Liberty, Texas

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Population in 2017: 9,215 (65% urban, 35% rural).
Population change since 2000: +14.7%
 
Males: 4,876  (52.9%)
Females: 4,339  (47.1%)
Median resident age:

36.4 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 77575.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,193 (it was $36,325 in 2000)
Liberty:

$43,193
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,895 (it was $16,635 in 2000)

Liberty city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $109,102 (it was $60,600 in 2000)
Liberty:

$109,102
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $133,723; detached houses: $143,347; mobile homes: $31,645

Median gross rent in 2017: $698.

March 2019 cost of living index in Liberty: 91.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.3%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.7% for Black residents, 23.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Liberty, TX (2010)
    • 5,15561.4%White alone
    • 1,94923.2%Hispanic
    • 1,10013.1%Black alone
    • 1111.3%Two or more races
    • 530.6%Asian alone
    • 170.2%American Indian alone
    • 90.1%Other race alone
    • 30.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 46 registered sex offenders living in Liberty, Texas as of January 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Liberty is 201 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)
1
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.6)
1
(11.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(46.7)
4
(48.3)
10
(112.9)
6
(67.1)
2
(22.1)
6
(65.4)
11
(118.2)
5
(53.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(35.5)
2
(23.1)
6
(70.8)
3
(35.7)
4
(47.8)
6
(72.2)
8
(93.3)
8
(96.6)
7
(79.0)
2
(22.4)
4
(44.2)
1
(10.9)
5
(53.7)
4
(42.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(71.1)
3
(34.6)
21
(247.8)
37
(440.3)
45
(538.1)
13
(156.5)
65
(758.1)
78
(941.8)
28
(316.1)
33
(368.9)
31
(342.5)
30
(327.2)
36
(386.8)
24
(257.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
75
(888.5)
49
(565.0)
82
(967.7)
80
(952.0)
93
(1,112)
78
(939.0)
98
(1,143)
88
(1,063)
92
(1,039)
65
(726.7)
64
(707.2)
36
(392.6)
35
(376.0)
21
(225.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
168
(1,990)
148
(1,707)
219
(2,584)
290
(3,451)
291
(3,480)
408
(4,912)
346
(4,035)
451
(5,446)
447
(5,047)
310
(3,466)
247
(2,729)
274
(2,988)
181
(1,945)
145
(1,553)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(165.9)
24
(276.8)
14
(165.2)
25
(297.5)
36
(430.5)
30
(361.1)
20
(233.3)
33
(398.5)
14
(158.1)
12
(134.2)
22
(243.1)
19
(207.2)
12
(128.9)
18
(192.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(11.8)
1
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.3)
1
(11.2)
1
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)180.0143.8297.6336.8421.3344.0477.0580.1487.1334.4299.7284.7302.4200.4

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City-data.com crime index in Liberty, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 25 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Texas average:

1.54
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Ancestries: American (9.8%), German (9.0%), English (7.3%), Irish (4.6%), African (3.7%), French (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 35.1 square miles.

Population density: 263 people per square mile   (very low).

Liberty, Texas map

1,002 residents are foreign born (10.1% Latin America).

This city:

10.5%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,340 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,261 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Baytown, TX (24.0 miles , pop. 66,430).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southeast Montgomery, TX (36.4 miles , pop. 208,076).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (40.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Ames, TX (1.8 miles ),
Kenefick, TX (2.2 miles ),
Dayton, TX (2.4 miles ),
Dayton Lakes, TX (2.5 miles),
Hardin, TX (2.7 miles ),
Daisetta, TX (3.2 miles ),
Hull, TX (3.3 miles ),
Devers, TX (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 30.06 N, Longitude: 94.80 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,815 (+19.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,912 (54.5%)

Area code: 936

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $70,300
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $83,000
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $78,300
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $139,900
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $128,500
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $157,300
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $144,600
  • 2008: 32 buildings, average cost: $154,600
  • 2009: 17 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $181,600
  • 2011: 80 buildings, average cost: $63,400
  • 2012: 19 buildings, average cost: $79,800
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $140,200
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $160,300
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $162,800
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $209,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Liberty, TX residents
Average permit cost in Liberty, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Liberty, TX
Historical housing units in Liberty, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +120 (+1.5%).
Most common industries in Liberty, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.2%)
  • Construction (11.4%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.8%)
  • Health care (4.8%)
  • Chemicals (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (8.1%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Chemicals (6.8%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.0%)
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.7%)
  • Public administration (9.5%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Liberty, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Construction laborers (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (14.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)

Average climate in Liberty, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Liberty, Texas environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.9. This is about average.

City:

69.9
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.179. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.179
U.S.:

1.789
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.25. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.25
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Liberty-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 82% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/21/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.4 miles away from the Liberty city center injured 16 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/12/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Liberty-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 317.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 218.2 miles away from Liberty center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 407.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 210.3 miles away from Liberty center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 512.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 204.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Liberty County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 15, Floods: 14, Tornadoes: 8, Hurricanes: 7, Fires: 4, Winds: 2, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Liberty topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Liberty:

  • AVENUE B HOUSE (201 AVE B RTE 3 BOX 65 P)
  • CRAWFORD HOSPICE AND HOME CARE, INC (517 TRAVIS STREET SUITE 300)
  • HOLLY STREET HOUSE (1420 HOLLY ST)
  • LIBERTY DAYTON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL LP (provides emergency services, 1353 N TRAVIS ST)
  • BUR MONT NURSING CENTER (1620 MAGNOLIA)
  • GOLDEN CHARM NURSING CENTER (1206 N TRAVIS)
  • LIBERTY HEALTH CARE CENTER (1206 N TRAVIS ST)
  • MAGNOLIA PLACE HEALTH CARE LLP (1620 MAGNOLIA)
  • LIBERTY DAYTON DIALYSIS FAC (2331 N MAIN)
  • ANGELS ABOVE US INC (721 MAIN STREET)

Airports located in Liberty:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Liberty:

  • Lee College (about 25 miles; Baytown, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,278)
  • San Jacinto Community College (about 34 miles; Pasadena, TX; FT enrollment: 13,517)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. (about 38 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,236)
  • University of Houston-Clear Lake (about 38 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 5,833)
  • University of Houston-Downtown (about 40 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 10,122)
  • University of Houston (about 41 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 31,888)
  • Texas Southern University (about 42 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 7,053)

Public high schools in Liberty:

Public elementary/middle schools in Liberty:

  • SAN JACINTO EL (Students: 433, Location: 1629 GRAND AVE, Grades: PK-1)
  • HARDIN/CHAMBERS CTR (Location: 1715 HWY 146 BYPASS, Grades: 1-3)
  • LIBERTY EL (Location: 1202 BOWIE ST, Grades: 2-5)
See full list of schools located in Liberty

Library in Liberty:

  • LIBERTY MUNICIPAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $397,203; Location: 1710 SAM HOUSTON ST; 39,132 books; 1,502 audio materials; 2,153 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 86 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Liberty: Liberty County Courthouse (A), Liberty City Volunteer Fire Department (B), Liberty County Sheriff's Department - Identification (C), Liberty Police Department (D), Liberty County Sheriff's Department - Detective (E), City of Liberty Fire Department (F), Cleveland-Partlow House (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Liberty include: Saint Johns Church (A), Saint Pauls Church (B), Turkey Creek Church (C), First United Methodist Church of Liberty (D), Immaculate Conception Church (E), Saint Stephens Episcopal Church (F), Trinity Valley Baptist Church (G), North Height Tabernacle (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Branch Cemetery (1), Neyland Cemetery (2), Old Hardin Cemetery (3), Fairlawn Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Twin Lake (A), Duncan Lake (B), Snag Lake (C), Day Lake (D), Duncan Lake (E), Cypress Lake (F), Lake Liberty (G), Beards Marsh (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Bayou (A), Abbott Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Liberty include: Hayes Park (1), Liberty Stadium (2), Fairlawn Memorial Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Court: Texas State - Criminal Justice Department- Pardons & Paroles Board (2720 North Main Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Bill Dodd - Lawyer and politician, Shelley Mayfield - Professional golfer, Ellis (singer-songwriter) - Folk singer, Tink Riviere - Baseball player.

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

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

AMES MINGLEWOOD WSC (Population served: 1,365, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2006), St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-02-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-01-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-29-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-05-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-05-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-05-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-05-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-05-2010)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 4 other older monitoring violations

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

  • CHEVRON SELF SERVE 107976 (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HYLTONS GROCERY (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.4%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.7%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Liberty in 2010:

  • 339 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 149 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Liberty in 2000:

  • 193 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 160 people in nursing homes
  • 70 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 30 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents

Banks with branches in Liberty (2011 data):

  • The First Liberty National Bank: at 1900 Sam Houston Street, branch established on 1913/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $286.9 mil, Deposits: $244.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First Liberty National Bancshares, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Liberty Wal-Mart Branch at 2121 Hwy 146 Bypass, branch established on 2006/05/17. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Liberty County Branch at 2329 North Main Street, branch established on 1934/10/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Prosperity Bank: Liberty Branch at 520 Main Street, branch established on 1906/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $9,816.2 mil, Deposits: $8,064.8 mil, headquarters in El Campo, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.
  • Security State Bank: at 1302 N. Main Street, branch established on 2009/12/14. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $127.7 mil, Deposits: $113.1 mil, headquarters in Anahuac, TX, positive income, 3 total offices
  • Hull State Bank: Liberty Branch at 2103 North Main Street, branch established on 1986/08/01. Info updated 2010/09/23: Bank assets: $49.6 mil, Deposits: $44.5 mil, headquarters in Hull, TX, positive income, 2 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Liberty:

Marital status in Liberty, TX
  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 6.6%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

For population 25 years and over in Liberty:

  • High school or higher: 76.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.2
Texas average:

14.0

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, TX (based on Liberty County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant27,60598
Catholic7,5247
Mainline Protestant2,28910
Other1,3064
Black Protestant3722
None36,547-
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: 17
Here:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Liberty County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Liberty County:

4.27 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Here:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Liberty County:

9.5%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Liberty County:

28.2%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Liberty County:

14.7%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.0%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Liberty:

43.0%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Liberty:

21.4%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Liberty:

10.7%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Liberty:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Liberty:

33.1%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Liberty:

53.1%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.2%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Liberty, TX Residents

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

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $1,898,000 ($205.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000 ($4.56)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $15,615,000 ($1694.52)
    Police Protection: $1,618,000 ($175.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,189,000 ($129.03)
    Regular Highways: $642,000 ($69.67)
    Water Utilities: $641,000 ($69.56)
    Sewerage: $458,000 ($49.70)
    Central Staff Services: $454,000 ($49.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $439,000 ($47.64)
    General - Other: $411,000 ($44.60)
    Libraries: $296,000 ($32.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $235,000 ($25.50)
    Financial Administration: $201,000 ($21.81)
    Air Transportation: $146,000 ($15.84)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $112,000 ($12.15)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $96,000 ($10.42)
    Health - Other: $46,000 ($4.99)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $197,000 ($21.38)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $371,000 ($40.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $591,000 ($64.13)
    Regular Highways: $389,000 ($42.21)
    Local Fire Protection: $68,000 ($7.38)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,286,000 ($465.11)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $165,000 ($17.91)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,170,000 ($126.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $652,000 ($70.75)
    Other: $469,000 ($50.90)
    Air Transportation: $72,000 ($7.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.22)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $205,000 ($22.25)
    Rents: $102,000 ($11.07)
    General Revenue - Other: $98,000 ($10.63)
    Fines and Forfeits: $73,000 ($7.92)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $16,959,000 ($1840.37)
    Water Utilities: $1,612,000 ($174.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $830,000 ($90.07)
    Electric Utilities: $376,000 ($40.80)
    Water Utilities: $372,000 ($40.37)
    General Local Government Support: $12,000 ($1.30)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,079,000 ($334.13)
    Property: $2,649,000 ($287.47)
    Public Utilities Sales: $250,000 ($27.13)
    Other Selective Sales: $58,000 ($6.29)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($0.11)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,452,000 ($2436.46)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,335,000 ($2206.73)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,117,000 ($229.73)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,438,000 ($156.05)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,037,000 ($1089.20)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,455,000 ($157.89)

9.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,172 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.53%
Texas average:

7.43%

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 Harris County, TX  4.49% ($45,865 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, TX  1.16% ($48,300)
from Chambers County, TX  0.53% ($59,226)


7.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,072 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
Texas average:

7.26%

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 Harris County, TX  2.76% ($44,202 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, TX  1.14% ($39,811)
to Chambers County, TX  0.41% ($62,784)
Businesses in Liberty, TX
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Quiznos1
CVS1RadioShack1
Cricket Wireless1Rue211
DHL1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx3Subway1
H&R Block1T-Mobile2
Jack In The Box1Taco Bell1
KFC1U-Haul2
McDonald's2UPS2
Nike3Verizon Wireless1
Pizza Hut1Walmart1
Popeyes1

Strongest AM radio stations in Liberty:

  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KWWJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: SALT OF THE EARTH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KILT (610 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KPRC (950 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBME (790 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXYZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BLAYA INC.)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Liberty:

  • KQBU-FM (93.3 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KQQK (107.9 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTJM (98.5 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KOBT (100.7 FM; WINNIE, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KVST (103.7 FM; WILLIS, TX; Owner: NEW WAVO COMMUNICATION GROUP, INC.)
  • KHPT (106.9 FM; CONROE, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSHN (99.9 FM; LIBERTY, TX; Owner: TRINITY RIVER VALLEY BROADCASTING CO)
  • KTHT (97.1 FM; CLEVELAND, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSBJ (89.3 FM; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KRWP (97.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBXX (97.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHJZ-FM (95.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KHMX (96.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILT-FM (100.3 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKBQ-FM (92.9 FM; PASADENA, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLOL (101.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODA (99.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBZ-FM (94.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRBE (104.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Liberty:

  • K09VO (Channel 9; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: BEAUMONT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KVQT-LP (Channel 24; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: C. DOWEN JOHNSON)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KVDO-LP (Channel 69; CLEAR LAKE, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • K30CV (Channel 30; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KBPX-LP (Channel 33; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • KVVV-LP (Channel 53; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBMT (Channel 12; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 12 OF BEAUMONT, INC.)
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
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 568ft / 173mTotal length
  • $2,325,000Total costs
  • 169,060Total average daily traffic
  • 13,805Total average daily truck traffic
  • 234,420Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Liberty, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 111960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Liberty, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Liberty)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 225 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Liberty, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Liberty)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Liberty)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 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 ORIGINATED7$131,9547$91,62313$96,2355$50,3443$53,7334$47,280
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$84,3001$153,2201$185,8801$13,2700$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$105,2102$70,1406$105,6034$28,6702$43,8652$50,840
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$105,7900$03$97,0271$46,5500$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$150,3001$72,9500$01$47,060
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7011.00 , 7012.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$124,6801$112,860
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7011.00 , 7012.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Liberty, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Liberty, TX - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 81. The highest number of reported fires - 125 took place in 2011, and the least - 58 in 2015. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Liberty, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (50.8%), and Structure Fires (25.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Liberty, TX
    • 70350.8%Outside Fires
    • 35325.5%Structure Fires
    • 19914.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1309.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Liberty, TX
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Liberty, TX
  • 50.9%Electricity
  • 45.3%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Liberty, TX
  • 81.4%Electricity
  • 16.4%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Liberty compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Liberty on our top lists:

  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in federal prisons and detention centers (population 1,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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