Liberty, MO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Liberty, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Liberty had a population of 30,116 as of July 1, 2018. Liberty ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Liberty is located at latitude 39.2393 and longitude -94.4189 in Clay County. The formal boundaries for the City of Liberty (see map below) encompass a land area of 28.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Clay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 879 feet.

The City of Liberty (GNIS ID: 2395700) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Liberty is located within Township of Liberty, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clay County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Liberty population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Liberty: White Hall Fields.

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Liberty, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 30,116
Population in Households 28,763
Population in Familes 24,070
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,353
Population Density2 1,043
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $72,491
Average Household Income $90,466
Per Capita Income $33,821


Total Housing Units 11,411 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,802 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,092 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 517 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $187,353
Average Home Value $230,603


Total Households 10,894
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 7,682
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.4% 0.64%
Households 0.35% 0.61%
Families 0.2% 0.51%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

Liberty, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Liberty to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 23 98th
Population Density # 339 67th
Diversity Index # 179 83rd
Median Household Income # 91 91st
Per Capita Income # 105 90th

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