Known as a beautiful township with excellent shopping.

Welcome to Livingston

Town Information For Livingston NJ 07039

Livingston is a wonderful township in Essex County, New Jersey. During the 2010 United States Census, the township had a total population of 29,366. Livingston is known as a beautiful township with excellent shopping. The 14-mile township is named after the first Governor of New Jersey.

The median price of Livingston real estate is $573,161. The township has a property tax rate of $2.581 per $100 of assessed value. With a median household income coming in at $119,400. Livingston is very reasonably priced for the quality of living compared to other towns in a 10-mile radius.

School System

If there is one thing in Livingston worth bragging about it is their school system. According to Livingston is ranked the number 5 best school district in New Jersey. This is due to its wonderful teaching staff. Voted the number 3 best place to teach in New Jersey.

Due to Livingston’s great teaching staff students of the Livingston High School on average receive a 1320/1600 on their SAT and a 30/36 on their ACT. This puts them in a great position for getting the average student into their college of choice. The most popular college’s students attend after high school are Rutgers University, New York University, and Penn State.


Commuting plays a huge role when you settle down and buy a home. Luckily Livingston is roughly an hour away from the city by car. There are plenty of options for public transportation as well. Easy access to major highways.

Living in Livingston

There are several destinations in Livingston worth visiting. Some of the local favorites are the south mountain reservation, the turtle back zoo, and the Livingston mall. The downtown of Livingston is littered with restaurants such as Tony Boy’s Sandwich HouseMezza, and Sweet Basil’s Cafe.

Overview for Livingston, NJ

2,992 people live in Livingston, where the median age is 49 and the average individual income is $64,984. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

49 years

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Around Livingston, NJ

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

Somewhat Walkable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including John's Market, UNTUCKit, and Anthony Richards Formal Wear.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 4.49 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.92 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.03 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.01 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.44 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.93 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Livingston, NJ

Livingston has 1,138 households, with an average household size of 3. 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. 2,992 people call Livingston home. The population density is 9,181.268 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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48.09 / 51.87%

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