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Liberty, Illinois

Liberty is a village located in Adams County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 519.


\nLiberty is located at 39°52'48" North, 91°6'29" West (39.879948, -91.108137)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.0 km² (0.4 mi²). 1.0 km² (0.4 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 519 people, 212 households, and 159 families residing in the village. The population density is 541.6/km² (1,386.7/mi²). There are 231 housing units at an average density of 241.1/km² (617.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 99.81% White, 0.00% African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.00% from two or more races. 0.19% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 212 households out of which 30.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.0% are married couples living together, 13.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% are non-families. 22.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.45 and the average family size is 2.79. In the village the population is spread out with 23.7% under the age of 18, 10.4% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 27.7% from 45 to 64, and 12.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 95.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 86.8 males. The median income for a household in the village is $36,417, and the median income for a family is $39,773. Males have a median income of $31,071 versus $20,962 for females. The per capita income for the village is $16,565. 12.2% of the population and 10.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 9.8% are under the age of 18 and 40.7% are 65 or older.