Facts & Figures

Major Employers

Liberty Hospital 1,325
Liberty School District 1,289
Hallmark Cards 1,265
Clay County Government 600
RR Donnelly 370
Hy-Vee Food & Drug Store 250  + part-time
City of Liberty 300
Ferrellgas 292
William Jewell College 235
Continental Disc 183
RockTenn 170
Liberty Price Chopper 150
Lowe’s 80 + part-time
Action Mailing 115
Harmony Printing 103
Except as Noted: The numbers above are full-time equivalent figures

Income, 2010

Median household $60,796
Per capita annual $29,265
Unemployment
Clay County 8.4%
State of Missouri 9.2%
United States 8.7%
Source: The State of Missouri, April 2011

Cost of Living Comparison

Kansas City 103.3
Los Angeles 137.8
New York 216.2
Dallas 97.4
United States 100

Population

City of Liberty’s estimated population 29,557
City of Liberty’s median age 34.5
Clay County’s estimated population 225,161
Clay County’s median age 34.5
Kansas City metro area population 2,002,047

Housing Units

Total housing units 11,284
Owner occupied units 8,519
Renter occupied units 2,736
Other units 702
Median value of homes $168,800
Median rent $718
Property Tax Rates*
General operating fund 0.8465
Parks operating fund 0.1492
* Per $100 of assessed value