Liberty, New York

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Population in 2017: 4,125 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.8%
 
Males: 1,960  (47.5%)
Females: 2,165  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

40.2 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 12734, 12754.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $30,477 (it was $27,903 in 2000)
Liberty:

$30,477
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,669 (it was $19,180 in 2000)

Liberty village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $112,166 (it was $77,200 in 2000)
Liberty:

$112,166
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $224,032; detached houses: $232,408; townhouses or other attached units: $175,570; in 2-unit structures: $296,715; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $324,817; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $88,673; mobile homes: $101,983

Median gross rent in 2017: $712.

March 2019 cost of living index in Liberty: 86.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 26.4%
(23.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.9% for Black residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.7% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Liberty, NY (2010)
    • 2,48456.6%White alone
    • 1,10225.1%Hispanic
    • 58713.4%Black alone
    • 922.1%Two or more races
    • 741.7%Asian alone
    • 260.6%American Indian alone
    • 260.6%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 40 registered sex offenders living in Liberty, New York as of October 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Liberty is 105 to 1.


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)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.7)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(50.8)
1
(25.2)
4
(103.1)
2
(52.0)
3
(78.9)
4
(90.7)
8
(182.6)
2
(46.7)
6
(141.1)
5
(120.2)
6
(146.7)
6
(148.1)
5
(122.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(101.3)
7
(177.9)
8
(201.4)
4
(103.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(136.0)
6
(137.0)
2
(46.7)
3
(70.6)
3
(72.1)
5
(122.2)
1
(24.7)
2
(48.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(278.5)
24
(610.1)
21
(528.6)
11
(283.4)
5
(130.1)
17
(446.9)
24
(544.0)
12
(274.0)
17
(396.7)
11
(258.8)
16
(384.6)
11
(268.9)
18
(444.4)
13
(317.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
26
(658.2)
39
(991.4)
28
(704.8)
35
(901.8)
41
(1,067)
35
(920.1)
75
(1,700)
54
(1,233)
43
(1,004)
39
(917.4)
28
(673.1)
26
(635.7)
22
(543.2)
23
(562.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
128
(3,241)
142
(3,610)
172
(4,329)
118
(3,040)
129
(3,356)
135
(3,549)
160
(3,626)
167
(3,813)
160
(3,734)
170
(3,999)
130
(3,125)
123
(3,007)
115
(2,840)
134
(3,275)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(101.3)
7
(177.9)
4
(100.7)
6
(154.6)
5
(130.1)
4
(105.2)
9
(204.0)
4
(91.3)
3
(70.0)
6
(141.1)
2
(48.1)
6
(146.7)
1
(24.7)
4
(97.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A2
(50.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.3)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.4)
2
(49.4)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)269.9444.1416.8418.7286.9367.2502.5488.1355.9421.3370.7384.4417.8354.1

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City-data.com crime index in Liberty, NY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 18 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.91
New York average:

2.90
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Ancestries: German (18.5%), Irish (8.7%), American (6.8%), Dutch (3.8%), Italian (2.7%), Greek (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1807

Elevation: 1509 feet

Land area: 2.39 square miles.

Population density: 1,723 people per square mile   (low).

Liberty, New York map

496 residents are foreign born (10.5% Latin America, 2.7% Asia).

This village:

11.9%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,794 (4.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,149 (5.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (54.8 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (79.0 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (79.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Livingston Manor, NY (2.8 miles ),
South Fallsburg, NY (2.8 miles ),
Fallsburg, NY (2.9 miles ),
Neversink, NY (2.9 miles ),
Bethel, NY (3.0 miles ),
Jeffersonville, NY (3.1 miles ),
Rockland, NY (3.2 miles ),
Smallwood, NY (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 41.80 N, Longitude: 74.74 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,445 (+34.7%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 215 (14.0%)

Area code: 845

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $76,500
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $76,400
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $79,000
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2004: 23 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2006: 25 buildings, average cost: $107,900
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $144,600
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $162,400
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $47,700
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $175,800
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $175,800
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $113,100
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $113,100
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $88,000
  • 2016: 14 buildings, average cost: $232,600
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $188,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Liberty, NY residents
Average permit cost in Liberty, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
New York:

4.1%
Historical population in Liberty, NY
Historical housing units in Liberty, NY
Most common industries in Liberty, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Public administration (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Social assistance (6.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (9.3%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.9%)
  • Health care (15.4%)
  • Social assistance (10.2%)
  • Public administration (8.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Liberty, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (9.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Cashiers (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.0%)

Average climate in Liberty, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Liberty-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 47% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.6 miles away from the Liberty village center injured 12 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 5/9/1961, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.9 miles away from the village center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Liberty-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 150.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 193.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 121.9 miles away from Liberty center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.7 miles away from Liberty center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 198.5 miles away from Liberty center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 292.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sullivan County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Hurricanes: 5, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Liberty topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Liberty:

  • SDTC - THE CENTER FOR DISCOVERY (96 WAWANDA AVE)
  • SULLIVAN COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES CHHA (50 COMMUNITY LANE)
  • ACHIEVE REHAB AND NURSING FACILITY (170 LAKE STREET)
  • SULLIVAN CO HOME INFIRMARY (RT 231)
  • SULLIVAN COUNTY ADULT CARE CENTER (256 SUNSET LAKE ROAD)
  • WALNUT MOUNTAIN NH (LAKE ST)

College/University in Liberty:

  • Sullivan County BOCES-Practical Nursing Program (Full-time enrollment: 37; Location: 52 Ferndale Loomis Rd; Public; Website: scboces.org)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Liberty:

  • Orange County Community College (about 30 miles; Middletown, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,742)
  • Ulster County Community College (about 32 miles; Stone Ridge, NY; FT enrollment: 2,207)
  • SUNY College of Technology at Delhi (about 34 miles; Delhi, NY; FT enrollment: 2,911)
  • State University of New York at New Paltz (about 35 miles; New Paltz, NY; FT enrollment: 7,319)
  • Culinary Institute of America (about 42 miles; Hyde Park, NY; FT enrollment: 3,869)
  • Marist College (about 43 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 5,536)
  • Mount Saint Mary College (about 43 miles; Newburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 2,166)

Public high schools in Liberty:

  • LIBERTY MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 125 BUCKLEY ST, Grades: 5-12)
  • SULLIVAN BOCES (Location: 6 WIERK AVE, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Liberty:

Private elementary/middle school in Liberty:

  • ST PETER'S REGIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 94, Location: 121 LINCOLN PL, Grades: PK-5)
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Library in Liberty:

  • LIBERTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $264,009; Location: 189 NORTH MAIN STREET; 29,300 books; 1,904 e-books; 2,668 audio materials; 1,554 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 6 other licensed databases; 78 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Sullivan County Community College 4 miles from liberty

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Liberty: Liberty Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Liberty Municipal Building (B), J C Young Hose Company Number 1 (C), Ontario Hose Company Number 3 (D), Liberty Hose And Truck Company Number 2 (E), Liberty Theatre (F), Liberty Police Station (G), Achieve Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility (H), Liberty Public Library (I), Liberty Village Fire Department (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Liberty include: Saint Peter's Roman Catholic Church (A), Saint Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church (B), Ahavath Israel Synagogue (C), Liberty Baptist Church (D), First Spanish Pentecostal Church (E), Methodist Church of Liberty (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Peter's Catholic Cemetery (1), Liberty Soldiers Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Catskill Artists Gallery (Museums; 38 South Main Street), DUSO Vending & Amusement CO Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 471 North Main Street).

Hotels: Budget Inn (2 Oberferst Street), Catskill Motel (White Bridge), Econolodge (Routes 17 & 52), Banks Tourist Home (428 North Main Street).

Sullivan 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:

HANOFEE PARK DAY CAMP (Address: 119 North Main Street , Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • COLD SPRING RD - LIBERTY (Population served: 20, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This village:

2.4 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

54.8%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

11.3%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
119 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
28 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Liberty in 2000:

  • 142 people in nursing homes
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 7 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Liberty (2011 data):

  • Catskill Hudson Bank: Colonial Sq. Shopping Center Branch at Colonial Square Shopping Center, 53 Route 52, branch established on 1997/07/22. Info updated 2011/01/31: Bank assets: $351.7 mil, Deposits: $315.6 mil, headquarters in Rock Hill, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Catskill Hudson Bancorp, Inc.
  • The First National Bank of Jeffersonville: Liberty Branch at 19 Church Street, branch established on 1985/08/24. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $432.8 mil, Deposits: $359.9 mil, headquarters in Jeffersonville, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Jeffersonville Bancorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Liberty Branch at 1972 Route 52 East, branch established on 1981/06/29. 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
  • TD Bank, National Association: Liberty Branch at 74 North Main Street, branch established on 1999/03/26. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Liberty Branch at 1983 Route 52 East, branch established on 1974/02/01. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • HSBC Bank USA, National Association: Liberty Branch at 53 South Main Street, branch established on 1964/10/12. Info updated 2010/11/30: Bank assets: $206,009.7 mil, Deposits: $149,026.8 mil, headquarters in Mc Lean, VA, positive income, 474 total offices, Holding Company: Hsbc Holdings Plc

For population 15 years and over in Liberty:

Marital status in Liberty, NY
  • Never married: 39.6%
  • Now married: 34.2%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

For population 25 years and over in Liberty:

  • High school or higher: 79.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.6
New York average:

13.6

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

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Religion statistics for Liberty, NY (based on Sullivan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,35221
Other9,81731
Mainline Protestant4,94744
Evangelical Protestant1,39918
Orthodox602
None45,972-
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: 31
Sullivan County:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Sullivan County:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Sullivan County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Here:

5.63 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 84
This county:

10.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Sullivan County:

9.4%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.1%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.4%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Liberty:

48.5%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Liberty:

44.6%
State:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.7%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.4%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
Liberty:

34.8%
New York:

33.3%

General health condition:
Liberty:

53.1%
New York:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.9%
New York:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Liberty, NY 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 16$83,435$62,5760$0
Solid Waste Management 7$24,363$41,7650$0
Streets and Highways 5$18,846$45,2300$0
Water Supply 4$15,775$47,3250$0
Financial Administration 4$15,073$45,2191$1,612
Sewerage 3$11,960$47,8400$0
Police - Other 2$7,990$47,9400$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$2,534
Totals for Government 41$177,442$51,9346$4,146

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $351,000 ($85.09)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,889,000 ($457.94)
    Regular Highways: $827,000 ($200.48)
    Sewerage: $800,000 ($193.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $730,000 ($176.97)
    Water Utilities: $617,000 ($149.58)
    General - Other: $354,000 ($85.82)
    General Public Buildings: $153,000 ($37.09)
    Financial Administration: $113,000 ($27.39)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $105,000 ($25.45)
    Housing and Community Development: $61,000 ($14.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $43,000 ($10.42)
    Central Staff Services: $39,000 ($9.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.48)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $220,000 ($53.33)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Financial Administration: $7,000 ($1.70)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $5,000 ($1.21)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($0.97)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($0.24)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.24)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,566,000 ($622.06)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $829,000 ($200.97)
    Other: $3,000 ($0.73)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $15,000 ($3.64)
    Highways: $3,000 ($0.73)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $667,000 ($161.70)
    General Revenue - Other: $251,000 ($60.85)
    Fines and Forfeits: $19,000 ($4.61)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($1.21)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $899,000 ($217.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $123,000 ($29.82)
    Other: $47,000 ($11.39)
    General Local Government Support: $31,000 ($7.52)
  • Tax - Property: $3,054,000 ($740.36)
    Public Utilities Sales: $50,000 ($12.12)
    Other License: $47,000 ($11.39)
    Amusements License: $2,000 ($0.48)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,735,000 ($1147.88)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,513,000 ($1094.06)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $222,000 ($53.82)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $426,000 ($103.27)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $83,000 ($20.12)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $704,000 ($170.67)

5.64% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,876 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.64%
New York average:

4.90%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Orange County, NY  1.43% ($38,867 average AGI)
from Kings County, NY  0.64% ($51,528)
from Ulster County, NY  0.44% ($37,797)


6.12% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,062 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
New York average:

5.85%

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 Orange County, NY  1.29% ($43,111 average AGI)
to Ulster County, NY  0.44% ($45,435)
to Kings County, NY  0.20% ($35,018)
Businesses in Liberty, NY
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Howard Johnson1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
Curves1Sears1
Days Inn1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1Taco Bell1
FedEx1U-Haul2
Ford1UPS3
GNC1Wendy's1
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Liberty:

  • WVOS (1240 AM; 1 kW; LIBERTY, NY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WELV (1370 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Liberty:

  • WPDA (106.1 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGWR (88.1 FM; LIBERTY, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WJFF (90.5 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, NY; Owner: RADIO CATSKILL)
  • WVOS-FM (95.9 FM; LIBERTY, NY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFKP (99.3 FM; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSUL (98.3 FM; MONTICELLO, NY; Owner: REYNOLDS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDNB (102.1 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, NY; Owner: DE WIT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJUX (99.7 FM; MONTICELLO, NY; Owner: MONTICELLO MOUNTAIN TOP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZAD (97.3 FM; WURTSBORO, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOSR (91.7 FM; MIDDLETOWN, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WAMK (90.9 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFGB (89.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • W233AH (94.5 FM; MONTICELLO, NY; Owner: RADIO CATSKILL)
  • WFNP (88.7 FM; ROSENDALE, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WRHV (88.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGKR (105.3 FM; GRAND GORGE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WCZX (97.7 FM; HYDE PARK, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRRB (96.9 FM; ARLINGTON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXHD (90.1 FM; MOUNT HOPE, NY; Owner: AURICLE COMMUNICATIONS)

TV broadcast stations around Liberty:

  • W30AZ (Channel 30; LIBERTY, NY; Owner: JOHN MESTER INCOME FAMILY TRUST)
  • W51BN (Channel 51; WHITE LAKE, NY; Owner: JOHN MESTER INCOME FAMILY TRUST)
  • W27AL (Channel 27; MONTICELLO, NY; Owner: JOHN MESTER INCOME FAMILY TRUST)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Liberty: Edward Hill.

Liberty fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Liberty fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 50Number of bridges
  • 456ft / 139mTotal length
  • $85,522,000Total costs
  • 245,603Total average daily traffic
  • 17,579Total average daily truck traffic
  • 208,234Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Liberty, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 31930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 121950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 41990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 132010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Liberty, NY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Liberty, NY)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: DASSAULT FALCON 900 EX (Category: Land, Engines: 3, Seats: 21, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: HONEYWELL TFE-731-SER (4000 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 246AG , Serial Number: 135, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 08/01/2004, Certificate Issue Date: 08/05/2004
    Registrant (LLC): Cableair LLC, One Cablevision Center, Liberty, NY 12754
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-N (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 29BP , Serial Number: 4699, Year manufactured: 2018, Airworthiness Date: 09/25/2018, Certificate Issue Date: 12/06/2018
    Registrant (Corporation): Pestech Exterminating Inc, Po Box 391, Liberty, NY 12754
  • Aircraft: FAIRCHILD M-62A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: FAIRCHILD 6-440 SERIES (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 46397 , Serial Number: 6973AE, Year manufactured: 1942
    Registrant (Individual): William F Knief, 7 Fairway Ave, Liberty, NY 12754
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9560T , Serial Number: 57360, Airworthiness Date: 02/13/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 04/12/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Thunder Hill Falls LLC, 24 Jordan Ave, Liberty, NY 12754
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 11/13/2012
  • Aircraft: BIRMINGHAM MIDGET MUSTANG MM-1 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1098 , Serial Number: 245, Certificate Issue Date: 10/09/1968
    Registrant (Individual): George G Jr Birmingham, Po Box 1098, Liberty, NY 12754
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32RT-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 31641 , Serial Number: 32R-7885113, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 04/21/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 08/28/1992
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey Kirsch, 30 Woodland Ave, Liberty, NY 12754
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/08/2018

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 52. The highest number of fires - 72 took place in 2008, and the least - 33 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Liberty, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (52.3%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (16.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Liberty, NY
    • 46452.3%Structure Fires
    • 14616.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 14416.2%Other
    • 13315.0%Outside Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Liberty, NY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Liberty, NY
  • 87.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.2%Wood
  • 4.0%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Liberty, NY
  • 58.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 34.7%Electricity
  • 5.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Utility gas


Liberty compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Liberty on our top lists:

  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Honduras (population 500+)"
  • #91 (12754) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ukrainian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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