Long View, North Carolina Population 2024

5,244

Long View is a city located in Alexander County, Burke County, Caldwell County, and Catawba County North Carolina. Long View has a 2024 population of 5,244. Long View is currently growing at a rate of 0.71% annually and its population has increased by 2.9% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,096 in 2020.

The average household income in Long View is $61,026 with a poverty rate of 13.08%. The median age in Long View is 38.7 years: 33.9 years for males, and 42.9 years for females.

Long View Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Long View was:

  • White: 52.65%
  • Black or African American: 17.72%
  • Asian: 9.88%
  • Two or more races: 9.78%
  • Other race: 9.35%
  • Native American: 0.62%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,303.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.9% (148)
The current population of Long View, North Carolina is 5,244 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,096.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,64852.65%
Black or African American89117.72%
Asian4979.88%
Two or more races4929.78%
Other race4709.35%
Native American310.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Long View Population by Race

Long View Population Pyramid 2024

Long View Median Age

38.7

Total

33.9

Male

42.9

Female

Long View Adults

There are 4,093 adults, (812 of whom are seniors) in Long View.

Long View Age Dependency

53.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Long View Sex Ratio

Female2,21444.02%
Male2,81555.98%

Long View Population by Age

Long View Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,1022.3952.947.1
Married8323.0670.129.9
Non Family7881.3547.152.9
Female3613.1831.368.7
Male1212.337.262.8

2.9

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

52.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

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Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2506.69%
Associates Degree54014.45%
Bachelors Degree1624.33%
Graduate Degree1022.73%
High School Graduate1,42438.1%
Less Than 9th Grade1885.03%
Some College1,07228.68%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Long View Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Long View Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,0631,904197
Black57254539
Hispanic47732926
Asian45538213
2+ Races2542119
Other Race2232080
Native American10100

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.55%.

Long View Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$56,188$55,563$73,281
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$27,370$31,333$17,443
Less Than 9th Grade$27,417$0$0
Overall$32,177$34,441$25,915
Some College$35,625$36,208$34,306

$32,177

Average Earnings

$34,441

Average Male

$25,915

Average Female

Long View Earnings by Educational Attainment

Long View Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Long View Language

76.39% of Long View residents speak only English, while 23.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.3% of the population.

Long View Language

Long View Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,44131813.03%
Hispanic87419422.2%
Multiple49211022.36%
Other47010923.19%
Black870768.74%

13.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.78%

Male Poverty Rate

10.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Long View

The race most likely to be in poverty in Long View is Other, with 23.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Long View is Black, with 8.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.03%.

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rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.71%
Bachelors or Greater15.91%
High School12.71%
Some College6.27%

Long View Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed37.58%
Male Employed6.55%
Female Employed3.18%
Female Unemployed0%

Long View Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Long View Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$50,019$61,317
Households$44,740$61,026
Married Families$53,065$-999,999,999
Non Families$37,283$54,580

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Long View Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.2%

Male Marriage Rate

35.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Long View Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Long View Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Long View Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

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Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

297

Number of Veterans

273

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam140
Second Gulf War131
Korea16
First Gulf War14
World War II0

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 34120
75+82
65 to 7470
35 to 5425
55 to 640

Long View Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White24210.61%
Asian378.13%
Black121.49%
2+ Races62.36%

Long View Veterans by Race

Long View Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Long View Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.2%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Long View Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Long View Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Long View Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

64.84%

Born in Long View

88.57%

Native Born

11.43%

Foreign Born

7.83%

Non Citizen

3.6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.57% of Long View residents were born in the United States, with 64.84% having been born in North Carolina. 7.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Long View Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,429370.69%
20285,392370.69%
20275,355370.7%
20265,318370.7%
20255,281370.71%
20245,244370.71%
20235,207450.87%
20225,162410.8%
20215,121250.49%
20205,0961683.41%
20194,928200.41%
20184,908140.29%
20174,894320.66%
20164,862-2-0.04%
20154,86470.14%
20144,857-5-0.1%
20134,862-2-0.04%
20124,864-1-0.02%
20114,865-11-0.23%
20104,87600%
20004,7221,49346.24%
19903,229-358-9.98%
19803,5872276.76%
19703,36036312.11%
19602,997-2,432-44.8%
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Long View Population by Year