Liberty, SC Population

Population: 3,009. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,004 (-0.2% change)
Males: 1,427 (47.4%), Females: 1,582 (52.6%)

Pickens County

Zip code: 29657

Median resident age: 38.8 years
Median household income: $31,055
Median house value: $70,800

Races in Liberty:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.6%)
  • Black (11.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (17.6%), Irish (11.9%), English (11.5%), German (5.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%), Scottish (2.3%).

Elevation: 1005 feet

Land area: 4.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Liberty

  • High school or higher: 69.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Liberty town

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -450 (-13.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Liberty:

  • PALMETTO BAPTIST MED CTR EASLEY (about 9 miles; EASLEY, SC)
  • CANNON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; PICKENS, SC)
  • ANDERSON AREA MEDICAL CENTER (about 19 miles; ANDERSON, SC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Liberty:

  • ANDERSON RGNL (about 21 miles; ANDERSON, SC; Abbreviation: AND)
  • DONALDSON CENTER (about 23 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: GYH)
  • GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG INTL (about 34 miles; GREER, SC; Abbreviation: GSP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Liberty:

  • PICKENS COUNTY (about 1 miles; PICKENS, SC; Abbreviation: LQK)
  • OCONEE COUNTY REGIONAL (about 16 miles; CLEMSON, SC; Abbreviation: CEU)
  • GREENVILLE DOWNTOWN (about 25 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: GMU)
Amtrak stations near Liberty:

  • 12 miles: CLEMSON (U.S. 123 & STATE HWY. 133). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 20 miles: GREENVILLE (1120 W. WASHINGTON ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Liberty:

  • CLEMSON UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; CLEMSON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 15,962)
  • TRI-COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 12 miles; PENDLETON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,343)
  • FURMAN UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,915)
  • BOB JONES UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,577)
  • GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 25 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 6,157)
  • WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; CULLOWHEE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,843)
  • SPARTANBURG TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 47 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)

Schools

Public high school in Liberty:

  • LIBERTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 601; Location: 319 SUMMIT DRIVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Liberty:

  • LIBERTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 844; Location: 251 N HILLCREST ST; Grades: PK – 04)
  • LIBERTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 725; Location: 310 WEST MAIN ST; Grades: 05 – 08)

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