Livingston is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 4,071 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Livingston is the 145th largest community in Tennessee.
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 service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Livingston who work in office and administrative support (25.20%), food service (7.09%), and sales jobs (6.95%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Livingston has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Livingston has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Livingston than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Livingston may be for you.
In Livingston, just 12.98% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Livingston in 2010 was $18,971, which is middle income relative to Tennessee, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $75,884 for a family of four. Livingston also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 34.64% of its population below the federal poverty line.
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, Scots-Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Livingston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.