Livingston, South Carolina

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Population in 2017: 128 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -13.5%
 
Males: 64  (50.0%)
Females: 64  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

43.0 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 29107, 29112.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,864 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Livingston:

$43,864
SC:

$50,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,303 (it was $13,751 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $94,302 (it was $88,300 in 2000)
Livingston:

$94,302
SC:

$161,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $105,894; detached houses: $112,575; mobile homes: $82,272

Median gross rent in 2017: $503.

March 2019 cost of living index in Livingston: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.0%
(20.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.3% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Livingston, SC (2010)
    • 10174.3%White alone
    • 3425.0%Black alone
    • 10.7%Two or more races
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Ancestries: American (38.8%), English (18.8%), German (8.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 338 feet

Land area: 0.81 square miles.

Population density: 159 people per square mile   (very low).

Livingston, South Carolina map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $721 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $521 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (32.7 miles , pop. 116,278).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (115.6 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (554.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Neeses, SC (1.1 miles ),
North, SC (2.1 miles ),
Norway, SC (2.7 miles ),
Woodford, SC (2.8 miles),
Springfield, SC (3.2 miles ),
Salley, SC (3.3 miles ),
Perry, SC (3.5 miles ),
Swansea, SC (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 33.55 N, Longitude: 81.12 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 803

Distribution of median household income in Livingston, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Livingston, SC in 2017

Livingston satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Most common industries in Livingston, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Machinery (10.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (8.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (8.3%)
  • Apparel (6.7%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Machinery (17.6%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (14.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (14.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.8%)
  • Chemicals (8.8%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Truck transportation (8.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (34.6%)
  • Educational services (26.9%)
  • Apparel (15.4%)
  • Public administration (15.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (7.7%)
  • Beverage & tobacco products (0.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (0.0%)
Most common occupations in Livingston, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (15.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.0%)
  • Registered nurses (6.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (26.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (20.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (17.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (17.6%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.9%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5.9%)
  • Bus drivers (5.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (26.9%)
  • Registered nurses (15.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (15.4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (11.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Financial managers (7.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.7%)

Average climate in Livingston, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 87.3. This is about average.

City:

87.3
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 0.785. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.785
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2002 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

Livingston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/10/2004, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the Livingston town center injured one person.

On 11/2/1995, a category F3 tornado 18.5 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Livingston-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.7 miles away from Livingston center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 72.3 miles away from Livingston center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 67.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 105.1 miles away from Livingston center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 224.1 miles away from Livingston center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 266.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Orangeburg County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Livingston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Livingston:

  • LAUREL BAYE HEALTHCARE BLACKVILLE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BLACKVILLE, SC)
  • SOUTH ORANGEBURG DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; ORANGEBURG, SC)
  • DHEC REGION 5 HOME HEALTH SVS (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; ORANGEBURG, SC)
  • TRMC OF ORANGEBURG & CALHOUN Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; ORANGEBURG, SC)
  • HOME CARE OF TRMC (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; ORANGEBURG, SC)
  • SIFLY ST COMMUNITY RES. (Hospital, about 16 miles away; ORANGEBURG, SC)
  • LAUREL BAYE HEALTHCARE OF ORANGEBURG (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; ORANGEBURG, SC)

Amtrak station near Livingston:

  • 16 miles: DENMARK (200 W. BARUCH ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Livingston:

  • South Carolina State University (about 17 miles; Orangeburg, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,481)
  • Denmark Technical College (about 17 miles; Denmark, SC; FT enrollment: 2,050)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 17 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)
  • Midlands Technical College (about 28 miles; West Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 8,916)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 32 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 27,789)
  • Benedict College (about 33 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 3,039)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 38 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,815)

Points of interest:

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Church in Livingston: Livingston - Pinehill United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Livingston-Pinehill United Methodist Church Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Orangeburg County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

71.4%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.2%
Whole state:

6.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Livingston:

Marital status in Livingston, SC
  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 17.9%

For population 25 years and over in Livingston:

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
South Carolina average:

11.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Livingston, SC (based on Orangeburg County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant26,734124
Mainline Protestant15,33660
Black Protestant9,40041
Other2,3138
Catholic1,1253
None37,593-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 23
Orangeburg County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Orangeburg County:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Orangeburg County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 78
Orangeburg County:

8.63 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Orangeburg County:

6.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Orangeburg County:

13.9%
State:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

38.2%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.6%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Livingston:

50.1%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Livingston:

49.5%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.2
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

17.0%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.7%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.3
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

39.2%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Livingston:

56.5%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Livingston:

85.9%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Livingston, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 6$445
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 6$445

4.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,710 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Richland County, SC  0.39% ($33,551 average AGI)
from Lexington County, SC  0.37% ($33,082)
from Dorchester County, SC  0.36% ($39,607)


5.65% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,087 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Richland County, SC  0.77% ($38,753 average AGI)
to Lexington County, SC  0.62% ($42,876)
to Calhoun County, SC  0.39% ($31,932)

Strongest AM radio stations in Livingston:

  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WRIT (790 AM; 1 kW; BAMBERG-DENMARK, SC; Owner: VOORHEES COLLEGE)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WISW (1320 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WQKI (710 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ST. MATTHEWS, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQIZ (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: RADIO PROPERTIES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Livingston:

  • WIGL (102.9 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCB (106.7 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHXT (103.9 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WBAW-FM (99.1 FM; BARNWELL, SC; Owner: BULLIE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQKI-FM (93.9 FM; ST. MATTHEWS, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WAAW (94.7 FM; WILLISTON, SC; Owner: FRANK NEELY)
  • WAFJ (88.3 FM; BELVEDERE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WZNY (105.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCOS-FM (97.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSP (96.3 FM; AIKEN, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWBD (95.7 FM; BAMBERG, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMJ (93.1 FM; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WGFG (105.1 FM; BRANCHVILLE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSSB-FM (90.3 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLXC (98.5 FM; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFMV (95.3 FM; SOUTH CONGAREE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Livingston:

  • W31BS (Channel 31; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • W55CQ (Channel 55; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJBF (Channel 6; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAGT (Channel 26; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WAGT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WRDW-TV (Channel 12; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WRDW LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WEBA-TV (Channel 14; ALLENDALE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFXG (Channel 54; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W67DP (Channel 67; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)

Livingston fatal accident list:

Feb 22, 1986 06:24 AM, 321, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 8.7mTotal length
  • 1,500Total average daily traffic
  • 97Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,170Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Livingston, SC
  • 73.5%Electricity
  • 18.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Livingston, SC
  • 75.0%Electricity
  • 25.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Livingston compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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