Liberty, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Liberty, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Liberty had a population of 3,173 as of July 1, 2015. Liberty ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Liberty is located at latitude 34.791 and longitude -82.7014 in Pickens County. The formal boundaries for the City of Liberty (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Pickens County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 984 feet.

The City of Liberty (GNIS ID: 2404925) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Liberty: Salubrity.

City of Liberty, SC Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 3,173
Population in Households 3,169
Population in Familes 2,628
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 713
Diversity Index2 27
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,342
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 913
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,513 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 982 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 359 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 171 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $101,597
Average Home Value $107,390
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,746
Average Household Income $44,613
Per Capita Income $18,244
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.57% -0.3%
Households -0.46% -0.28%
Families 0.34% -0.35%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   2.77%
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, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Liberty to the other 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina 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 # 129 68th
Population Density1 # 181 54th
Diversity Index2 # 352 11th
Median Household Income # 202 49th
Per Capita Income # 223 44th

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