Livingston, Illinois

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For the unincorporated community in Clark County, see Livingston, Clark County, Illinois.
Coordinates: 38°58′2″N 89°45′45″W / 38.96722°N 89.76250°W / 38.96722; -89.76250
Livingston
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Madison
Coordinates 38°58′2″N 89°45′45″W / 38.96722°N 89.76250°W / 38.96722; -89.76250
Area 1.07 sq mi (3 km2)
 - land 1.05 sq mi (3 km2)
 - water 0.01 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 858 (2010)
Density 314.3 / km2 (814 / sq mi)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62058
Area code 618
Location of Livingston within Illinois
Location of Livingston within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Livingston, Illinois

Livingston is a village in Madison County, Illinois, United States. The population was 858 at the 2010 census.[1]

History[edit]

Livingston had its start by the building of the railroad and the opening of a mine in the neighborhood. Livingston was laid out about 1904 by the heirs of John Livingston.[2]

Geography[edit]

Livingston is located at 38°58′2″N 89°45′45″W / 38.96722°N 89.76250°W / 38.96722; -89.76250 (38.967301, -89.762450).[3]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 1.07 square miles (2.8 km2), of which 1.05 square miles (2.7 km2) (or 98.13%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.93%) is water.[4][5]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 825 people, 367 households, and 237 families residing in the village. The population density was 777.5 people per square mile (300.5/km²). There were 396 housing units at an average density of 373.2 per square mile (144.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.91% White, 0.24% Asian, and 0.85% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.24% of the population.

There were 367 households out of which 27.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.9% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.4% were non-families. 31.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the village the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 101.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $37,083, and the median income for a family was $41,563. Males had a median income of $34,444 versus $19,271 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,291. About 7.8% of families and 9.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.6% of those under age 18 and 6.8% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Livingston village, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 23, 2012. 
  2. ^ Norton, William T. (1912). Centennial History of Madison County, Illinois, and Its People, 1812 to 1912. The Lewis Publishing Co. p. 588. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places – Illinois". United States Census. Retrieved 2012-10-13. 
  5. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Livingston village, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 23, 2012. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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