West Liberty, Kentucky

West Liberty: City in Morgan County, Kentucky

About

West Liberty is a city located in the county of Morgan in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,435 and a population density of 269 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,407 inhabitants.

West Liberty locator map
Location of West Liberty on Kentucky map.

Quick Facts about West Liberty

Population : 3,407 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
County : Morgan County
Postal code : 41472
Phone Area Codes : 606
Area : 12.79 km2
Altitude : 817 feet / 249 meters
Capital city : West Liberty is capital of Morgan County
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 05:01:15 (26th May 2024)
Density : 266 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.82% (2010-2020)
Downtown West Liberty  Kentucky image
Downtown West Liberty Kentucky
Downtown West Liberty  Kentucky image

Geography

West Liberty is located at 37°55'17"N 83°15'35"W (37.9214800, -83.2596200).

West Liberty map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of West Liberty decreased by 0.82% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,435 - census
2011 3,306 -3.9% estimation process
2012 3,229 -2.38% estimation process
2013 3,253 0.74% estimation process
2014 3,270 0.52% estimation process
2015 3,277 0.21% estimation process
2016 3,315 1.15% estimation process
2017 3,306 -0.27% estimation process
2018 3,495 5.41% estimation process
2019 3,520 0.71% estimation process
2020 3,407 -3.32% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 7,988
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 6,369
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 25.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 8,516
April 1, 2010 Population : 6,350
People under 5 years old, percentage : 10.3%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.4%
People over 65 (%) : 14.8%
Female persons, % : 50.2%
White only, percent : 76.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 17.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.6%
Asians alone % : 0.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 6.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 71.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 829
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.2%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 59.1%

West Liberty zip code is 41472. County name: Morgan, County fips: 21175

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 59.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $202,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,461
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $425
2015-2019 median gross rent : $815
2015-2019 Households : 2,891
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.56
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 6.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 88.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 92.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 35.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.1%
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 150,307
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 307,220
2012 total retail sales per capita : $46,115
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $54,597
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $24,909
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 698
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 361
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 159
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 175
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 447
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 55
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 519
2010 population per square mile : 746.2
2010 land area in square miles : 8.51

People born in West Liberty (2)

People born in West Liberty, including skeptical investigator Joe Nickell, politician Joseph M. Kendall, .

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Schools in West Liberty

College & universities near West Liberty, KY

Code Name City ZIP
157386 Morehead State University Morehead (KY) 40351
157030 Kentucky Mountain Bible College Jackson (KY) 41339
157553 Big Sandy Community and Technical College Prestonsburg (KY) 41653
157100 Kentucky Christian University Grayson (KY) 41143-1199

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near West Liberty, KY

Code Name Address Type
AKY Ashland Transportation Center 99 15th Street RAIL
HUN Huntington 1050 8th Avenue RAIL
MAY Maysville West Front St & Rosemary Clooney St RAIL
SPM South Portsmouth–South Shore station Main St & US 23 RAIL

Post offices near West Liberty

Post Office Name City ZIP
West Liberty Post Office West Liberty (KY) 41472
Malon Post Office Malone (KY) 41451
Miz Post Office Mize (KY) 41352
Cannel City Post Office Cannel City (KY) 41408
Crock Post Office Crockett (KY) 41413

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Distance to Other Cities

West Liberty distances to largest Kentucky cities