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People

Total Population 3,298
Male Share of the Population 72.3%
Female Share of the Population 27.7%
Senior Citizens 11.8%
Employed Population 16+ 542
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 30.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,198
% Above Poverty Level 74%
% Below Poverty Level 26%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.3%
Median Gross Rent $433
Median House Value $145,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.2%
US/American 0%
English 10.5%
Irish 18%

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

West Liberty Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 56 miles SW of Huntington, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 66 miles E of Lexington, Kentucky
County Morgan
Standard Zip Codes 41472
Phone Area Codes 606
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.921
Longitude -83.259

West Liberty 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 WEST LIBERTY
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 43 F
Apr Temp 37 to 68 F
Jul Temp 61 to 87 F
Oct Temp 38 to 70 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Station FARMERS 2 S
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 41 F
Apr Temp 40 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 69 F
Annual Precip 47.3 inches
Station HEIDELBERG
Distance 37.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 42 F
Apr Temp 39 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 69 F
Annual Precip 48.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Blairs Mill (41472)

Blaze (41472)

Caney (41472)

Cottle (41472)

Dingus (41472)

Elamton (41472)

Index (41472)

Lenox (41472)

Matthew (41472)

Mima (41472)

Moon (41472)

Relief (41472)

Silverhill (41472)

Stacy Fork (41472)

White Oak (41472)

Yocum (41472)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Campton 574 $20,682
Frenchburg 517 $0
Morehead 6,938 $57,750
Salyersville 1,754 $31,544
Sandy Hook 548 $27,813
Wellington 506 $113,125

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

West Liberty Public Libraries

Library
John F. Kennedy Memorial Library
408 PRESTONSBURG STREET
West Liberty, Kentucky
(606) 743-4151
Library Web Site

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West Liberty Hospitals

MORGAN COUNTY ARH
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
476 LIBERTY ROAD
(606) 743-3186
Emergency Service: Yes

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West Liberty High Schools

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MORGAN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
150 ROAD TO SUCCESS
606-743-8052
A Title I School.
Serves 674 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.6

WOODSBEND BOYS CAMP ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCH
163 WOODSBEND BOY CAMP
606-743-3177
A Non-traditional School
Serves 34 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 6.8

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