Living in Liberal, KS

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Liberal SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
3
Commute
9.5

Liberal, KS Cost Of Living

85
Liberal's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Liberal, Kansas Info Snack

Liberal is the county seat of Seward County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 20,525.
Population
20,251
Unemployment
5.1%
Poverty
17.2%
Median Home
$100,000
Median Income
$47,096
Median Rent
$743

Liberal, KS Photos

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Rankings for Liberal in Kansas

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Map Of Liberal, KS

Population over time in Liberal

Year Population % Change
2017 20,251 -1.7%
2016 20,607 -0.5%
2015 20,709 -0.5%
2014 20,819 -0.1%
2013 20,846 1.0%
2012 20,633 -0.3%
2011 20,687 0.2%
2010 20,640 1.6%
2009 20,308 -

Race / Ethnicity in Liberal

White
28.4% (5,743)
African American
5.6% (1,132)
American Indian
0.7% (136)
Asian
3.2% (644)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.7% (144)
Hispanic
61.5% (12,452)
Race Liberal KS USA
White 28.4% 76.1% 61.1%
African American 5.6% 5.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.7% 0.7% 0.7%
Asian 3.2% 2.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.7% 2.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 61.5% 11.7% 17.8%

Household Income For Liberal, Kansas

Less than $10,000
7.7% (155,753)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.9% (98,890)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.3% (188,510)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.8% (238,883)
$35,000 to $49,999
20.8% (421,522)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.9% (362,496)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.1% (244,445)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.4% (230,848)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.6% (53,153)
$200,000 or more
1.5% (30,594)
Income Liberal KS USA
Less than $10,000 7.7% 5.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.9% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.3% 9.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.8% 10.2% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 20.8% 14.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.9% 18.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.1% 13.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.4% 14.2% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.6% 5.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.5% 4.9% 7.0%

Gender in Liberal

Female
48.9% (9,903)
Male
51.1% (10,347)
Gender Liberal KS USA
Female 48.9% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 51.1% 49.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Liberal for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
18.0% (3,645)
9-12th Grade
13.0% (2,632)
High School / GED
32.0% (6,480)
Some College
18.0% (3,645)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (1,620)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (1,620)
Master's Degree
2.0% (405)
Professional Degree
1.0% (202)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Liberal KS USA
< 9th Grade 18.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 13.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 32.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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