 187 WOLFORD AVENUE)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-LIBERTY (616 S WALLACE WILKINSON BLVD)

Airports and heliports located in Liberty:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Liberty:

  • Campbellsville University (about 24 miles; Campbellsville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,948)
  • Somerset Community College (about 25 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 26 miles; Columbia, KY; FT enrollment: 2,552)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 46 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 13,525)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 54 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 8,560)
  • University of Kentucky (about 55 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,517)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 58 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; FT enrollment: 3,762)

Public high school in Liberty:

Private high school in Liberty:

  • GALILEAN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 56, Location: 712 S FORK CHURCH RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Liberty:

  • JONES PARK ELEMENTARY (Students: 487, Location: 6295 EAST KY 70, Grades: PK-6)
  • CASEY COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 411, Location: 1673 E KY 70, Grades: 7-8)
  • LIBERTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 75 COLLEGE ST, Grades: KG-6)
  • WALNUT HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 2834 S US 127, Grades: PK-6)

Private elementary/middle schools in Liberty:

  • CASEY AMISH MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 28, Location: 867 HICKS RD, Grades: 1-8)
  • SOUTH FORK SCHOOL (Students: 21, Location: 3062 S FORK RIDGE RD, Grades: 1-8)
  • MCBEATH PAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 19, Location: 135 THOMAS RIDGE SPUR RD, Grades: 1-8)
See full list of schools located in Liberty

Library in Liberty:

  • CASEY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $403,991; Location: 238 MIDDLEBURG STREET; 43,114 books; 1,657 audio materials; 1,441 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 42 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Jones Park Elementary needs to be listed in the public school section. Approximately 515 students

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Liberty: Liberty Fire Department (A), Casey County Ambulance Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotel: Royal Inn Express (579 North Wallace Wilkinson Boulevard).

Courts: Casey County - Circuit Court Clerk (Court House), Kentucky Commonwealth - Court Of Justice-Jessamine- Administrative Office Of (630 Campbellsville Street).

Birthplace of: Carl Mays - Baseball player, June Ward Gayle - Politician, William N. Sweeney - Politician.

Casey County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

EAST CASEY CO WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 12,460, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-12-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-14-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between MAR-2014 and MAY-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between MAR-2014 and MAY-2014, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between DEC-2013 and FEB-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-01-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between DEC-2013 and FEB-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-01-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2014)
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JAN-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-12-2013)
  • One regular monitoring violation
LIBERTY WATER WORKS (Population served: 2,946, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-06-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-24-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-24-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-10-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-18-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2013. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-15-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2013)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-15-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2013)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2008), St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-23-2008), St Public Notif received (APR-17-2009)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In FEB-2008, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAR-26-2008), St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2006), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-25-2007)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 25 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

53.7%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.1%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
311 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
94 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
118 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Liberty (2011 data):

  • The Casey County Bank, Inc.: at 176 Wallace Wilkinson Boulevard, branch established on 1939/12/20; Drive-In Branch at Middleburg Street, branch established on 1964/01/18. Info updated 2009/11/03: Bank assets: $160.2 mil, Deposits: $132.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Casey County Bancorp, Inc.
  • Farmers Deposit Bank of Middleburg, Inc.: Liberty Branch at 775 North Wallace Wilkinson Boulevard, branch established on 1996/12/09. Info updated 2010/03/26: Bank assets: $47.0 mil, Deposits: $37.8 mil, headquarters in Middleburg, KY, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: John R Turner Holding Company
  • The Monticello Banking Company: Casey County Branch at 611 North Wallace Wilkinson Blvd, branch established on 2006/04/26. Info updated 2010/11/02: Bank assets: $591.7 mil, Deposits: $535.7 mil, headquarters in Monticello, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Monticello Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Liberty:

Marital status in Liberty, KY
  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 15.6%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

For population 25 years and over in Liberty:

  • High school or higher: 66.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.7
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Liberty
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Liberty, KY (based on Casey County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,47046
Mainline Protestant1,55413
Catholic3122
Other2-
None8,617-
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: 7
Casey County:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Casey County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
This county:

6.82 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Casey County:

3.72 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Casey County:

12.7%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.2%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Casey County:

15.1%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.8%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Liberty:

45.2%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Liberty:

28.3
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.9%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Liberty:

10.2%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Liberty:

35.2%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
Here:

54.0%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Liberty:

75.1%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Liberty, KY Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 7$14,317$24,5433$1,044
Water Supply 5$15,402$36,9650$0
Financial Administration 1$3,417$41,0040$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$2,229
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 13$33,136$30,58714$3,273

Liberty government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,287,000 ($609.09)
    Gas Utilities: $750,000 ($354.95)
    Central Staff Services: $380,000 ($179.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $282,000 ($133.46)
    Police Protection: $269,000 ($127.31)
    Sewerage: $268,000 ($126.83)
    Local Fire Protection: $75,000 ($35.49)
    Regular Highways: $67,000 ($31.71)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $2,000 ($0.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $246,000 ($116.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $35,000 ($16.56)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $780,000 ($369.14)

Liberty government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $323,000 ($152.86)
    Sewerage: $300,000 ($141.98)
    Other: $147,000 ($69.57)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $482,000 ($228.11)
    Other: $2,000 ($0.95)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,000 ($4.26)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $52,000 ($24.61)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($0.95)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $837,000 ($396.12)
    Water Utilities: $795,000 ($376.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $199,000 ($94.18)
    Highways: $42,000 ($19.88)
    Other: $26,000 ($12.30)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $273,000 ($129.20)
    Property: $262,000 ($123.99)
    Public Utilities Sales: $67,000 ($31.71)
    Motor Vehicle License: $29,000 ($13.72)
    Other License: $2,000 ($0.95)

Liberty government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,926,000 ($2804.54)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,701,000 ($2698.06)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $225,000 ($106.48)

Liberty government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,497,000 ($1181.73)

5.07% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($26,858 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Russell County, KY  0.89% ($26,535 average AGI)
to Boyle County, KY  0.64% ($8,032)
to Lincoln County, KY  0.56% ($30,741)
Businesses in Liberty, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
FedEx1Pizza Hut1
GNC1Rite Aid1
H&R Block1True Value1
La-Z-Boy1

Strongest AM radio stations in Liberty:

  • WKDO (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LIBERTY, KY; Owner: CARLOS WESLEY)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WIDS (570 AM; 1 kW; RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY; Owner: HAMMOND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDFB (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JUNCTION CITY, KY; Owner: ALUM SPRINGS VISION & OUTREACH CORP)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Liberty:

  • WKDO-FM (98.7 FM; LIBERTY, KY; Owner: CARLOS D. WESLEY)
  • WXKY-FM (96.3 FM; STANFORD, KY; Owner: LINCOLN-GARRARD BROADCASTING CO.,INC)
  • WDCL-FM (89.7 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WSEK (97.1 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVLC (99.9 FM; MANNSVILLE, KY; Owner: PATRICIA RODGERS)
  • WTHL (90.5 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: SOMERSET EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WDFB-FM (88.1 FM; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: ALUM SPRINGS EDUCATIONAL CORPORATION)
  • WJRS (104.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, KY; Owner: LAKE CUMBERLAND BROADCASTERS)
  • WCKQ (104.1 FM; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: CBC OF MARION & TAYLOR COUNTIES INC)
  • WMKZ (93.1 FM; MONTICELLO, KY; Owner: MONTICELLO-WAYNE COUNTY MEDIA, INC.)
  • WLLK (93.9 FM; BURNSIDE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKII-FM (102.3 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHVE (92.7 FM; RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY; Owner: SHORELINE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • W277AA (103.3 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Liberty:

  • WKSO-TV (Channel 29; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WBKI-TV (Channel 34; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDKY-TV (Channel 56; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: WDKY LICENSEE, LLC)

Liberty fatal accident list:

Feb 20, 2016 06:25 PM, Us-127, Sr-70, Lat: 37.297803, Lon: -84.950044, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 15, 1996 11:10 AM, 0127, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 13, 1995 09:37 PM, Hustonvill, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 22, 1986 06:00 PM, 70, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jun 14, 1983 12:00 PM, 127, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 26, 1983 04:36 PM, 2314, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 446ft / 136mTotal length
  • $4,391,000Total costs
  • 44,925Total average daily traffic
  • 3,436Total average daily truck traffic
  • 45,769Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Liberty, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 71930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Liberty, KY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Liberty)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Liberty, KY)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: ASAP POWERED PARACHUTE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503DCSI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 7513P , Serial Number: 6105, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 09/25/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 09/12/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Mark B Strauel, Po Box 1452, Liberty, KY 42539

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 67. The highest number of reported fires - 123 took place in 2010, and the least - 15 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Liberty, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (50.4%), and Outside Fires (30.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Liberty, KY
    • 57350.4%Structure Fires
    • 34430.3%Outside Fires
    • 13111.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 887.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Liberty, KY
Most common first names in Liberty, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9672.2 years
William8972.7 years
Mary6978.5 years
John6377.6 years
George4476.0 years
Charles2970.8 years
Robert2670.6 years
Thomas2472.7 years
Elmer2077.5 years
Ruby2078.1 years
Most common last names in Liberty, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wethington7469.6 years
Brown7277.7 years
Allen6173.9 years
Wilson5069.7 years
Murphy5074.1 years
Clements4771.1 years
Atwood4679.1 years
Cochran4276.5 years
Wesley4078.1 years
Rodgers3274.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Liberty, KY
  • 67.3%Electricity
  • 26.2%Utility gas
  • 5.6%Wood
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Liberty, KY
  • 79.4%Electricity
  • 14.3%Utility gas
  • 6.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Liberty compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
There are 2 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2020.