An Early History of Liberty Township from 1875 atlas
In 2004 The Liberty Baseball Team won its first game of the season thanks to an extra inning walk-off home run by catcher Shawn Henninger. Henninger was a Quincy all area honorable mention and PCC Conference 1st team selection that year.
Home of the 1980-81 IHSA Class A Basketball 4th Place and 2004-05 IHSA Class A 4th Place teams.
"NEW HOME OF KLOPHJUY and Family"
There were 212 households out of which 30.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.0% were married couples living together, 13.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 22.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.79.
In the village the population was spread out with 23.7% under the age of 18, 10.4% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 27.7% from 45 to 64, and 12.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 95.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were males.
The median income for a household in the village was $36,417, and the median income for a family was $39,773. Males had a median income of $31,071 versus $20,962 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,565. About 10.7% of families and 12.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.8% of those under age 18 and 40.7% of those age 65 or over.
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