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Liberty County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2016: 62,570 (77% urban, 23% rural); it was 61,610 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 9,335
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,683
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,824
Renter-occupied apartments: 10,137 (it was 9,559 in 2000)
% of renters here:

49%
State:

34%

Land area: 519 sq. mi.

Water area: 83.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 121 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Liberty County: 90.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (24.4%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (19.4%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (18.9%), Retail trade (12.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 17%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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Races in Liberty County, Georgia:

  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (40.5%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (39.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (12.3%)
  • Two or more races (5.3%)
  • Asian alone (1.4%)
Median resident age:  27.2 years
Georgia median age:  36.5 years
Males: 32,287  (51.6%)
Females: 30,283  (48.4%)

Liberty County,GA real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Liberty County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $45,138 ($33,477 in 1999)

This county:

$45,138
Georgia:

$53,559

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $858 (lower quartile is $698, upper quartile is $1,049)
This county:

$858
State:

$754


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $135,200 (it was $73,800 in 2000)
Liberty:

$135,200
Georgia:

$166,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $96,500 - $183,500

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $169,738
Here:

$169,738
State:

$234,633

Townhouses or other attached units: $173,897
Here:

$173,897
State:

$198,839

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $138,163
Here:

$138,163
State:

$205,850

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $105,471
Here:

$105,471
State:

$234,990

Mobile homes: $69,232
Here:

$69,232
State:

$71,595

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $7,580
Here:

$7,580
State:

$25,033
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,119
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $397

Institutionalized population: 396

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 12
  • Assaults: 45
  • Burglaries: 158
  • Thefts: 437
  • Auto thefts: 42
Liberty County, GA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 177 buildings, average cost: $89,600
  • 2001: 197 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 2002: 230 buildings, average cost: $91,200
  • 2003: 264 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 2004: 311 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 2007: 211 buildings, average cost: $199,200
  • 2008: 222 buildings, average cost: $181,700
  • 2009: 135 buildings, average cost: $207,800
  • 2010: 111 buildings, average cost: $200,100
  • 2011: 201 buildings, average cost: $206,200
  • 2012: 219 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2013: 192 buildings, average cost: $248,700
  • 2014: 198 buildings, average cost: $232,500
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,846 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,076 (0.9%)

Liberty County household income distribution in 2013 Liberty County home values distribution in 2013 Liberty County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.1%
Liberty County:

13.1%
Georgia:

16.0%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.7% for Black residents, 12.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.9% for American Indian residents, 13.1% for other race residents, 17.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 27.2 years old
(Males: 26.0 years old, Females: 29.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 27.7 years old, Black residents: 28.5 years old, American Indian residents: 27.9 years old, Asian residents: 32.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.5 years old, Other race residents: 24.6 years old)

Area name: Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Liberty County is $471 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $524 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $737 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hinesville, Walthourville, Midway, Allenhurst, Riceboro, Flemington, Gumbranch.

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

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Neighboring counties: Crane County, Texas , Glasscock County, Texas , Mitchell County, Texas , Nolan County, Texas , San Augustine County, Texas , Winkler County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 2,604
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,279 (60.3% naturalized citizens)

Liberty County:

5.2%
Whole state:

10.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Liberty County population
  • 4992010 or later
  • 1,1372000 to 2009
  • 7981990 to 1999
  • 1,1161980 to 1989
  • 4461970 to 1979
  • 317Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 80.5%

Liberty County marital status for males Liberty County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 16,003
  • One, attached: 732
  • Two: 727
  • 3 or 4: 2,827
  • 5 to 9: 1,588
  • 10 to 19: 774
  • 20 to 49: 399
  • 50 or more: 138
  • Mobile homes: 4,349
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 41

Housing units in Liberty County with a mortgage: 5,859 (128 second mortgage, 196 home equity loan, 145 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,837

Here:

71.4% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Liberty County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,63143
Mainline Protestant1,96612
Catholic1,2591
Other1,1913
Black Protestant1,17913
None46,227-
Liberty County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Liberty County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Liberty County:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 26
This county:

4.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Liberty County:

10.6%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Liberty County:

29.6%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.2%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Liberty County:

Average size of farms: 234 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $4,598
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $410.99
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 36.51%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $7,864
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.03%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $26,287
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.24%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.82
Land in orchards: 42 acres

Earthquake activity:

Liberty County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 111.0 miles away from Liberty County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 152.9 miles away from the county center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 102.5 miles away from the county center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 119.4 miles away from the county center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.8 miles away from Liberty County center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 300.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Georgia Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 15, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3379: October 06, 2016, FEMA Id: 3379, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 15, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4284: October 08, 2016, FEMA Id: 4284, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3218: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Hurricane Floyd, Incident Period: September 14, 1999 to September 17, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3144: September 14, 1999, FEMA Id: 3144, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 1998 to May 11, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1209: March 11, 1998, FEMA Id: 1209, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Georgia Severe Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3097: March 15, 1993, FEMA Id: 3097, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • Georgia Drought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3044: July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3044, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Liberty County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 5
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Germany (16%)
  • Mexico (10%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Dominican Republic (6%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • El Salvador (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Liberty County


  • American (7%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • English (2%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • European (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Liberty County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 30,320 (82.6%)
  • Carpooled: 3,829 (10.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 132 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 619 (1.7%)
  • Bicycle: 160 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 1,246 (3.4%)
  • Worked at home: 214 (0.6%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Liberty County, Georgia in 2000:

  • 4,538 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 169 people in nursing homes
  • 60 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

People in group quarters in Liberty County, Georgia in 2010:

  • 2,173 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 250 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 133 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 13 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $37,320.

20.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($22,337 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

20.10%
Georgia average:

9.45%


1.47% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,708 average AGI)
Liberty County:

1.47%
Georgia average:

0.08%

4.96% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($5,809 average AGI)
13.68% relocated from other states ($14,819 average AGI)
Liberty County:

13.68%
Georgia average:

3.48%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chatham County, GA  1.09% ($26,763 average AGI)
from Long County, GA  0.85% ($23,428)
from Bryan County, GA  0.41% ($27,077)
from Bell County, TX  0.38% ($31,771)
from El Paso County, TX  0.28% ($26,213)
from Cumberland County, NC  0.27% ($26,733)
from El Paso County, CO  0.25% ($28,907)


17.37% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,904 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

17.37%
Georgia average:

9.32%


0.77% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,216 average AGI)
Liberty County:

0.77%
Georgia average:

0.09%

5.92% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($8,904 average AGI)
10.68% relocated to other states ($15,784 average AGI)
Liberty County:

10.68%
Georgia average:

3.33%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Chatham County, GA  1.38% ($25,901 average AGI)
to Long County, GA  1.14% ($25,193)
to Bryan County, GA  0.52% ($34,036)
to Cumberland County, NC  0.27% ($29,140)
to El Paso County, TX  0.24% ($32,000)
to Fulton County, GA  0.23% ($22,580)
to Duval County, FL  0.23% ($26,306)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 25.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 22.7

Births per 1000 population in Liberty County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 3.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 4.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 4.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Liberty County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Liberty County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Liberty County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Liberty County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Liberty County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Liberty County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Liberty County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Liberty County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,099 (3,034 aged, 1,065 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,644 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Liberty County, Georgia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (307)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (238)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (164)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (146)
  • Congestive heart failure (129)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (119)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (111)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (90)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (85)
  • Unspecified dementia (82)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.62
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,610
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 147
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 34,583

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 2,786
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 547
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 12
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 75

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 2

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 88.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 55.8
  • Other - 32.6

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 100.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 72.1
  • Other - 27.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 62,570
  • In family households: 52,117 (8,739 male householders, 6,801 female householders)
    10,629 spouses, 20,986 children (18,723 natural, 624 adopted, 1,639 stepchildren), 1,728 grandchildren, 272 brothers or sisters, 528 parents, 1,101 other relatives, 1,333 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8,371 (4,710 male householders (3,859 living alone)), 2,702 female householders (2,229 living alone)), 959 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,082

Size of family households: 6,241 2-persons, 4,681 3-persons, 2,410 4-persons, 1,110 5-persons, 672 6-persons, 426 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,088 1-person, 1,324 2-persons.

9,991 married couples with children.
5,734 single-parent households (796 men, 4,938 women).

87.6% of residents of Liberty speak English at home.
7.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
1.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (36% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 19% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (93% speak English very well, 7% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,016,092,000 ($16,455 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $847,798,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $131,522,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $32,577,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $258,000
Federal grants: $50,901,000
Federal procurement contracts: $58,891,000 ($57,575,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $741,943,000 ($736,593,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $105,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $79,025,000
Federal Government insurance: $165,485,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 7,259
Here:

126 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,539
Here:

27 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +671
Here:

+12 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -10,343
Here -180 per 1000 residents
State +26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Liberty County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.28 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.7

Year house built in Liberty County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Liberty County population
  • 1202014 or later
  • 8232010 to 2013
  • 5,3232000 to 2009
  • 9,3871990 to 1999
  • 5,7051980 to 1989
  • 2,5381970 to 1979
  • 1,5861960 to 1969
  • 1,4051950 to 1959
  • 2481940 to 1949
  • 4431939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Liberty County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Liberty County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Liberty County population
  • 681 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 433 rooms
  • 4894 rooms
  • 1,4515 rooms
  • 1,9796 rooms
  • 2,0397 rooms
  • 1,3208 rooms
  • 1,2989+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Liberty County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Liberty County population
  • 1331 room
  • 3392 rooms
  • 1,3913 rooms
  • 3,4524 rooms
  • 3,4855 rooms
  • 2,0956 rooms
  • 1,7467 rooms
  • 9548 rooms
  • 6619+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Liberty County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Liberty County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Liberty County population
  • 68no bedroom
  • 521 bedroom
  • 5012 bedrooms
  • 5,6633 bedrooms
  • 2,1434 bedrooms
  • 2695+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Liberty County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Liberty County population
  • 183no bedroom
  • 7441 bedroom
  • 4,8142 bedrooms
  • 6,1123 bedrooms
  • 2,3014 bedrooms
  • 1025+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Liberty County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Liberty County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Liberty County population
  • 88no vehicle
  • 2,3571 vehicle
  • 3,2012 vehicles
  • 1,8563 vehicles
  • 7414 vehicles
  • 4535+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Liberty County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Liberty County population
  • 781no vehicle
  • 6,0261 vehicle
  • 5,4982 vehicles
  • 1,7723 vehicles
  • 1794 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

69.0% of Liberty County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 42% lived in Georgia.

Liberty County:

69.0%
State average:

83.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 24,631
  • Other state: 31,083
  • Northeast: 3,344
  • Midwest: 5,256
  • South: 18,060
  • West: 4,423
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Liberty County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 87.2%Electricity
  • 9.6%Utility gas
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 83.0%Electricity
  • 13.4%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 760
Here:

9.5%
Georgia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 281
Here:

7.7%
Georgia:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,417
Here:

24.9%
Georgia:

18.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Liberty County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,722,000
    General - Other: $5,787,000
    Correctional Institutions: $313,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,244,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,130,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,603,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,271,000
    Health - Other: $2,216,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,167,000
    Financial Administration: $1,983,000
    General - Other: $1,948,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,439,000
    Regular Highways: $1,112,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,009,000
    General Public Buildings: $650,000
    Sewerage: $310,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $283,000
    Libraries: $225,000
    Housing and Community Development: $202,000
    Local Fire Protection: $166,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $69,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $139,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $4,656,000
    Local Fire Protection: $113,000
    Police Protection: $104,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $1,912,000
    Local Fire Protection: $497,000
    Parks and Recreation: $375,000
    Police Protection: $226,000
    General - Other: $206,000
    Central Staff Services: $87,000
    Health - Other: $80,000
    Correctional Institutions: $80,000
    Solid Waste Management: $65,000
    Regular Highways: $53,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $50,000
    Financial Administration: $35,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $13,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,331,000

Liberty County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,121,000
    All Other: $1,575,000
    Parks and Recreation: $251,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,535,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $915,000
    Public Welfare: $468,000
    Highways: $0
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,717,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,252,000
    Rents: $183,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $116,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,217,000
    Public Welfare: $1,856,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,334,000
    Highways: $607,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $14,783,000
    Property: $11,957,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,056,000
    Other License: $244,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $107,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $105,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $11,000

Liberty County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,070,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,650,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,420,000

Liberty County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,014,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,010
  • Number of aged recipients: 113
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 897
  • Number of recipients under 18: 216
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 554
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 240
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 329
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 448
Liberty County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Liberty County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED401$146,040126$124,6981,054$150,67099$33,1527$1,098,714289$167,401133$72,060
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$157,2508$52,00076$132,2249$43,0000$05$112,2008$66,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED69$138,68128$78,464472$130,84586$39,6740$056$74,26833$67,424
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN58$139,96612$104,667268$137,16031$63,7740$021$89,52410$91,900
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS16$137,7503$76,33372$142,0973$55,3330$05$60,8001$135,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$156,5008$170,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$168,50015$185,400
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$04$156,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$214,0002$260,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$124,0002$263,500
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Conventional Home Purchase Loans
Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value
Most common first names in Liberty County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James14469.8 years
John14070.1 years
Mary12174.0 years
William10670.7 years
Willie8569.9 years
Robert7867.7 years
Charles6568.6 years
George5472.5 years
Thomas4669.9 years
Annie4473.8 years
Most common last names in Liberty County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones7871.4 years
Williams7272.4 years
Brown6874.6 years
Roberts6566.8 years
Johnson6468.8 years
Smith6369.3 years
Bacon6171.2 years
Martin4975.0 years
Baker4673.1 years
Anderson4671.6 years
Businesses in Liberty County, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Knights Inn1
Ace Hardware1Kroger1
Advance Auto Parts2La Quinta1
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone1Marriott1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's4
Bath & Body Works1Nike4
Best Western1Nissan1
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Payless1
CVS1Penske1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut2
Church's Chicken1Popeyes1
Comfort Suites1Quality1
Cricket Wireless2Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Ruby Tuesday1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2Sears1
Ford1Sprint Nextel1
GNC1Subway8
GameStop1T-Mobile2
Goodwill1Taco Bell1
H&R Block4U-Haul9
Hardee's1UPS5
Hilton1Waffle House1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
KFC1YMCA2

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