Longview, Washington

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Population in 2019: 38,440 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.9%
 
Males: 18,522  (48.2%)
Females: 19,918  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

40.3 years
Washington median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 98632.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $45,774 (it was $35,171 in 2000)
Longview:

$45,774
WA:

$78,687

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $29,173 (it was $18,559 in 2000)

Longview city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $244,229 (it was $118,800 in 2000)
Longview:

$244,229
WA:

$387,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $231,791; detached houses: $250,299; townhouses or other attached units: $323,836; in 2-unit structures: $218,782; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $229,636; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $171,124; mobile homes: $50,605; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $36,116

Median gross rent in 2019: $939.

March 2019 cost of living index in Longview: 95.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 19.0%
(18.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.3% for Black residents, 26.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.8% for American Indian residents, 11.9% for other race residents, 20.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Longview, WA (2019)
    • 30,43878.3%White alone
    • 4,43711.4%Hispanic
    • 2,7477.1%Two or more races
    • 7161.8%Asian alone
    • 3971.0%Black alone
    • 2510.6%American Indian alone
    • 350.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 320.08%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 52 registered sex offenders living in Longview, Washington as of May 07, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Longview is 728 to 1.


Crime rates in Longview by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(8.2)
3
(8.1)
1
(2.7)
1
(2.7)
2
(5.5)
2
(5.4)
1
(2.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(5.3)
2
(5.3)
1
(2.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
40
(108.8)
45
(121.4)
34
(92.2)
31
(84.3)
22
(60.2)
35
(94.0)
26
(70.2)
38
(104.5)
31
(85.0)
27
(74.2)
41
(111.2)
46
(122.9)
36
(95.4)
30
(78.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
39
(106.1)
39
(105.2)
43
(116.6)
29
(78.9)
22
(60.2)
38
(102.1)
55
(148.5)
48
(132.0)
27
(74.1)
35
(96.2)
40
(108.5)
21
(56.1)
21
(55.7)
19
(49.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
64
(174.1)
47
(126.8)
72
(195.2)
53
(144.1)
86
(235.3)
87
(233.7)
74
(199.8)
84
(230.9)
75
(205.7)
79
(217.0)
61
(165.5)
43
(114.9)
51
(135.2)
51
(133.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
593
(1,613)
480
(1,295)
310
(840.4)
385
(1,047)
414
(1,133)
317
(851.6)
468
(1,264)
512
(1,408)
496
(1,360)
359
(986.2)
409
(1,110)
262
(700.1)
230
(609.8)
159
(415.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,045
(5,563)
1,662
(4,484)
1,453
(3,939)
1,438
(3,910)
1,372
(3,754)
1,483
(3,984)
1,604
(4,331)
1,734
(4,767)
1,669
(4,578)
1,394
(3,830)
1,314
(3,565)
956
(2,555)
948
(2,513)
841
(2,197)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
268
(729.1)
199
(536.9)
162
(439.2)
217
(590.0)
158
(432.3)
197
(529.2)
139
(375.4)
175
(481.1)
140
(384.0)
143
(392.8)
204
(553.5)
142
(379.4)
172
(456.0)
102
(266.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
22
(59.9)
11
(29.7)
27
(73.2)
17
(46.2)
17
(46.5)
57
(153.1)
37
(99.9)
15
(41.2)
16
(43.9)
20
(54.9)
22
(59.7)
12
(32.1)
14
(37.1)
8
(20.9)
City-Data.com crime index563.8483.2404.7402.2388.2424.7437.8497.1440.4390.7419.2330.4310.4247.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Longview, WA

Crime rate in Longview detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 71 (59 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Washington average:

1.44
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Ancestries: Irish (9.6%), German (9.5%), American (8.3%), English (6.0%), Norwegian (5.2%), European (3.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1924

Elevation: 21 feet

Land area: 13.7 square miles.

Population density: 2,806 people per square mile   (average).

Longview, Washington map

2,009 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 1.5% Asia, 0.8% Europe).

This city:

5.2%
Washington:

14.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,193 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,128 (0.9%)

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 )

Latitude: 46.14 N, Longitude: 122.96 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,176 (+18.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,136 (48.1%)

Area code: 360

Distribution of median household income in Longview, WA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Longview, WA in 2019
Longview satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.0%
Washington:

5.9%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Longview, WA
Historical housing units in Longview, WA

Population change in the 1990s: +2,553 (+8.0%).
Most common industries in Longview, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Paper (10.0%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Paper (15.4%)
  • Construction (12.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
  • Wood products (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.5%)
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Longview, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.2%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.9%)

Average climate in Longview, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Longview, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.8. This is better than average.

City:

60.8
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.29. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.29
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Longview-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 1463% 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, 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 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 MD, Depth: 32.2 mi) earthquake occurred 70.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 86.4 miles away from Longview 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 the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cowlitz County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 7, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Longview topographic map

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)

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)

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)

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 (Full-time 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)

Public high schools in Longview:

  • COWLITZ COUNTY YOUTH SERVICES CENTER (Location: 1725 1ST AVE., Grades: 6-12)
  • MARK MORRIS HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 1602 MARK MORRIS COURT, Grades: 9-12)
  • R A LONG HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 2903 NICHOLS BLVD., Grades: 9-12)
  • ON TRACK ACADEMY (Location: 2742 HARDING BLVD, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Longview:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Longview:

Private elementary/middle school in Longview:

  • ST ROSE SCHOOL (Students: 174, 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.

Points of interest:

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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

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..

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

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Longview:

Marital status in Longview, WA
  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 42.5%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 17.3%

For population 25 years and over in Longview:

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Washington average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Longview
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Longview, WA (based on Cowlitz County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,10079
Catholic9,2945
Other4,80616
Mainline Protestant3,46017
Orthodox201
None66,730-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Cowlitz County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Cowlitz County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

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

6.49 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.7%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Cowlitz County:

34.7%
State:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cowlitz County:

12.0%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.2%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Longview:

44.0%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Longview:

28.8
State:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.6%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.4%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.1%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Longview:

54.3%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Longview:

77.1%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Longview, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 63$514,979$98,0910$0
Police Protection - Officers 61$589,085$115,8860$0
Streets and Highways 36$250,062$83,3540$0
Local Libraries 29$138,793$57,4320$0
Financial Administration 28$198,422$85,0380$0
Parks and Recreation 27$170,680$75,85824$15,589
Water Supply 20$144,591$86,7550$0
Other Government Administration 18$102,782$68,5210$0
Sewerage 17$136,003$96,0020$0
Transit 13$75,799$69,9684$5,105
Police - Other 7$37,291$63,9270$0
Judicial and Legal 4$40,243$120,7290$0
Fire - Other 1$6,603$79,2360$0
Totals for Government 324$2,405,333$89,08628$20,694

Longview government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,062,000 ($53.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $344,000 ($8.95)
    General - Other: $293,000 ($7.62)
    Police Protection: $97,000 ($2.52)
    Libraries: $50,000 ($1.30)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000 ($0.16)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $11,756,000 ($305.83)
    Police Protection: $10,380,000 ($270.03)
    Water Utilities: $8,128,000 ($211.45)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,768,000 ($202.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,086,000 ($132.31)
    Transit Utilities: $4,578,000 ($119.09)
    Regular Highways: $3,780,000 ($98.34)
    General - Other: $3,391,000 ($88.22)
    Financial Administration: $3,034,000 ($78.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,567,000 ($66.78)
    Libraries: $1,932,000 ($50.26)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,626,000 ($42.30)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,211,000 ($31.50)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,106,000 ($28.77)
    Central Staff Services: $1,070,000 ($27.84)
    Health - Other: $209,000 ($5.44)
    Air Transportation: $76,000 ($1.98)
    Parking Facilities: $4,000 ($0.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $961,000 ($25.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $1,602,000 ($41.68)
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $270,000 ($7.02)
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $208,000 ($5.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $3,879,000 ($100.91)
    General - Other: $1,111,000 ($28.90)
    Police Protection: $502,000 ($13.06)
    Libraries: $127,000 ($3.30)
    Correctional Institutions: $30,000 ($0.78)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($0.10)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.05)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $29,648,000 ($771.28)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $457,000 ($11.89)

Longview government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $12,722,000 ($330.96)
    Other: $7,373,000 ($191.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,280,000 ($137.36)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,098,000 ($28.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $739,000 ($19.22)
    Housing and Community Development: $20,000 ($0.52)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $647,000 ($16.83)
    General Local Government Support: $75,000 ($1.95)
    Other: $16,000 ($0.42)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $187,000 ($4.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $925,000 ($24.06)
    Fines and Forfeits: $762,000 ($19.82)
    Rents: $234,000 ($6.09)
    General Revenue - Other: $226,000 ($5.88)
    Donations From Private Sources: $127,000 ($3.30)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $8,272,000 ($215.19)
    Transit Utilities: $4,524,000 ($117.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,649,000 ($42.90)
    Highways: $1,085,000 ($28.23)
    General Local Government Support: $534,000 ($13.89)
  • Tax - Property: $9,469,000 ($246.33)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,883,000 ($231.09)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,536,000 ($144.02)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,879,000 ($126.93)
    Other License: $742,000 ($19.30)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $619,000 ($16.10)
    Motor Vehicle License: $260,000 ($6.76)
    Amusements Sales: $161,000 ($4.19)
    Other Selective Sales: $66,000 ($1.72)

Longview government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,079,000 ($1562.93)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $59,998,000 ($1560.82)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,964,000 ($259.21)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,884,000 ($257.13)

7.22% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,798 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.22%
Washington average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Clark County, WA  2.49% ($47,300 average AGI)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.34% ($42,893)
from Columbia County, OR  0.28% ($44,849)


5.83% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,518 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
Washington average:

6.40%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Clark County, WA  1.53% ($59,210 average AGI)
to Lewis County, WA  0.37% ($37,350)
to Columbia County, OR  0.20% ($34,355)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Longview fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 328ft / 99.6mTotal length
  • $97,951,000Total costs
  • 124,417Total average daily traffic
  • 13,517Total average daily truck traffic
  • 127,042Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Longview, WA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Longview, WA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Longview)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 148 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Longview, WA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 87 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 49 (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: 408 (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: 34 (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 in Longview, WA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Longview, WA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 268. The highest number of fire incidents - 390 took place in 2006, and the least - 88 in 2013. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Longview, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (44.6%), and Structure Fires (35.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Longview, WA
    • 2,03144.6%Outside Fires
    • 1,59135.0%Structure Fires
    • 59513.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 3337.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Longview, WA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Longview, Washington:

  • Quality Inn & Suites, 723 7th Ave, Longview, Washington 98632 , Phone: (360) 414-1000, Fax: (360) 414-1076
  • Rodeway Inn, 1808 Hemlock St, Longview, Washington 98632 , Phone: (360) 423-6980, Fax: (360) 575-9765
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Longview, Washington
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Longview, WA
  • 85.6%Electricity
  • 10.2%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Longview, WA
  • 95.5%Electricity
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 1.0%Utility gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Coal or coke


Longview compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Longview on our top lists:

  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in halfway houses (population 1,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time local library workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
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  • George M. Fox (4)
  • Robert E. Sandstrom (4)
  • Douglas G. Dixon (3)
  • Brian S. Delgardno (3)
  • Robert Edward Sandstrom (2)
  • Stephen Andrew Berry (2)
  • Pennie Hendrickson (1)
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Total of 45 patent applications in 2008-2021.