Livingston, AL

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Population

3,416

1.98% decline

Median Age

23


Median Household Income

$13,272

17.4% decline

Poverty Rate

50.1%


Number of Employees

1,005

7.71% decline

Median Property Value

$150,400

7.96% decline

About

In 2017, Livingston, AL had a population of 3.42k people with a median age of 23 and a median household income of $13,272. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Livingston, AL declined from 3,485 to 3,416, a -1.98% decrease and its median household income declined from $16,063 to $13,272, a -17.4% decrease.

The population of Livingston, AL is 46.8% Black or African American Alone, 41.7% White Alone, and 11.5% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Livingston, AL speak a non-English language, and 91.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Livingston, AL are University of West Alabama (979 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Livingston, AL is $150,400, and the homeownership rate is 34.9%. Most people in Livingston, AL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Livingston, AL is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Livingston, AL employs 1.01k people. The largest industries in Livingston, AL are Educational Services (435 people), Accommodation & Food Services (120 people), and Manufacturing (117 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($64,345), Health Care & Social Assistance ($40,833), and Public Administration ($20,885).

Median household income in Livingston, AL is $13,272. Males in Livingston, AL have an average income that is 1.44 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,615. The income inequality in Livingston, AL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$13,272

2017 value

± $4,368

-17.4%

1 Year Growth

± 45.9%

Households in Livingston, AL have a median annual income of $13,272, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $16,063 in 2016, which represents a -17.4% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$58,549

Average Male Salary

± $1,465

$40,615

Average Female Salary

± $997

In 2017, full-time male employees in Alabama made 1.44 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $58,018 ± $10,489

  2. White

    $47,885 ± $1,063

  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

    $45,909 ± $38,465

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Alabama workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.21 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Livingston, AL is from Alabama.

0.46

2017 Wage GINI

0.458

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Alabama was 0.46 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.343% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Alabama was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Alabama in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Alabama across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 113

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Livingston, AL was Census Tract 113 with a value of $16,042, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

50.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Livingston, AL (1.36k out of 2.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Black

    948 ± 282

  2. White

    407 ± 183

  3. Native American

    0 ± 56

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Livingston, AL is Black, followed by White and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.01k

2017 Value

± 238

-7.71%

1 Year decline

± 35%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Livingston, AL declined at a rate of -7.71%, from 1.09k employees to 1.01k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Livingston, AL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (185 people), Sales & Related Occupations (142 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (138 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Livingston, AL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Livingston, AL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (185 people), Sales & Related Occupations (142 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (138 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Livingston, AL has an unusually high number of residents working as Personal Care & Service Occupations (2.63 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.47 times), and Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (2.28 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Livingston, AL, by median earnings, are Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations ($83,145), Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($39,931), and Management Occupations ($39,931).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.01k

2017 Value

± 238

-7.71%

1 Year decline

± 35%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Livingston, AL declined at a rate of -7.71%, from 1.09k employees to 1.01k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Livingston, AL, are Educational Services (435 people), Accommodation & Food Services (120 people), and Manufacturing (117 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Livingston, AL, though some of these residents may live in Livingston, AL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Livingston, AL, by number of employees, are Educational Services (435 people), Accommodation & Food Services (120 people), and Manufacturing (117 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Livingston, AL has an unusually high number of Educational Services (4.67 times higher than expected), Utilities (2.93 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.57 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Livingston, AL, by median earnings, are Manufacturing ($64,345), Health Care & Social Assistance ($40,833), and Public Administration ($20,885).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Alabama to other states, or from other states to Alabama.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $40.7B

  2. $28B

  3. $21.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Alabama product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $40.7B, followed by Mixed freight ($28B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($21.5B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Alabama products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$243B

2015 Value

$367B

Projected 2045 Value

50.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Alabama trade was $243B. This is expected to increase 50.7% to $367B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Alabama trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Alabama to other states, or from other states to Alabama.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $25.3B

  2. $16.7B

  3. $14.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Alabama domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $25.3B, followed by Florida with $16.7B and Tennessee and $14.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Alabama shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

79.9% of the population of Livingston, AL has health coverage, with 32.1% on employee plans, 22.6% on Medicaid, 8.37% on Medicare, 16.4% on non-group plans, and 0.382% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Livingston, AL was $7,281 in 2014. This is a 4.07% increase from the previous year ($6,996).

Primary care physicians in Livingston, AL see 1535 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.1% decrease from the previous year (1552 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2139 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1185 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Greene County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (21.1%). Additionally, Macon County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (47.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,535 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Alabama see an average of 1,535 patients per year. This represents a 1.1% decrease from the previous year (1,552 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,281

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,641

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,042

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,267

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Alabama (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.07%, from $6,996 to $7,281.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

20.1%

Uninsured

32.1%

Employer Coverage

22.6%

Medicaid

8.37%

Medicare

16.4%

Non-Group

0.382%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Livingston, AL grew by 0.184% from 20.1% to 20.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Livingston, AL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 21.1% prevalence

  2. 20.9% prevalence

  3. 20.4% prevalence

Greene County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Alabama, at 21.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Alabama by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Livingston, AL is home to a population of 3.42k people, from which 91.8% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Livingston, AL residents were born outside of the country (281 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Livingston, AL is composed of 1.6k Black or African American Alone residents (46.8%), 1.42k White Alone residents (41.7%), 392 Asian Alone residents (11.5%), 0 Two or More Races residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%), and 0 Hispanic or Latino residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Livingston, AL are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

23

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.5

23

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Livingston, AL was 23. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 23, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 23. But people in Livingston, AL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Livingston, AL residents was 23.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    281 people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Livingston, AL residents (281 people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Livingston, AL was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    51,837 ± 5,560 people

  2. Guatemala

    11,080 ± 2,581 people

  3. India

    9,229 ± 2,356 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Alabama was Mexico, the natal country of 51,837 Alabama residents, followed by Guatemala with 11,080 and India with 9,229.

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Citizenship

91.8%

2017 Citizenship

92.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 91.8% of Livingston, AL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Livingston, AL was 92.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    1.6k ± 264

  2. White Alone

    1.42k ± 224

  3. Asian Alone

    392 ± 254

In 2017, there were 1.12 times more Black or African American Alone residents (1.6k people) in Livingston, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.42k White Alone and 392 Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Livingston, AL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Livingston, AL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Livingston, AL was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Livingston, AL are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    43 ± 50

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    21 ± 36

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    0 ± 19

Livingston, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.05 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Livingston, AL awarded 979 degrees. The student population of Livingston, AL is skewed towards women, with 1,270 male students and 2,716 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Livingston, AL are White (531 and 57.2%), followed by Black or African American (335 and 36.1%), Unknown (22 and 2.37%), and Two or More Races (16 and 1.72%).

The largest universities in Livingston, AL by number of degrees awarded are University of West Alabama (979 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Livingston, AL are School Counseling & Guidance Services (141 and 14.4%), Adult & Continuing Education (117 and 12%), and Elementary Education & Teaching (104 and 10.6%).

The median tuition costs in Livingston, AL are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $7,286 and $14,572 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 117 degrees awarded

  2. 101 degrees awarded

  3. 84 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in Livingston, AL was Adult & Continuing Education with 117 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Masters Degree from schools in Livingston, AL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

979 degrees awarded

$7,286

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Livingston, AL institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of West Alabama with 979 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

235

Degrees Awarded to Men

744

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 235 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Livingston, AL, which is 0.316 times less than the 744 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    531 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    335 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    22 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Livingston, AL were to White students. These 531 degrees mean that there were 1.59 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 335 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Livingston, AL was $150,400 in 2017, which is 0.691 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $163,400 to $150,400, a 7.96% decrease. The homeownership rate in Livingston, AL is 34.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Livingston, AL have an average commute time of 16.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Livingston, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$13,272

Median Household Income

± $4,368

1.21k

Number of Households

± 263

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.21k households in Livingston, AL declined from $13,272 from the previous year's value of $16,063.

The following chart displays the households in Livingston, AL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$150,400

2017 Median

± $40,022

$163,400

2016 Median

± $47,338

In 2017, the median property value in Livingston, AL declined from to $150,400 from the previous year's value of $163,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Livingston, AL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Livingston, AL the largest share of households have a property value in the $175k - $200k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Livingston, AL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Livingston, AL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

34.9%

2017 Homeownership

39.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 34.9% of the housing units in Livingston, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 39.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Livingston, AL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Livingston, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Livingston, AL have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

16.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Livingston, AL have a shorter commute time (16.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.48% of the workforce in Livingston, AL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.3%

  2. Walked

    11.4%

  3. Carpooled

    6.42%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Livingston, AL was Drove Alone (78.3%), followed by those who Walked (11.4%) and those who Carpooled (6.42%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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