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Longview, TX (Texas) Houses and Residents

Longview,TX index of house prices

Total population: 81,593 (Urban population: 71,253, Rural population: 1,905 (27 farm, 1,878 nonfarm))

Houses: 34,833 (30,502 occupied: 15,964 owner occupied, 14,538 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

48%
State:

39%

Housing density: 637 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $331,426.

Median contract rent in 2016: $397 (lower quartile is $323, upper quartile is $489)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $389


Median gross rent in Longview, TX in 2016: $477

Housing units in Longview with a mortgage: 9,138 (36 second mortgage, 459 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,826

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $69,488

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $42,540

Median monthly housing costs: $822


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Longview, Texas Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $126,900 (it was $74,300 in 2000)
Longview:

$126,900
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $86,800 - $185,600
Median year house/condo built: 1972

Median year apartment built: 1981

Household type by relationship:

Households: 81,712
  • In family households: 65,352 (8,997 male householders, 10,932 female householders)
    12,951 spouses, 24,823 children (23,783 natural, 337 adopted, 703 stepchildren), 2,395 grandchildren, 703 brothers or sisters, 2,225 parents, 985 other relatives, 1,341 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 12,420 (4,927 male householders (4,246 living alone)), 5,646 female householders (4,951 living alone)), 1,847 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,940

Size of family households: 8,246 2-persons, 4,731 3-persons, 4,195 4-persons, 2,057 5-persons, 162 6-persons, 538 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 9,197 1-person, 1,161 2-persons, 215 3-persons.

11,061 married couples with children.
7,037 single-parent households (903 men, 6,134 women).

81.0% of residents of Longview speak English at home.
16.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (51% speak English very well, 48% speak English well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (66% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (83% speak English very well, 17% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 9,097 (11.1%)
(34.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.0
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Longview, Texas:

  • 45no bedroom
  • 1151 bedroom
  • 1,7122 bedrooms
  • 11,5213 bedrooms
  • 2,3474 bedrooms
  • 2245+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Longview population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Longview, Texas:

  • 227no bedroom
  • 4,4111 bedroom
  • 5,6412 bedrooms
  • 3,5783 bedrooms
  • 6084 bedrooms
  • 735+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Longview population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Longview in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 270no vehicle
  • 4,6841 vehicle
  • 7,5122 vehicles
  • 2,4663 vehicles
  • 7644 vehicles
  • 2685+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Longview population

Cars and other vehicles available in Longview in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,632no vehicle
  • 8,3681 vehicle
  • 3,8512 vehicles
  • 6143 vehicles
  • 734 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Longview population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Longview, Texas:

  • 01 room
  • 452 rooms
  • 2643 rooms
  • 1,0174 rooms
  • 4,0495 rooms
  • 5,0446 rooms
  • 2,4817 rooms
  • 1,2678 rooms
  • 1,7979+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Longview population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Longview, Texas:

  • 2271 room
  • 7912 rooms
  • 3,1983 rooms
  • 4,5974 rooms
  • 3,0325 rooms
  • 2,0086 rooms
  • 4087 rooms
  • 1308 rooms
  • 1479+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Longview population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Longview, TX household income distribution

  • Longview, TX household income distribution
  • 2,360Less than $10,000
  • 2,688$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,432$15,000 to $19,999
  • 2,555$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,578$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,470$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,503$35,000 to $39,999
  • 2,380$40,000 to $44,999
  • 2,164$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,093$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,549$60,000 to $74,999
  • 3,377$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,568$100,000 to $124,999
  • 893$125,000 to $149,999
  • 777$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,115$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Longview, TX

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Longview, TX
  • 284Less than $10,000
  • 204$15,000 to $19,999
  • 51$20,000 to $24,999
  • 46$25,000 to $29,999
  • 233$30,000 to $34,999
  • 100$35,000 to $39,999
  • 454$40,000 to $49,999
  • 642$50,000 to $59,999
  • 515$60,000 to $69,999
  • 559$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1,334$80,000 to $89,999
  • 1,353$90,000 to $99,999
  • 2,057$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,024$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,518$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,418$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,267$200,000 to $249,999
  • 722$250,000 to $299,999
  • 577$300,000 to $399,999
  • 246$400,000 to $499,999
  • 247$500,000 to $749,999
  • 81$750,000 to $999,999
  • 32$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Longview, TX

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Longview, TX
  • 187Less than $100
  • 367$100 to $149
  • 582$150 to $199
  • 166$200 to $249
  • 224$300 to $349
  • 91$350 to $399
  • 126$400 to $449
  • 644$450 to $499
  • 699$500 to $549
  • 1,827$550 to $599
  • 1,520$600 to $649
  • 975$650 to $699
  • 1,231$700 to $749
  • 801$750 to $799
  • 1,387$800 to $899
  • 1,097$900 to $999
  • 475$1,000 to $1,249
  • 932$1,250 to $1,499
  • 251$1,500 to $1,999
  • 314$2,500 to $2,999
  • 194$3,000 to $3,499
  • 448No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,6682010 or later
  • 3,0482000 to 2009
  • 2,1991990 to 1999
  • 1,0401980 to 1989
  • 5651970 to 1979
  • 357Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Longview population
Longview commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,202
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 6,468
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 6,073
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 8,315
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 3,602
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 795
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,250
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 429
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 726
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,321
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,017
  • 90 or more minutes: 600
Longview, TX Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 85.6%
Number of people working at home: 1,039 (2.8% of all workers)

Longview mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 49,956 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 5,013 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 146 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 10 (0%)
  • Taxi: 666 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 33 (0%)
  • Walked: 737 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,039 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 6,516
 Irish: 2,465
 English: 2,314
 German: 2,293
 Scottish: 841
 European: 591
 Scotch-Irish: 490
 Italian: 433
 French (except Basque): 416
 African: 290
 French Canadian: 215
 Polish: 151
 British: 125
 Nigerian: 118
 Dutch: 112
 Yugoslavian: 107
 Norwegian: 103
 Czech: 90
 Belgian: 86
 Scandinavian: 84
 Portuguese: 75
 Swedish: 66
 Danish: 61
 Welsh: 58
 Lithuanian: 43
 Ukrainian: 43
 Slovak: 37
 Lebanese: 33
 Northern European: 32
 Cajun: 32
 Ethiopian: 25
 Belizean: 25
 Swiss: 25
 Romanian: 21
 Greek: 21
 Canadian: 19
 Slovene: 14
 Israeli: 13
 Croatian: 12
 Iranian: 8
 Haitian: 8
 Austrian: 5
 Ghanaian: 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 72%Mexico
  • 4%Nepal
  • 2%India
  • 2%Honduras
  • 2%Philippines
  • 2%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 2%Vietnam

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 53,588
  • Other state: 18,549
  • Northeast: 955
  • Midwest: 5,872
  • South: 8,930
  • West: 2,792

79% of Longview residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 69% lived in Texas.

Longview:

78.9%
State average:

84.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 45
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 228
  • 5th and 6th grade: 942
  • 7th and 8th grade: 123
  • 9th grade: 1,206
  • 10th grade: 1,034
  • 11th grade: 989
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 246
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,712
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,893
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 5,508
  • Associate degree: 1,213
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,905
  • Master's degree: 1,610
  • Professional school degree: 818
  • Doctorate degree: 261

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 126
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 251
  • 5th and 6th grade: 913
  • 7th and 8th grade: 777
  • 9th grade: 415
  • 10th grade: 1,172
  • 11th grade: 1,395
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 195
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 7,868
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,853
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,499
  • Associate degree: 2,135
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,875
  • Master's degree: 1,757
  • Professional school degree: 57
  • Doctorate degree: 129

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.4%Males
  • 1.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 18.9%Males
  • 8.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 14.9%Males
  • 17.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 7.5%Males
  • 1.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 14.0%Males
  • 14.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.1%Males
  • 7.6%Females
Longview marital status for males
Longview marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 21,988
  • One, attached: 896
  • Two: 2,123
  • 3 or 4: 1,620
  • 5 to 9: 2,352
  • 10 to 19: 2,295
  • 20 to 49: 1,685
  • 50 or more: 930
  • Mobile homes: 944

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,999

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 0 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Longview:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Longview
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (54.4%)
  • Electricity (45.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Electricity (79.9%)
  • Utility gas (19.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 253
Here:

2.7%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 598
Here:

16.8%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,323
Here:

30.6%
Texas:

15.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)