Liberal is located in southwest Kansas. Liberal is between the Seward, Stevens county. Liberal has 11.61 square miles of land area and 0.14 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Liberal population is 20,846, which has grown 6.00% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 7.24% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Liberal median household income is $47,286 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 29.61% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 27.69% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Liberal median house value is $88,300 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 21.79% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 54.97% and is much lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Liberal is much better than the state average in quality. The Liberal area code is 620.