Most Expensive Livingston Neighborhoods
Livingston is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 29,931 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Livingston is the 59th largest community in New Jersey.
Livingston home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Jersey, but Livingston real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Livingston is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 93.14% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Livingston is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Livingston who work in management occupations (18.40%), sales jobs (13.35%) and office and administrative support (9.33%).
Also of interest is that Livingston has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Livingston is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
One downside of living in Livingston, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.39 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Livingston is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Livingston area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
If knowledge is power, Livingston is a pretty powerful place. 68.01% of the adults in Livingston have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Livingston in 2010 was $60,287, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $241,148 for a family of four.
Livingston is a very ethnically-diverse town. 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Livingston include Italian, Irish, Russian, Polish, German and English.
Livingston also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 22.74%.
The languages spoken by people in Livingston are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Livingston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Spanish, Russian and Korean.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||2,025|
|LIVINGSTON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||91.25%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||8.75%|
|TYPE OF LIVINGSTON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||89.10%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||3.48%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.64%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||6.08%|
|SIZE OF LIVINGSTON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||13.44%|
|AGE OF LIVINGSTON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||10.74%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||17.66%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||61.01%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||10.59%|
|LIVINGSTON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$584,566|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,294|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $52,000||0.59%|
|$52,001 - $104,000||0.31%|
|$104,001 - $207,000||0.96%|
|$207,001 - $311,000||1.93%|
|$311,001 - $414,000||13.84%|
|$414,001 - $518,000||24.27%|
|$518,001 - $777,000||35.71%|
|$777,001 - $1,036,000||11.70%|
|PEOPLE OF LIVINGSTON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.15%|
|5 TO 17||21.31%|
|18 TO 24||4.96%|
|25 TO 34||7.90%|
|35 TO 54||29.41%|
|55 TO 64||14.27%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||17.00%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||96.92%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$142,278|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$60,287|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||2.58%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (17.12%)
Real estate (3.57%)
Public Service (3.07%)
Information Technology (2.43%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.39%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.27%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.41%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||4.37%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (15.09%)
Eastern European (2.50%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (67.54%)
Other Asian languages (1.16%)
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