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, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Livingston who work in office and administrative support (18.64%), management occupations (7.71%), and healthcare (5.78%).
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.
One downside of living in Livingston is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Livingston, the average commute to work is 30.38 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Livingston doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Livingston is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.12% of adults 25 and older in Livingston have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Livingston in 2010 was $24,491, 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 $97,964 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 Irish, German, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Livingston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Korean and Greek.