Liberty County, Florida
Liberty County is located in northwest Florida, along with Bay, Santa Rosa, Escambia, Walton, Holmes, Jackson, Washington, Okaloosa, Calhoun, Gulf, Franklin, Gadsden, Leon, Jefferson, and Wakulla counties. Liberty County is Florida's least populous county and The Apalachicola National Forest occupies half the county. Its main industries by employment are public administration; education, health, & social services; and construction. Liberty County is also known for its timber industry. The major private sector employers are Twin Oaks Juvenile Development, C.W. Roberts Contracting, Inc, Georgia Pacific, North Florida Lumber, Inc, and Apalachee Pole. Top public sector employers are Liberty County and Liberty County School District. Incorporated and unincorporated areas in Liberty County include Bristol (county seat), White Springs, Rock Bluff, Hosford, Orange, Wilma, and Telogia.
Liberty County Florida Cities
There are 4 cities in Liberty County Florida. These are listed below. Click on a link for details.
Bristol, Hosford, Sumatra, Telogia,
Liberty County has a population of approximately 8,276 people. The population increased -1.1% from 2010 to 2012. This compared to a 2.7% increase for the State of Florida and a 1.7% increase for the country as a whole. Liberty County is 835.56 square miles and had a population density of 10 Persons per square mile in 2010. This compared to 350.6 for Florida and 87.4 for the country.
There are 3,362 housing units in Liberty County (a housing unit is defined by the US Census Bureau as a house, apartment, mobile home, group of rooms, or single room that is occupied as separate living quarters.) Liberty County has a 75.3% homeownership rate compared to Florida's rate of 69.0%. Liberty County's medium household income in 2011 was $40,893, which is lower than the medium income for Florida as a whole: $47,827.
2010 to 2012
2007 to 2011
21.4% of the population in Liberty County lives below the poverty line, compared to 14.7% in Florida and 14.3% nationwide. Additional Information:
- Liberty County Census Data
- University of Florida Bureau of Economic and Business Research - Liberty County
Liberty County Economic Activity
The U.S. Bureau of the Census, Economic , 2007 calculated the total value manufacturing, merchant wholesaler, retail sales and food service sales in Liberty County. The Census measured activity of large and medium-sized firms during calendar year 2007. It does not include every aspect of the economy but can be used as a measure of economic activity.
At $28 million, Liberty County's economic activity represents 0.00% of the Florida economy.
|Merchant wholesaler sales||$0||0.0%|
|Accommodation and food services sales||$3||12.1%|
Liberty County Regional Comparisons
Liberty County is located in Northwest Florida. This region is responsible for 4.6% of Florida's economic activity. Liberty County represents 0.1% of the region's economy.
2010 to 2012
2007 to 2011
|Santa Rosa County||158,512||$1,467||4.7%||$55,913||65,728||$173,400|
Liberty Real Estate
There are 2,895 properties in Liberty County. The following table shows a summary of them based on 2013 sales data.
|Usage Type||Property Count||%||Sales Count||Median Price||Median Price/Ft||Sales From||To|
|Commercial Property||0||0.00||3||$37,500||$6||May 1st, 2013||June 1st, 2013|
|Government Property||109||3.77||2||$150,000||$55||June 1st, 2013||June 1st, 2013|
|Residential Property||0||0.00||24||$40,000||$22||January 1st, 2013||September 1st, 2013|
Commercial Real Estate in Liberty County, Florida
0( .00%) of the properties in Liberty County are classified as Commercial. 3 of them sold between May 1st, 2013 and June 1st, 2013. The total value of these sales was $775,000. The median sales price was $37,500. In 2013 the median sales price for Commercial Property in Liberty County was $6 per sq ft.
Government Real Estate in Liberty County, Florida
109( 3.77%) of the properties in Liberty County are classified as Government. 2 of them sold between June 1st, 2013 and June 1st, 2013. The total value of these sales was $300,000. The median sales price was $150,000. In 2013 the median sales price for Government Property in Liberty County was $55 per sq ft.
Residential Real Estate in Liberty County, Florida
0( .00%) of the properties in Liberty County are classified as Residential. 24 of them sold between January 1st, 2013 and September 1st, 2013. The total value of these sales was $985,600. The median sales price was $40,000. In 2013 the median sales price for A Class Residential Property in Liberty County was $39 per sq ft, B Class properties sold for $22/ft and C Class $3/ft.
Liberty Market Data
|Property Usage||Property Count||Total Sq Ft|
|Hotel & Motel||1||9,050|
|Sports & Entertaining||6||9,479|