Parish located in the state of Louisiana in the U.S.
According to the census˛ of 2000, there were 91,814 people, 32,630 households,
and 25,549 families residing in the parish. The population density was 55/km˛
(142/mi˛). There were 36,212 housing units at an average density of 22/km˛
(56/mi˛). The racial makeup of the parish was 94.35% White, 4.22% Black or
African American, 0.36% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander,
0.19% from other races, and 0.68% from two or more races. 1.11% of the population
were Hispanic or Latino of any race. The parish has a total area of 1,820 km˛
(703 mi˛). 1,678 km˛ (648 mi˛) of it is land and 142 km˛ (55
mi˛) of it (7.80%) is water.
The 2000 census reports that out of the 32,630 households 41.60%
had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.10% were married couples
living together, 10.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and
21.70% were non-families. 18.20% of all households were made up of individuals
and 6.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average
household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.17.
The median income for a household in the parish was $38,887,
and the median income for a family was $44,071. Males had a median income of
$36,508 versus $22,325 for females. The per capita income for the parish was
$16,282. As of August 2001, about 43,800 people were employed in the parish.
The unemployment rate was 4.8%. About 9.10% of families and 11.40% of the population
were below the poverty line, including 11.70% of those under age 18 and 15.80%
of those age 65 or over.
Neighboring areas include the following: St. Helena Parish,
Tangipahoa Parish, St.
John the Baptist Parish, Ascension
Parish, and East Baton Rouge Parish.
Cities located within Livingston Parish are Albany, Denham Springs, French Settlement,
Killian, Livingston, Port Vincent, Springfield, and Walker.