LIVINGSTON

Named after the first Governor of New Jersey, William Livingston, in 1813, Livingston provides the perfect combination of urban and rural elements.

Welcome to Livingston

Named after the first Governor of New Jersey, William Livingston, in 1813, Livingston provides the perfect combination of urban and rural elements. Located approximately 20 miles outside of New York City, Livingston offers its residents a fantastic school system, plenty of community services and events, restaurants, and green spaces. It is not a surprise that it was recently ranked among the top three towns in Essex County by Niche.com to live and raise a family. With easy commuting possibilities, excellent schools, lush green spaces, and an abundance of shopping and dining options, this vibrant community centric town is the perfect place to call home.
 

Schools

Recently ranked as one of the top five school districts in NJ by Niche.com, the Livingston School District is well known for its high level of student achievement.
 

Commute

Livingston is about a 45 minute drive to Midtown Manhattan and although there is no Midtown Direct Train, an express shuttle service is available to the South Orange Train Station. An excellent bus service from various locations in Livingston to the Port Authority terminal is available and takes approximately 45 minutes.
 

Restaurants and Shopping

No matter where you go in Livingston you will find a diverse selection of restaurants and shopping at every corner with new buzz-worthy restaurants and boutiques popping up everyday.
 
The Livingston Mall and the nearby Mall at Short HIlls are major shopping hubs along with the commercial strip on Route 10. The Livingston Towne Center is rapidly growing into a major shopping, retail, and restaurant corridor.
 

Arts and Recreation

The Arts Council of Livingston supports theatrical and artistic endeavors throughout the community including, The Livingston Camera Club, The Livingston Community Players, The Livingston Symphony Orchestra, and The Livingston Arts Association. In addition to these wonderful creative efforts, the Livingston Public Library hosts frequent art exhibitions by local artists. Residents can view the tracks of a dinosaur at the Walter Kiddie Dinosaur Park, a 16-acre paleontological site. Riker Hill Art Park allows visitors to peruse an outdoor sculpture garden that serves a dual function as an attraction and studio space for working artists.
 
In addition to the multitude of cultural activities, Livingston offers several parks, town sponsored leagues/activities, playgrounds, athletic fields/courts, and two community swimming pools.
  • Memorial Park (open sports fields, ponds, summer concert series, nature preserve, and the 9/11 memorial)
  • Prospect Park (29 acres of forest with hiking and biking)
  • Becker Park (147 acres that provides access to the Lenape Trail)
  • East Hill Park (55 acres of trails and 2 dog park)
  • Littel Pond (fishing, ice skating in the winter)
Minutes to the east of Livingston, off Northfield Avenue in West Orange, is the Essex County South Mountain Reservation Complex, which includes Turtle Back Zoo and the Codey Arena for ice skating. The reservation itself is a 2,110-acre county park. Livingston is also home to the Cedar Hill Golf and Country Club, an 18-hole course with immaculately manicured grounds with a recently renovated clubhouse.
 
 
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Overview for LIVINGSTON, NJ

7,870 people live in LIVINGSTON, where the median age is 46.3 and the average individual income is $65,156.37. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

7,870

Total Population

46.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$65,156.37

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for LIVINGSTON, NJ

LIVINGSTON has 2,692 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in LIVINGSTON do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 7,870 people call LIVINGSTON home. The population density is 4,146.48 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

7,870

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

46.3

Median Age

50.38 / 49.62%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
2,692

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$65,156.37

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

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