Livingston Parish

Livingston Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 427
Livingston, LA 70754
Phone: (225) 686-2266
Fax: (225) 686-7079
www.lapage.com/parishes/livin.htm

On eastern border of LA, east of Baton Rouge; organized Feb 10, 1832 from Saint Helena Parish. Name Origin: For Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), NY patriot, statesman, and a drafter of the Declaration of Independence

Area (sq mi):: 702.84 (land 648.02; water 54.82) Population per square mile: 168.50
Population 2005: 109,206 State rank: 10 Population change: 2000-20005 18.90%; 1990-2000 30.20% Population 2000: 91,814 (White 93.50%; Black or African American 4.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 32.80
Income 2000: per capita $16,282; median household $38,887; Population below poverty level: 11.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,169-$22,181
Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 33.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 69.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Denham Springs (10,106)

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    John Bel Edwards and MCM Plastics President Richard Morris said in a joint statement Tuesday that MCM's expansion in Livingston Parish will add five jobs at an operation that already employs 15.
    Livingston Parish Sheriff Jason Ard said the rampage began shortly before 9 a.m.
    A joint statement from the Ascension Parish sheriff's office and the Livingston Parish sheriff's office confirmed that Dakota had been on the run for a night after he emerged as the prime suspect behind the killings of his parents, girlfriend, her father and brother in two separate shootings on Saturday, CNN reported.
    Dakota Theriot is wanted on multiple counts of first-degree murder, home invasion and weapons charges after the killing spree that began in Livingston Parish just East of the state capital, Baton Rouge and ended in Ascension Parish, ABC News reported.
    According to the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to 18,000 block of Murphy Estate Lane after they received reports of a gunshot at 10 a.m.
    In Livingston Parish, a civil jurisdiction, at least 75 percent of residents suffered some type of water damage, with most of the destruction major.
    A Livingston Parish official estimated to the Associated Press that 75 percent of the homes in the parish, which contains about 138,000 people, were a "total loss." Federal Emergency Declared The federal government declared a major disaster after days of torrential rain inundated the state, flooding thousands of homes and prompting thousands of water rescues.
    "For the last few hours, there has been just as much activity as at any point." Steele said the flooding that started Friday has damaged more than 1,000 homes in East Baton Rouge Parish, more than 1,000 homes in Livingston Parish, and hundreds more in other areas, including St.
    (AP) -- Livingston Parish education and business leaders hope to break ground on a new community and technical college in Walker this year.
    When FEMA issued new maps last year for Livingston Parish in Louisiana, near Baton Rouge, they included new elevation data.
    Madden remains in jail at Livingston Parish Detention Centre, Louisiana, in lieu of $1,474 (EUR1,030) bail, an officer added.

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