Liberty County, FL

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2022 Population
7,704
3.54% 1-year decline
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
39.6
0.253% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
21.8%
6.27% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$51,723
21.9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$113,300
10.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Liberty County, FL had a population of 7.7k people with a median age of 39.6 and a median household income of $51,723. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Liberty County, FL declined from 7,987 to 7,704, a −3.54% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,438 to $51,723, a 21.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Liberty County, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (72.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.86%), White (Hispanic) (3.62%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.67%).

None of the households in Liberty County, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.8% of the residents in Liberty County, FL are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Liberty County, FL was $113,300, and the homeownership rate was 80.6%.

Most people in Liberty County, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31 minutes. The average car ownership in Liberty County, FL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Liberty County, FL is home to a population of 7.7k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.26% of Liberty County, FL residents were born outside of the country (251 people).

In 2022, there were 4.88 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.58k people) in Liberty County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.14k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 297 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.8%
2022 Citizenship
99.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.8% of Liberty County, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Liberty County, FL was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Liberty County, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    5.58k ± 290
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.14k ± 220
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    297 ± 121
7.83%
Hispanic Population
603 people

In 2022, there were 4.88 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.58k people) in Liberty County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.14k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 297 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.83% of the people in Liberty County, FL are hispanic (603 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Liberty County, FL as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.26%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
251 people
2.77%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
221 people

As of 2022, 3.26% of Liberty County, FL residents (251 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Liberty County, FL was 2.77%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    134 ± 62
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    93 ± 60
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    55 ± 57

Liberty County, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.44 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Liberty County, FL employs 2.55k people. The largest industries in Liberty County, FL are Public Administration (450 people), Retail Trade (380 people), and Construction (310 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($88,188), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($78,750), and Public Administration ($49,118).

Occupations

2.55k
2022 Value
± 348
−2.12%
1 Year decline
± 21.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Liberty County, FL declined at a rate of −2.12%, from 2.6k employees to 2.55k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Liberty County, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (279 people), Sales & Related Occupations (246 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (200 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Liberty County, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.55k
2022 Value
± 348
−2.12%
1 Year decline
± 21.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Liberty County, FL declined at a rate of −2.12%, from 2.6k employees to 2.55k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Liberty County, FL, are Public Administration (450 people), Retail Trade (380 people), and Construction (310 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Liberty County, FL, though some of these residents may live in Liberty County, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$40,000
Median earning men ± $5,458
$30,170
Median earning women ± $10,198

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($60,764), Other Services Except Public Administration ($55,350), and Public Administration ($52,315).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($79,375), Construction ($56,063), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($45,479).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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4.23%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.69M people employed in Florida. This represents a 4.23% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.6%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Florida.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 27
    Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting, and Mining
  2. 23
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 20
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Liberty County, FL went to Donald J. Trump with 79.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (19.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.393%).

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing the state of Florida. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Florida

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Marco Rubio
Senator from Florida3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Rick Scott
Senator from Florida1
Assumed office on January 8, 2019
Inauguration delayed in order to finish his term as Governor of Florida.

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing Florida.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Florida

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Florida have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.19% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.2% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (4.97M), Some college (3.58M), and Bachelors Degree (3.32M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Liberty County, FL was $113,300 in 2022, which is 0.402 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $102,500 to $113,300, a 10.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Liberty County, FL is 80.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Liberty County, FL have an average commute time of 31 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Liberty County, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$113,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$13,159
$1,973
Median Property Taxes
±$251

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Liberty County, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Liberty County, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

80.6%
Homeownership
2022
67.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 80.6% of the housing units in Liberty County, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 78.8%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9501
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the tracts in Liberty County, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$51,723
Median Household Income
± $7,863
2.45k
Number of Households
± 293

In 2022, the median household income of the 2.45k households in Liberty County, FL grew to $51,723 from the previous year's value of $42,438.

The following chart displays the households in Liberty County, FL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Liberty County, FL is from Florida.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Florida
0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Florida

In 2022, the income inequality in Florida was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.285% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Florida was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Florida in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79.9%)
  2. Carpooled (13.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.58%)

In 2022, 79.9% of workers in Liberty County, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.8%) and those who worked at home (5.58%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

31 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Liberty County, FL have a longer commute time (31 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.46% of the workforce in Liberty County, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Liberty County, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Liberty County, FL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

21.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Liberty County, FL (1.38k out of 6.31k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 12 - 14.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Liberty County, FL is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

89.2% of the population of Liberty County, FL has health coverage, with 41.5% on employee plans, 23.9% on Medicaid, 12.6% on Medicare, 8.63% on non-group plans, and 2.52% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.6% were men and 54.4% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.5% under 18 years, 18.5% between 18 and 34 years, 40.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.6% were men and 54.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.8%
Uninsured
41.5%
Employer Coverage
23.9%
Medicaid
12.6%
Medicare
8.63%
Non-Group
2.52%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Liberty County, FL declined by 21.6% from 13.8% to 10.8%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Liberty County, FL.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 35.4% in Liberty County, FL.

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