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Population in 2012: 658 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.2%
 

Males: 298  (45.3%)
Females: 360  (54.7%)

Median resident age:  35.8 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53554.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,865 (it was $35,417 in 2000)
Livingston:

$46,865
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,862

Livingston village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $96,090 (it was $67,100 in 2000)
Livingston:

$96,090
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $109,355; Detached houses: $112,322; Mobile homes: $29,250

Median gross rent in 2012: $535.

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  • White alone - 662 (99.7%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Livingston: 88.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (38.0%), English (14.5%), Irish (11.3%), Norwegian (9.1%), French (4.1%), Dutch (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1914

Elevation: 1164 feet

Land area: 1.03 square miles.

Population density: 641 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Livingston:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Livingston village:

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 4.8%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:  0.3%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,682 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,455 (1.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (30.3 miles , pop. 57,686).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (53.8 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (158.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rewey, WI (2.1 miles ), Mifflin, WI (2.1 miles ), Montfort, WI (2.2 miles ), Cobb, WI (2.6 miles ), Wingville, WI (2.6 miles ), Linden, WI (2.8 miles ), Edmund, WI (3.1 miles) , Highland, WI (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $81,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $81,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $81,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $81,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $81,000
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $214,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.90 N, Longitude: 90.43 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 608

Livingston household income distribution Livingston home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.1%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +34 (+6.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (37%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Customer service representatives (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Livingston-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 137% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.4 miles away from the Livingston village center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/3/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.0 miles away from the village center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Livingston-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 96.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grant County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Livingston:

  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-PLATTEVILLE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PLATTEVILLE, WI)
  • GRAYS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PLATTEVILLE, WI)
  • MINERAL POINT CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MINERAL POINT, WI)

Political contributions by individuals in Livingston, WI

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Livingston:

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 12 miles; Platteville, WI; Full-time enrollment: 6,352)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 54 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 37,050)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 54 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 8,846)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 58 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 5,928)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 70 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 3,144)
  • Ashford University (about 74 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 46,717)
  • Viterbo University (about 75 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,076)

Public high school in Livingston:

  • Iowa-Grant Hi (Students: 236; Location: 462 County Road IG; Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Livingston:

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Library in Livingston:

  • ALLEN-DIETZMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $27,773; Location: 220 W. BARBER AVE.; 5,816 books; 3,855 audio materials; 831 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 12 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Livingston - Clifton Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Grant County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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AQI  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.3. This is about average.
City:

36.3
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.4
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.0%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  66.5%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.4%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Livingston, WI

6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Livingston compared to Wisconsin state average:

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


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Banks with branches in Livingston (2011 data):

  • Livingston State Bank: at 125 N Center Street, branch established on 1903/08/14. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $151.3 mil, Deposits: $134.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Rural Bancshares Of Wisconsin, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Livingston travel time to work - commute


Livingston mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (35%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Livingston village (based on Grant County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 79.86%
Here79.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental Baptists
Adherents70.5%9.4%9.1%2.1%1.0%
Congregations21.1%10.5%18.9%6.3%3.2%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Free Church of AmericaNational Association of Congregational Christian ChurchesOld Order AmishOther
Adherents0.8%0.8%0.8%0.7%4.8%
Congregations3.2%2.1%3.2%4.2%27.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
This county:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
This county:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 49
Grant County:

9.97 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.8%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Grant County:

11.4%
State:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,028$24,3360$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$890
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$815
Streets and Highways 1$2,356$28,2720$0
Sewerage 1$3,357$40,2840$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$1,019
Totals for Government 3$7,741$30,96410$2,724

Livingston government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($7.60)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $171,000 ($259.88)
    Regular Highways: $95,000 ($144.38)
    Water Utilities: $57,000 ($86.63)
    Central Staff Services: $52,000 ($79.03)
    Fire Protection: $50,000 ($75.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $25,000 ($37.99)
    Parks & Recreation: $18,000 ($27.36)
    Libraries: $16,000 ($24.32)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($9.12)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($6.08)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($3.04)
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000 ($3.04)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($3.04)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($3.04)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($3.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $38,000 ($57.75)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $66,000 ($100.30)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $117,000 ($177.81)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($7.60)

Livingston government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $114,000 ($173.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $27,000 ($41.03)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $6,000 ($9.12)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($3.04)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $54,000 ($82.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $189,000 ($287.23)
    Highways: $45,000 ($68.39)
    All Other: $3,000 ($4.56)
  • Tax - Property: $99,000 ($150.46)
    NEC: $2,000 ($3.04)

Livingston government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $89,000 ($135.26)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $653,000 ($992.40)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $155,000 ($235.56)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $531,000 ($806.99)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $87,000 ($132.22)
    Water Utilities: $55,000 ($83.59)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $190,000 ($288.75)
    Water Utilities: $34,000 ($51.67)

Livingston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $116,000 ($176.29)

5.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,617 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Iowa County, WI  0.49% ($33,396 average AGI)
from Dane County, WI  0.47% ($30,379)
from Lafayette County, WI  0.42% ($37,282)


6.40% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,116 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.40%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Dane County, WI  0.98% ($97,317 average AGI)
to Dubuque County, IA  0.51% ($31,760)
to Iowa County, WI  0.44% ($27,841)

Strongest AM radio stations in Livingston:

  • WPVL (1590 AM; 1 kW; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WGLR (1280 AM; 1 kW; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Livingston:

  • WJTY (88.1 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: JOY PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHHI (91.3 FM; HIGHLAND, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WGLR-FM (97.7 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WDMP-FM (99.3 FM; DODGEVILLE, WI; Owner: DODGE POINT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • KIYX (106.1 FM; SAGEVILLE, IA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WPVL-FM (107.1 FM; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WJOD (103.3 FM; ASBURY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSUP (90.5 FM; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • KXGE (102.3 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVRE (101.1 FM; DICKEYVILLE, WI; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • K254AE (98.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)

TV broadcast stations around Livingston:

  • WISC-TV (Channel 3; MADISON, WI; Owner: TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • KFXB (Channel 40; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: DUBUQUE TV LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMSN-TV (Channel 47; MADISON, WI; Owner: WMSN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKOW-TV (Channel 27; MADISON, WI; Owner: WKOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHA-TV (Channel 21; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • W22CI (Channel 22; BLOOMINGTON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

Livingston fatal accident list:

Feb 28, 1989 10:25 AM, E, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 8, 1980 02:31 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 42.900833 Lon: -90.431667, Call Sign: WQLS831, Licensee ID: L01561009
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.862 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/16/2010, Expiration Date: 04/16/2020, Certifier: Joe Kitelinger
    Registrant: Livingston Water Department, 220 W Barber Ave., Livingston, WI 53554, Phone: (608) 943-6195, Fax: (608) 943-6800


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 1


Most common first names in Livingston, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary785.9 years
Frank677.7 years
Harry580.6 years
Charles583.2 years
Mildred583.2 years
Harold574.0 years
Raymond469.5 years
John477.0 years
Alvin478.7 years
James480.2 years
Most common last names in Livingston, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wagner1181.3 years
Iverson973.1 years
Allen882.3 years
Biddick882.6 years
Livingston888.6 years
Gundlach880.8 years
Andrew782.2 years
Hugill778.1 years
Warne775.6 years
Knutson674.3 years
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