Livingston is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 1,917 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Livingston is the 169th largest community in Louisiana.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Livingston is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Livingston is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Livingston who work in office and administrative support (16.86%), management occupations (7.85%), and sales jobs (7.27%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Livingston is worth considering.
In Livingston, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.57 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Livingston does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Livingston with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.24% of adults in Livingston have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Livingston in 2010 was $23,964, which is upper middle income relative to Louisiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $95,856 for a family of four. However, Livingston contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Livingston home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Livingston residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Livingston include French , German, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Livingston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Greek.