Livingston has the 2049th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 6.8% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Livingston is part of the Merced metro area. Unemployment in the Merced area is 9%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Merced has the 244th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Livingston is below average at $43,840, and the median cost of a home in Livingston is $164,600, which is below the national average. 8% of workers in Livingston hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 50% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Livingston. 78% of Livingston workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 11% carpool, and 9% walk. People in Livingston spend an average of 21 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.