Livonia, Louisiana

Livonia (pronounced Le Vone ya) is a town in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 1,339 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Statistical Area. The town is home to Livonia High School. The town's zip code is 70755. Its main police agency is the Livonia Police Department.


Livonia is located at (30.560159, -91.550165).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7 km²), all of it land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 1,339 people, 502 households, and 380 families residing in the town. The population density was 741.3 people per square mile (285.6/km²). There were 545 housing units at an average density of 301.7/sq mi (116.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 91.04% White, 8.51% African American, 0.15% Asian, and 0.30% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.60% of the population.

There were 502 households out of which 40.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.9% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.3% were non-families. 21.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.2% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 32.3% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 96.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $37,000, and the median income for a family was $42,721. Males had a median income of $36,685 versus $22,036 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,756. About 7.9% of families and 13.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.4% of those under age 18 and 24.8% of those age 65 or over.


The town is host to the annual Livonia Lions Club Mardi Gras parade which is held the weekend before Mardi Gras Day.

Probably one of Livonia's most famous international tourists was Edward VIII, the Duke of Windsor, who arrived by train following the Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1950.

See also

Livonia Interactive Map


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