Liberty, Kentucky

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Liberty, Kentucky

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High Points

Liberty strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kentucky):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Liberty Affordability of Rents
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Liberty Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Liberty Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Liberty, Kentucky

Comparing Liberty to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kentucky (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Racial Diversity 4 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 1 1
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 4 5
People in Middle Class or Better 1 2
Median Family Income 1 2
People Above Poverty 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 7 7
Public Transportation Use 6 4
Working at Home 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 9
Housing Recently Built 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 8 7

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Liberty Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 52 miles SW of Lexington, Kentucky
County Casey
Standard Zip Codes 42539
Phone Area Codes 606
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.318
Longitude -84.939

Liberty Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.3 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 43 F
Apr Temp 41 to 68 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 70 F
Annual Precip 52.2 inches
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 43 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 52.1 inches
Distance 22 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 43 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 53 inches
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Liberty Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,850 100%
Male 799 43.2%
Female 1,051 56.8%
Under 18 332 17.9%
18+ 1,518 82.1%
65+ 518 28%
Median Age 46.8
Average Family Size 2.65
White 1,816 98.2%
African-American 13 0.7%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.2%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 14 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.4%

Estimated Liberty Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,892
Growth 42
Growth % 2.3%

Liberty Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 38.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.9%
Irish 16.7%
English 10.6%
German 6.2%
Scotch-Irish 3.7%
Polish 1.6%
European 1.5%
African 0.6%
Scottish 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Liberty, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Clementsville (42539)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Liberty 1,850 $27,105
Bradfordsville 304 $21,250
Eubank 358 $19,625
Hustonville 347 $45,000
Russell Springs 2,399 $26,464
Science Hill 634 $43,125
Stanford 3,430 $32,550

Liberty Public Libraries

Casey County Public Library
Liberty, Kentucky
(606) 787-9381
Library Web Site

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Liberty Hospitals

(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
(606) 787-6275
Emergency Service: Yes

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Liberty High Schools (2004)

1841 E KY 70
Serves 713 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.6

Liberty Colleges

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City, State Similarity   1 Person Houses 65+ College Grads Commute Minutes Family Income Kids 0-4 Non White Pop. Poverty Prop. Crime Seasonal Housing Viol. Crime
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1. Waynesboro, Tennessee 85.4   35.9% 19.9% 11.5% 22 $33,917 6% 3% 2,228 16.3% 27.8 0.7% 5.8
2. St. Marys, West Virginia 82.3   31.5% 20.8% 15.8% 22 $37,621 5.5% 1.4% 2,017 15.3% 2.5 0.4% 4.5
3. Hancock, New York 80   32.4% 24.4% 13.9% 20 $36,083 4.4% 3.1% 1,189 15.6% 16.8 5.1% 5.9
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