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Total population: 78,036 (Urban population: 76,004, Rural population: 2,032 (29 farm, 2,003 nonfarm))

Longview,TX index of house prices


Houses: 30,654 (28,311 occupied: 16,530 owner occupied, 11,781 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

42%
State:

43%

Housing density: 561 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $186,768.


Median contract rent in 2009: $526 (lower quartile is $424, upper quartile is $637)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $639


Median gross rent in Longview, TX in 2009: $660


Housing units in Longview with a mortgage: 8,568 (244 second mortgage, 491 home equity loan, 39 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,566


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $69,000


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $37,431


Median monthly housing costs: $685





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Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $126,200 (it was $74,300 in 2000)
Longview:

$126,200
Texas:

$125,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $85,200 - $169,400

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $149,733
Here:

$149,733
State:

$177,060

Townhouses or other attached units: $142,739
Here:

$142,739
State:

$170,403

Mobile homes: $53,006
Here:

$53,006
State:

$42,156

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $58,246
Here:

$58,246
State:

$34,447

Median year house/condo built: 1972

Median year apartment built: 1978

Household type by relationship:

Households: 70,672
  • In family households: 60,085 (13,793 male householders, 5,414 female householders)
    14,019 spouses, 21,801 children (19,835 natural, 445 adopted, 1,521 stepchildren), 1,870 grandchildren, 676 brothers or sisters, 310 parents, 1,104 other relatives, 1,098 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 10,587 (3,902 male householders (3,167 living alone)), 5,253 female householders (4,857 living alone)), 1,432 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,486 (1,604 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 8,242 2-persons, 4,490 3-persons, 3,800 4-persons, 1,682 5-persons, 594 6-persons, 399 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,024 1-person, 954 2-persons, 119 3-persons, 42 4-persons, 9 5-persons, 3 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

11,770 married couples with children.
5,411 single-parent households (917 men, 4,494 women).

89.5% of residents of Longview speak English at home.
9.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (45% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 4,279 (5.8%)
(29.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

3.8

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Longview, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 18
  • 2 rooms: 185
  • 3 rooms: 482
  • 4 rooms: 1,180
  • 5 rooms: 4,380
  • 6 rooms: 4,788
  • 7 rooms: 2,857
  • 8 rooms: 1,421
  • 9 or more rooms: 1,219
  • 1 room: 446
  • 2 rooms: 1,274
  • 3 rooms: 2,319
  • 4 rooms: 3,842
  • 5 rooms: 2,266
  • 6 rooms: 1,127
  • 7 rooms: 348
  • 8 rooms: 78
  • 9 or more rooms: 81
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Longview, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 76
  • 1 bedroom: 400
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,971
  • 3 bedrooms: 10,498
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,386
  • 5+ bedrooms: 199
  • no bedroom: 574
  • 1 bedroom: 3,801
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,151
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,970
  • 4 bedrooms: 251
  • 5+ bedrooms: 34
Cars and other vehicles available in Longview, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 595
  • 1 vehicle: 4,863
  • 2 vehicles: 7,924
  • 3 vehicles: 2,421
  • 4 vehicles: 590
  • 5+ vehicles: 137
  • no vehicle: 1,611
  • 1 vehicle: 6,741
  • 2 vehicles: 2,857
  • 3 vehicles: 416
  • 4 vehicles: 76
  • 5+ vehicles: 80

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 434
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,603
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,542
  • 1980 to 1989: 5,874
  • 1970 to 1979: 8,353
  • 1960 to 1969: 5,546
  • 1950 to 1959: 4,492
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,284
  • 1939 or earlier: 786

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Longview, TX house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Longview, TX:

  • Less than $10,000: 162
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 81
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 151
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 197
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 235
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 246
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 270
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 759
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 745
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 803
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 831
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 875
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 918
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 2178
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 2332
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 1721
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 1043
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 1610
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 867
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 537
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 294
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 153
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 51
  • $1,000,000 or more: 74
 


Longview rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Longview:

  • Less than $100: 33 people
  • $100 to $149: 10
  • $150 to $199: 110
  • $200 to $249: 280
  • $250 to $299: 132
  • $300 to $349: 156
  • $350 to $399: 318
  • $400 to $449: 604
  • $450 to $499: 810
  • $500 to $549: 1,049
  • $550 to $599: 1,181
  • $600 to $649: 1,082
  • $650 to $699: 1,287
  • $700 to $749: 1,044
  • $750 to $799: 947
  • $800 to $899: 953
  • $900 to $999: 727
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 701
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 296
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 196
  • $2,000 or more: 152
  • No cash rent: 525
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,125
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,192
  • 1985 to 1989: 680
  • 1980 to 1984: 360
  • 1975 to 1979: 418
  • 1970 to 1974: 147
  • 1970 to 1974: 100
  • 1965 to 1969: 257


Longview, TX Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 84.9%
Number of people working at home: 751 (2.4% of all workers)


Longview commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1063
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 5115
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 7473
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 7607
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 4061
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 641
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1702
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 294
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 315
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 991
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 604
  • 90 or more minutes: 493
 


Longview mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 25,803 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 3,681 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 31 (0%)
  • Taxi: 33 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 14 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 59 (0%)
  • Walked: 463 (1%)
  • Other means: 275 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 751 (2%)
 


Longview, TX household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 3460
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 2308
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 2175
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 2421
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 2080
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 2093
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 1578
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 1663
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 1199
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 2453
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 2578
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 2130
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 965
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 360
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 364
  • $200,000 or more: 535
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 23555
 United States or American: 7442
 English: 4814
 Irish: 4380
 German: 4199
 Scotch-Irish: 1081
 French (except Basque): 1039
 Italian: 823
 Scottish: 814
 Subsaharan African:: 545
 African: 502
 Dutch: 491
 European: 452
 French Canadian: 371
 Polish: 334
 Norwegian: 325
 Swedish: 286
 British: 270
 Czech: 163
 Welsh: 102
 Arab:: 91
 Lebanese: 68
 Swiss: 66
 Russian: 64
 Portuguese: 64
 Canadian: 53
 Czechoslovakian: 48
 Acadian/Cajun: 48
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 36
 Hungarian: 33
 Austrian: 32
 Danish: 31
 Greek: 31
 Kenyan: 29
 Yugoslavian: 26
 Dutch West Indian: 23
 Croatian: 23
 Iranian: 23
 Finnish: 21
 Palestinian: 16
 Celtic: 15
 Nigerian: 14
 Lithuanian: 13
 Jamaican: 13
 Guyanese: 11
 Slovak: 10
 Brazilian: 10
 Turkish: 9
 Pennsylvania German: 8
 Scandinavian: 7
 Basque: 7
 Arab/Arabic: 7
 Eastern European: 6
 Ukrainian: 6
 Armenian: 6
 Romanian: 5


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



  • Mexico (75%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • United Kingdom (2%)
  • Canada (2%)
  • El Salvador (2%)
  • Vietnam (1%)
  • India (1%)


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

  • This state: 49237
  • Northeast: 1450
  • Midwest: 4190
  • South: 10025
  • West: 3500

51% of Longview residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Texas.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 376
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 187
  • 5th and 6th grade: 446
  • 7th and 8th grade: 410
  • 9th grade: 610
  • 10th grade: 601
  • 11th grade: 666
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 907
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,476
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,623
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,485
  • Associate degree: 1,294
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,244
  • Master's degree: 1,104
  • Professional school degree: 372
  • Doctorate degree: 206

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 340
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 144
  • 5th and 6th grade: 414
  • 7th and 8th grade: 549
  • 9th grade: 767
  • 10th grade: 746
  • 11th grade: 875
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 931
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 7,272
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,263
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,142
  • Associate degree: 1,602
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,158
  • Master's degree: 973
  • Professional school degree: 264
  • Doctorate degree: 62

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 5.9%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 5.1%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 12.0%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 12.4%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 18.8%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 5.8%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 8.9%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 14.3%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 5.5%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 10.3%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 8.4%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 13.8%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $49,611
  • Black householders: $35,953
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $12,423
  • Asian householders: $61,009
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $25,565
  • Some other race householders: $29,358
  • Two or more races householders: $35,665
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $30,881
Longview household income for White non-Hispanic householders
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Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $143,524
  • Black or African American householders: $70,998
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $34,479
  • Asian householders: $133,163
  • Some other race householders: $64,713
  • Two or more races householders: $123,991
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $76,942

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 19,598
  • One, attached: 884
  • Two: 1,931
  • 3 or 4: 1,455
  • 5 to 9: 1,962
  • 10 to 19: 696
  • 20 to 49: 425
  • 50 or more: 2,448
  • Mobile homes: 1,219
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 36

Median worth of mobile homes: $17,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Longview:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Longview
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (64.1%)
  • Electricity (34.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)
  • Electricity (67.8%)
  • Utility gas (31.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.5%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 600
Here:

6.8%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 252
Here:

5.4%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,065
Here:

36.3%
Texas:

15.4%

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 (Noninst.)


 

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