Longview, Washington Population 2021

39,224
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Longview is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 39,224, it is the 32nd largest city in Washington and the 1007th largest city in the United States. Longview is currently growing at a rate of 1.01% annually and its population has increased by 7.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 36,648 in 2010. Longview reached it's highest population of 39,224 in 2021. Spanning over 15 miles, Longview has a population density of 2,644 people per square mile.

The average household income in Longview is $62,212 with a poverty rate of 19.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $859 per month, and the median house value is $190,400. The median age in Longview is 41.1 years, 38.6 years for males, and 44.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.9 males.

Longview Demographics

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

  • White: 85.30%
  • Two or more races: 8.08%
  • Other race: 2.00%
  • Asian: 1.84%
  • Black or African American: 1.42%
  • Native American: 1.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
The current population of Longview, Washington is 39,224, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 38,048.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 36,648.

Longview, Washington Population 2021

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

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021114,2751,8411.61%
2020112,4341,8411.64%
2019110,5931,8411.66%
2018108,7521,9471.79%
2017106,8052,0651.93%
2016104,7401,7411.66%
2015102,9991,2091.17%
2014101,7903070.30%
2013101,483-180-0.18%
2012101,663-646-0.64%
2011102,309-49-0.05%
2010102,3580.00%

Longview Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,00385.30%
Two or More Races3,0328.08%
Some Other Race7502.00%
Asian6901.84%
Black or African American5311.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native4831.29%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander310.08%
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Longview Population by Race

Longview Population Pyramid 2021

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Longview Median Age

41.1


Total

38.6


Male

44.3


Female

Longview Adults

There are 29,629 adults, (7,969 of whom are seniors) in Longview.

Longview Age Dependency

73.2

Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Longview Sex Ratio

Female

19,453

51.85%

Male

18,067

48.15%

Longview Population by Age

Longview Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Longview Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.7%33.3%
All52.4%47.6%
Male51.5%48.5%
Non Family47%53%
Female32.3%67.7%

52.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Longview Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,0972.2752.4
Non Family7,0901.2547
Married5,7952.9966.7
Female2,1783.2732.3
Male1,0343.0851.5

2.94

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Longview Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8383.19%
9th to 12th Grade2,5219.59%
High School Graduate7,93530.18%
Some College7,84329.83%
Associates Degree2,94711.21%
Bachelors Degree2,63410.02%
Graduate Degree1,5765.99%
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Longview Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Longview Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White21,95919,4443,613
Hispanic1,9311,391206
Multiple Races1,3221,215234
Asian623452125
Other Race45124736
Native American39334822
Black38432857
Islander1313

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 20.06%.

Longview Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,417$42,100$28,064
Less Than High School$25,588$30,144$16,351
High School Grad$30,192$33,391$26,789
Some College$31,585$46,389$25,899
Bachelors Degree$49,138$60,227$46,086
Graduate Degree$57,316$83,438$56,740

$32,417

Average Earnings

$42,100

Average Male

$28,064

Average Female

Longview Earnings by Educational Attainment

Longview Language by Age

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Longview Language

91.24% of Longview residents speak only English, while 8.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.55% of the population.

Longview Language

Longview Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White28,7495,24218.23%
Hispanic4,0521,05926.14%
Multiple2,99960120.04%
Native43413831.80%
Other7348711.85%
Black5215911.32%
Asian675375.48%

19.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.47%

Male Poverty Rate

19.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Longview

The race most likely to be in poverty in Longview is Native, with 31.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Longview is Asian, with 5.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.37%.

Longview Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.89%
High School17.12%
Some College15.62%
Bachelors or Greater7.56%

Longview Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.55%
Male Unemployed47.27%
Male Employed9.73%
Female Employed8.54%

Longview Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Longview Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,957$62,212
Families$57,549$76,973
Married Families$75,181$93,746
Non Families$28,814$39,564
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Income by Household Type

Longview Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.9%

Male Marriage Rate

40.4%

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 35-44.

Longview Marital Status by Race

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Longview Marital Status

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3,172

Number of Veterans

3,007

Male Veterans

165

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,220
First Gulf War493
Second Gulf War397
Korea357
World War II157

Longview Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,020
75+822
35 to 54583
55 to 64553
18 to 34194

Longview Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,90811.22%
2 or More1549.11%
Hispanic371.57%
Indian368.28%
Black276.14%
Other245.04%
Asian233.63%

Longview Veterans by Race

Longview Veterans by Education

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11.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Longview Veterans by Education

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53.7%

Labor Force Participation

50.2%

Employment Rate

6.5%

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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53.05%

Born in Washington

95.01%

Native Born

4.99%

Foreign Born

2.32%

Non Citizen

2.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.01% of Longview residents were born in the United States, with 53.05% having been born in Washington. 2.32% 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
202139,2243921.01%
202038,8323921.02%
201938,4403921.03%
201838,0484721.26%
201737,5765611.52%
201637,0154751.30%
201536,5402880.79%
201436,252-4-0.01%
201336,256-146-0.40%
201236,402-302-0.82%
201136,704-90-0.24%
201036,7942,1340.60%
200034,6603,1610.96%
199031,4994470.14%
198031,0522,6790.91%
197028,3735,0241.97%
196023,3493,0101.39%
195020,3397,9545.09%
194012,3851,7331.52%
193010,6520.00%

Longview Population by Year