ABOUT

North Liberty is a town in St. Joseph County, Indiana, United States.  Our population was 1,896 at the 2010 Census, an increase of 494 residents from the 2000 Census.  We are located in Liberty Township and part of the South Bend–Mishawaka, IN-MI, Metropolitan Statistical Area.

 

Geography


North Liberty is located at 41°31′59″N 86°25′49″W (41.533029, -86.430381). According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.8 square miles (1.9 km²). None of the area is covered with water. North Liberty is on Eastern Standard Time, year round.
 

Demographics

As of the 2010 census, there were 1,896 people, 714 households, and 523 families residing in the town. All of these numbers are a sharp increase from the 2000 census. The population density was 1,934.7 people per square mile. There were 762 housing units at an average density of 777.6 per square mile (300.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.2% White, 0.5% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.5% of the population.

 

There were 714 households out of which 45.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.8% were married couples living together, 23.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no female present and 26.8% were non-families. 22.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.12.

 

The median age in the town was 30.6 years. 32.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.2% were from 25 to 44; 19.5% were from 45 to 64; and 10.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 46.7% male and 53.3% female.

 

The population of North Liberty has increased with every census since 1980.

History


North Liberty was established on January 12, 1836 by Daniel Antrim.