Livingston is a thriving suburban town located in Essex County.

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Livingston is a thriving suburban town located in Essex County, a little over 20 miles from NYC. Commuting into New York City is convenient and efficient. The town benefits from its proximity to major highways and multiple transportation options. The nearby South Orange and Short Hills train stations provide direct train services to New York Penn Station, offering a seamless commute for professionals and commuters. Additionally, CoachUSA bus services are available for those who prefer alternative transportation. Livingston borders Millburn-Short Hills, West Orange, Florham Park, South Orange, and Roseland. There are multiple shopping areas, including the Livingston Town Center with restaurants and local stores, the Livingston Mall with a Macy’s and a Barnes & Noble, and Route 10 is nearby. 
Livingston is known for its excellent school systems, making it an attractive destination for families. The township is served by the highly regarded Livingston Board of Education School District, rated an A+ on Niche, which includes a number of highly-rated public schools. Livingston’s six elementary schools include Burnet Hill Elementary School for grades Pre-K-5, Collins Elementary School for grades K-5, Amos W. Harrison Elementary School for grades K-5, Hillside Elementary School for grades K-5, Mount Pleasant Elementary School for grades K-5, and Riker Hill Elementary School for grades K-5. Their middle schools are Mount Pleasant Middle School for 6th grade and Heritage Middle School for grades 7-8. Their high school,  Livingston High School, teaches grades 9-12. These schools prioritize academic excellence and offer a range of extracurricular activities to foster student growth and achievement. More school information can be found on There are also prestigious private schools located in Livingston, including Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy and Newark Academy.
The utility companies serving Livingston ensure reliable access to essential services such as electricity, gas, and water. Providers like Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G) and local water utilities ensure the efficient delivery of utilities to homes and businesses.
Livingston has more than 470 acres of parks and hiking trails, providing residents with opportunities for outdoor activities and relaxation. The town has two pools, several baseball diamonds, soccer fields, tennis courts, playgrounds, a dog park, and an ice skating pond. The Riker Hill Complex is owned by Livingston and Roseland, which includes three parks and spans over 200 acres. For swimming and aquatic activities, the Livingston Community Pool is located in town, a well-maintained facility with multiple pools, water slides, and recreational amenities. The Livingston Oval has a tennis court, swimming pool, ice skating rink, multiple sports fields, and a walking track.
Livingston also maintains tennis and pickleball courts that are accessible with a membership, offering opportunities for residents to enjoy friendly matches or take tennis lessons. Although there are no public golf courses, golf enthusiasts have convenient access to several private golf courses in the surrounding area. The nearby Essex County Country Club and Cedar Hill Golf and Country Club offer challenging fairways and beautiful landscapes for golfers of all skill levels. Livingston is close to both the Mall at Short Hills, a mall with high-end stores and restaurants, and the South Mountain Reservation, connecting 36 parks. It also features the renowned Turtleback Zoo, the Codey Arena ice skating rink, the Treetop Adventure Course, McLoone’s Boathouse Restaurant, Safari Mini Golf, swan paddle boats, and the Regatta Playground, for hours of family fun. The Cooperman-Barnabas Medical Center is a top-rated hospital that is the oldest and largest nonprofit, nonsectarian hospital in the state.

Overview for Livingston, LA

1,938 people live in Livingston, where the median age is 36.1 and the average individual income is $29,065. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Livingston, LA

There's plenty to do around Livingston, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Porky's Boudin and Cajun Meats, China One, and Remi’s Seafood & More.

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Dining 1.68 miles 26 reviews 4.5/5 stars
Dining 0.64 miles 10 reviews 4.3/5 stars
Dining 3.43 miles 3 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining 0.6 miles 14 reviews 4.1/5 stars
Dining 4.64 miles 1 review 5/5 stars
Dining 2.7 miles 10 reviews 3.9/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Livingston, LA

Livingston has 688 households, with an average household size of 2.82. 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. 1,938 people call Livingston home. The population density is 601.32 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Livingston, LA

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The following schools are within or nearby Livingston. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Doyle Elementary School
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