Longview, Washington

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Population in 2013: 36,530 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.4%
 
Males: 17,531  (48.0%)
Females: 18,999  (52.0%)
Median resident age:  39.6 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip codes: 98632.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,641 (it was $35,171 in 2000)
Longview:

$41,641
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,336 (it was $18,559 in 2000)

Longview city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $163,809 (it was $118,800 in 2000)
Longview:

$163,809
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $190,636; Detached houses: $199,178; Townhouses or other attached units: $263,381; In 2-unit structures: $228,581; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $336,850; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $180,426; Mobile homes: $55,181; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $58,633

Median gross rent in 2012: $685.

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  • White alone - 30,064 (82.1%)
  • Hispanic - 3,232 (8.8%)
  • Two or more races - 1,745 (4.8%)
  • Asian alone - 527 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 396 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 371 (1.0%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 196 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 64 (0.2%)

Races in Longview detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Longview: 93.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (18.6%), Irish (11.7%), English (9.4%), Norwegian (5.2%), United States (4.0%), Swedish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1924

Elevation: 21 feet

Land area: 13.7 square miles.

Population density: 2,667 people per square mile   (average).

Longview,WA real estate house value index trend

Longview, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Longview:

  • High school or higher: 86.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Longview city:

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

1,869 residents are foreign born (1.6% Asia, 0.8% Europe).

This city:  5.1%
Washington:  13.3%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 67 registered sex offenders living in Longview, Washington as of March 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Longview to the number of sex offenders is 544 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,968 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,907 (1.0%)

Longview satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vancouver, WA (39.1 miles , pop. 143,560).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (45.5 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (868.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Kelso, WA (1.5 miles ), West Longview, WA (1.6 miles ), Longview Heights, WA (1.7 miles ), West Side Highway, WA (1.9 miles ), Rainier, OR (1.9 miles ), Prescott, OR (2.7 miles) , Castle Rock, WA (3.1 miles ), Rose Valley, WA (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 53 buildings, average cost: $103,900
  • 1998: 60 buildings, average cost: $109,900
  • 1999: 125 buildings, average cost: $102,600
  • 2000: 98 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 2001: 102 buildings, average cost: $100,100
  • 2002: 115 buildings, average cost: $99,900
  • 2003: 58 buildings, average cost: $152,000
  • 2004: 38 buildings, average cost: $160,400
  • 2005: 63 buildings, average cost: $173,000
  • 2006: 77 buildings, average cost: $153,500
  • 2007: 68 buildings, average cost: $200,800
  • 2008: 45 buildings, average cost: $213,100
  • 2009: 18 buildings, average cost: $208,500
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $233,100
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $241,900
  • 2012: 15 buildings, average cost: $169,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.14 N, Longitude: 122.96 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,658 (+18.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,280 (62.7%)

Area code: 360

Longview household income distribution Longview home values distribution

Crime rates in Longview by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1011333311221
per 100,000 2.90.02.82.88.38.28.28.12.72.75.55.42.7
Rapes 8241412252440453431223526
per 100,000 22.868.239.233.569.165.9108.8121.492.284.360.294.070.2
Robberies 31334337343239394329223855
per 100,000 88.493.7120.5103.394.087.8106.1105.2116.678.960.2102.1148.5
Assaults 1221421271501098864477253868774
per 100,000 347.8403.3355.9418.7301.4241.6174.1126.8195.2144.1235.3233.7199.8
Burglaries 503573592910689748593480310385414317468
per 100,000 1434.01627.31658.82539.81905.32053.31613.31294.9840.41046.81132.7851.61263.8
Thefts 2,0012,3682,0842,5112,2532,0762,0451,6621,4531,4381,3721,4831,604
per 100,000 5704.86725.05839.37008.36230.15698.65563.44483.73939.13909.93753.83984.14331.4
Auto thefts 230228296419304312268199162217158197139
per 100,000 655.7647.5829.41169.4840.6856.4729.1536.9439.2590.0432.3529.2375.4
Arson 40373521162022112717175737
per 100,000 114.0105.198.158.644.254.959.929.773.246.246.5153.199.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 502.3599.5561.8700.6611.8585.5565.3484.4405.7403.3389.2425.8439.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Longview detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 66 (55 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Washington average:

1.47
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.1%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,553 (+8.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

Work and jobs in Longview: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Longview, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Longview-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Washington state average. It is 176% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 79.6 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 67.9 miles away from Longview center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 86.4 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 398.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 330.9 miles away from Longview center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 354.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cowlitz County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 6, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Longview topographic map

Birthplace of: David Korten - Writer, Jacob Tanzer - Judge, Jeff Bailey - Baseball player, Rick Sweet - Baseball player and coach, Thomas A. Balmer - Judge, Charles Peterson (photographer) - Photographer, Jeff Stork - Volleyball player, Sharry Konopski - Actor, Wes Stock - Baseball player, Eric Castle - Lebanon Union High School standout football and basketball star..

Main business address for: LONGVIEW FIBRE CO (PAPERBOARD CONTAINERS & BOXES), COWLITZ BANCORPORATION (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals in Longview:

  • MONTICELLO MEDICAL CENTER (600 BROADWAY)
  • PEACHEALTH ST JOHN MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 1615 DELAWARE STREET)

Dialysis Facilities in Longview:

  • FMC LONGVIEW (5616 OCEAN BEACH HWY STE 260)
  • PEACEHEALTH DIALYSIS CENTER (600 N BROADWAY)

Home Health Centers in Longview:

  • COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH/HOSPICE (1035 11TH AVENUE)
  • PSA HEALTHCARE CERTIFIED (2145 TIBBETTS DRIVE)

Nursing Homes in Longview:

  • AMERICANA CONVALESCENT HOME (917 SEVENTH AVE)
  • AMERICANA HEALTH AND REHAB CTR (917 7TH AVENUE)
  • COWLITZ CARE CENTER (1541 11TH AVENUE)
  • COWLITZ CONVALESCENT CENTER (1541 11TH AVENUE)
  • EVERGREEN MANOR HEALTH AND REHAB (1330 11TH AVENUE)
  • FRONTIER REHAB AND EXTENDED CARE (1500 3RD AVENUE)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB CTR - BEACON HI (128 BEACON HILL DRIVE)
  • NORTHWEST CONTINUUM CARE CENTER (128 BEACON HILL DRIVE)
  • PARK ROYAL HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (910 16TH AVENUE)

Heliports located in Longview:

Amtrak station near Longview:

  • 3 miles: KELSO-LONGVIEW (KELSO, 501 S 1ST AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Longview:

  • Lower Columbia College (Full-time enrollment: 2,595; Location: 1600 Maple Street; Public; Website: lowercolumbia.edu)
  • Stylemaster College of Hair Design (FT enrollment: 132; Location: 1224 Commerce Ave.; Private, for-profit; Website: stylemasters.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Longview:

  • Clark College (about 39 miles; Vancouver, WA; Full-time enrollment: 9,330)
  • Centralia College (about 40 miles; Centralia, WA; FT enrollment: 2,354)
  • University of Portland (about 41 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Concordia University-Portland (about 43 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,996)
  • Pacific University (about 44 miles; Forest Grove, OR; FT enrollment: 2,967)
  • Portland State University (about 46 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 21,450)
  • Lewis & Clark College (about 50 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 2,864)

Private high school in Longview:

  • THREE RIVERS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 347; Location: 2610 OCEAN BEACH; Grades: PK - 12)

Private elementary/middle school in Longview:

  • ST ROSE SCHOOL (Students: 220; Location: 720 26TH AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Longview

Library in Longview:

  • LONGVIEW PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,170,680; Location: 1600 LOUISIANA STREET; 163,249 books; 6,425 audio materials; 8,938 video materials; 11 local licensed databases; 11 state licensed databases; 250 print serial subscriptions; 27 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Columbia Heights Christian School no longer exists. The local Christian highschool now is Three Rivers Christian School (Cornerstone Campus) at Minor Road, Kelso.

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Notable locations in Longview: Lower Columbia College Steam Plant (A), Longview Country Club (B), Port of Longview (C), Sinnett's (D), Lower Columbia College Myklebust Gymnasium (E), Lower Columbia College Rose Center for the Arts (F), Longview Fire Department Station 81 (G), Cowlitz 2 Fire and Rescue Station 22 Bakers Corner (H), Longview Fire Department Station 82 (I), Lower Columbia College Alan Thompson Library (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Park-N-Shop Shopping Center (1), Fred Meyer Longview Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Longview: COWLITZ BANCORPORATION (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Longview include: Grace Lutheran Church (A), Longview Presbyterian Church (B), First Christian Church (C), New Life Fellowship Church of Longview (D), Father's House Church (E), Longview Free Methodist Church (F), Saint Rose Catholic Church (G), Bethany Lutheran Church (H), Calvary Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Sacajawea (A), Cedar Street Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Longview include: R A Long Square (1), Highlands Park (2), Roy Morse Park (3), Lake Sacajawea Park (4), Vandercook Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints - Longview Stake Center- Genealogy Lib (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1721 30th Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Hudson Manor Inn (1616 Hudson Street) (1), Electra Motel (1744 10th Avenue) (2), Hudson Hotel (1306 9th Avenue) (3), Budget Inn (1808 Hemlock Street) (4), Ramada Limited Longview WA (723 7th Avenue) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Cowlitz County - Courts- Superior Court- Juvenile Court (1725 1st Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Cowlitz County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 21.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

21.9
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 17.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 9.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.28
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Longview and their reported violations in the past:

DAVIS TERRACE WATER ASSN (Population served: 222, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
LAESTADIAN LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
H&I GROCERY (Population served: 48, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Longview that have no violations reported:

  • HOFFSTADT BLUFFS VISITOR CENTER (Population served: 48, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.3%
(18.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 75.6% for Black residents, 54.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.4% for American Indian residents, 81.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 57.2% for other race residents, 38.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.5%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.3%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Longview in 2010:

  • 389 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 291 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 80 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 63 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 57 people in state prisons
  • 44 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 25 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Longview in 2000:

  • 401 people in nursing homes
  • 247 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 64 people in halfway houses
  • 59 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 25 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 24 people in other group homes
  • 21 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 4 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 4 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill

Longview, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Longview compared to Washington state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with most branches in Longview (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Ocean Beach Highway at 3184 Ocean Beach Highway, Suite C, branch established on 1997/07/28; Longview Branch at 600 Triangle Shopping Center, branch established on 1970/10/07. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Columbia State Bank: Longview Branch at 1225 Washington Way, branch established on 1924/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/09: Bank assets: $4,785.2 mil, Deposits: $3,892.8 mil, headquarters in Tacoma, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 104 total offices, Holding Company: Columbia Banking System, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Longview Main at 1452 Hudson Street, branch established on 1956/11/26. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • KeyBank National Association: Longview Branch at 1750 Hudson Street, branch established on 1938/06/30. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Twin City Bank: at 729 Vandercook Way, branch established on 2000/04/17. Info updated 2011/03/07: Bank assets: $42.2 mil, Deposits: $37.5 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Twin City Bancorp, Inc.
  • Hometown National bank: Hometown National Bank at 970 14th Avenue, branch established on 2000/05/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $18.7 mil, Deposits: $18.0 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Hometown Financial Services, Inc.
  • Heritage Bank: Longview Branch at 927 Commerce Avenue, branch established on 1978/05/01. Info updated 2011/09/02: Bank assets: $1,202.8 mil, Deposits: $1,009.5 mil, headquarters in Olympia, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Heritage Financial Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Longview Branch at 1515 Commerce Avenue, branch established on 1955/08/29. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Riverview Community Bank: Longview Branch at 1011 Washington Way, branch established on 1920/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $850.8 mil, Deposits: $736.4 mil, headquarters in Vancouver, WA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Longview, Washington:

  • Lewis And Clark Motor Inn, 838 15TH Ave, Longview, WA 98632 , Phone: (360) 423-6460, Fax: (360) 425-6875
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 723 7th Ave, Longview, WA 98632 , Phone: (360) 414-1000, Fax: (360) 414-1076
  • Rodeway Inn, 1808 Hemlock St, Longview, WA 98632 , Phone: (360) 423-6980, Fax: (360) 575-9765
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Longview, Washington

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Longview travel time to work - commute Longview mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (90%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Longview city (based on Cowlitz County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 31.89%
Here: 31.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of God
Adherents24.0%14.8%10.3%9.4%6.2%
Congregations8.0%12.6%9.2%8.0%6.9%
NameChurch of the NazareneUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Seventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents4.8%4.0%4.0%3.9%18.7%
Congregations5.7%4.6%3.4%5.7%35.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Cowlitz County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Cowlitz County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
Cowlitz County:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 65
Here:

6.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Cowlitz County:

34.7%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.0%
State:

13.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 24$123,237$61,6190$0
Other Government Administration 16$63,837$47,8780$0
Judicial and Legal 4$24,993$74,9790$0
Police Protection - Officers 52$365,872$84,4320$0
Police - Other 6$80,026$160,0520$0
Firefighters 54$319,846$71,0770$0
Fire - Other 1$4,102$49,2240$0
Streets and Highways 31$155,311$60,1200$0
Sewerage 15$84,469$67,5750$0
Parks and Recreation 23$106,006$55,30729$18,507
Water Supply 18$89,802$59,8680$0
Transit 12$47,076$47,0764$6,061
Local Libraries 25$86,202$41,3770$0
Totals for Government 281$1,550,779$66,22533$24,568

Longview government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $446,000 ($12.21)
    Regular Highways: $109,000 ($2.98)
    Local Fire Protection: $18,000 ($0.49)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($0.05)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,732,000 ($184.29)
    Sewerage: $6,674,000 ($182.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,636,000 ($126.91)
    Water Utilities: $3,860,000 ($105.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,844,000 ($105.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,180,000 ($87.05)
    Regular Highways: $2,631,000 ($72.02)
    Financial Administration: $2,019,000 ($55.27)
    Transit Utilities: $1,915,000 ($52.42)
    General - Other: $1,775,000 ($48.59)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,690,000 ($46.26)
    Libraries: $1,583,000 ($43.33)
    Central Staff Services: $699,000 ($19.13)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $537,000 ($14.70)
    Public Welfare - Other: $123,000 ($3.37)
    Parking Facilities: $32,000 ($0.88)
    Air Transportation: $19,000 ($0.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $775,000 ($21.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $971,000 ($26.58)
    Regular Highways: $851,000 ($23.30)
    General - Other: $702,000 ($19.22)
    Water Utilities: $426,000 ($11.66)
    Libraries: $168,000 ($4.60)
    Police Protection: $53,000 ($1.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($0.52)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $17,098,000 ($468.05)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $390,000 ($10.68)

Longview government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $7,002,000 ($191.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,981,000 ($108.98)
    All Other: $1,531,000 ($41.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $816,000 ($22.34)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $701,000 ($19.19)
    Housing and Community Development: $458,000 ($12.54)
    All Other: $108,000 ($2.96)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,410,000 ($38.60)
    Highways: $50,000 ($1.37)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $748,000 ($20.48)
    Special Assessments: $690,000 ($18.89)
    Fines and Forfeits: $417,000 ($11.42)
    Rents: $167,000 ($4.57)
    General Revenue, NEC: $110,000 ($3.01)
    Sale of Property: $102,000 ($2.79)
    Donations From Private Sources: $69,000 ($1.89)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,341,000 ($146.21)
    Transit Utilities: $99,000 ($2.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,262,000 ($34.55)
    All Other: $784,000 ($21.46)
    Housing and Community Development: $546,000 ($14.95)
    General Local Government Support: $421,000 ($11.52)
    Transit Utilities: $17,000 ($0.47)
    Health and Hospitals: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Tax - Property: $7,455,000 ($204.08)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,453,000 ($176.65)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,867,000 ($105.86)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $2,058,000 ($56.34)
    Other License: $980,000 ($26.83)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $476,000 ($13.03)
    Amusements Sales: $42,000 ($1.15)
    Other Selective Sales: $28,000 ($0.77)

Longview government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,172,000 ($634.33)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,378,000 ($585.22)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,454,000 ($176.68)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,660,000 ($127.57)

Longview government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,387,000 ($612.84)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $230,000 ($6.30)

5.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,370 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.16%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($171 average AGI)
Cowlitz County:

0.04%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clark County, WA  1.14% ($38,027 average AGI)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.26% ($40,054)
from Lewis County, WA  0.24% ($28,782)


5.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,824 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($242 average AGI)
Cowlitz County:

0.07%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clark County, WA  1.40% ($39,407 average AGI)
to Lewis County, WA  0.24% ($28,709)
to King County, WA  0.23% ($32,561)

Strongest AM radio stations in Longview:

  • KBAM (1270 AM; 5 kW; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • KEDO (1400 AM; 1 kW; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLOG (1490 AM; 1 kW; KELSO, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON INTERSTATE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Longview:

  • KUKN (105.5 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON INTERSTATE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWYQ (90.3 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K273AI (102.5 FM; ARIEL, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KJVH (89.5 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KRQT (107.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLYK (94.5 FM; KELSO, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • K216DH (91.1 FM; CATHLAMET, WA; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • K250AE (97.9 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRQT-FM1 (107.1 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMNT (102.9 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)
  • K220HE (91.9 FM; CHEHALIS, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRVO (105.9 FM; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KINK (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKCW (103.3 FM; BEAVERTON, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KITI-FM (95.1 FM; WINLOCK, WA; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KFMY (97.7 FM; RAYMOND, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KPDQ-FM (93.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OREGON, INC.)
  • KOPB-FM (91.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KKRZ (100.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Longview:

  • K68DZ (Channel 68; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K36DG (Channel 36; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KATU (Channel 2; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND TV, L.L.C.)
  • KPDX (Channel 49; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KPTV (Channel 12; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K57IF (Channel 57; SALEM, OR; Owner: LaGRANDE BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Longview fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 49 meters (161ft)
Total costs: $28,109,000
Total average daily traffic: 70,249
Total average daily truck traffic: 6,858
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Longview)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 95 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Longview, WA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 330 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Longview)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Longview)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 45 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED139$155,74292$133,309747$144,45545$83,4127$1,043,26763$120,14212$78,482
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$139,1997$131,05669$154,5919$81,2800$04$116,6154$64,873
APPLICATIONS DENIED18$145,94925$116,882259$155,40027$56,4400$028$119,8047$87,924
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN20$143,75218$117,838222$153,75013$157,1620$015$99,7013$191,970
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$115,0003$140,78327$158,5603$81,3330$06$89,3331$24,140
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed mortgage data for all 11 tracts in Longview, WA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$171,74113$202,4072$132,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$159,7075$196,4143$154,740
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$245,2504$290,5350$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$207,0501$317,2000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$177,5001$172,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 390
  • Hazardous Condition: 89
  • Service Call: 48
  • Good Intent Call: 15

Incident types - Longview

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Longview, WA
Businesses in Longview, WA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Lowe's1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Applebee's1McDonald's2
Arby's1New Balance3
Baskin-Robbins1Nissan1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Panda Express1
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King2Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Quality1
Cold Stone Creamery1Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen2Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Safeway2
Fashion Bug1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx7Starbucks6
Ford1Subaru1
GNC1Subway4
GameStop1T-Mobile2
Goodwill4Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Travelodge1
Home Depot1True Value1
Honda1U-Haul2
Jack In The Box1U.S. Cellular2
Jones New York1UPS10
KFC1Vons2
Kroger2Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Bryant1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza1
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