Longview, Texas Population 2021

82,511
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Longview is a city located in Gregg County Texas. It is also the county seat of Gregg County. With a 2020 population of 82,511, it is the 49th largest city in Texas and the 423rd largest city in the United States . Longview is currently growing at a rate of 0.54% annually and its population has increased by 2.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 80,455 in 2010. Longview reached it's highest population of 82,511 in 2021. Spanning over 56 miles, Longview has a population density of 1,480 people per square mile.

The average household income in Longview is $69,104 with a poverty rate of 18.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $840 per month, and the median house value is $139,600. The median age in Longview is 34.7 years, 33.1 years for males, and 36.1 years for females.

Longview Demographics

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

  • White: 72.14%
  • Black or African American: 22.38%
  • Two or more races: 2.39%
  • Asian: 1.63%
  • Other race: 1.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.16%
  • Native American: 0.12%
The current population of Longview, Texas is 82,511 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 81,191.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 80,455.

Longview, Texas Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021289,3411,3420.46%
2020287,9991,3420.47%
2019286,6571,3420.47%
2018285,3157130.25%
2017284,6029610.34%
2016283,641-126-0.04%
2015283,7675480.19%
2014283,2196300.22%
2013282,589-467-0.17%
2012283,0566290.22%
2011282,4271,9400.69%
2010280,4870.00%

Longview Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White58,90672.14%
Black or African American18,27322.38%
Two or More Races1,9512.39%
Asian1,3271.63%
Some Other Race9651.18%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1300.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native1010.12%
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Longview Population by Race

Longview Population Pyramid $2021

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Longview Median Age

34.7


Total

33.1


Male

36.1


Female

Longview Adults

There are 60,443 adults, (12,006 of whom are seniors) in Longview.

Longview Age Dependency

68.6

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Longview Sex Ratio

Female

41,737

51.12%

Male

39,916

48.88%

Longview Population by Age

Longview Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Longview Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.4%22.6%
All54.3%45.7%
Male42.1%57.9%
Female41.9%58.1%
Non Family35%65%

54.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Longview Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,0532.5954.3
Married12,6423.3577.4
Non Family11,2091.2435
Female4,8503.4441.9
Male1,3523.6642.1

3.3

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Longview Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,2176.14%
9th to 12th Grade5,1469.81%
High School Graduate14,94628.51%
Some College13,67926.09%
Associates Degree4,2228.05%
Bachelors Degree7,47614.26%
Graduate Degree3,7467.14%
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Longview Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Longview Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White32,12229,1118,534
Black11,0769,4041,652
Hispanic7,6304,116392
Asian1,016871468
Other Race44931690
2+ Races44441671
Islander130130
Native American1019359

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 native american people with a rate of 58.42%.

Longview Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,980$40,476$26,711
Less Than 9th Grade$23,966$28,827$15,098
High School Graduate$26,276$31,101$21,397
Some College$34,658$46,973$27,285
Bachelors Degree$44,248$50,879$40,979
Graduate Degree$66,731$91,573$56,341

$32,980

Average Earnings

$40,476

Average Male

$26,711

Average Female

Longview Earnings by Educational Attainment

Longview Language by Age

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Longview Language

80.93% of Longview residents speak only English, while 19.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.15% of the population.

Longview Language

Longview Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White42,0825,08212.08%
Black17,5105,04528.81%
Hispanic16,1644,10925.42%
Multiple1,91350926.61%
Asian1,25638830.89%
Other94510110.69%
Native1011312.87%

18.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.94%

Male Poverty Rate

20.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Longview

The race most likely to be in poverty in Longview is Asian, with 30.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Longview is Other, with 10.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.06%.

Longview Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.52%
High School16.75%
Some College13.19%
Bachelors or Greater4.26%

Longview Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed33.03%
Male Unemployed31.36%
Female Employed10.70%
Male Employed7.30%

Longview Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Longview Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,086$69,104
Families$58,863$82,166
Married Families$74,436$99,546
Non Families$31,266$43,611
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Income by Household Type

Longview Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.2%

Male Marriage Rate

41.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Longview Married by Age and Sex

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Longview Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Longview Marital Status by Race

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Longview Marital Status

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4,521

Number of Veterans

4,136

Male Veterans

385

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,721
First Gulf War838
Second Gulf War750
Korea360
World War II207

Longview Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,220
75+1,154
35 to 54925
55 to 64712
18 to 34510

Longview Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,6488.19%
Black7325.52%
Hispanic2252.42%
Islander7255.38%
Other Race436.70%
2+ Races223.40%
Asian40.35%

Longview Veterans by Race

Longview Veterans by Education

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8.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Longview Veterans by Education

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60.4%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Longview Employment by Age

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Longview Employment by Race

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Longview Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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67.52%

Born in Longview

89.81%

Native Born

10.19%

Foreign Born

7.01%

Non Citizen

3.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.81% of Longview residents were born in the United States, with 67.52% having been born in Texas. 7.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Longview Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202182,5114400.54%
202082,0714400.54%
201981,6314400.54%
201881,1912110.26%
201780,980-398-0.49%
201681,378-339-0.41%
201581,7174640.57%
201481,25340.00%
201381,249590.07%
201281,1901660.20%
201181,0244590.57%
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%

Longview Population by Year