Liberty, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 219 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.0%
Males: 116  (53.3%)
Females: 103  (46.7%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip code: 74047

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,145 (it was $25,833 in 2000)
Liberty:

$39,145
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,769 (it was $12,421 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $125,750 (it was $85,000 in 2000)
Liberty:

$125,750
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $197,660; Detached houses: $235,972; Mobile homes: $72,273

Median gross rent in 2012: $278.

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  • White alone - 176 (80.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 20 (9.1%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (6.4%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (3.6%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.5%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Liberty: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (24.8%), United States (24.8%), Irish (13.8%), English (2.8%), French (2.8%), Scottish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 6.11 square miles.

Population density: 36 people per square mile   (very low).

Liberty, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Liberty:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Liberty town:

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.1%
Oklahoma:  5.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,469 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $363 (0.4%)

Liberty satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Broken Arrow, OK (16.2 miles , pop. 74,859).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (19.0 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (216.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Winchester, OK (2.1 miles ), South Tulsa, OK (2.2 miles ), Mounds, OK (2.3 miles ), Glenpool, OK (2.6 miles ), Kiefer, OK (2.8 miles ), Beggs, OK (2.8 miles ), Bixby, OK (3.0 miles ), Jenks, OK (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 35.86 N, Longitude: 95.97 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 918

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

4.8%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +29 (+18.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Utilities (24%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Information (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (17%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (19%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (19%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (15%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)

Average climate in Liberty, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Liberty-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 186% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1960, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the Liberty town center killed 5 people and injured 81 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/17/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.2 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Liberty-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 118.5 miles away from Liberty center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 217.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 217.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 336.2 miles away from Liberty center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 156.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tulsa County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 12, Winter Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Fires: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Liberty topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Liberty:

  • GLENNWOOD HEALTHCARE, INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GLENPOOL, OK)
  • SOUTHTOWN NURSING AND VENTILATOR CARE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BIXBY, OK)
  • COUNTRY LANE COTTAGE #2 (Hospital, about 10 miles away; BEGGS, OK)
  • CARTER HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; TULSA, OK)
  • THE GARDENS (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SAPULPA, OK)
  • COMFORT LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SAPULPA, OK)
  • RIVERSIDE HEALTH CARE CENTER I (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; JENKS, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Liberty:

  • Oral Roberts University (about 14 miles; Tulsa, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,216)
  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (about 16 miles; Okmulgee, OK; FT enrollment: 3,243)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 18 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 12,480)
  • University of Tulsa (about 21 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,702)
  • Rogers State University (about 38 miles; Claremore, OK; FT enrollment: 3,482)
  • Northeastern State University (about 57 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,895)
  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (about 65 miles; Stillwater, OK; FT enrollment: 21,700)

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Notable location: Liberty Area Fire Protection (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Liberty: Duck Creek Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Liberty Cemetery (1), Duck Creek Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: North Duck Creek (A), Middle Duck Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tulsa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.210. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.210
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 7.79. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.79
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.698. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.698
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 25.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.62
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00620. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00620
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.5%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.4% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  80.2%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.2%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 3.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Liberty compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

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:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (48%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Liberty town (based on Tulsa County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.91%
Here: 56.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents34.2%20.5%12.8%3.8%3.1%
Congregations22.5%9.2%4.5%7.8%3.5%
NameChurches of ChristChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Episcopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.0%2.3%2.0%1.8%16.5%
Congregations7.2%4.5%3.5%2.3%35.0%
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: 88
Tulsa County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 30
Tulsa County:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 166
Tulsa County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 489
Here:

8.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Tulsa County:

27.3%
Oklahoma:

29.2%
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

6.06% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,704 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
Oklahoma average:

7.34%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($226 average AGI)
Tulsa County:

0.02%
Oklahoma average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Wagoner County, OK  0.55% ($35,370 average AGI)
from Rogers County, OK  0.48% ($33,228)
from Creek County, OK  0.45% ($34,811)


6.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,341 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Oklahoma average:

7.24%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($299 average AGI)
Tulsa County:

0.05%
Oklahoma average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Wagoner County, OK  0.59% ($42,268 average AGI)
to Creek County, OK  0.46% ($41,897)
to Rogers County, OK  0.43% ($45,036)

Strongest AM radio stations in Liberty:

  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KAKC (1300 AM; 5 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KYAL (1550 AM; 3 kW; SAPULPA, OK; Owner: KXOJ, INC.)
  • KCFO (970 AM; 3 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: FRIENDSHIP BROADCASTING, L. P.)
  • KXTD (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WAGONER, OK; Owner: GAYTAN-GALVAN LIMITED LIABILITY COMP)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KOKL (1240 AM; 1 kW; OKMULGEE, OK; Owner: REGENCY RADIO, INC.)
  • KGTO (1050 AM; 1 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: KJMM, INC.)
  • KTFX (1340 AM; 1 kW; SAND SPRINGS, OK; Owner: K95.5, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Liberty:

  • KXBL (99.5 FM; HENRYETTA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTSO (94.1 FM; OKMULGEE, OK; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KHTT (106.9 FM; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KJMM (105.3 FM; BIXBY, OK; Owner: KJMM, INC.)
  • KNYD (90.5 FM; BROKEN ARROW, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KJSR (103.3 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KMYZ-FM (104.5 FM; PRYOR, OK; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWGS (89.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TULSA)
  • KBEZ (92.9 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KMOD-FM (97.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRAV-FM (96.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWEN (95.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVOO-FM (98.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KIZS (92.1 FM; BROKEN ARROW, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KQCV-FM (95.1 FM; SHAWNEE, OK; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KXOJ-FM (100.9 FM; SAPULPA, OK; Owner: KXOJ, INC.)
  • KQLL-FM (106.1 FM; OWASSO, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRTQ (102.3 FM; SAND SPRINGS, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTBT (101.5 FM; COLLINSVILLE, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Liberty:

  • KTPX (Channel 44; OKMULGEE, OK; Owner: PAXSON TULSA LICENSE, INC.)
  • KJRH (Channel 2; TULSA, OK; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOED-TV (Channel 11; TULSA, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KOTV (Channel 6; TULSA, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN LICENSING, L.L.C.)
  • KWHB (Channel 47; TULSA, OK; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTUL (Channel 8; TULSA, OK; Owner: KTUL, LLC)
  • KWBT (Channel 19; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: TULSA COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KTFO (Channel 41; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOKI-TV (Channel 23; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGEB (Channel 53; TULSA, OK; Owner: UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K39CW (Channel 39; TULSA, OK; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTZT-LP (Channel 29; TULSA, OK; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)
  • KOPE-LP (Channel 51; TULSA, OK; Owner: COPELAND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLOT-LP (Channel 25; TULSA, OK; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K15DA (Channel 15; TULSA, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • K69GO (Channel 69; TULSA, OK; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC5ARD, Licensee ID: L00646452
    Grant Date: 03/01/2003, Expiration Date: 05/18/2013
    Registrant: Kenneth T Anderson, 7028 E 206th St S, Liberty, OK 74047

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
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