Liberty, Mississippi

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Liberty, Mississippi

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Liberty Affordability of Rents
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Liberty Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Liberty Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Liberty Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Liberty, Mississippi

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 9 8
Senior Citizens 8 10
Male Share of the Population 6 9
Female Share of the Population 5 2
Age of the Population 5 9
Well-Paid Single Men 4 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 1
Well-Paid Single Women 3 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 9
Average Household Size 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 9
Median Family Income 3 7
People Above Poverty 2 7
People in Middle Class or Better 1 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 5 6
Working at Home 1 3
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
Housing Recently Built 7 5

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Liberty Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 52 miles N of Baton Rouge, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 94 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Amite
Standard Zip Codes 39645
Phone Area Codes 601
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.158
Longitude -90.812

Liberty Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station LIBERTY 5 W
Distance 5.2 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 58 F
Apr Temp 50 to 76 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 79 F
Annual Precip 63.1 inches
Distance 21.8 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 58 F
Apr Temp 50 to 78 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 61.6 inches
Station CLINTON 5 SE
Distance 25.3 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 59 F
Apr Temp 54 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 63.1 inches
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Liberty Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 633 100%
Male 306 48.3%
Female 327 51.7%
Under 18 152 24%
18+ 481 76%
65+ 129 20.4%
Median Age 36.8
Average Family Size 2.96
White 470 74.2%
African-American 153 24.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 7 1.1%
Mixed Race 3 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 1.9%

Estimated Liberty Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 686
Growth 53
Growth % 8.4%

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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 40.1%
US/American 21.2%
English 10%
Scotch-Irish 8.6%
French Canadian 4.1%
Irish 3.8%
German 3.3%
Scottish 3.1%
French (except Basque) 2.1%
Italian 1.7%
African 1%
Dutch 1%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Liberty 633 $35,179
Bude 1,037 $25,000
Centreville 1,680 $18,077
Crosby 360 $16,917
Gloster 1,073 $23,750
Magnolia 2,071 $25,069
McComb 13,337 $27,758
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Liberty High Schools (2004)

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A Title I School.
Serves 379 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.7

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