Livingston, Wisconsin

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Livingston, Wisconsin
Village
Location of Livingston in Grant County, Wisconsin.
Location of Livingston in Grant County, Wisconsin.
Coordinates: 42°54′3″N 90°25′54″W / 42.90083°N 90.43167°W / 42.90083; -90.43167Coordinates: 42°54′3″N 90°25′54″W / 42.90083°N 90.43167°W / 42.90083; -90.43167
Country United States
State Wisconsin
Counties Grant, Iowa
Area[1]
 • Total 1.02 sq mi (2.64 km2)
 • Land 1.02 sq mi (2.64 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 1,152 ft (351 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 664
 • Estimate (2016)[4] 647
 • Density 651.0/sq mi (251.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-45325[5]
GNIS feature ID 1568470[2]
Website http://livingstonvillage.webs.com

Livingston is a village in Grant and Iowa Counties in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 664 at the 2010 census. Of this, 657 were in Grant County, and only 7 were in Iowa County.

The Iowa County portion of Livingston is part of the Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area, while the Grant County portion is part of the Platteville Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

A post office called Livingston has been in operation since 1880.[6] The village was named for Hugh Livingston, the original owner of the town site.[7]

A meteorite fell to the Earth near and in the village on April 14, 2010, following a spectacular bolide and aerial explosion seen over much of the midwestern United States.[8]

Geography[edit]

Livingston is located at 42°54′3″N 90°25′54″W / 42.90083°N 90.43167°W / 42.90083; -90.43167 (42.900713, -90.431649).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.02 square miles (2.64 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 28
1920 545
1930 470 −13.8%
1940 520 10.6%
1950 452 −13.1%
1960 488 8.0%
1970 503 3.1%
1980 642 27.6%
1990 576 −10.3%
2000 597 3.6%
2010 664 11.2%
Est. 2016 647 [4] −2.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 664 people, 263 households, and 175 families residing in the village. The population density was 651.0 inhabitants per square mile (251.4/km2). There were 277 housing units at an average density of 271.6 per square mile (104.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.7% White, 0.2% African American, and 0.2% from two or more races.

There were 263 households of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.5% were non-families. 28.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.05.

The median age in the village was 35.8 years. 27.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.5% were from 25 to 44; 22.5% were from 45 to 64; and 17.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.5% male and 51.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 597 people, 252 households, and 161 families residing in the village. The population density was 581.5 people per square mile (223.8/km²). There were 262 housing units at an average density of 255.2 per square mile (98.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.34% of the population.

There were 252 households out of which 27.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.1% were non-families. 32.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the village, the population was spread out with 23.1% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 17.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 91.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $35,417, and the median income for a family was $41,477. Males had a median income of $26,875 versus $19,265 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,647. About 2.5% of families and 5.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.6% of those under age 18 and 11.3% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  4. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Grant County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 22 March 2015. 
  7. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 95. 
  8. ^ Ron Seely (2010-04-16). "Meteorite found in southwestern Wisconsin". Wisconsin State Journal. Retrieved 2010-04-17. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  11. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1954, Biographical Sketch of William A. Loy, pg. 44