Longview, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 73,344. Estimated population in 2021: 75,609 (+3.1% change)
Males: 35,347 (48.2%), Females: 37,997 (51.8%)

Gregg County

Zip codes: 75601, 75602, 75603, 75604, 75605.

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

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%).

Land area: 54.7 square miles

Population

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%).

Hospitals

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

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Longview:

  • EAST TEXAS RGNL (about 10 miles; LONGVIEW, TX; Abbreviation: GGG)
  • TYLER POUNDS RGNL (about 47 miles; TYLER, TX; Abbreviation: TYR)
  • SHREVEPORT REGIONAL (about 66 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; Abbreviation: SHV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Longview:

  • GLADEWATER MUNI (about 15 miles; GLADEWATER, TX; Abbreviation: 07F)
  • FOX STEPHENS FIELD – GILMER MUNI (about 18 miles; GILMER, TX; Abbreviation: 4F4)
  • RUSK COUNTY (about 27 miles; HENDERSON, TX; Abbreviation: 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.

Colleges and Universities

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 (Full-time enrollment: 40; Location: 1125 JUDSON RD STE 199; Private, for-profit)
  • STAR COLLEGE OF COSMETOLOGY 4 (Full-time enrollment: 16; Location: 700 E WHALEY; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

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; Full-time enrollment: 2,433)
  • TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 47 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,872)
  • STEPHEN F AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Full-time enrollment: 10,217)
  • BOSSIER PARISH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 73 miles; BOSSIER CITY, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,743)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-SHREVEPORT (about 79 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,059)
  • TRINITY VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 79 miles; ATHENS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,858)

Schools

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)

Libraries

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)

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