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People

Total Population 739
Male Share of the Population 50.1%
Female Share of the Population 49.9%
Senior Citizens 17.3%
Employed Population 16+ 307
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 50.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,550
% Above Poverty Level 85.1%
% Below Poverty Level 14.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.3%
Median Gross Rent $470
Median House Value $46,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.2%
US/American 0%
English 4.3%
Irish 13%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Liberal Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 71 miles W of Springfield, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 106 miles S of Kansas City, Missouri
County Barton
Standard Zip Codes 64762
Phone Area Codes 417
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.558
Longitude -94.519

Liberal Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LAMAR
Distance 14.5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 41 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 48.6 inches
Station NEVADA WATER PLANT
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Station LOCKWOOD
Distance 33.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Asbury 171 $50,000
Bronaugh 219 $32,045
Jasper 987 $35,375
Lamar 4,457 $49,855

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Liberal High Schools

LIBERAL HIGH
205 N PAYNE
417-843-2125
Serves 158 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.1

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