Livingston is a town in Columbia County, New York, United States. The population was 3,646 at the 2010 census. The town is named after its founding father.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 39.0 square miles (100.9 km), of which 38.1 square miles (98.8 km) is land and 0.77 square miles (2.0 km), or 2.01%, is water.
The west town line, in the center of the Hudson River, is the border of Greene County.
As of the census of 2000, there were 3,424 people, 1,332 households, and 889 families residing in the town. The population density was 89.6 people per square mile (34.6/km²). There were 1,651 housing units at an average density of 43.2 per square mile (16.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.14% White, 1.46% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.41% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.32% from other races, and 0.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.69% of the population.
There were 1,332 households out of which 27.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.3% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.2% were non-families. 26.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.95.
In the town, the population was spread out with 21.5% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 21.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.0 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $37,117, and the median income for a family was $41,827. Males had a median income of $31,205 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $22,434. About 4.2% of families and 5.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.9% of those under age 18 and 5.2% of those age 65 or over.