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Liberty City, Texas
Location of Liberty City, Texas
Location of Liberty City, Texas
Gregg County LibertyCity.svg
Country United States
State Texas
County Gregg
 • Total 6.10 sq mi (15.80 km2)
 • Land 6.09 sq mi (15.78 km2)
 • Water 0.008 sq mi (0.02 km2)
390 ft (119 m)
 • Total 2,351
 • Density 386/sq mi (149.0/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 903
FIPS code 48-42616
GNIS feature ID 1339886

Liberty City is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gregg County, Texas, United States. The population was 2,351 at the 2010 census, up from 1,935 at the 2000 census.


Liberty City is located in western Gregg County at 32°27′5″N 94°56′34″W / 32.45139°N 94.94278°W / 32.45139; -94.94278 (32.451388, -94.942781). Interstate 20 forms the southern edge of the CDP, with access from Exits 582 and 583. Texas State Highway 135 runs through the eastern side of Liberty City, leading north 8 miles (13 km) to Gladewater and southeast 6 miles (10 km) to Kilgore. Liberty City is 15 miles (24 km) southwest of the center of Longview and 24 miles (39 km) northeast of Tyler.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.1 square miles (15.8 km2), of which 0.01 square miles (0.02 km2), or 0.13%, are water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 1,935 people, 690 households, and 569 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 493.0 people per square mile (190.6/km²). There were 747 housing units at an average density of 190.3/sq mi (73.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.02% White, 4.50% African American, 0.36% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 1.03% from other races, and 0.93% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.69% of the population.

There were 690 households out of which 41.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.8% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.5% were non-families. 14.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 28.5% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 92.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.2 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $55,000, and the median income for a family was $55,913. Males had a median income of $36,250 versus $22,880 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $20,443. About 1.5% of families and 1.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.7% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

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