West Liberty, KY Demographics


Population: 3,277. Estimated population in July 2019: 3,349 (+2.2% change)
Males: 2,378 (72.6%), Females: 899 (27.4%)

Morgan County

Zip code: 41472

Median resident age: 36.1 years
Median household income: $21,429
Median house value: $73,500

Races in West Liberty:

  • White Non-Hispanic (78.7%)
  • Black (18.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)

Ancestries: United States (17.1%), Irish (8.0%), English (7.6%), German (4.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%), French (1.4%).

Elevation: 830 feet

Land area: 4.4 square miles

Map of West Liberty, KY

Population

For population 25 years and over in West Liberty

  • High school or higher: 61.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Liberty city

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 40.2%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 22.1%

1.8% Foreign born

Population change: +1,334 (+68.7%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in West Liberty:

  • MORGAN COUNTY ARH CRITICAL ACCESS HOSP (476 LIBERTY ROAD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near West Liberty:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to West Liberty:

Other public-use airports nearest to West Liberty:

  • WEST LIBERTY (about 2 miles; WEST LIBERTY, KY; ID: 9I3)
  • JULIAN CARROLL (about 24 miles; JACKSON, KY; ID: JKL)
  • MOREHEAD-ROWAN COUNTY (about 24 miles; MOREHEAD, KY; ID: I32)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Liberty:

  • MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; MOREHEAD, KY; Full-time enrollment: 6,866)
  • SHAWNEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; PORTSMOUTH, OH; FT enrollment: 2,849)
  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; FT enrollment: 12,361)
  • EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 72 miles; RICHMOND, KY; FT enrollment: 11,214)
  • UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY (about 87 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; FT enrollment: 20,492)
  • LEXINGTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 87 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; FT enrollment: 5,437)
  • NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 106 miles; HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY; FT enrollment: 9,668)

Schools

Public high schools in West Liberty:

  • MORGAN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 674; Location: 150 ROAD TO SUCCESS; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WOODSBEND BOYS CAMP ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCH (Students: 34; Location: 163 WOODSBEND BOY CAMP; Grades: 07 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in West Liberty:

  • MORGAN COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 541; Location: 380 ROAD TO SUCCESS; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WEST LIBERTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 347; Location: 717 LIBERTY RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • EAST VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 206; Location: 7585 HWY 172; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WRIGLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 143; Location: 87 REDWINE ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)

Libraries

Library in West Liberty:

  • JOHN F. KENNEDY MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $139,101; Location: 408 PRESTONSBURG STREET; 28,675 books; 346 audio materials; 175 video materials; 35 serial subscriptions)