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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    C+
Livingston is a town in Texas with a population of 5,046. Livingston is in Polk County. Living in Livingston offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Livingston tend to have moderate political views.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$96,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$684
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    44%
  • Own
    56%
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Livingston Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    409.5
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    136.5
    40.7
  • Robbery
    156
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    663
    500.1
  • Theft
    4,075.7
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    312
    284

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    24%
    13%

Working in Livingston

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$38,819
National
$55,322
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Livingston Reviews

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I like this small semi-rural town. It is quiet and relatively peaceful. Unlike bigger cities, people are more laid-back and willing to help each other. However, it does lack a lot of the conveniences of bigger cities. We have a smallish library, no movie theater, no mall, 3 main grocery stores, one main home improvement store, and little to nothing in the way of entertainment.
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The town maintains a small town country atmosphere. Youth sporting events are a town highlight. The Livingston Lions football games are a great opportunity to view the supportive nature of the citizens of the town. Baseball games bring the town out in large numbers to cheer on the youth. Beyond sports there is always a good time to be had on Lake Livingston, fishing, boating, swimming, or skiing. Small town shops are in abundance boasting many antiques and treasures. The town could benefit from more chain grocery stores and restaurants.
Livingston has its ups and downs. Its main advantage is that it's a small, quiet rural town where you can have peace of mind and people still say hi to each other on the streets. Most people are willing to have a friendly chat. However, it doesn't have much variety or conveniences when it comes to entertainment, shopping, etc. It also has basically no public transportation.