Liberty, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Liberty, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Liberty had a population of 2,866 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 North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Liberty is located at latitude 35.855 and longitude -79.5693 in Randolph County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Liberty (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Randolph County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 784 feet.

The Town of Liberty (GNIS ID: 2406017) 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 Town of Liberty is located within Township of Liberty, a minor civil division (MCD) of Randolph County.

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


Total Population 2,866
Population in Households 2,854
Population in Familes 2,338
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 915
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $38,209
Average Household Income $47,500
Per Capita Income $19,221


Total Housing Units 1,328 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 777 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 390 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 160 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $122,253
Average Home Value $171,598


Total Households 1,168
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 747
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.93% 0.88%
Households 0.83% 0.81%
Families 0.83% 0.71%
Median Household Income   3.35%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Liberty, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Liberty to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina 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 # 258 65th
Population Density # 257 65th
Diversity Index # 126 83rd
Median Household Income # 501 32nd
Per Capita Income # 604 18th

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