Latest Data (2017)
Population 19,826
Nationwide Rank 1835

Quick Facts

Liberal, Kansas is the 1,835th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Liberal, Kansas is a city.

Liberal, Kansas is currently 3.4% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Liberal, Kansas's growth is below average. 75% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Liberal, Kansas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1825 Sand Springs, Oklahoma 19,909 13.3%
1826 Ozark, Missouri 19,905 93.9%
1827 Lake Zurich, Illinois 19,903 7.2%
1828 Payson, Utah 19,892 51.4%
1829 Forest Lake, Minnesota 19,879 36.9%
1830 Monroe, Michigan 19,875 -9.8%
1831 Port Angeles, Washington 19,872 7.8%
1832 Norwood, Ohio 19,870 -7.9%
1833 Fernley, Nevada 19,863 137.9%
1834 West Mifflin, Pennsylvania 19,839 -10.4%
1835 Liberal, Kansas 19,826 0.6%
1836 Forest Park, Georgia 19,823 -7.5%
1837 Painesville, Ohio 19,813 12.3%
1838 Murrysville, Pennsylvania 19,800 5.1%
1839 West St. Paul, Minnesota 19,767 1.2%
1840 Punta Gorda, Florida 19,761 36.1%
1841 Snellville, Georgia 19,738 14.6%
1842 Orinda, California 19,730 11.8%
1843 Lynbrook, New York 19,716 -1.0%
1844 Hermosa Beach, California 19,708 5.7%
1845 Cumberland, Maryland 19,707 -8.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kansas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1064 Leavenworth 36,210 2.0%
1108 Leawood 34,659 24.7%
1354 Dodge City 27,720 9.8%
1393 Garden City 26,895 -5.6%
1525 Emporia 24,724 -7.8%
1588 Derby 23,673 28.9%
1625 Junction City 22,988 21.5%
1659 Prairie Village 22,368 1.3%
1706 Gardner 21,583 121.7%
1756 Hays 20,845 4.0%
1806 Pittsburg 20,216 4.9%
1835 Liberal 19,826 0.6%
1909 Newton 18,869 6.2%
2244 Great Bend 15,344 0.0%
2493 McPherson 13,201 -4.2%
2505 Andover 13,111 84.6%
2521 El Dorado 12,993 1.1%
2631 Ottawa 12,342 2.9%
2669 Winfield 12,104 -0.8%
2693 Lansing 11,947 23.5%
2708 Arkansas City 11,866 -0.8%
2812 Haysville 11,278 28.8%
2825 Merriam 11,212 1.8%
2925 Atchison 10,636 -0.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 19,826 1,835
2016 20,350 1,784
2015 20,746 1,744
2014 21,012 1,706
2013 20,956 1,694
2012 21,084 1,672
2011 20,829 1,675
2010 20,525 1,683
2009 20,048 1,707
2008 19,812 1,708
2007 19,695 1,708
2006 19,500 1,697
2005 19,535 1,675
2004 19,684 1,657
2003 19,738 1,646
2002 19,777 1,627
2001 19,644 1,625
2000 19,699 1,608
1990 16,531 1,632