Liberty, Illinois

Liberty: Village in Illinois, United States

About

Liberty is a village located in the county of Adams in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 516 and a population density of 1,358 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 500 inhabitants.

The village was created 202 years ago in 1821.

Liberty locator map
Location of Liberty on Illinois map.

Quick Facts about Liberty

Population : 500 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Adams County
Postal code : 62347
Plate code : 217
Area : 0.38 km2
Establishment : January 01, 1822 (202 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 03:13:28 (24th May 2024)
Density : 1,316 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.2% (2010-2020)
Adams County Illinois Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Liberty Highlighted locator map image
Adams County Illinois Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Liberty Highlighted
Adams County Illinois Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Liberty Highlighted locator map image

Geography

Liberty is located at 39°52'46"N 91°6'29"W (39.8794900, -91.1079200).

Liberty map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Liberty decreased by 3.2% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 516 - census
2011 521 0.96% estimation process
2012 521 0% estimation process
2013 519 -0.39% estimation process
2014 519 0% estimation process
2015 518 -0.19% estimation process
2016 515 -0.58% estimation process
2017 511 -0.78% estimation process
2018 507 -0.79% estimation process
2019 503 -0.8% estimation process
2020 500 -0.6% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 7,827
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 7,342
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 6.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 8,298
April 1, 2010 Population : 7,291
People under 5 years old, percentage : 11.1%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 31.7%
People over 65 (%) : 12.6%
Female persons, % : 50.8%
White only, percent : 86.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 2.0%
Asians alone % : 1.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.1%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 50.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 46.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 390
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 22.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 51.5%

Liberty zip code is 62347. County name: Adams, County fips: 17001

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 51.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $208,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,236
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $347
2015-2019 median gross rent : $910
2015-2019 Households : 2,552
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.98
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 92.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 44.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 75.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 70.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 10.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 12.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 9,813
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 100,101
2012 total retail sales per capita : $13,534
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $44,046
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $17,858
Percentage of people living in poverty : 25.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 478
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 232
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 160
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 198
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 256
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 38
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 335
2010 population per square mile : 2,453.8
2010 land area in square miles : 2.97

People born in Liberty (1)

former CIA agent George A. Doole Jr. was born in Liberty

Schools in Liberty

College & universities near Liberty, IL

Code Name City ZIP
146278 John Wood Community College Quincy (IL) 62305-8736

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Liberty, IL

Code Name Address Type
QCY Quincy North 30th St. and Wisman Lane RAIL
MAC Macomb 120 East Calhoun Street RAIL
FMD Fort Madison station 1601 20th Street RAIL
BRL Burlington 300 South Main Street RAIL
LAP La Plata 535 N. Owensby St. RAIL

Post offices near Liberty

Post Office Name City ZIP
Liberty Post Office Liberty (IL) 62347

Other places with the same name (19)

Other cities in Adams County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Adams County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Quincy 39,589 County seat of Adams County, Illinois, United States
Spring Valley 5,065 City in Illinois, United States
Adams 1,536 Civil town in Adams County, Wisconsin
Kingston 1,160 Village in Illinois, USA
Camp Point 1,080 Village in Adams County, Illinois, United States
Payson 980 Village in Illinois, United States
Mendon 948 Village in Illinois
Burton 862 Human settlement in United States of America
Clayton 668 City in Illinois, United States of America
Golden 611 City in Illinois, United States of America
Ursa 596 Village in Adams County, Illinois, United States
Fall Creek 513 Unincorporated community in Illinois, United States
Beverly 390 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Richfield 389 Township in Adams County, Illinois
Loraine 278 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Plainville 253 Village in the United States