kids encyclopedia robot

Livingston, Wisconsin facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Livingston, Wisconsin
Village
Livingston library
Livingston library
Location of Livingston in Grant County, Wisconsin.
Location of Livingston in Grant County, Wisconsin.
Coordinates: 42°54′3″N 90°25′54″W / 42.90083°N 90.43167°W / 42.90083; -90.43167Coordinates: 42°54′3″N 90°25′54″W / 42.90083°N 90.43167°W / 42.90083; -90.43167
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
Counties Grant, Iowa
Area
 • Total 1.04 sq mi (2.69 km2)
 • Land 1.04 sq mi (2.69 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,152 ft (351 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 664
 • Estimate 
(2019)
634
 • Density 609.62/sq mi (235.47/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-45325
GNIS feature ID 1568470
Website http://livingstonvillage.webs.com

Livingston is a village in Grant and Iowa Counties in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 664 at the 2010 census. Of this, 657 were in Grant County, and only 7 were in Iowa County.

The Iowa County portion of Livingston is part of the Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area, while the Grant County portion is part of the Platteville Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History

A post office called Livingston has been in operation since 1880. The village was named for Hugh Livingston, the original owner of the town site.

A meteorite fell to the Earth near and in the village on April 14, 2010, following a spectacular bolide and aerial explosion seen over much of the midwestern United States.

Geography

Livingston is located at 42°54′3″N 90°25′54″W / 42.90083°N 90.43167°W / 42.90083; -90.43167 (42.900713, -90.431649).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.02 square miles (2.64 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 28
1920 545
1930 470 −13.8%
1940 520 10.6%
1950 452 −13.1%
1960 488 8.0%
1970 503 3.1%
1980 642 27.6%
1990 576 −10.3%
2000 597 3.6%
2010 664 11.2%
2019 (est.) 634 −4.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 664 people, 263 households, and 175 families living in the village. The population density was 651.0 inhabitants per square mile (251.4/km2). There were 277 housing units at an average density of 271.6 per square mile (104.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.7% White, 0.2% African American, and 0.2% from two or more races.

There were 263 households, of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.5% were non-families. 28.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.05.

The median age in the village was 35.8 years. 27.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.5% were from 25 to 44; 22.5% were from 45 to 64; and 17.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.5% male and 51.5% female.

Notable people

  • William A. Loy, farmer and politician, was born in Livingston.
kids search engine
Livingston, Wisconsin Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.