Demographics

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Our Community By The Numbers

Longview has a relatively young, work-ready population. The median age in Longview is comparable to that of Texas, with a population younger than the US median of 38.9 years. There are slightly more female residents (51%) than males (49%), and the average household size is comparable to that of the nation.

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A Skilled and Educated Population

Educational opportunities are readily available, with highly rated K-12 schools and 14 higher educational institutions. More than 20% of Longview residents have a Bachelor’s degree or higher, while over 28% have an Associate's Degree or higher. 

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent: 55.9%

  • Associate Degree: 8.2%

  • Bachelor's Degree: 14.3%

  • Masters or Higher Degree: 6.1%

An Excellent Quality of Life

Though Longview’s median household income is lower than that of the US and Texas, the cost of living is also much lower, affording residents the income they need for necessary expenditures and entertainment/leisure.

Longview residents also enjoy great commute times, with an average commute seven minutes lower than both the Texas and national averages. Most places within the city can be reached in a 20-minute or less drivetime with little to no traffic congestion.