Liberty has the 2702nd largest population in the United States. The population grew by 7.6% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Liberty is part of the Houston metro area. Unemployment in the Houston area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting worse. Houston has the 5th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Liberty is below average at $51,830, and the median cost of a home in Liberty is $97,500, which is below the national average. 16% of workers in Liberty hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 77% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Liberty. 82% of Liberty workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 13% carpool, and 3% walk. People in Liberty spend an average of 26 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.