West Livingston, Texas

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Population in 2010: 8,071. Population change since 2000: +22.1%
Males: 5,731  (71.0%)
Females: 2,340  (29.0%)
Median resident age:  40.4 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 77351.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,956 (it was $26,732 in 2000)
West Livingston:

$43,956
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,243 (it was $11,160 in 2000)

West Livingston CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $77,725 (it was $50,500 in 2000)
West Livingston:

$77,725
TX:

$132,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $653.

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  • Races in West Livingston, TX (2010)

    West Livingston races chart
    • 4,60557.1%White alone
    • 1,76321.8%Black alone
    • 1,58219.6%Hispanic
    • 550.7%Two or more races
    • 390.5%American Indian alone
    • 240.3%Asian alone
    • 20.02%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in West Livingston detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in West Livingston: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (8.8%), Irish (6.5%), English (5.7%), French (3.1%), United States (2.9%), Dutch (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 23.9 square miles.

Population density: 337 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in West Livingston:

  • High school or higher: 72.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Livingston CDP:

  • Never married: 37.8%
  • Now married: 42.8%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

1,231 residents are foreign born (14.5% Latin America).

This place:

15.1%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,374 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $814 (1.8%)

West Livingston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Southeast Montgomery, TX (39.9 miles , pop. 208,076).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (69.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Livingston, TX (2.2 miles ), Livingston-New Willard, TX (2.5 miles ), Cedar Point, TX (2.7 miles ), Cape Royale, TX (2.8 miles ), Goodrich, TX (2.9 miles ), Onalaska, TX (2.9 miles ), Coldspring, TX (3.3 miles ), Point Blank, TX (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 30.71 N, Longitude: 95.02 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 936

West Livingston household income distribution West Livingston home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.7%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (26%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in West Livingston: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in West Livingston, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

West Livingston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 50% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/21/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.9 miles away from the West Livingston place center injured one person and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/21/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 44.1 miles away from the place center injured 16 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Livingston-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 352.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 373.7 miles away from West Livingston center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 228.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 285.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 498.3 miles away from West Livingston center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 349.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Polk County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 2, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near West Livingston:

  • DAVITA - LIVINGSTON (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; LIVINGSTON, TX)
  • THE BRADFORD AT BROOKSIDE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LIVINGSTON, TX)
  • ENCOMPASS HOME HEALTH OF LIVINGSTON (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; LIVINGSTON, TX)
  • MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER LIVINGSTON Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; LIVINGSTON, TX)
  • TIMBERWOOD NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LIVINGSTON, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Livingston:

  • Sam Houston State University (about 32 miles; Huntsville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 16,233)
  • Angelina College (about 44 miles; Lufkin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,478)
  • Lone Star College System (about 46 miles; The Woodlands, TX; FT enrollment: 45,205)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. (about 55 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,236)
  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 66 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; FT enrollment: 11,542)
  • Lee College (about 68 miles; Baytown, TX; FT enrollment: 4,278)
  • University of Houston-Downtown (about 69 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 10,122)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • KETX AN 1440 is no longer on the air. They have been of the air for several years.
  • Grace Family Church is Located in West Livingston and we would like to be included on your list. Our location is 3072 FM 350 South, Livingston Texas 77351 ph. 936-967-0191. Pastors Rick and Amy Rankin

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Churches in West Livingston include: East Tempe Church (A), Garner Chapel (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: West Tempe Creek (A), East Tempe Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in West Livingston: Lake Livingston State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Polk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.7%
(18.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.2% for Black residents, 40.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.1% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.5%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.4%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
2,843 people in state prisons in 2010
954 people in federal detention centers in 2010
2,889 people in state prisons in 2000

West Livingston compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Texas average:

14.4

West Livingston travel time to work - commute West Livingston mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (81%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for West Livingston CDP (based on Polk County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,47549
Mainline Protestant2,46913
Catholic1,8082
Other7535
Black Protestant4063
None30,502-
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: 7
Polk County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Polk County:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Polk County:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.0%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Polk County:

28.2%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.2%
State:

15.7%

8.87% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,901 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.87%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Harris County, TX  1.36% ($62,151 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, TX  0.57% ($29,788)
from Angelina County, TX  0.35% ($23,892)


8.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,413 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.65%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Harris County, TX  0.87% ($37,019 average AGI)
to Angelina County, TX  0.48% ($24,886)
to Montgomery County, TX  0.43% ($136,722)

Strongest AM radio stations in West Livingston:

  • KETX (1440 AM; 5 kW; LIVINGSTON, TX; Owner: LONE STAR NETWORK)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KYOK (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: MARTIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KILT (610 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Livingston:

  • KETX-FM (92.3 FM; LIVINGSTON, TX; Owner: LONE STAR NETWORK)
  • KTHT (97.1 FM; CLEVELAND, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVST (103.7 FM; WILLIS, TX; Owner: NEW WAVO COMMUNICATION GROUP, INC.)
  • KHPT (106.9 FM; CONROE, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KQBU-FM (93.3 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KQQK (107.9 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTJM (98.5 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KUST (99.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: NEW WAVO COMMUNICATION GROUP, INC.)
  • KSBJ (89.3 FM; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KAXF (88.3 FM; CONROE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KVLL-FM (94.7 FM; WELLS, TX; Owner: RADIO WOODVILLE, INC.)
  • KDOL-LP (96.3 FM; LIVINGSTON, TX; Owner: LAKE LIVINGSTON BROADCASTING INC.)

TV broadcast stations around West Livingston:

  • KCTL-LP (Channel 25; LIVINGSTON, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KETX-LP (Channel 5; LIVINGSTON, TX; Owner: LONE STAR NETWORK)
  • KHXL-LP (Channel 7; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KHTX-LP (Channel 30; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • $10,000Total costs
  • 12,150Total average daily traffic
  • 810Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,630Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

West Livingston on our top lists:

  • #59 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males"
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