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Livermore is a city in Alameda County, in the San Francisco-Oakland metro area.

The community was named after Robert Livermore, English sailor who settled here after jumping ship in Monterey.

The latitude of Livermore is 37.681N. The longitude is -121.766W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 492 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 77,744.


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Median household income
Local
$75,322
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Livermore demographic reports
Livermore is in the Tri-Valley east of San Francisco.
Former and merged names include:
· Laddville
· Nottingham
Livermore Rodeo began in 1918 to raise money for the Red Cross.
Public transportation: Livermore/Amador Valley Transit Authority (See the transit and travel sections below.)

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 145. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 1.9 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Performing arts: Livermore-Amador Symphony
Nearby parks & recreation: Bethany Reservoir State Recreation Area, Carnegie State Vehicular Recreation Area, Del Valle Regional Park, Morgan Territory Regional Preserve
Historic sites and museums: Livermore Heritage Guild History Center
Colleges and universities: Las Positas College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 87

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16% of Livermore residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Livermore ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Livermore was $31,062, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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32% of Livermore residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Livermore, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $949.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,857.


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Libraries in Livermore include Livermore Public Library Civic Center, Rincon Branch Library, Springtown Branch Library ... View libraries

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Alameda County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Livermore political report.

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Livermore restaurants taking online reservations include Wente Vineyards Restaurant, Zephyr Grill and Bar ... View restaurants

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The average commute time for Livermore workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 10 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Livermore between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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