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Population in 2012: 29,811 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.6%
 

Males: 14,979  (50.2%)
Females: 14,832  (49.8%)

Median resident age:  36.4 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip codes: 64068.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $61,038 (it was $52,745 in 2000)
Liberty:

$61,038
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,116

Liberty city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $158,635 (it was $118,800 in 2000)
Liberty:

$158,635
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $185,852; Detached houses: $195,200; Townhouses or other attached units: $135,875; In 2-unit structures: $129,588; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $172,229; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $63,151; Mobile homes: $41,926

Median gross rent in 2012: $740.

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  • White alone - 26,247 (89.7%)
  • Black alone - 1,196 (4.1%)
  • Hispanic - 969 (3.3%)
  • Two or more races - 526 (1.8%)
  • Asian alone - 168 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 80 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 62 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 4 (0.01%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Liberty: 87.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (22.4%), Irish (15.1%), English (10.2%), United States (8.7%), Scottish (2.9%), Italian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1861

Elevation: 889 feet

Land area: 27.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,106 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Liberty:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Liberty city:

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

653 residents are foreign born (0.6% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This city:  2.2%
Missouri:  3.8%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 40 registered sex offenders living in Liberty, Missouri as of December 17, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Liberty to the number of sex offenders is 745 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,330 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,285 (1.5%)

Liberty satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Independence, MO (11.2 miles , pop. 113,288).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (13.3 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (397.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Glenaire, MO (1.4 miles ), Pleasant Valley, MO (1.8 miles ), River Bend, MO (2.1 miles) , Claycomo, MO (2.1 miles ), Birmingham, MO (2.3 miles ), Missouri City, MO (2.6 miles ), Randolph, MO (2.6 miles) , Gladstone, MO (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 157 buildings, average cost: $112,600
  • 1998: 207 buildings, average cost: $114,900
  • 1999: 261 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 2000: 208 buildings, average cost: $127,300
  • 2001: 181 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2002: 211 buildings, average cost: $110,200
  • 2003: 231 buildings, average cost: $127,900
  • 2004: 180 buildings, average cost: $146,400
  • 2006: 50 buildings, average cost: $186,900
  • 2007: 61 buildings, average cost: $189,600
  • 2008: 36 buildings, average cost: $186,100
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $178,700
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $215,800
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $241,900
  • 2012: 31 buildings, average cost: $168,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 39.24 N, Longitude: 94.43 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,246 (+17.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,626 (33.1%)

Area code: 816

Liberty household income distribution Liberty home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Liberty by Year
Type 2000 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 110000100200
per 100,000 3.73.80.00.00.00.03.30.00.06.20.00.0
Rapes 6436111011126919
per 100,000 22.115.010.821.338.334.236.639.419.327.73.430.4
Robberies 1112886106739137
per 100,000 40.545.128.928.320.934.220.023.09.727.744.423.6
Assaults 259078294150453929214241
per 100,000 92.1338.4281.7102.7142.6170.9149.8128.093.364.6143.6138.5
Burglaries 9599897910398107838710295113
per 100,000 349.8372.3321.5279.9358.2335.0356.1272.3280.0313.9324.7381.6
Thefts 599400443569623492499431413420345400
per 100,000 2205.51504.11600.02015.72166.61681.81660.61414.11329.11292.51179.31350.8
Auto thefts 746545426242484142453676
per 100,000 272.5244.4162.5148.8215.6143.6159.7134.5135.2138.5123.1256.6
Arson 8741014101377959
per 100,000 29.526.314.435.448.734.243.323.022.527.717.130.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.7) 195.1212.0177.8162.4199.5178.6180.7154.3123.8144.2127.8164.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 55 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Missouri average:

2.42

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Liberty, Missouri accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.1%
Missouri:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +5,515 (+26.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Liberty-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 192% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 18.1 miles away from the Liberty city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/4/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.4 miles away from the city center injured 13 people and caused $31 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Liberty-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 59.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 17.6 miles away from Liberty center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/31/2005 at 07:07:07, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.8 miles away from Liberty center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clay County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Liberty topographic map

Birthplace of: Craig Stevens (actor) - Actor, Ken Boyer - Baseball player and coach, Art Thomason - Baseball player, Nick Robinson - College basketball player (Stanford Cardinal), Ike Martin - Football player.

Main business address for: FERRELLGAS PARTNERS L P (RETAIL-MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL), FERRELLGAS FINANCE CORP (RETAIL-MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL), FERRELLGAS PARTNERS FINANCE CORP (RETAIL-MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL).


Hospitals/medical centers in Liberty:

  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 2525 GLENN HENDREN DR.)
  • LIBERTY HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 2525 GLENN HENDREN)
  • LIBERTY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 2525 GLENN HENDREN DR)
  • LIBERTY HOSPITAL HOSPICE (Hospital, 1134 WEST KANSAS)
  • REGIONAL HOSPICE II (Hospital, 16 WESTWOODS DRIVE)
  • ASHTON COURT CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTRE (Nursing Home, 1200 WEST COLLEGE STREET)
  • LIBERTY TERRACE HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CTR (Nursing Home, 2201 GLENN HENDREN DR)
  • PLEASANT VALLEY MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 6814 SOBBIE ROAD)

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Airports and heliports located in Liberty:


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Amtrak stations near Liberty:

  • 11 miles: INDEPENDENCE (600 S. GRAND AVE.) . Services: free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 14 miles: KANSAS CITY (2200 MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.ci.liberty.mo.us/index.html

College/University in Liberty:

  • William Jewell College (Full-time enrollment: 1,030; Location: 500 College Hill; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.jewell.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Liberty:

  • Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods (about 7 miles; Kansas City, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,138)
  • Grantham University (about 13 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 4,150)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 17 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 9,113)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 20 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,397)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Longview (about 23 miles; Lees Summit, MO; FT enrollment: 2,917)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 28 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 7,433)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 41 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,088)

Public high schools in Liberty:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Liberty:

Private elementary/middle schools in Liberty:

  • ST JAMES SCHOOL (Students: 380; Location: 309 S STEWART RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • LIBERTY MONTESSORI CENTER (Students: 58; Location: 650 E RUTH EWING RD; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Liberty, map of school districts: LIBERTY SCHOOLS

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Liberty United Methodist Church is located at 1001 Sunset

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Notable locations in Liberty: Clayview Country Club (A), Claycrest Golf Course (B), Bement (C), Liberty Commons (D), Crossroads West (E), Brown Hall (F), Browing Hall (G), Pryor Leadership Development Center (H), Pillsbury Music Center (I), Yates-Gill College Union (J), Liberty Fire Department Station 2 (K), White Science Center (L), Spratt Sports Complex (M), Melrose Hall (N), Marston Hall (O), Jones Hall (P), Jewell Hall (Q), Mabee Center (R), Semple Hall (S), Hester Alumni Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Liberty Landing Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Liberty include: Saint James Roman Catholic Church (A), Grand River Chapel (B), Saint Andrews Church (C), Saint Stephen Church (D), Union Church (E), Calvary Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fairview Cemetery (1), New Hope Cemetery (2), Baker Cemetery (3), Glenridge Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Hendron Lake (A), William L Howard Lake (B), Number 174 Reservoir (C), Number 175 Reservoir (D), Number 176 Reservoir (E), Holly Lake (F), Dd Fellows Home Lake (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cates Branch (A), Little Shoal Creek (B), Town Branch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Liberty include: Moore Park (1), Barnes Memorial Fountain (2), Greene Stadium (3), Bennett Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Clay County Museum & Historical Society (14 North Main Street) (1), Jesse James Bank Museum (103 North Water Street) (2), Shoal Creek Living History Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 7000 Northeast Barry Road) (3), Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 407 North La Frenz Road) (4), Ole Bill's Museum (801 North State Route 291) (5), American Style Ballroom Dance Lessons (Arcades & Amusements; 135 North Missouri Street) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: James Inn Bed & Breakfast & Day Spa (342 North Water Street) (1), Liberty/NE Kansas City Area (115 North Stewart Road) (2), Days Inn Liberty (209 North 291 Highway) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Clay County - Family Court (351 East Kansas Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Clay County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM2.5 CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 48.2. This is significantly worse than average.
City:

48.2
U.S.:

32.0
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.
City:

15.2
U.S.:

9.6
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.286. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.286
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.46. This is significantly worse than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

5.46
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.3
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.1. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

20.1
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Liberty that have no violations reported:

  • CLAY CO PWSD #2 (Population served: 4116, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • CLAY CO PWSD #4 (Population served: 1062, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)
  • CLAY CO PWSD #5 (Address: PO BOX 161, Population served: 900, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.8%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.4% for Black residents, 17.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.6% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 11.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.4%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

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 Liberty, MO

People in group quarters in Liberty in 2010:

  • 715 people in college/university student housing
  • 294 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 277 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 46 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Liberty in 2000:

  • 632 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 233 people in nursing homes
  • 178 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 91 people in religious group quarters
  • 79 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 24 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 17 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 2 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 2 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Liberty compared to Missouri state average:

Liberty, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Liberty (2011 data):

  • Bank Midwest, National Association: Liberty Branch # 12 at 950 Sutton Place, branch established on 1996/08/26; Liberty North Branch #28 at 1580 N Church Road, branch established on 2001/01/12. Info updated 2012/03/19: Bank assets: $6,237.6 mil, Deposits: $5,064.6 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 138 total offices, Holding Company: Nbh Holdings Corp.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: South 291 Hwy Price Chopper at 896 South 291 Hwy, branch established on 2011/02/28; Liberty at 1909 West Kansas Street, branch established on 2009/12/07. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Clay County Savings Bank: at 1178 West Kansas Street, branch established on 1922/01/01; 134 North Water Street Branch at 134 North Water Street, branch established on 2000/08/07. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $97.3 mil, Deposits: $83.2 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Liberty Plaza Branch at 110 South Stewart Road, branch established on 1973/05/14. 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
  • PATRIOTS BANK: Patriots Bank at 913 West Liberty Drive, branch established on 2003/11/05. Info updated 2011/06/13: Bank assets: $85.1 mil, Deposits: $76.5 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Liberty First Bancshares, Inc.
  • KCB Bank: Liberty Branch at 930 West Liberty Drive, branch established on 2006/11/15. Info updated 2006/10/19: Bank assets: $172.5 mil, Deposits: $144.9 mil, headquarters in Kearney, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Bancshares Of Missouri, Inc.
  • Farmers Bank & Trust, National Association: Liberty Branch at 1175 West Kansas Avenue, branch established on 2001/05/04. Info updated 2011/07/22: Bank assets: $648.9 mil, Deposits: $454.2 mil, headquarters in Great Bend, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Enterprises, Inc.
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Liberty Branch at 105 North Stewart Court Suite 100, branch established on 2005/02/09. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • Bank of the West: Liberty Branch at 850 South State Route 291, branch established on 1992/11/02. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • 5 other banks with 5 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Liberty, Missouri:

  • Super 8, 115 N Stewart Rd, Liberty, MO 64068 , Phone: (816) 781-9400
  • Best Western Inn, 209 N State Rt 291, Liberty, MO 64068 , Phone: (816) 781-8770, Fax: (816) 792-5105
  • Sleep Inn & Suites And Indoor Water Park, 1840 N Church Rd, Liberty, MO 64068 , Phone: (816) 335-4402, Fax: (816) 407-1264
  • Value Place, 1911 Industrial Dr, Liberty, MO 64068 , Phone: (816) 415-3330, Fax: (816) 415-3331
  • Days Inn, 209 North 291 Hwy, Liberty, MO 64068 , Phone: (816) 781-8770, Fax: (816) 792-5105
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Liberty, Missouri

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Liberty travel time to work - commute


Liberty mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.28%
Here50.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of God
Adherents28.7%25.4%9.8%7.1%4.9%
Congregations24.4%6.3%9.4%6.9%6.9%
Name Charismatic Churches IndependentLutheran Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.8%3.1%2.7%2.7%11.8%
Congregations0.6%3.1%3.8%4.4%34.4%
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: 33
Clay County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Clay County:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 66
Here:

3.12 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 135
Here:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Clay County:

7.9%
State:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

30.5%
State:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.2%
Missouri:

13.5%

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 11$50,760$55,3751$1,806
Other Government Administration 16$77,522$58,14212$5,306
Judicial and Legal 2$7,052$42,3123$4,110
Police Protection - Officers 39$176,130$54,1940$0
Police - Other 12$37,076$37,0760$0
Firefighters 41$178,952$52,3761$24
Fire - Other 1$2,918$35,0160$0
Streets and Highways 15$43,162$34,5300$0
Welfare 3$7,966$31,8641$742
Health 1$3,578$42,9361$1,336
Solid Waste Management 1$3,122$37,4640$0
Sewerage 4$11,598$34,7940$0
Parks and Recreation 30$96,826$38,73051$18,140
Water Supply 8$24,352$36,5282$3,046
Transit 2$4,450$26,7001$82
Other and Unallocable 15$62,770$50,2162$2,434
Totals for Government 201$788,234$47,05975$37,026

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

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $3,979,000 ($133.47)
    Regular Highways: $3,140,000 ($105.33)
    Sewerage: $1,694,000 ($56.82)
    Water Utilities: $701,000 ($23.51)
    Housing & Community Development: $204,000 ($6.84)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $3,553,000 ($119.18)
    Police Protection: $3,236,000 ($108.55)
    Water Utilities: $3,122,000 ($104.73)
    Fire Protection: $2,472,000 ($82.92)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,222,000 ($74.54)
    Central Staff Services: $1,185,000 ($39.75)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,085,000 ($36.40)
    Regular Highways: $886,000 ($29.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $776,000 ($26.03)
    Financial Administration: $505,000 ($16.94)
    General Public Buildings: $336,000 ($11.27)
    Welfare - Other: $223,000 ($7.48)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $157,000 ($5.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $576,000 ($19.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $732,000 ($24.55)
    Fire Protection: $526,000 ($17.64)
    Central Staff: $260,000 ($8.72)
    Police Protection: $200,000 ($6.71)
    Housing & Community Development: $117,000 ($3.92)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($0.67)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($0.57)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($0.47)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,851,000 ($263.36)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $507,000 ($17.01)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,289,000 ($110.33)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000,000 ($67.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $813,000 ($27.27)
    All Other: $489,000 ($16.40)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $139,000 ($4.66)
    Housing & Community Development: $67,000 ($2.25)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $708,000 ($23.75)
    All Other: $89,000 ($2.99)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $918,000 ($30.79)
    Special Assessments: $452,000 ($15.16)
    General Revenue, NEC: $109,000 ($3.66)
    Property Sale Other: $106,000 ($3.56)
    Rents: $39,000 ($1.31)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,373,000 ($113.15)
    Transit Utilities: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $596,000 ($19.99)
    Education: $10,000 ($0.34)
    Transit Utilities: $5,000 ($0.17)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $5,424,000 ($181.95)
    Property: $3,488,000 ($117.00)
    Public Utilities: $2,251,000 ($75.51)
    NEC: $460,000 ($15.43)
    Tobacco Sales: $102,000 ($3.42)
    Other Selective Sales: $8,000 ($0.27)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $13,128,000 ($440.37)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $9,600,000 ($322.03)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $9,900,000 ($332.09)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $9,900,000 ($332.09)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $12,271,000 ($411.63)
    Other, NEC: $8,705,000 ($292.01)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $895,000 ($30.02)
    Water Utilities: $857,000 ($28.75)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $11,496,000 ($385.63)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,237,000 ($276.31)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,075,000 ($103.15)

10.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,488 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.38%
Missouri average:

7.87%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($56 average AGI)
Clay County:

0.03%
Missouri average:

0.11%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jackson County, MO  2.52% ($35,705 average AGI)
from Platte County, MO  2.09% ($40,749)
from Johnson County, KS  0.56% ($51,753)


8.46% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,983 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.46%
Missouri average:

7.66%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($111 average AGI)
Clay County:

0.04%
Missouri average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Jackson County, MO  1.90% ($32,704 average AGI)
to Platte County, MO  1.74% ($42,151)
to Johnson County, KS  0.59% ($45,697)

Strongest AM radio stations in Liberty:

  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCXL (1140 AM; 1 kW; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGGN (890 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GLADSTONE, MO; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KEXS (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, MO; Owner: JEFFCO TELEVISION CORP.)
  • KCNW (1380 AM; 3 kW; FAIRWAY, KS; Owner: KANSAS CITY RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Liberty:

  • KWJC (91.9 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: WILLIAM JEWELL COLLEGE)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDAF-FM (106.5 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUDL (98.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBEQ-FM (104.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCUR-FM (89.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CURATORS OF UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KZPL (97.3 FM; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; Owner: UNION FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCMO-FM (94.9 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQRC-FM (98.9 FM; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRBZ (96.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYYS (99.7 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLJC (88.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • KMXV (93.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFKF-FM (94.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KPRS (103.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KKFI (90.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MID-COAST RADIO PROJECT, INC.)
  • KMJK (107.3 FM; LEXINGTON, MO; Owner: ALLUR-KANSAS CITY, INC.)
  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAYX (92.5 FM; RICHMOND, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCCV-FM (92.3 FM; OLATHE, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Liberty:

  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)
  • KCTV (Channel 5; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K48FS (Channel 48; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KSHB-TV (Channel 41; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • WDAF-TV (Channel 4; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WDAF LICENSE, INC.)
  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K35CT (Channel 35; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K26CR (Channel 26; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 33
Total length: 192 meters (630ft)
Total costs: $4,973,000
Total average daily traffic: 369,936
Total average daily truck traffic: 52,802

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 2
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 4
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 15
  • 1970-1979: 3
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 2
  • 2010-2012: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Liberty, MO

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Liberty)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 77 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Liberty, MO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 159 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Liberty)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 51 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Liberty)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED139$136,603123$132,875568$155,64424$53,83441$86,4363$65,090
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$130,14916$111,62353$146,3764$7,7406$68,0951$60,710
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$132,50416$154,792163$168,44720$40,8047$165,7601$20,590
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$140,5978$151,024120$151,4555$54,6283$64,0170$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$114,8701$136,81024$170,8570$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0208.01 , 0208.02, 0214.01, 0214.02, 0216.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED37$163,82837$175,9550$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$201,0276$163,7220$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$287,5485$179,9480$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$99,0954$161,9350$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$72,6400$01$72,640

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0208.01 , 0208.02, 0214.01, 0214.02, 0216.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 102
  • Hazardous Condition: 171
  • Service Call: 9
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Liberty


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Liberty, MO

Most common first names in Liberty, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary17680.3 years
John14174.5 years
William12274.3 years
James12073.8 years
Robert10671.3 years
Charles9874.7 years
Helen8581.8 years
George7776.0 years
Dorothy7077.2 years
Margaret6183.3 years
Most common last names in Liberty, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7079.1 years
Williams4274.6 years
Thomas4175.9 years
Miller3777.9 years
Johnson3476.2 years
Jones3276.9 years
Wilson3178.3 years
Moore3080.1 years
Taylor2979.6 years
Brown2775.5 years
Businesses in Liberty, MO
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Lowe's1
Baskin-Robbins1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
CVS1OfficeMax1
Caribou Coffee1Olive Garden1
Chick-Fil-A1Pizza Hut1
Chipotle1Popeyes1
Cricket Wireless1Red Robin1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Sleep Inn1
Fashion Bug1Starbucks1
FedEx6Subway1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
IHOP1True Value1
Jimmy John's1U-Haul2
Kincaid1UPS7
Kmart1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Long John Silver's1
Browse common businesses in Liberty, MO

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