Liberty, Missouri

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Population in 2017: 31,507 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +20.1%
 
Males: 15,237  (48.4%)
Females: 16,270  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

37.7 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 64068.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $73,027 (it was $52,745 in 2000)
Liberty:

$73,027
MO:

$53,578

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $35,006 (it was $23,415 in 2000)

Liberty city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $200,390 (it was $118,800 in 2000)
Liberty:

$200,390
MO:

$156,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $209,344; detached houses: $215,259; townhouses or other attached units: $133,252; in 2-unit structures: $59,092; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $68,263; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $283,672; mobile homes: $63,831

Median gross rent in 2017: $893.

March 2019 cost of living index in Liberty: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.3%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.5% for Black residents, 18.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.9% for American Indian residents, 24.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Liberty, MO (2017)
    • 27,39086.9%White alone
    • 1,5705.0%Hispanic
    • 1,2223.9%Black alone
    • 7212.3%Two or more races
    • 1830.6%Asian alone
    • 1490.5%American Indian alone
    • 160.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 53 registered sex offenders living in Liberty, Missouri as of February 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Liberty is 585 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Liberty by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(6.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
11
(38.3)
10
(34.2)
11
(36.6)
12
(39.4)
6
(19.3)
9
(27.7)
1
(3.4)
9
(30.4)
8
(26.7)
7
(23.1)
11
(35.9)
20
(65.1)
13
(42.1)
6
(18.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(20.9)
10
(34.2)
6
(20.0)
7
(23.0)
3
(9.7)
9
(27.7)
13
(44.4)
7
(23.6)
10
(33.3)
5
(16.5)
10
(32.6)
8
(26.1)
11
(35.7)
6
(18.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
41
(142.6)
50
(170.9)
45
(149.8)
39
(128.0)
29
(93.3)
21
(64.6)
42
(143.6)
41
(138.5)
39
(130.0)
52
(171.5)
41
(133.7)
55
(179.2)
48
(155.6)
81
(254.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
103
(358.2)
98
(335.0)
107
(356.1)
83
(272.3)
87
(280.0)
102
(313.9)
95
(324.7)
113
(381.6)
106
(353.3)
113
(372.7)
155
(505.4)
74
(241.1)
61
(197.7)
69
(216.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
623
(2,167)
492
(1,682)
499
(1,661)
431
(1,414)
413
(1,329)
420
(1,292)
345
(1,179)
400
(1,351)
400
(1,333)
379
(1,250)
398
(1,298)
328
(1,068)
408
(1,323)
383
(1,203)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
62
(215.6)
42
(143.6)
48
(159.7)
41
(134.5)
42
(135.2)
45
(138.5)
36
(123.1)
76
(256.6)
31
(103.3)
58
(191.3)
43
(140.2)
58
(188.9)
74
(239.9)
59
(185.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
14
(48.7)
10
(34.2)
13
(43.3)
7
(23.0)
7
(22.5)
9
(27.7)
5
(17.1)
9
(30.4)
6
(20.0)
9
(29.7)
2
(6.5)
2
(6.5)
2
(6.5)
1
(3.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)194.4174.0176.0150.4120.6140.4124.5160.4150.3149.1176.8170.5161.5149.7

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City-data.com crime index in Liberty, MO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 56 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
Missouri average:

2.32
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Ancestries: German (19.4%), American (11.9%), Irish (10.5%), English (9.2%), European (3.7%), Italian (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1861

Elevation: 889 feet

Land area: 27.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,169 people per square mile   (low).

Liberty, Missouri map

661 residents are foreign born (0.7% Europe, 0.5% Asia, 0.3% Latin America, 0.3% North America).

This city:

2.1%
Missouri:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,305 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,629 (1.3%)

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 )

Latitude: 39.24 N, Longitude: 94.43 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,954 (+9.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,917 (30.9%)

Area code: 816

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

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
  • 2005: 125 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 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
  • 2013: 39 buildings, average cost: $187,200
  • 2014: 30 buildings, average cost: $191,400
  • 2015: 22 buildings, average cost: $200,100
  • 2016: 27 buildings, average cost: $237,300
  • 2017: 51 buildings, average cost: $340,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Liberty, MO residents
Average permit cost in Liberty, MO
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Missouri:

3.9%
Historical population in Liberty, MO
Historical housing units in Liberty, MO

Population change in the 1990s: +5,515 (+26.6%).
Most common industries in Liberty, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.2%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.6%)
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Liberty, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.4%)
  • Computer specialists (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Computer specialists (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)

Average climate in Liberty, Missouri

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Liberty, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 88.6. This is about average.

City:

88.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.248. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.248
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.764. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.764
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 22.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.75. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.75
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Liberty-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 97% 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 near Missouri state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 356.5 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 302.0 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 312.0 miles away from the city 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 352.6 miles away from Liberty center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 335.8 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 305.0 miles away from Liberty center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clay County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Liberty topographic map

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 and medical centers in Liberty:

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

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.

College/University in Liberty:

  • William Jewell College (Full-time enrollment: 1,076; Location: 500 College Hill; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.jewell.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Liberty:

  • Grantham University (about 13 miles; Kansas City, MO; Full-time enrollment: 8,385)
  • Park University (about 14 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 15 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 17 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 10,544)
  • Rockhurst University (about 17 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,013)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 20 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • Wright Career College (about 25 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 3,107)

Public high schools in Liberty:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Liberty:

Private elementary/middle school in Liberty:

  • ST JAMES SCHOOL (Students: 404, Location: 309 S STEWART RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Liberty

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Liberty United Methodist Church is located at 1001 Sunset

Points of interest:

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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

Main business address in Liberty include: FERRELLGAS PARTNERS L P (A), FERRELLGAS FINANCE CORP (B), FERRELLGAS PARTNERS FINANCE CORP (C). Display/hide their locations 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

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.

Clay 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:

CLAY CO PWSD 2 (Population served: 3,182, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-03-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
CLAY CO PWSD 4 (Population served: 1,516, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-28-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-30-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
CLAY CO PWSD 5 (Population served: 1,020, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Liberty:

Marital status in Liberty, MO
  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 49.3%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

For population 25 years and over in Liberty:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Missouri average:

11.0

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, MO (based on Clay County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant55,953140
Catholic23,5119
Mainline Protestant20,19341
Other5,45423
Black Protestant1251
Orthodox441
None116,659-
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: 33
This 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.
State:

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

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%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Clay County:

12.2%
Missouri:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.6%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.3%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.8%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Liberty:

9.2%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Liberty:

34.0%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

58.7%
State:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.9%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Liberty, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Fire - Other 43$193,243$53,9280$0
Police Protection - Officers 39$205,162$63,1270$0
Parks and Recreation 24$97,555$48,77863$28,199
Water Supply 18$73,592$49,0610$0
Financial Administration 17$92,817$65,5182$2,177
Streets and Highways 15$70,871$56,6970$0
Police - Other 14$53,497$45,8551$287
Other Government Administration 10$60,230$72,27611$5,098
Sewerage 7$29,750$51,0000$0
Other and Unallocable 7$29,683$50,8851$574
Housing and Community Development (Local) 4$18,460$55,3800$0
Judicial and Legal 3$10,545$42,1802$3,887
Welfare 1$2,834$34,0082$713
Solid Waste Management 1$5,071$60,8520$0
Firefighters 1$8,300$99,6000$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 204$951,610$55,97782$40,935

Liberty government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $15,126,000 ($480.08)
    Regular Highways: $1,551,000 ($49.23)
    Central Staff Services: $223,000 ($7.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $91,000 ($2.89)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $7,573,000 ($240.36)
    Police Protection: $6,721,000 ($213.32)
    Water Utilities: $5,009,000 ($158.98)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,549,000 ($144.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,205,000 ($133.46)
    Regular Highways: $4,085,000 ($129.65)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000,000 ($126.96)
    Central Staff Services: $2,500,000 ($79.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,515,000 ($48.08)
    Financial Administration: $710,000 ($22.53)
    General Public Buildings: $310,000 ($9.84)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $257,000 ($8.16)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $230,000 ($7.30)
    Health - Other: $200,000 ($6.35)
    General - Other: $147,000 ($4.67)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $52,000 ($1.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,965,000 ($62.37)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $598,000 ($18.98)
    Housing and Community Development: $458,000 ($14.54)
    Water Utilities: $421,000 ($13.36)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,802,000 ($533.28)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $92,000 ($2.92)

Liberty government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $7,759,000 ($246.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,314,000 ($73.44)
    Other: $1,755,000 ($55.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,513,000 ($48.02)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $42,000 ($1.33)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $371,000 ($11.78)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $596,000 ($18.92)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $869,000 ($27.58)
    Fines and Forfeits: $610,000 ($19.36)
    Interest Earnings: $82,000 ($2.60)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,795,000 ($152.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $10,000 ($0.32)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $13,893,000 ($440.95)
    Property: $6,196,000 ($196.65)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,760,000 ($119.34)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,416,000 ($44.94)
    Other License: $370,000 ($11.74)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $302,000 ($9.59)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $80,000 ($2.54)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $31,000 ($0.98)

Liberty government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $93,391,000 ($2964.13)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,560,000 ($1572.98)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,060,000 ($414.51)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,891,000 ($409.15)

Liberty government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $51,916,000 ($1647.76)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,224,000 ($578.41)

9.14% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,523 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.14%
Missouri average:

7.04%

0.28% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,818 average AGI)
Clay County:

0.28%
Missouri average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jackson County, MO  2.26% ($44,314 average AGI)
from Platte County, MO  1.65% ($51,706)
from Johnson County, KS  0.56% ($62,830)


7.77% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,515 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.77%
Missouri average:

7.16%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($494 average AGI)
Clay County:

0.03%
Missouri average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jackson County, MO  1.93% ($43,300 average AGI)
to Platte County, MO  1.60% ($64,171)
to Johnson County, KS  0.47% ($64,452)
Businesses in Liberty, MO
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1Lowe's1
Baskin-Robbins1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
CVS1OfficeMax1
Caribou Coffee1Olive Garden1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Chick-Fil-A1Popeyes1
Chipotle1Red Robin1
Cricket Wireless1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Sears1
Days Inn1Sleep Inn1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
Fashion Bug1Subway1
FedEx6Super 81
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T-Mobile1
GNC1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value1
IHOP1U-Haul2
Jimmy John's1UPS7
Kincaid1Walgreens1
Kmart1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1

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
See more detailed statistics of Liberty fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 41Number of bridges
  • 568ft / 173mTotal length
  • $5,464,000Total costs
  • 410,965Total average daily traffic
  • 51,062Total average daily truck traffic
  • 459,522Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Liberty, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31900-1909
  • 21920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 92010-2018
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: 100 (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: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 19 (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: 193 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Liberty)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Liberty)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 34 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
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 in Liberty, MO
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Liberty, MO - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 102
  • Hazardous Condition: 171
  • Service Call: 9
  • Good Intent Call: 3
Fire incident types in Liberty, MO

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Liberty, Missouri:

  • Sleep Inn & Suites And Indoor Water Park, 1840 N Church Rd, Liberty, Missouri 64068 , Phone: (816) 335-4402, Fax: (816) 407-1264
  • Value Place, 1911 Industrial Dr, Liberty, Missouri 64068 , Phone: (816) 415-3330, Fax: (816) 415-3331
  • TownePlace Suites Kansas City/Liberty, 130 S Stewart Rd, Liberty, Missouri 64068 , Phone: (816) 415-9200, Fax: (816) 415-9202
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Liberty, Missouri
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Liberty, MO
  • 86.6%Utility gas
  • 10.9%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Liberty, MO
  • 65.0%Utility gas
  • 32.9%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Wood


Liberty compared to Missouri state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 73 pilots and 80 other airmen in this city.
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