Liberty, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Liberty, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Liberty had a population of 678 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Liberty is located at latitude 31.1619 and longitude -90.7983 in Amite County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Liberty (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Amite County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 338 feet.

The Town of Liberty (GNIS ID: 2406016) 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.

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, 2015.

Town of Liberty, MS Boundary Map

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Liberty, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 678
Population in Households 574
Population in Familes 474
Population in Group Qrtrs 104
Population Density1 329
Diversity Index2 46
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 250
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 161
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 317 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 179 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 71 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $91,333
Average Home Value $106,320
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,077
Average Household Income $41,269
Per Capita Income $15,860
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.35% -0.84%
Households -1.17% -0.9%
Families -0.81% -1.01%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   2.2%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Liberty, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Liberty to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 233 36th
Population Density1 # 247 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 185 49th
Median Household Income # 251 31st
Per Capita Income # 235 35th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.