Liberty, MO

30,239 Population
28.9 square miles 1,046.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.5%
was 0.5%
 
Population Density
1,046.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
48.7%
was 47.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
2.0%
was 2.5%
 
Percent Under 18
24.5%
was 24.6%
 
Percent 65 and Over
13.0%
was 12.3%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.4
was 4.4
Ranked 9th Lowest in MO
Percent Living in Poverty
7.3%
was 8.8%
 
Median Household Income
$68,480
was $65,210
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
39.6
42.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
6.5
was 3.3
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
208.7
was 193.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,943.4
was 1,790
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
11,567
was 11,564
 
Median Rent
$793
was $810
 
Total Building Permits
39
was 33
 
Occupied Housing Units
10,829
was 10,781
 
Homeownership Rate
74.7%
was 73.5%
 
Single Family Building Permits
39
was 31
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
400.5
was 400.4
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
21.2%
was 21.5%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 2
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.7
was 2.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
3.4
was 2.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.3
was 1.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
93.5%
was 91.7%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
86.2%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
93.7%
was 93.2%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
37.0%
was 36.7%
 

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