Livingston, Texas Population 2021

5,440
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Livingston is a city located in Polk County Texas. It is also the county seat of Polk County. With a 2020 population of 5,440, it is the 345th largest city in Texas and the 4538th largest city in the United States . Livingston is currently growing at a rate of 1.85% annually and its population has increased by 1.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,335 in 2010. Livingston reached it's highest population of 5,440 in 2021. Spanning over 9 miles, Livingston has a population density of 623 people per square mile.

The average household income in Livingston is $53,271 with a poverty rate of 17.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $709 per month, and the median house value is $108,400. The median age in Livingston is 38.5 years, 34.6 years for males, and 42.5 years for females.

Livingston Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Livingston was:

  • White: 71.48%
  • Black or African American: 17.44%
  • Asian: 4.24%
  • Two or more races: 3.70%
  • Other race: 2.39%
  • Native American: 0.76%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Livingston, Texas is 5,440 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,143.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,335.

Livingston, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,65671.48%
Black or African American89217.44%
Asian2174.24%
Two or More Races1893.70%
Some Other Race1222.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native390.76%
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Livingston Population by Race

Livingston Population Pyramid $2021

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Livingston Median Age

38.5


Total

34.6


Male

42.5


Female

Livingston Adults

There are 4,009 adults, (815 of whom are seniors) in Livingston.

Livingston Age Dependency

60.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Livingston Sex Ratio

Female

2,386

46.65%

Male

2,729

53.35%

Livingston Population by Age

Livingston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Livingston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.6%23.4%
Male54.3%45.7%
All53.4%46.6%
Non Family44.3%55.7%
Female30.5%69.5%

53.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Livingston Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9902.4153.4
Married6923.1676.6
Non Family6711.0544.3
Female4393.0830.5
Male1882.8854.3

2.96

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Livingston Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade46513.07%
9th to 12th Grade35810.06%
High School Graduate1,30736.72%
Some College78221.97%
Associates Degree792.22%
Bachelors Degree40211.30%
Graduate Degree1664.66%
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Livingston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Livingston Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,8761,599433
Hispanic815401
Black6175046
Asian145145129
2+ Races7457
Other Race5434
Native American3936

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 88.97%.

Livingston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,277$35,461$21,816
Less Than 9th Grade$18,446$27,734$12,829
High School Graduate$25,161$52,760$18,173
Some College$27,574$$27,596
Bachelors Degree$44,146$49,911$43,583
Graduate Degree$52,150$76,250$51,500

$28,277

Average Earnings

$35,461

Average Male

$21,816

Average Female

Livingston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Livingston Language by Age

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Livingston Language

70.29% of Livingston residents speak only English, while 29.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.78% of the population.

Livingston Language

Livingston Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,18432614.93%
Hispanic1,36830922.59%
Black83019022.89%
Other1135649.56%
Multiple18910.53%

17.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.49%

Male Poverty Rate

17.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Livingston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Livingston is Other, with 49.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Livingston is Multiple, with 0.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.82%.

Livingston Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School21.27%
Less Than 9th Grade20.39%
Some College6.49%
Bachelors or Greater5.63%

Livingston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed46.67%
Female Unemployed18.18%
Female Employed10.35%
Male Employed8.12%

Livingston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Livingston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,217$53,271
Families$48,067$60,933
Married Families$60,387-
Non Families$25,208$31,353
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Income by Household Type

Livingston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.3%

Male Marriage Rate

38.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Livingston Married by Age and Sex

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Livingston Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Livingston Marital Status by Race

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Livingston Marital Status

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233

Number of Veterans

198

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam115
First Gulf War24
World War II19
Korea8
Second Gulf War1

Livingston Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74107
75+66
55 to 6436
35 to 5417
18 to 347

Livingston Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2077.06%
Black192.62%
Hispanic101.00%
Native American717.95%

Livingston Veterans by Race

Livingston Veterans by Education

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4.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Livingston Veterans by Education

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61.3%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Livingston Employment by Age

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Livingston Employment by Race

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Livingston Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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68.48%

Born in Livingston

83.44%

Native Born

16.56%

Foreign Born

8.07%

Non Citizen

8.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.44% of Livingston residents were born in the United States, with 68.48% having been born in Texas. 8.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Livingston Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,440991.85%
20205,341991.89%
20195,242991.92%
20185,143390.76%
20175,104460.91%
20165,058410.82%
20155,017-15-0.30%
20145,032-49-0.96%
20135,081-64-1.24%
20125,145-60-1.15%
20115,205-56-1.06%
20105,261-172-0.32%
20005,4334140.80%
19905,019910.18%
19804,9281,0032.30%
19703,9255271.45%
19603,3985331.72%
19502,8650.00%

Livingston Population by Year