Liberty, South Carolina

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Population in 2017: 3,174 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.5%
 
Males: 1,419  (44.7%)
Females: 1,755  (55.3%)
Median resident age:

41.9 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 29657.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,723 (it was $31,055 in 2000)
Liberty:

$37,723
SC:

$50,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,774 (it was $15,327 in 2000)

Liberty town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $102,264 (it was $68,200 in 2000)
Liberty:

$102,264
SC:

$161,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $184,262; detached houses: $214,888; townhouses or other attached units: $506,688; in 2-unit structures: $53,049; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $232,830; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $147,657; mobile homes: $52,390

Median gross rent in 2017: $712.

March 2019 cost of living index in Liberty: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.7%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.1% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Liberty, SC (2010)
    • 2,77184.8%White alone
    • 2979.1%Black alone
    • 1314.0%Hispanic
    • 511.6%Two or more races
    • 140.4%Asian alone
    • 40.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

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



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Liberty, South Carolina as of January 26, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Liberty is 1,113 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Liberty by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.8)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.0)
1
(32.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.7)
2
(62.0)
5
(154.2)
1
(30.8)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.0)
1
(32.7)
1
(32.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.2)
3
(90.7)
1
(30.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
15
(494.1)
4
(131.1)
6
(197.8)
6
(196.3)
11
(358.3)
16
(519.6)
10
(302.4)
9
(272.0)
7
(215.1)
6
(185.9)
3
(92.5)
15
(461.5)
7
(221.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
29
(955.2)
25
(819.4)
16
(527.4)
25
(817.8)
21
(684.0)
46
(1,494)
17
(514.1)
8
(241.8)
37
(1,137)
39
(1,209)
37
(1,141)
61
(1,877)
18
(569.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
99
(3,261)
76
(2,491)
103
(3,395)
120
(3,925)
106
(3,453)
102
(3,313)
164
(4,959)
91
(2,750)
79
(2,427)
105
(3,254)
112
(3,455)
119
(3,662)
94
(2,974)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(230.6)
6
(196.7)
5
(164.8)
14
(458.0)
8
(260.6)
7
(227.3)
9
(272.1)
11
(332.4)
9
(276.5)
6
(185.9)
6
(185.1)
11
(338.5)
3
(94.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(32.9)
1
(32.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)314.6199.0261.7326.1288.3385.2325.7235.1275.6316.4374.8483.4210.7

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City-data.com crime index in Liberty, SC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 15 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.48
South Carolina average:

2.48
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Ancestries: American (32.6%), English (15.3%), Irish (11.4%), German (4.7%), Scotch-Irish (4.2%), African (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1005 feet

Land area: 4.27 square miles.

Population density: 744 people per square mile   (low).

Liberty, South Carolina map

95 residents are foreign born (2.6% Latin America).

This town:

2.9%
South Carolina:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $619 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $343 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (18.0 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (109.6 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (549.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Norris, SC (1.9 miles ),
Arial, SC (2.2 miles ),
Easley, SC (2.5 miles ),
Pickens, SC (2.5 miles ),
Central, SC (2.6 miles ),
Six Mile, SC (2.7 miles ),
Clemson, SC (3.1 miles ),
Brushy Creek, SC (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 34.79 N, Longitude: 82.69 W

Area code: 864

Distribution of median household income in Liberty, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Liberty, SC in 2017

Property values in Liberty, SC

Liberty satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $105,100
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $71,500
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $61,600
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $115,500
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $114,500
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $121,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $140,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Liberty, SC residents
Average permit cost in Liberty, SC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Historical population in Liberty, SC
Historical housing units in Liberty, SC
Most common industries in Liberty, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (10.0%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Machinery (5.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (13.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.0%)
  • Machinery (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.5%)
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.5%)
  • Machinery (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Liberty, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)

Average climate in Liberty, South Carolina

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Liberty, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.7. This is better than average.

City:

61.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.187. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.187
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.65. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.65
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.154. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.154
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.56. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.56
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 0.00369. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00369
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Liberty-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.1 miles away from the Liberty town center injured 40 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 18.9 miles away from the town center injured 37 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Liberty-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 64.5 miles away from Liberty center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 100.0 miles away from the city 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 168.2 miles away from the city center
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 246.3 miles away from Liberty center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 196.2 miles away from Liberty center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 168.7 miles away from Liberty 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 Pickens County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Liberty topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Liberty:

  • MAJESTY HEALTH AND REHAB OF EASLEY, LLC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; EASLEY, SC)
  • DHEC REGION 2 HOME HEALTH SVS (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; PICKENS, SC)
  • DSI EASLEY RENAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; EASLEY, SC)
  • BAPTIST EASLEY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; EASLEY, SC)
  • PALMETTO BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; EASLEY, SC)
  • REDEEMER HEALTH AND REHAB OF PICKENS, LLC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PICKENS, SC)
  • MANNA HEALTH AND REHAB OF PICKENS, LLC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PICKENS, SC)

located in Liberty:

Amtrak stations near Liberty:

  • 11 miles: CLEMSON (U.S. 123 & STATE HWY. 133) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 17 miles: GREENVILLE (1120 W. WASHINGTON ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Operable nuclear power plants near Liberty:

  • 17 miles: Oconee 1 and 2 in Seneca, SC.
  • 17 miles: Oconee 3 in Seneca, SC.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Liberty:

  • Clemson University (about 12 miles; Clemson, SC; Full-time enrollment: 20,131)
  • Tri-County Technical College (about 12 miles; Pendleton, SC; FT enrollment: 5,174)
  • Furman University (about 18 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,988)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 19 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 9,859)
  • Anderson University (about 20 miles; Anderson, SC; FT enrollment: 2,510)
  • Bob Jones University (about 20 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,308)
  • North Greenville University (about 27 miles; Tigerville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,341)

Public high schools in Liberty:

Public elementary/middle schools in Liberty:

  • LIBERTY ELEMENTARY (Students: 854, Location: 251 NORTH HILLCREST STREET, Grades: PK-5)
  • LIBERTY MIDDLE (Students: 701, Location: 125 FALCON LANE, Grades: 6-8)
  • CHASTAIN ROAD ELEMENTARY (Location: 940 CHASTAIN ROAD, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Liberty

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Liberty United Methodist Church 310 Mae Street

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Liberty: Liberty Town Hall (A), Liberty Fire Department - Station Two (B), Liberty Fire Department (C), Pickens County Library - Sarlin Branch Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Liberty include: Liberty Church of God (A), Calumet Baptist Church (B), Restoration Church of Christ of Latterday Saints (C), Robinson Chapel United Methodist Church (D), New Hope Baptist Church (E), Liberty Presbyterian Church (F), First Baptist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Grant Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Liberty include: Liberty High School Football Stadium (1), Liberty Athletic Complex (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Fred Chapman (baseball) - Baseball player, William A. McWhorter - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

Pickens County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

  • SOUTHSIDE W/D (3920010) (Population served: 8,613, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • LIBERTY CITY OF (3910003) (Population served: 3,009, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

65.2%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.6%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Liberty (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Liberty Branch 772 at 5 W Main St, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Liberty Branch at 2 West Main Street, branch established on 1957/03/01. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $8,104.0 mil, Deposits: $6,880.8 mil, headquarters in Columbia, SC, positive income, 197 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Liberty:

Marital status in Liberty, SC
  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 9.3%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

For population 25 years and over in Liberty:

  • High school or higher: 79.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
South Carolina average:

11.6

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, SC (based on Pickens County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant46,242147
Mainline Protestant9,64032
Catholic2,8683
Other9637
Black Protestant4755
None59,036-
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
This county:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
Pickens County:

4.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 85
Pickens County:

7.35 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Pickens County:

9.3%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.3%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pickens County:

12.8%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.4%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

40.4%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Liberty:

29.0
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Liberty:

24.0%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.8%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Liberty:

6.8
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.9%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Liberty:

51.6%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.5%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Liberty, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 11$30,739$33,5330$0
Firefighters 8$21,179$31,7692$753
Solid Waste Management 5$11,039$26,4942$3,118
Police - Other 5$9,759$23,4220$0
Sewerage 2$6,514$39,0840$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,661$33,9662$1,732
Water Supply 2$6,514$39,0841$1,603
Financial Administration 2$5,748$34,4881$434
Other Government Administration 1$2,887$34,6446$2,125
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$682
Totals for Government 38$100,040$31,59215$10,447

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $766,000 ($241.34)
    Local Fire Protection: $512,000 ($161.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $409,000 ($128.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $318,000 ($100.19)
    Central Staff Services: $312,000 ($98.30)
    Water Utilities: $282,000 ($88.85)
    Sewerage: $198,000 ($62.38)
    Financial Administration: $46,000 ($14.49)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000 ($3.47)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $9,000 ($2.84)
    Correctional Institutions: $3,000 ($0.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($6.93)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $461,000 ($145.24)
    Other - Water Utilities: $266,000 ($83.81)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $2,000 ($0.63)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $77,000 ($24.26)
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000 ($2.21)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,417,000 ($446.44)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $506,000 ($159.42)
    Other: $277,000 ($87.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $139,000 ($43.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $97,000 ($30.56)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $9,000 ($2.84)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $376,000 ($118.46)
    Sewerage: $87,000 ($27.41)
    Water Utilities: $23,000 ($7.25)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $143,000 ($45.05)
    General Revenue - Other: $31,000 ($9.77)
    Rents: $10,000 ($3.15)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($0.63)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $562,000 ($177.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $134,000 ($42.22)
    Other: $10,000 ($3.15)
  • Tax - Property: $440,000 ($138.63)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $327,000 ($103.02)
    Other Selective Sales: $278,000 ($87.59)
    Other: $77,000 ($24.26)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $617,000 ($194.39)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $487,000 ($153.43)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $130,000 ($40.96)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $764,000 ($240.71)

7.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,334 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.63%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

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 Greenville County, SC  2.19% ($48,958 average AGI)
from Anderson County, SC  1.26% ($48,932)
from Oconee County, SC  0.63% ($57,460)


7.36% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,652 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.36%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($134 average AGI)
Pickens County:

0.06%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Greenville County, SC  1.89% ($43,429 average AGI)
to Anderson County, SC  1.43% ($45,702)
to Oconee County, SC  0.65% ($49,603)

Businesses in Liberty, SC

  • CVS: 1
  • Domino's Pizza: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Liberty:

  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTBI (1540 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PICKENS, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WELP (1360 AM; 5 kW; EASLEY, SC)
  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)
  • WGVL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYRD (1330 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WANS (1280 AM; 5 kW; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: FM 103 INC.)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WDAB (1580 AM; 5 kW; TRAVELERS REST, SC; Owner: DABNEY-ADAMSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMUU (1260 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Liberty:

  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBZT-FM (96.7 FM; MAULDIN, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WOLI (103.9 FM; EASLEY, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCCP-FM (104.9 FM; CLEMSON, SC; Owner: GOLDEN CORNERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTBI-FM (91.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE BAPTIST BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Liberty:

  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNTV (Channel 29; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W05AO (Channel 5; PICKENS, SC; Owner: WLOS LICENSEE, LLC)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Liberty: William A. McWhorter.

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
  • 40Number of bridges
  • 410ft / 125mTotal length
  • $6,197,000Total costs
  • 168,569Total average daily traffic
  • 12,275Total average daily truck traffic
  • 153,449Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Liberty, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 221960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Liberty, SC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

130 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Liberty)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Liberty, SC)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Liberty)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1472T , Serial Number: 28R-7235298, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 07/28/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 03/11/2019
    Registrant (Co-Owned): William T Edwards, 406 Davis Rd, Liberty, SC 29657, Other Owners: Douglas G Coghlan
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3259F , Serial Number: 670052, Airworthiness Date: 07/13/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 01/08/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Scott J Brown, 104 Golden Springs Dr, Liberty, SC 29657
  • Aircraft: JUST AIRCRAFT ESCAPADE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3799A , Serial Number: JAESC0051, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 12/08/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 09/04/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Hubert D Patrick, 226 Melton Rd, Liberty, SC 29657
  • Aircraft: ROCKWELL INTERNATIONAL 112TC (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 128 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4618W , Serial Number: 13108, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 10/07/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 04/30/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Leslie Jr Guiher, 151 Greenbriar Dr, Liberty, SC 29657
  • Aircraft: PERSON ROBERT G ZENITH CH750 CRUZER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 750MR , Serial Number: C7510318, Certificate Issue Date: 04/17/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Great Planes Flying Club LLC, 102 Alta Vista Dr, Liberty, SC 29657
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7545W , Serial Number: 28-1478, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 12/10/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 04/09/2002
    Registrant (LLC): 7545w LLC, Po Box 687, Liberty, SC 29657
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 74584 , Serial Number: 1895, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 09/21/1961, Certificate Issue Date: 09/24/2013
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Charles M Trotter, 193 Rices Creek Rd, Liberty, SC 29657, Other Owners: Melissa R Trotter
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/08/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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$104,1315$100,72013$108,2951$33,2102$64,8501$24,650
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$33,3901$38,4601$95,0901$32,3400$01$32,860
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$61,7901$182,1409$110,1241$58,3800$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$64,3300$05$118,9341$71,6700$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$63,9800$02$88,8000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0110.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$96,1401$205,040
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$95,090
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$77,260
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0110.02

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

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 71. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 141 took place in 2007, and the least - 25 in 2015. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Liberty, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (48.2%), and Structure Fires (31.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Liberty, SC
    • 51348.2%Outside Fires
    • 33331.3%Structure Fires
    • 15914.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 605.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Liberty, SC
Most common first names in Liberty, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James10870.0 years
William8470.5 years
John6672.4 years
Mary6175.0 years
George3374.7 years
Charles3267.6 years
Robert3162.8 years
Betty2370.2 years
Joseph2270.8 years
David2162.4 years
Most common last names in Liberty, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6073.6 years
Gilstrap3773.9 years
Kelley2576.6 years
Moore2565.3 years
Gillespie2473.8 years
Porter2476.4 years
Davis2175.8 years
Watson2078.2 years
Ellenburg2076.8 years
Alexander1970.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Liberty, SC
  • 53.1%Utility gas
  • 41.8%Electricity
  • 3.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Liberty, SC
  • 77.8%Electricity
  • 13.7%Utility gas
  • 8.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Liberty compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 8 pilots and 21 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Oliver S. Pahila (6)
  • Thomas Multer (6)
  • Jonathan Carl Thatcher (5)
  • John Brandon Macmillan (4)
  • John Tow (4)
  • John C. Maters (4)
  • George S. Polan (4)
  • Thomas L. Multer (3)
  • Xiaofei Jiang (3)

Total of 62 patent applications in 2008-2021.