Livingston Parish

Livingston Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 427
Livingston, LA 70754
Phone: (225) 686-2266
Fax: (225) 686-7079

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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    A Louisiana woman, who died Wednesday after drowning in Livingston Parish, was identified as the older sister of CNN anchor Don Lemon.
    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.
    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.
    Despite complaints from the public, a Pagan festival in Louisiana has the disgruntled backing of the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office.
    of Walker, LA to dedicate CECO's new facilities in the Livingston Industrial Park in Walker, Livingston Parish.
    In October a federal judge overturned a Livingston Parish, Louisiana, ban on "soothsaying, fortune telling, palm reading, clairvoyance, crystal ball gazing, mind reading, card reading and the like for a fee.
    In Livingston Parish, Louisiana, a circuit rider procured a flatbed tow truck and 20 water storage tanks from a colleague to dispense potable water.

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