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Liberty County Demographics


Information is taken from the U.S. Census Bureau's QuickFacts data set for 2015.
Liberty County statistics are available at census.gov.


Population

Population estimates, July 1, 2015, (V2015): 79,654
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2015): 75,646
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2015, (V2015): 5.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010: 75,643

Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2015, (V2015): 29,811
Housing units, April 1, 2010: 28,759
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2011-2015: 75.4%
Median gross rent, 2011-2015: $762

Families and Living Arrangements
Households, 2011-2015: 25,319
Persons per household, 2011-2015: 2.82
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2011-2015: 17.7%

Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2011-2015: 76.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2011-2015: 9.6%

Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2011-2015: 52.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2011-2015: 40.7%
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000): 239,118
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000): 796,648
Total retail sales per capita, 2012: $10,404

Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2011-2015: 34.2

Income and Poverty
Median household income (in 2015 dollars), 2011-2015: $48,729
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2015 dollars), 2011-2015: $21,194
Persons in poverty, percent: 15.8%

Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2014: 1,060
Total employment, 2014: 13,274
Total annual payroll, 2014 ($1,000): 542,762
Total employment, percent change, 2013-2014: 7.2%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2014: 4,961
All firms, 2012: 5,143
Men-owned firms, 2012: 2,761
Women-owned firms, 2012: 1,742
Minority-owned firms, 2012: 1,446
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012: 3,535
Veteran-owned firms, 2012: 483
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012: 4,447