Longview, Washington Population 2020

39,240

Longview is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 39,240, it is the 31st largest city in Washington and the 1002nd largest city in the United States. Longview is currently growing at a rate of 1.46% annually and its population has increased by 7.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 36,648 in 2010. Spanning over 15 miles, Longview has a population density of 2,645 people per square mile.

The average household income in Longview is $57,151 with a poverty rate of 20.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $815 per month, and the median house value is $176,900. The median age in Longview is 41.7 years, 40.1 years for males, and 44.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.4 males.

Longview Demographics

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

  • White: 86.91%
  • Two or more races: 6.59%
  • Other race: 2.07%
  • Asian: 1.54%
  • Native American: 1.37%
  • Black or African American: 1.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.28%
The current population of Longview, Washington is 39,240, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 38,112.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 36,648.

Longview, Washington Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020113,1612,0871.84%
2019111,0742,0871.88%
2018108,9872,0871.91%
2017106,9002,0741.94%
2016104,8261,7761.69%
2015103,0501,2511.21%
2014101,7993160.31%
2013101,483-174-0.17%
2012101,657-642-0.63%
2011102,299-58-0.06%
2010102,3570.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,23886.91%
Two or More Races2,4466.59%
Some Other Race7662.07%
Asian5701.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native5101.37%
Black or African American4581.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1040.28%

Longview Population Pyramid 2020

Longview Median Age

41.7


Total

40.1


Male

44.1


Female

Longview Adults

There are 28,954 adults, (7,877 of whom are seniors) in Longview.

Longview Age Dependency

76

Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Longview Sex Ratio

Female

19,080

51.44%

Male

18,012

48.56%

Longview Households and Families

Longview Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Longview Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.8%28.2%
Male56.7%43.3%
All53.2%46.8%
Non Family45%55%
Female29.2%70.8%

53.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,7572.2953.2
Non Family6,9951.2545
Married5,6543.0371.8
Female2,1383.3829.2
Male9703.0856.7

2.99

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

7.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Longview Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0163.94%
9th to 12th Grade2,3048.94%
High School Graduate8,02131.12%
Some College7,95730.87%
Associates Degree2,4489.50%
Bachelors Degree2,4589.54%
Graduate Degree1,5726.10%

Longview Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White21,81419,4293,546
Hispanic1,7981,210140
Multiple Races1,117994157
Asian49633284
Native American42237137
Other Race39318723
Black29624153
Islander444413

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 islander people with a rate of 29.55%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,539$39,659$26,352
Less Than High School$26,003$29,741$16,333
High School Grad$30,293$33,878$24,730
Some College$29,248$44,625$25,234
Bachelors Degree$48,015$60,994$38,000
Graduate Degree$62,623$84,000$58,158

$31,539

Average Earnings

$39,659

Average Male

$26,352

Average Female

Longview Language

Longview Language by Age

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 5.31% of the population.

Longview Poverty

Longview Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White28,9365,83220.15%
Hispanic3,7921,06928.19%
Multiple2,36643218.26%
Other74413017.47%
Native44012829.09%
Black4445111.49%
Asian551458.17%

20.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.41%

Male Poverty Rate

21.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Longview

The race most likely to be in poverty in Longview is Native, with 29.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Longview is Asian, with 8.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.43%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.52%
High School19.38%
Some College17.35%
Bachelors or Greater9.18%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed62.45%
Male Unemployed52.92%
Female Employed10.64%
Male Employed9.90%

Longview Income

Longview Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,470$57,151
Families$54,296$70,560
Married Families$70,806$87,233
Non Families$26,710$37,600

Longview Marital Status

Longview Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Longview Married by Age and Sex

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

Longview Veterans

3,340

Number of Veterans

3,143

Male Veterans

197

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,338
First Gulf War465
Korea415
Second Gulf War390
World War II230
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,16312.29%
2 or More715.09%
Indian5211.45%
Black267.45%
Hispanic170.78%
Other174.03%
Asian112.18%

$Longview Veterans by Education

9.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Longview Employment Status

52.7%

Labor Force Participation

48.8%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Longview Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

54.12%

Born in Washington

94.99%

Native Born

5.01%

Foreign Born

2.25%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.99% of Longview residents were born in the United States, with 54.12% having been born in Washington. 2.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202039,2405641.46%
201938,6765641.48%
201838,1125151.37%
201737,5975641.52%
201637,0334841.32%
201536,5493000.83%
201436,249-1-0.00%
201336,250-145-0.40%
201236,395-301-0.82%
201136,696-95-0.26%
201036,7912,1310.60%
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%