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Liberty, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Liberty had a population of 4,332 as of July 1, 2019. Liberty ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Liberty is located at latitude 41.8012 and longitude -74.7466 in Sullivan County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Liberty encompass a land area of 2.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sullivan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,506 feet.

The Village of Liberty (GNIS ID: 2390940) 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 Village of Liberty is located within Town of Liberty, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sullivan County.


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Liberty, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Liberty, NY Housing Affordability Index is 148
State of New York Housing Affordability Index is 85
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Liberty, NY Wealth Index is 63
State of New York Wealth Index is 109
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 4,332 (100%)
Population in Households 4,180 (96.5%)
Population in Families 3,100 (71.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 152 ( 3.5%)
Population Density 1,653
Diversity Index2 73
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,870
Average Household Income $65,765
Per Capita Income $25,414
Wealth Index4 63

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,200 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 881 (40.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 861 (39.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 458 (20.8%)
Median Home Value $111,860
Housing Affordability Index3 148
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,742
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 1,001
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.15% -0.25%
Households -0.17% -0.27%
Families 0.36% -0.38%
Median Household Income   3.52%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

Liberty, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Liberty to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 389 68th
Population Density # 499 58th
Diversity Index # 67 94th
Median Household Income # 1079 10th
Per Capita Income # 918 23rd

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