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Liberty County, GA


Metropolitan Statistical Area: Hinesville, GA
Designated Market Area: Savannah, GA-SC
USDA County Type (2015): Government, Retirement Destination
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Military Posts

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2022 population: 68,030   ( 4,577 from 2010)
Land area: 516.5 square miles
Population density: 131.7 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:25,724 37.81% 5.0%
Black:28,87242.44% 11.0%
Indian:3250.48% 13.2%
Asian:1,6772.47% 8.5%
2+ races:2,7003.97% 21.8%
Hispanic:8,73212.84% 41.8%
Total non-White:42,30662.19% 16.3%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:3,049 23.4
Deaths:1,1989.2
Net Migration: 8196.3
Net Immigration: 1040.8
Change in White population:-1,361 -2.1
Change in Non-White pop.:5,938 9.4




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
63,453
27,08542.69%
26,01841.00%
2870.45%
1,5462.44%
2,2163.49%
6,1599.71%
36,36857.31%

2000
61,610
27,24444.22%
26,02542.24%
2790.45%
1,3072.12%
1,5342.49%
5,0228.15%
34,36655.78%

1990
52,745
27,90252.90%
20,38638.65%
2570.49%
1,2702.41%
n/a
2,9305.56%
24,84347.10%

1980
37,583
21,70857.76%
13,60836.21%
400.11%
7011.87%
n/a
1,4813.94%
15,87542.24%

1970
17,569
11,16963.57%
5,99034.09%
210.12%
780.44%
n/a
2551.45%
6,400 36.43%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
12,680 20.6
2,7034.4
-8,528-13.8
-681-1.1
-159 -0.3
2,002 3.2
1990's
NumberRate
14,682 27.8
2,3184.4
-12,625-23.9
5901.1
-658 -1.2
9,523 18.1
1980's
NumberRate
13,485 35.9
1,651 4.4
4,017 10.7
n/a
6,194 16.5
8,968 23.9
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
15,469 88.0
n/a
10,539 60.0
9,475 53.9

Age, Family & Household Data for Liberty County, GA

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
28.6
18,049 26.5%
49,981 73.5%
6,255 9.2%
22,975
2.75
15,862 69.0%
10,268 64.7%
2,708 17.1%
7,113 31.0%

2010
NumberPercent
27.9
19,191 30.2%
44,262 69.8%
3,971 6.3%
22,155
2.75
16,566 74.8%
10,858 65.5%
3,444 20.8%
5,589 25.2%

2000
NumberPercent
25.0
19,673 31.9%
41,937 68.1%
2,455 4.0%
19,434
2.92
15,332 78.9%
11,800 77.0%
2,152 14.0%
4,102 21.1%

1990
NumberPercent
24.0
15,970 30.3%
36,775 69.7%
1,900 3.6%
15,166
2.98
12,445 82.1%
10,265 82.5%
1,402 11.3%
2,721 17.9%

1980
NumberPercent
22.5
11,169 29.7%
26,414 70.3%
1,316 3.5%
9,739
3.09
8,221 84.4%
7,155 87.0%
631 7.7%
1,518 15.6%

2022 Housing Data for Liberty County, GA

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units26,877 
Median Value$158,400 
Occupied22,97585.5%
Vacant3,90214.5%
Owned11,05748.1%
Rented11,91851.9%
Median Rent$1,178 
Single-Family Units15,96159.4%
    Detached15,05056.0%
    Attached9113.4%
Buldings with 5+ Units3,77514.0%
Mobile Homes4,23715.8%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Liberty County, GA

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0001,7387.6%
$10,000 to $14,9996953.0%
$15,000 to $19,9997113.1%
$20,000 to $24,9999854.3%
$25,000 to $29,9991,2175.3%
$30,000 to $34,9998423.7%
$35,000 to $39,9991,3916.1%
$40,000 to $44,9991,1775.1%
$45,000 to $49,9991,4396.3%
$50,000 to $59,9992,2689.9%
$60,000 to $74,9992,44610.6%
$75,000 to $99,9993,34614.6%
$100,000 to $124,9991,7147.5%
$125,000 to $149,9991,1655.1%
$150,000 to $199,9991,2645.5%
$200,000 or more5772.5%
Median Household Income55,149 
Per Capita Income26,121 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state85 
Compared to U.S.81 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI1,1735.1%
Public Assistance3961.7%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps3,79016.5%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed20,04053.6%
Unemployed2,0095.4%
In Armed Forces5,61615.0%
Total Labor Force27,66574.0%
Not in Labor Force9,70726.0%
Real Unemployment Rate 31.3%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector7,6627,49650.5%
Non-Profit44857543.8%
Self-Employed1,17482658.7%
Local Government1,0751,20547.1%
State Government19454726.2%
Federal Government1,4651,01259.1%
Total Private + Self8,8368,32251.5%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.3,1823,33948.8%
Total12,01811,66150.8%
Pct. Govt.23.2%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts2,54810.8%
Sales and Office Occupations4,82520.4%
Professional, Technical5,16021.8%
Service Occupations4,74620.0%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1580.7%
All others6,40627.0%
White Collar 52.9%
Industry
 Number%
Retail trade3,13413.2%
Health care and social assistance2,94412.4%
Public administration2,2609.5%
Educational services2,1839.2%
Manufacturing2,1188.9%
Accommodation and food services2,0698.7%
Transportation and warehousing1,8127.7%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1,3625.8%
Professional, scientific, technical1,1985.1%
Construction1,0934.6%
Other services1,0184.3%
Finance and insurance6002.5%
Real estate and rental and leasing5682.4%
Wholesale trade4421.9%
Arts, entertainment, recreation2901.2%
Information2301.0%
Utilities1710.7%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1610.7%
Management180.1%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction140.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Liberty County, GA

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican2,9834.55%
Puerto Rican3,3695.14%
Cuban4400.67%
Dominican4800.73%
Total Central American5660.86%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan1310.20%
Honduran1420.22%
Nicaraguan500.08%
Panamanian1310.20%
Salvadoran1120.17%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American2210.34%
Argentinean70.01%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian1100.17%
Ecuadorian360.05%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian330.05%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American350.05%
Other Hispanic2410.37%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian3110.47%
Filipino2930.45%
Korean2430.37%
Japanese1310.20%
Vietnamese1110.17%
Chinese640.10%
Bangladeshi110.02%
Indonesian10.00%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English51,63887.4%
Spanish4,7498.0%
German, other Germanic7301.2%
Other Indo-European3660.6%
Other2980.5%
French, Haitian, Cajun2680.5%
Other Asian2660.5%
Korean2530.4%
Tagalog2230.4%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German4,4976.9%
Irish3,6035.5%
English3,1334.8%
American2,9734.5%
Italian1,4442.2%
Jamaican8761.3%
Scottish8591.3%
European8431.3%
African6010.9%
French5630.9%
Polish5300.8%
British3010.5%
West Indian2790.4%
Scotch-Irish2310.4%
Swedish2280.3%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen63,40796.7%
Not a citizen2,1433.3%
Native61,21893.4%
Foreign-born4,3326.6%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Liberty County, GA

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
821 2.2%2,125 5.6%12,070 32.0%15,107 40.0%5,266 13.9%2,369 6.3%
  Average years of education: 13.2
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 821 2.2%
9-12 Years 2,125 5.6%
H.S. Grad or GED 12,070 32.0%
Some College 15,107 40.0%
Bach. Degree 5,266 13.9%
Grad Degree 2,369 6.3%
Average years of education: 13.2

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Liberty County, GA

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 13,869 12,937 932 6.7% 5.4%
1991 14,157 13,460 697 4.9% 5.3%
1992 14,575 13,395 1,180 8.1% 6.6%
1993 15,174 13,795 1,379 9.1% 5.7%
1994 15,680 14,335 1,345 8.6% 5.1%
1995 15,746 14,406 1,340 8.5% 4.8%
1996 16,348 15,109 1,239 7.6% 4.6%
1997 17,181 15,926 1,255 7.3% 4.5%
1998 16,960 15,755 1,205 7.1% 4.2%
1999 17,188 16,152 1,036 6.0% 3.8%
2000 19,522 18,503 1,019 5.2% 3.5%
2001 19,769 18,782 987 5.0% 4.1%
2002 20,456 19,194 1,262 6.2% 5.3%
2003 21,008 19,840 1,168 5.6% 5.1%
2004 22,241 20,941 1,300 5.8% 5.1%
2005 22,982 21,538 1,444 6.3% 5.7%
2006 24,013 22,513 1,500 6.2% 5.1%
2007 24,257 22,885 1,372 5.7% 4.9%
2008 25,389 23,751 1,638 6.5% 6.8%
2009 26,006 23,691 2,315 8.9% 10.4%
2010 26,999 24,523 2,476 9.2% 10.7%
2011 27,536 24,989 2,547 9.2% 10.1%
2012 27,061 24,686 2,375 8.8% 9.0%
2013 26,166 23,961 2,205 8.4% 8.1%
2014 25,594 23,631 1,963 7.7% 7.1%
2015 24,690 23,103 1,587 6.4% 6.1%
2016 25,047 23,562 1,485 5.9% 5.4%
2017 25,741 24,401 1,340 5.2% 4.8%
2018 25,910 24,786 1,124 4.3% 4.0%
2019 25,970 24,965 1,005 3.9% 3.5%
2020 25,741 24,140 1,601 6.2% 6.5%
2021 26,234 25,191 1,043 4.0% 3.9%
2022 26,158 25,301 857 3.3% 3.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com