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Population (year 2000): 73,344. Estimated population in July 2005: 75,609 (+3.1% change)
Males: 35,347 (48.2%), Females: 37,997 (51.8%)

Gregg County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 34.0 years
Median household income: $33,858 (year 2000)
Median house value: $76,100 (year 2000)

Longview, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Longview:

  • White Non-Hispanic (65.5%)
  • Black (22.1%)
  • Hispanic (10.3%)
  • Other race (4.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (10.1%), English (8.4%), Irish (8.3%), German (8.0%), French (2.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%).Texas forum

Land area: 54.7 square miles

Longview,

For population 25 years and over in Longview

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Longview city

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

5.8% Foreign born (4.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,706 (+3.8%).

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: LA Shreveport, (67.6 miles pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (141.1 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Oak, TX (7.3 miles White TX (7.5 miles Lakeport, City, TX (9.7 miles Clarksville Mountain, TX (9.8 miles East City, TX (10.7 miles Warren TX (11.6 miles Kilgore, Grove, TX (11.9 miles Union TX (12.3 miles Hallsville,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 167 buildings, average cost: $115,500
  • 1997: 152 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 1998: 119 buildings, average cost: $126,400
  • 1999: 133 buildings, average cost: $141,400
  • 2000: 118 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2001: 153 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2002: 198 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2003: 197 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 2004: 200 buildings, average cost: $162,600
  • 2005: 251 buildings, average cost: $140,700

Latitude: 32.51 N, Longitude: 94.75 W

Area code: 903

Longview, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.2%), Manufacturing (14.9%), Retail trade (13.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +16,274 (+22.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 23,700 (76.2%)

Crime in Longview by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 6 9 8 6 4 3
    per 100,000 8.2 12.3 10.9 8.2 5.5 4.1
Rapes 62 81 101 147 73 35
    per 100,000 84.5 110.4 137.7 200.4 99.5 47.7
Robberies 121 152 167 171 165 163
    per 100,000 165.0 207.2 227.7 233.1 225.0 222.2
Assaults 204 232 275 251 258 608
    per 100,000 278.1 316.3 374.9 342.2 351.8 829.0
Burglaries 889 1,087 1,274 1,047 1,059 1,004
    per 100,000 1212.1 1482.1 1737.0 1427.5 1443.9 1368.9
Thefts 3,063 3,156 3,782 3,654 3,616 3,107
    per 100,000 4176.2 4303.0 5156.5 4982.0 4930.2 4236.2
Auto thefts 442 430 523 495 458 348
    per 100,000 602.6 586.3 713.1 674.9 624.5 474.5
447.2 504.6 594.2 579.9 531.3 558.9

Average climate in Longview, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Longview,

Longview-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 198% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/26/1957, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the Longview city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/1/1979, a category 3 tornado 5.8 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Josh Scobee - 2005 NFL player (Jacksonville Jaguars, born: Jun 23, 1982), Arthur Culver - College basketball player (Rice Owls), Nathan Heflin - College basketball player (Louisiana Tech Bulldogs), Raymond Hicks - College basketball player (Miami Hurricanes).


Hospitals/medical centers in Longview:
  • GOOD SHEPHERD MEDICAL CENTER (700 EAST MARSHALL AVENUE)
  • LONGVIEW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (2901 N FOURTH ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Longview:
  • ROY H LAIRD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; KILGORE, TX)
  • HENDERSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; HENDERSON, TX)
  • MARSHALL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 27 miles; MARSHALL, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Longview:
  • EAST TEXAS RGNL (about 10 miles; LONGVIEW, TX; ID: GGG)
  • TYLER POUNDS RGNL (about 47 miles; TYLER, TX; ID: TYR)
  • SHREVEPORT REGIONAL (about 66 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; ID: SHV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Longview:
  • GLADEWATER MUNI (about 15 miles; GLADEWATER, TX; ID: 07F)
  • FOX STEPHENS FIELD - GILMER MUNI (about 18 miles; GILMER, TX; ID: 4F4)
  • RUSK COUNTY (about 27 miles; HENDERSON, TX; ID: F12)

Amtrak station:
LONGVIEW (905 PACIFIC AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 52 $142,633 $32,915 2 $1,758
Financial Administration 15 $48,471 $38,776 2 $999
Police - Other 23 $52,859 $27,578 15 $4,326
Water Supply 42 $99,679 $28,479 3 $4,080
Natural Resources 14 $34,769 $29,802 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 11 $27,456 $29,952 1 $266
Parks and Recreation 47 $120,794 $30,841 27 $12,914
Police Protection - Officers 137 $529,527 $46,381 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 27 $54,648 $24,288 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 14 $45,855 $39,304 4 $6,551
Other Government Administration 22 $78,911 $43,042 0 $0
Streets and Highways 26 $59,993 $27,689 0 $0
Health 7 $17,820 $30,548 1 $886
Other and Unallocable 75 $189,762 $30,361 3 $2,418
Local Libraries 19 $44,094 $27,848 13 $7,572
Fire - Other 4 $12,073 $36,219 0 $0
Firefighters 185 $683,776 $44,353 1 $190
Totals for Government 720 $2,243,120 $37,385 72 $41,960
Colleges/Universities in Longview:
  • LETOURNEAU UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 1,973; Location: 2100 S MOBBERLY AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.letu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • BROWN INSTITUTE OF COURT REPORTING AND BUSINESS (FT enrollment: 40; Location: 1125 JUDSON RD STE 199; Private, for-profit)
  • STAR COLLEGE OF COSMETOLOGY 4 (FT enrollment: 16; Location: 700 E WHALEY; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Longview:
  • KILGORE COLLEGE (about 12 miles; KILGORE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,814)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER (about 40 miles; TYLER, TX; FT enrollment: 2,433)
  • TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 47 miles; TYLER, TX; FT enrollment: 5,872)
  • STEPHEN F AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; NACOGDOCHES, TX; FT enrollment: 10,217)
  • BOSSIER PARISH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 73 miles; BOSSIER CITY, LA; FT enrollment: 2,743)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-SHREVEPORT (about 79 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; FT enrollment: 3,059)
  • TRINITY VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 79 miles; ATHENS, TX; FT enrollment: 2,858)
Public high schools in Longview:
  • LONGVIEW H S (Students: 2,161; Location: 1301 E YOUNG ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PINE TREE H S (Students: 1,072; Location: 1001 W FAIRMONT ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SPRING HILL H S (Students: 498; Location: 3101 SPRING HILL RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • DAN CHADWICK CAMPUS (Students: 140; Location: 2402 ALPINE RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Longview:
  • TRINITY SCHOOL OF TEXAS (Students: 335; Location: 215 NORTH TEAGUE STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
  • LONGVIEW CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 189; Location: 2200 WEST LOOP 281; Grades: KG - 12)
  • EAST TEXAS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 183; Location: PO BOX 8053; Grades: KG - 12)
  • MARANATHA SCHOOLS OF LONGVIEW (Students: 80; Location: 5177 HWY 259 NORTH; Grades: 9 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Longview:
  • PINE TREE J H (Students: 792; Location: 1001 W FAIRMONT ST; Grades: 08 - 09)
  • FOSTER MIDDLE (Students: 740; Location: 1301 E YOUNG ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • PINE TREE EL (Students: 687; Location: 1001 W FAIRMONT ST; Grades: 01 - 02)
  • PINE TREE MIDDLE (Students: 663; Location: 1001 W FAIRMONT ST; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • PINE TREE INT (Students: 644; Location: 1001 W FAIRMONT ST; Grades: 03 - 04)
  • JUDSON MIDDLE (Students: 568; Location: 1301 E YOUNG ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • FOREST PARK MIDDLE (Students: 559; Location: 1301 E YOUNG ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BRAMLETTE EL (Students: 507; Location: 1301 E YOUNG ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • VALLEY VIEW EL (Students: 464; Location: 1301 E YOUNG ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SOUTH WARD EL (Students: 458; Location: 1301 E YOUNG ST; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Longview:
  • ST MARYS SCHOOL (Students: 262; Location: 405 HOLLYBROOK; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OAK FOREST MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 173; Location: 2000 GREENLEAF; Grades: PK - 3)
  • CHRISTIAN HERITAGE SCHOOL OF L (Students: 157; Location: 3501 GILMER ROAD; Grades: KG - 11)
  • LONGVIEW CHRN FELLOWSHIP SCH (Students: 147; Location: 2101 WEST MARSHALL AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • OAKLAND HEIGHTS BAPTIST CHURCH (Students: 105; Location: 1600 JUDSON; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CRISMAN PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 89; Location: 2455 N. EASTMAN RD.; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • LONGVIEW SDA SCHOOL (Students: 22; Location: 2800 AIRLINE ROAD; Grades: 1 - 7)
  • ACCELERATED CHRISTIAN TRAINING (Students: 19; Location: 100 KINGS LANE; Grades: KG - 6)
Library in Longview:
  • LONGVIEW PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,128,961; Location: 222 W COTTON ST; 125,273 books; 2,435 audio materials; 2,804 video materials; 520 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Longview: Nuggett Hill Historic District (A), Warren Refinery (B), Everett Building (C), Whaley House (D), Gregg County Courthouse (E), Gregg County Historical Museum (F), Longview Art Museum (G), Northcutt House (H).

Shopping Center: Longview Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Longview include: Perry-Clay Chapel (A), Philadelphia Baptist Church (B), Pine Crest Church (C), Pine Tree Assembly of God Church (D), Hayter Chappell Bethlehem Church of God and Christ (E), Central Baptist Church (F), Central Church (G), Saint Anthony Catholic Church (H).

Cemeteries: Jordan Valley Memorial Park (1), Perry-Clay Cemetery (2), Ray Cemetery (3), Hunter Cemetery (4), Magill Memorial Cemetery (5), Memory Park Cemetery (6), Grace Hill Cemetery (7).

Reservoirs: Lake Lamond (A), Low Head Weir Reservoir (B), Johnston Lake (C), Cook Lake (D), R and K Lake (E), Lake Lomond (F).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: School Branch (A), Hawkins Creek (B), Harris Creek (C), Elm Branch (D).

Parks in Longview include: Pinewood Park (1), Timpson Park (2), Guthrie Park (3), Pirate Stadium (4), Lockeroom Indoor Soccer (5), Jackson Park (6), Mc Whorter Park (7), Lobo Stadium (8), Teague Park (9).


Longview compared to Texas state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Longview:
  • KFRO (1370 AM; 1 kW; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KEES (1430 AM; 5 kW; GLADEWATER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBGE (1240 AM; 1 kW; KILGORE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HENDERSON, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
Strongest FM radio stations in Longview:
  • KYKX (105.7 FM; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KIXK (99.3 FM; WHITE OAK, TX; Owner: REYNOLDS RADIO, INC.)
  • KFRO-FM (95.3 FM; GILMER, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KNUE (101.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTAA (90.7 FM; BIG SANDY, TX; Owner: INSTITUTE IN BASIC LIFE PRINCIPLES, INC.)
  • KKTX-FM (96.1 FM; KILGORE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPXI (100.7 FM; OVERTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KVNE (89.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)
  • KTPB (88.7 FM; KILGORE, TX; Owner: KILGORE JUNIOR COLLEGE)
  • KOOI (106.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBJS (90.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS MEDIA ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KTYL-FM (93.1 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBLZ (102.7 FM; WINONA, TX; Owner: S.O. 2,000, LC)
  • KXAL-FM (100.3 FM; TATUM, TX; Owner: HUNT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMHT-FM (103.9 FM; MARSHALL, TX; Owner: HANSZEN BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KCUL-FM (92.3 FM; MARSHALL, TX; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
TV broadcast stations around Longview:
  • KLGV-LP (Channel 10; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KLPN-LP (Channel 58; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFXK (Channel 51; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLTV (Channel 7; TYLER, TX; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KLSB-TV (Channel 19; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: KLSB ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)

 

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