For population 25 years and over in West Liberty:
For population 15 years and over in West Liberty city:
58 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $730 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (56.6 miles , pop. 51,475).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (67.7 miles , pop. 260,512).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (358.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Wrigley, KY (2.4 miles) , Cannel City, KY (2.7 miles) , Grassy Creek, KY (2.8 miles) , Paint Creek, KY (3.0 miles) , Ezel, KY (3.2 miles ), Hazel Green, KY (3.5 miles) , Maytown, KY (3.5 miles ), Sandy Hook, KY (3.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 37.92 N, Longitude: 83.26 W
Area code: 606
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in West Liberty detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 11 (5 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +1,334 (+68.7%).
Work and jobs in West Liberty: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in West Liberty, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
West Liberty-area historical tornado activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 20% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 44.8 miles away from the West Liberty city center killed 7 people and injured 28 people.
On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 59.7 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:West Liberty-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 42.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 37.1 miles away from West Liberty center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 88.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 88.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 60.2 miles away from West Liberty center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 87.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Morgan County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Mudslides: 2, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Joseph M. Kendall - Politician.
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Local government website: WWW.CITYOFWESTLIBERTY.COM
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Drinking water stations with addresses in West Liberty and their reported violations in the past:MORGAN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 6089, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:WEST LIBERTY WATER COMPANY (Population served: 2950, Surface_water):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.7%
(29.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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57 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
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Religion statistics for West Liberty city (based on Morgan County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 21.44%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
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4.61% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,335 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.36% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($23,241 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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West Liberty fatal accident list:
Nov 21, 2011 10:05 AM, Us-460, Lat: 37.90562222, Lon: -83.27160278, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Feb 2, 2004 07:46 AM, Sr-2498, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 22, 1999 02:10 PM, Us-460, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 30, 1990 06:13 PM, 460, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
Sep 19, 1977 06:25 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in West Liberty)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in West Liberty, KY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in West Liberty)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in West Liberty)
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.