Income/capita 31%
Household income 5%
Unemployment 82%
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Income per capita$20,473$31,502$29,829
Median household income$52,609$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,250$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$53,021$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$40,216$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$20,781$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate0.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level7.3%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Liberty is 31% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Liberty is 5% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Liberty is 82% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Liberty is 51% lower than the national average

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      Liberty median earnings by income bracket

      Liberty employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry1.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector31.9%5.4%
      Financial & insurance services3.4%4.6%
      Wholesale & retail services9.2%24.6%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities26.9%6.2%
      Education, health & social services18.5%36.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mound Station, IL158$63,75015.2%
      Mendon, IL935$53,9712.4%
      Kinderhook, IL315$51,8186.3%
      Payson, IL1,242$48,18212.9%
      Ursa, IL619$47,77813.6%
      Liberty, IL504$52,6094.9%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Whittemore, IA504$50,2789.1%
      Dearing, KS504$47,61413.9%
      Scammon, KS504$41,25025.4%
      Scandia, KS504$47,29214.5%
      Bethel, MN504$68,75024.3%
      Liberty, IL504$52,6094.9%
      Source: The Liberty, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).