Longview, Washington Population 2023

38,169

Longview is a city located in Cowlitz County Washington. With a 2023 population of 38,169, it is the 34th largest city in Washington and the 1182nd largest city in the United States.Longview is currently growing at a rate of 0.31% annually and its population has increased by 0.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 37,914 in 2020. Spanning over 15 miles, Longview has a population density of 2,573 people per square mile.

The average household income in Longview is $62,212 with a poverty rate of 19.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Longview is 39.4 years, 38.2 years for males, and 41.4 years for females.

Longview Demographics

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

  • White: 83.40%
  • Two or more races: 9.20%
  • Other race: 2.32%
  • Black or African American: 1.90%
  • Asian: 1.67%
  • Native American: 1.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.17%
The current population of Longview, Washington is 38,169 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 37,914.

Longview, Washington Population 2023

Longview Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Longview Population by Race

Longview Population Pyramid 2023

Longview Median Age

39.4

Total

38.2

Male

41.4

Female

Longview Adults

There are 29,639 adults, (8,002 of whom are seniors) in Longview.

Longview Age Dependency

75.2

Age Dependency Ratio

37

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Longview Sex Ratio

Female19,76052.12%
Male18,15447.88%

Longview Population by Age

Longview Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.99

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

52.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Longview Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Longview Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Longview Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 81.84%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 17.08%.

Longview Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$33,771

Average Earnings

$40,111

Average Male

$30,448

Average Female

Longview Earnings by Educational Attainment

Longview Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Longview Language

91.81% of Longview residents speak only English, while 8.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.18% of the population.

Longview Language

Longview Poverty by Race

rate

19.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.41%

Male Poverty Rate

17.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Longview

The race most likely to be in poverty in Longview is Other, with 32.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Longview is Asian, with 4.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.77%.

Longview Poverty

Longview Poverty Rate by Education

Longview Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Longview Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Longview Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.6%

Male Marriage Rate

39.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Longview Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Longview Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,182

Number of Veterans

3,000

Male Veterans

182

Female Veterans

Longview Veterans by War

Longview Veterans by Age

count

Longview Veterans by Race

Longview Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Longview Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.6%

Labor Force Participation

51.3%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Longview Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Longview Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Longview 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

54.24%

Born in Longview

95.61%

Native Born

4.65%

Foreign Born

1.79%

Non Citizen

2.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.61% of Longview residents were born in the United States, with 54.24% having been born in Washington. 1.79% 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: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Longview Population by Year