2.8Avg Per Household
80.8%Single Family Homes
- Housing units: 30,342
- Percent of housing stock that is Single-Family Detached Homes: 80.8%
- Homeownership rate: 71.2%
- Average persons per household: 2.8
Top 10 Largest Employers
|Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory||6,500|
|Valley Care Health System||1,400|
|Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District||1,200|
|Sandia National Laboratory||910|
|Kaiser Permanente Regional Distribution Center||675|
|City of Livermore||655|
|Livermore Area Recreational & Park District||508|
Public School District K-12
Source: US Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts website 01/10/14. For more demographic information about the City of Livermore visit: Livermore QuickFacts
Open House Sign Ordinance
Sign LocationNo signs are permitted on public property or to be placed in the street or median areas. May be placed on sidewalks as long as four and one half feet remain clear.
# of Signs AllowedOne Sign per property per intersection leading from the two nearest major streets to the property. A maximum of three open house signs may be placed at any street intersection corner at any one time.
Maximum Sign HeightFour feet.
Maximum Sign AreaFour square feet.
Sign Text & Other RequirementsNo two signs with the same copy shall be placed closer than 50 feet from each other per street frontage.
Days and Times Signs may be DisplayedSigns can only be displayed on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.
Contact InformationPlanning: (925) 960-4450
Potential Disclosure Issues
Prior to the conclusion of the sale or transfer of a residential building the City of Livermore requires that the seller must ensure that the dwelling is equipped with a chimney spark arrestor and approved smoke alarm at the time of sale.
Spark Arrestor and Smoke Detector Requirement
A Report of Residential Building Records is required to be delivered to the buyer prior to the conclusion of a sale or transfer. An application for the Report of Residential Building Record may be found on the City of Livermore’s website.
Report of Residential Building Records
An active freight and commuter rail line crosses most of Livermore.
The city of Livermore has special land use designations.
Special Land Use Designations
Some areas of Livermore are in close proximity to an airport.
Livermore is located in a seismically active region (northeast portion).
The Alameda County Assessor Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office may have additional information about property-specific taxes or assessments. You may look up a property by its parcel number or street address.
Additional Tax Information
The City of Livermore does not have a rent control ordinance.
Property owners of residential dwelling units shall pay an annual license fee of $1.20 for each $1,000 of gross receipts.
Business License Fee on Rental Units
The city of Livermore has special land use designations
Special Land Use Designations
Transfer Tax Information
Alameda County Transfer Tax($ per thousand of sale or transfer price) $1.10
per each thousand