Longview, Texas Population 2018

Longview, Texas's estimated population is 81,522 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Longview, Texas is the 45th largest city in Texas based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1463.82 people/mi² (565.18 people/km²), with a household density of 235.26 people/km² (609.32 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 34.9 years, 33.3 years for males, and 36.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.3 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 33,934 households in the city, with an average size of people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.1%, with a median rent of $789/month. The median house has 5.1 rooms, and has a value of $129,900.

The median income for households in Longview, Texas is $44,304, while the mean household income is $62,421. The per capita income is $, and % of families and % of individuals are below the federal poverty line. % of those under 18 are in poverty, and % of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201781,522-168-0.21%
201681,690-185-0.23%
201581,8756250.77%
201481,25090.01%
201381,241920.11%
201281,1491550.19%
201180,9944290.53%
201080,5657,2210.94%
200073,3443,0330.42%
199070,3117,5491.14%
198062,76217,2153.26%
197045,5475,4971.29%
196040,05015,5485.04%
195024,50210,7445.94%
194013,7588,72210.57%
19305,036-677-1.25%
19205,7135581.03%
19105,1551,5643.68%
19003,5910.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White58,676
Black or African American18,276
Two or More Races2,046
Some Other Race1,392
Asian1,206
American Indian and Alaska Native360
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander228

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Longview Tx Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Longview Tx Median Age

34.9


Total

33.3


Male

36.6


Female

Longview Tx Adults

There are 61,145 adults, (11,588 of which are seniors) in Longview Tx.

Longview Tx Age Dependency

65.8

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Longview Tx Sex Ratio

Female

42,075

51.20%

Male

40,109

48.80%

Longview Tx Households and Families

Longview Tx Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Longview Tx Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.8%22.2%
All54%46%
Male41.6%58.4%
Non Family36.3%63.7%
Female36.2%63.8%

54.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Longview Tx Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,3722.5954
Married12,7433.3277.8
Non Family10,8241.2136.3
Female5,2043.4236.2
Male1,6013.3741.6

3.26

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Longview Tx Households

Longview Tx Education

Longview Tx Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,2976.29%
9th to 12th Grade5,54310.58%
High School Graduate14,56127.79%
Some College14,14026.98%
Associates Degree3,9107.46%
Bachelors Degree7,21713.77%
Graduate Degree3,7357.13%

Longview Tx Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White32,44129,3538,763
Black11,0079,2101,082
Hispanic7,4383,770633
Asian804680351
Other Race680461122
Multiple Races52135884
Native American33326761
Islander6565

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 43.66%.

Longview Tx Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,545$36,224$24,152
Less Than High School$21,593$27,284$13,646
High School Grad$25,113$31,527$18,529
Some College$30,524$39,142$24,836
Bachelors Degree$44,401$53,710$38,949
Graduate Degree$70,406$93,646$54,241

$30,545

Average Earnings

$36,224

Average Male

$24,152

Average Female

Longview Tx Language

Longview Tx Language by Age

Longview Tx Language

81.41% of Longview Tx residents speak only English, while 18.59% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.57% of the population.

Longview Tx Poverty

Longview Tx Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black17,5055,87433.56%
White43,0095,10211.86%
Hispanic16,0613,64722.71%
Multiple2,01551125.36%
Asian1,1611018.70%
Other1,379966.96%
Native3604311.94%

18.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.37%

Male Poverty Rate

20.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Longview Tx

The race most likely to be in poverty in Longview Tx is Black, with 33.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Longview Tx is Other, with 6.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.88%.

Longview Tx Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.81%
High School15.36%
Some College13.19%
Bachelors or Greater3.51%

Longview Tx Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed39.11%
Female Unemployed33.51%
Female Employed12.72%
Male Employed6.56%

Longview Tx Income

Longview Tx Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,304$62,421
Families$54,321$74,008
Married Families$71,796$
Non Families$27,149$38,238

Longview Tx Marital Status

Longview Tx Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.6%

Male Marriage Rate

41.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Longview Tx Married by Age and Sex

Longview Tx Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Longview Tx Marital Status by Race

Longview Tx Veterans

Longview Tx Veterans by War

5,225

Number of Veterans

4,645

Male Veterans

580

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,897
Second Gulf War848
First Gulf War820
Korea594
World War II353

Longview Tx Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,295
65 to 741,203
35 to 541,098
55 to 64989
18 to 34640

Longview Tx Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,3169.62%
Black8006.05%
Hispanic1631.77%
2 or More8310.40%
Other141.65%
Asian121.22%

Longview Tx Veterans by Education

7.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Longview Tx Employment Status

Longview Tx Employment by Age

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Longview Tx Employment by Race

Longview Tx Employment by Education

Longview Tx Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

67.16%

Born in Texas

90.09%

Native Born

9.91%

Foreign Born

7.30%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.09% of Longview Tx residents were born in the United States, with 67.16% having been born in Texas. 7.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.