Liberty County Real Estate

    Founded in 1837, Liberty County has a vital history in the creation and independence of Texas. In fact, the county received its name from the popular American ideal of liberty. Liberty County has an estimated population of 75,643 (2016). Prior to becoming part of the Republic of Texas, this county was once a part of the native Karankawa tribe, a French settlement, a Mexican colony, then became a Spanish municipality, called Libertad.

    The largest city in Liberty County is Liberty, and is the county seat as well. Other cities and towns in the county include Ames, Devers, Dayton, Jefferson, Cleveland, Hardin, Hull, North Cleveland, Daisetta, Plum Grove, and Kenefick.

    Many of the residents of Liberty County have their occupation in the fields of education and health care. The county’s economy also consists of retail trade, manufacturing, transportation and warehousing, and construction. The rural, wooded plains that exist within Liberty County provides plenty agriculture jobs and jobs in the forest/hardwood timber industry. Many residents choose to commute to Houston, in neighboring Harris County.

    The Median Household Income in Liberty County was $49,655 in 2016. The Average Sales Price of homes in this county was $ 154,401 for 2015.