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Population in 2010: 1,281. Population change since 2000: -0.5%
Males: 658  (51.4%)
Females: 623  (48.6%)

Median resident age:  43.7 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53813.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $59,749 (it was $56,169 in 2000)
Liberty:

$59,749
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,322

Liberty town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $186,454 (it was $134,000 in 2000)
Liberty:

$186,454
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $210,947; Detached houses: $215,337; Townhouses or other attached units: $227,336; In 2-unit structures: $153,889; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $166,713; Mobile homes: $111,045

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Liberty races chart
  • White alone - 1,246 (97.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 14 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 10 (0.8%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Liberty: 165.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (70.6%), Norwegian (9.3%), Irish (9.0%), Polish (7.0%), United States (4.0%), Dutch (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 771 feet

Land area: 35.1 square miles.

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

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For population 25 years and over in Liberty:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Liberty town:

  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 70.5%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

8 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.6%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Liberty town:  1.5% ($2,049)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Liberty satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sheboygan, WI (20.7 miles , pop. 50,792).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (67.7 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (151.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Valders, WI (1.6 miles ), St. Nazianz, WI (1.8 miles ), Cato, WI (2.3 miles ), Meeme, WI (2.5 miles ), Newton, WI (2.6 miles ), Collins, WI (2.6 miles) , Whitelaw, WI (2.8 miles ), Manitowoc Rapids, WI (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $35,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $35,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $193,400
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,200

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 44.03 N, Longitude: 87.87 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 920

Liberty household income distribution Liberty home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.1%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Machinery (12%)
  • Metal and metal products (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Food (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

Work and jobs in Liberty: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Liberty, Wisconsin

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Tornado activity:

Liberty-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 51% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/18/1996, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.3 miles away from the Liberty town center injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

On 7/5/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.5 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Manitowoc County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Liberty topographic map

Birthplace of: Elmer Kraemer - Chemist.


Hospitals/medical centers near Liberty:

  • MANITOWOC HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MANITOWOC, WI)
  • RAINBOW HOUSE FDD (Hospital, about 10 miles away; MANITOWOC, WI)
  • RIVERS BEND HLTH REHAB (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MANITOWOC, WI)

Amtrak station near Liberty:

  • 10 miles: MANITOWOC (1545 S. 41ST ST.) - Bus Station

Operable nuclear power plants near Liberty:

  • 17 miles: Point Beach 1 and 2 in Two Rivers, WI.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Liberty:

  • Saint Norbert College (about 31 miles; De Pere, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,041)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 34 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 9,356)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 34 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 3,092)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 35 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 4,962)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 37 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 3,643)
  • Concordia University-Wisconsin (about 54 miles; Mequon, WI; FT enrollment: 4,592)
  • Cardinal Stritch University (about 62 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 4,562)

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Notable locations in Liberty: Dvorachek Veal Farm (A), Willow Mist Farm (B), Libertyland Farms (C), Roselawn Farm (D), Sperber Elk Farms (E), Shade Spruce Farms (F), Prospect Dairy Farm (G), Johnson Hill Farms (H), Sunny Side Dairy Farm (I), Liberty Vall Dairy (J), Badger Pride Dairy (K), Koco Ranch (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Cemeteries: Hill Cemetery (1), Valders Cemetery (2), Trinity Lutheran Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Fenske Lake (A), Little Pigeon Lake (B), Lutzke Lakes (C), Pigeon Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Liberty: Vanderbloemen Bog State Natural Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Manitowoc County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

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

48.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.1. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

20.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.2. This is significantly worse than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

15.2
U.S.:

9.6


Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  78.7%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.7%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.8%
Whole state:

8.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.1%
Whole state:

3.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Liberty, WI

Liberty compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (45%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 81.42%
Here81.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristLutheran Church
Adherents63.9%15.5%6.2%4.7%2.0%
Congregations31.7%20.7%6.1%7.3%2.4%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchSalvation ArmyPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Free Church of AmericaOther
Adherents1.8%1.4%1.2%0.9%2.5%
Congregations7.3%1.2%3.7%2.4%17.1%
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: 10
Manitowoc County:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Manitowoc County:

4.09 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 65
This county:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Manitowoc County:

7.8%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Manitowoc County:

29.2%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.8%
State:

13.0%

3.81% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,594 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.81%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($317 average AGI)
Manitowoc County:

0.04%
Wisconsin average:

0.08%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Sheboygan County, WI  0.69% ($45,131 average AGI)
from Brown County, WI  0.42% ($32,460)
from Calumet County, WI  0.25% ($33,639)


4.37% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,484 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.37%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Brown County, WI  0.57% ($36,400 average AGI)
to Sheboygan County, WI  0.56% ($33,893)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.30% ($33,350)

Strongest AM radio stations in Liberty:

  • WCUB (980 AM; 5 kW; TWO RIVERS, WI; Owner: CUB RADIO, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHBL (1330 AM; 5 kW; SHEBOYGAN, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMT (1240 AM; 1 kW; MANITOWOC, WI; Owner: SEEHAFER BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WNFL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Liberty:

  • WLKN (98.1 FM; CLEVELAND, WI; Owner: RADIO K-T, INC.)
  • W215BF (90.9 FM; MANITOWOC, WI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WHID (88.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: BD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV OF WI SYS)
  • WIXX (101.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXWX (107.5 FM; BRILLION, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAPL-FM (105.7 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLTU (92.1 FM; MANITOWOC, WI; Owner: CUB RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGB (103.1 FM; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPNE-FM (89.3 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WQTC-FM (102.3 FM; MANITOWOC, WI; Owner: SEEHAFER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKSZ (95.9 FM; DE PERE, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WORQ (90.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: LAKESHORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPCK (104.9 FM; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST DIMENSIONS, INC.)
  • WSTM (91.3 FM; KIEL, WI; Owner: JUBILATION MINISTRIES INC)
  • WZOR (94.7 FM; MISHICOT, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEMY (91.5 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WJLW (106.7 FM; ALLOUEZ, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • WXER (104.5 FM; PLYMOUTH, WI; Owner: RBH ENTERPRISES, INC. D/B/A YELLOW DOG BROADCASTING)
  • WBFM (93.7 FM; SHEBOYGAN, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W255AC (98.9 FM; SHEBOYGAN, WI; Owner: FAMILY EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORP)

TV broadcast stations around Liberty:

  • WLUK-TV (Channel 11; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFRV-TV (Channel 5; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • WBAY-TV (Channel 2; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF GREEN BAY, INC.)
  • WGBA (Channel 26; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: ARIES TELECOMMUNICATION CORPORATION)
  • WACY (Channel 32; APPLETON, WI; Owner: ACE TV, INC.)
  • WPNE (Channel 38; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • W49CB (Channel 49; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W30BU (Channel 30; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W16BS (Channel 16; SHEBOYGAN, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 192
Total average daily truck traffic: 5
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 238

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