Liberal, Barton County, Missouri

Liberal: City in Missouri

About

Liberal is a city located in the county of Barton in the U.S. state of Missouri. Its population at the 2010 census was 759 and a population density of 350 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 702 inhabitants.

The city was created 142 years ago in 1879.

Quick Facts about Liberal

Population : 702 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri (United States)
County : Barton County
Postal code : 64762
Phone Area Codes : 417
Area : 2.17 km2
Altitude : 902 feet / 275 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1880 (142 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 15:10:57 (5th December 2022)
Density : 323 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.12% (2010-2020)

Geography

Liberal is located at 37°33'29"N 94°31'12"W (37.5581000, -94.5199600).

Liberal map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Liberal decreased by 8.12% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 759 - census
2011 755 -0.53% estimation process
2012 752 -0.4% estimation process
2013 745 -0.94% estimation process
2014 733 -1.64% estimation process
2015 723 -1.38% estimation process
2016 724 0.14% estimation process
2017 722 -0.28% estimation process
2018 722 0% estimation process
2019 721 -0.14% estimation process
2020 702 -2.71% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 6,094
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 5,921
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 2.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 6,687
April 1, 2010 Population : 5,916
People under 5 years old, percentage : 10.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 30.5%
People over 65 (%) : 13.9%
Female persons, % : 53.3%
White only, percent : 97.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 0.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 96.7%
2015-2019 Veterans : 275
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.6%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 77.2%

Liberal zip code is 64762. County name: Barton, County fips: 29011

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 77.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $178,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,391
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $482
2015-2019 median gross rent : $859
2015-2019 Households : 2,412
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.50
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 88.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 82.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 94.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 2.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 74.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 72.4%
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 87,348
2012 total retail sales per capita : $14,580
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $63,566
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $29,785
Percentage of people living in poverty : 4.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 512
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 228
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 210
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 494
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 52
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 445
2010 population per square mile : 1,946.2
2010 land area in square miles : 3.04
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 63.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $135,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $984
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $460
2015-2019 median gross rent : $693
2015-2019 Households : 4,050
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.11
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 7.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 77.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 92.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 2.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.0%
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 226,316
2012 total retail sales per capita : $26,130
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $49,790
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $29,477
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 753
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 441
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 195
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 685
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 96
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 603
2010 population per square mile : 1,707.2
2010 land area in square miles : 5.02

Schools in Liberal

College & universities near Liberal, MO

Code Name City ZIP
155681 Pittsburg State University Pittsburg (KS) 66762

Post offices near Liberal

Post Office Name City ZIP
Liberal Post Office Liberal (MO) 64762

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Barton County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Barton County , MO.

City Name Population Title
Lamar 4,233 City in Missouri
Golden City 710 City in Barton County, Missouri, United States
Nashville 363 Township in Barton County, Missouri
Mindenmines 342 City in Barton County, Missouri, United States
Newport 315 Unincorporated community in Missouri
Lamar Heights 173 Human settlement in Barton County, Missouri, United States of America
Milford 23 Village in Barton County, Missouri, United States of America