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Liberty township, IN map Land area: 24.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population: 6,727 (47% urban, 53% rural)
Males: 3,368  (50.1%)
Females: 3,359  (49.9%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 6,727 (6,280 owner occupied, 447 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

7%
State:

29%


Races in Liberty township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 95.1%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.3%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.2%
  • Two or more races: 0.7%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 37.5
Median age of females: 38.4

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Average household size: 2.69

Liberty township:

2.7 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.08

Estimated median household income in 2009: $58,371 ($54,155 in 1999)
This township:

$58,371
Indiana:

$45,424

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $435 (lower quartile is $390, upper quartile is $842)
Here:

$435
State:

$545

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $182,710 (it was $135,300 in 2000)
Liberty township:

$182,710
Indiana:

$123,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $147,156 - $307,135

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $236,705
Here:

$236,705
State:

$155,412

Townhouses or other attached units: $117,037
Here:

$117,037
State:

$141,472

In 2-unit structures: $63,431
Here:

$63,431
State:

$103,490

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $107,362
Here:

$107,362
State:

$111,630

Mobile homes: $41,955
Here:

$41,955
State:

$33,761
Population density: 272 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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

5.6%
Whole state:

9.5%

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

3.3%
Whole state:

4.2%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Liberty township: Mink Lake Golf Course (A), Butternut Springs Girl Scout Camp (B), Pines Ski Area (C), Camp Lawrence (D), Liberty Township Volunteer Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Liberty township include: Faith Memorial Lutheran Church (A), Liberty Bible Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Gossett Cemetery (1), Kimball Cemetery (2), Dillingham Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Canada Lake (A), Mud Lake (B), Moss Lake (C), Long Lake (D), Wauhob Lake (E), Deep Lake (F), Round Lake (G), Mink Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Damon Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 138 (51% naturalized citizens)

Liberty township:  2.1%
State:  3.1%

57% of Liberty township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 51% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 46% lived in Indiana.

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

  • This state: 4352
  • Northeast: 197
  • Midwest: 1494
  • South: 453
  • West: 78

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $450,000

Liberty township, Indiana satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,781
  • One, attached: 34
  • Two: 20
  • 3 or 4: 15
  • 5 to 9: 6
  • Mobile homes: 750
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 25

Median worth of mobile homes: $16,600


Housing units in Liberty township with a mortgage: 1,091 (219 second mortgage, 168 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 394

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 105
  • 1995 to 1998: 295
  • 1990 to 1994: 291
  • 1980 to 1989: 453
  • 1970 to 1979: 735
  • 1960 to 1969: 201
  • 1950 to 1959: 146
  • 1940 to 1949: 141
  • 1939 or earlier: 264

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Liberty township, Indiana:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 8
  • 3 rooms: 37
  • 4 rooms: 412
  • 5 rooms: 399
  • 6 rooms: 372
  • 7 rooms: 389
  • 8 rooms: 414
  • 9 or more rooms: 291

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Liberty township, Indiana:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 6
  • 3 rooms: 4
  • 4 rooms: 37
  • 5 rooms: 67
  • 6 rooms: 41
  • 7 rooms: 7
  • 8 rooms: 14
  • 9 or more rooms: 6

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Liberty township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 31
  • 2 bedrooms: 694
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,051
  • 4 bedrooms: 491
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 55

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Liberty township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 12
  • 2 bedrooms: 93
  • 3 bedrooms: 52
  • 4 bedrooms: 25
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Liberty township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 75
  • 1 vehicle: 508
  • 2 vehicles: 1,171
  • 3 vehicles: 374
  • 4 vehicles: 171
  • 5 or more vehicles: 23

Cars and other vehicles available in Liberty township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 6
  • 1 vehicle: 77
  • 2 vehicles: 78
  • 3 vehicles: 18
  • 4 vehicles: 3
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Metal and metal products (27%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (2%)
  • Truck transportation (2%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Liberty township:

  • German (20.4%)
  • Irish (14.2%)
  • United States or American (10.3%)
  • Polish (9.6%)
  • English (9.3%)
  • Italian (4.5%)
  • Swedish (2.9%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • United Kingdom (38%)
  • Argentina (15%)
  • Germany (12%)
  • Hungary (11%)
  • Other Western Europe (9%)
  • France (6%)
  • Italy (5%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,878 (89%)
  • Carpooled: 213 (7%)
  • Railroad: 22 (1%)
  • Walked: 43 (1%)
  • Other means: 8 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 68 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (93%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

95.4% of residents of Liberty township speak English at home.
2.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,727
  • In family households: 5,963 (1,624 male householders, 291 female householders)
    1,621 spouses, 2,115 children (1,896 natural, 70 adopted, 149 stepchildren), 56 grandchildren, 34 brothers or sisters, 42 parents, 43 other relatives, 137 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 764 (265 male householders (183 living alone)), 336 female householders (300 living alone)), 163 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 740 2-persons, 459 3-persons, 464 4-persons, 179 5-persons, 59 6-persons, 14 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 483 1-person, 80 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 17 4-persons,

1,405 married couples with children.
294 single-parent households (100 men, 194 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 52
Here:

6.2%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 30
Here:

5.7%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 31
Here:

15.3%
Indiana:

23.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Liberty township:

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