Longview, Texas Population 2022

81,874
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Longview is a city located in Gregg County Texas. Longview has a 2020 population of 81,874. It is also the county seat of Gregg County. Longview is currently growing at a rate of 0.14% annually and its population has increased by 0.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 81,638 in 2010.

The average household income in Longview is $69,104 with a poverty rate of 18.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $855 per month, and the median house value is $143,300. 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 Longviewwas:

  • White: 67.93%
  • Black or African American: 22.57%
  • Two or more races: 6.57%
  • Asian: 1.44%
  • Other race: 1.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.17%
  • Native American: 0.12%
The current population of Longview, Texas is 81,874 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 81,638.

Longview, Texas Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

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

Longview Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White55,82367.93%
Black or African American18,55022.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native990.12%
Asian1,1821.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1360.17%
Some Other Race9931.21%
Two or More Races5,4006.57%
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Longview Population by Race

Longview Population Pyramid 2022

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Longview Median Age

34.9


Total

33.2


Male

36.1


Female

Longview Adults

There are 61,120 adults, (12,670 of whom are seniors) in Longview.

Longview Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Longview Sex Ratio

Female

42,077

51.20%

Male

40,106

48.80%

Longview Population by Age

Longview Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Longview Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.5%22.5%
All53.6%46.4%
Male43.1%56.9%
Female38.3%61.7%
Non Family34%66%

53.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Longview Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All31,4502.4953.6
Married13,3213.1977.5
Male1,3543.743.1
Female5,2903.1838.3
Non Family11,4851.2334

3.13

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Longview Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,1415.91%
9th to 12th Grade5,0849.57%
High School Graduate14,87228.00%
Some College14,84127.94%
Associates Degree4,3588.20%
Bachelors Degree7,58514.28%
Graduate Degree3,2406.10%
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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
Asian940823449
Native American867936
Other Race501323147
White31,68828,9657,986
Black11,3049,5711,681
2+ Races2,2141,574248
Hispanic7,9924,367524
Islander136136

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 asian people with a rate of 47.77%.

Longview Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,698$44,521$30,054
Less Than 9th Grade$24,332$31,296$14,720
High School Graduate$29,661$34,379$24,500
Some College$36,448$51,250$27,772
Bachelors Degree$48,057$50,055$45,602
Graduate Degree$67,074$91,190$52,500

$36,698

Average Earnings

$44,521

Average Male

$30,054

Average Female

Longview Earnings by Educational Attainment

Longview Language by Age

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Longview Language

80.49% of Longview residents speak only English, while 19.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.51% of the population.

Longview Language

Longview Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple5,3092,17941.04%
Native992727.27%
Black17,8584,86427.24%
Hispanic16,4894,43826.91%
Asian1,10926623.99%
White41,3704,67411.30%
Other206NaN%

18.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.15%

Male Poverty Rate

20.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Longview

The race most likely to be in poverty in Longview is Multiple, with 41.04% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.65%.

Longview Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.73%
High School17.12%
Some College12.87%
Bachelors or Greater3.75%

Longview Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.98%
Male Unemployed19.84%
Female Employed12.01%
Female Unemployed44.65%

Longview Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Longview Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,019$70,559
Families$58,524$83,334
Married Families$77,354-
Non Families$31,057$43,542
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Income by Household Type

Longview Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

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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4,256

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War654
First Gulf War897
Vietnam1,760
Korea254
World War II158

Longview Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34252
35 to 54987
55 to 64685
65 to 741,315
75+1,017

Longview Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,2537.60%
Black6965.11%
Asian50.48%
Islander7152.21%
Other Race253.76%
2+ Races2067.44%
Hispanic1361.38%

Longview Veterans by Race

Longview Veterans by Education

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7.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Longview Veterans by Education

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60.4%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

4.1%

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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66.60%

Born in Longview

90.08%

Native Born

9.92%

Foreign Born

6.64%

Non Citizen

3.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.08% of Longview residents were born in the United States, with 66.60% having been born in Texas. 6.64% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19003,5910.00%
19105,1551,5643.68%
19205,7135581.03%
19305,036-677-1.25%
194013,7588,72210.57%
195024,50210,7445.94%
196040,05015,5485.04%
197045,5475,4971.29%
198062,76217,2153.26%
199070,3117,5491.14%
200073,3443,0330.42%
201080,4557,1110.93%
201180,5731180.15%
201280,6911180.15%
201380,8091180.15%
201480,9271180.15%
201581,0451180.15%
201681,1631180.15%
201781,2811180.15%
201881,3991180.15%
201981,5171180.14%
202081,6381210.15%
202181,7561180.14%
202281,8741180.14%

Longview Population by Year