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Longview, TX Metro Area


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2022 population: 291,219   ( 76,850 from 2010)
Land area: 2680.6 square miles
Population density: 108.6 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:179,873 61.77% 27.1%
Black:51,97917.85% 41.2%
Indian:1,4010.48% 55.3%
Asian:2,9461.01% 71.6%
2+ races:5,4001.85% 80.5%
Hispanic:49,62017.04% 64.1%
Total non-White:111,34638.23% 52.8%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:7,774 13.6
Deaths:8,86615.5
Net Migration: 5,6289.8
Net Immigration: 4140.7
Change in White population:38,374 17.9
Change in Non-White pop.:38,476 17.9




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
214,369
141,49966.01%
36,81517.17%
9020.42%
1,7170.80%
2,9921.40%
30,24014.11%
72,87033.99%

2000
194,042
140,31672.31%
34,58317.82%
7600.39%
9490.49%
1,7620.91%
15,5758.03%
53,72627.69%

1990
180,053
139,77077.63%
32,41518.00%
1,1060.61%
5090.28%
n/a
6,2533.47%
40,28322.37%

1980
169,464
134,11979.14%
31,05918.33%
5750.34%
7920.47%
n/a
2,8941.71%
35,34520.86%

1970
131,007
102,07977.92%
27,58321.05%
1320.10%
600.05%
n/a
1,0410.79%
28,928 22.08%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
27,884 14.4
19,58310.1
2,4241.2
3,3061.7
1,183 0.6
19,144 9.9
1990's
NumberRate
27,741 15.4
19,97911.1
5,6523.1
2,7301.5
546 0.3
13,443 7.5
1980's
NumberRate
29,433 17.4
17,956 10.6
-124 -0.1
n/a
5,651 3.3
4,938 2.9
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
28,622 21.8
n/a
32,040 24.5
6,417 4.9

Age, Family & Household Data for Longview, TX Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
37.8
70,348 24.2%
220,871 75.8%
47,636 16.4%
104,762
2.63
72,654 69.4%
51,894 71.4%
8,623 11.9%
32,108 30.6%

2010
NumberPercent
37.1
53,122 24.8%
161,247 75.2%
30,154 14.1%
79,199
2.58
55,389 69.9%
40,441 73.0%
5,846 10.6%
23,810 30.1%

2000
NumberPercent
36.3
51,140 26.4%
142,902 73.6%
27,406 14.1%
73,279
2.56
52,605 71.8%
40,989 77.9%
5,250 10.0%
20,674 28.2%

1990
NumberPercent
33.5
49,357 27.4%
130,696 72.6%
25,966 14.4%
67,841
2.60
49,709 73.3%
40,414 81.3%
4,144 8.3%
18,132 26.7%

1980
NumberPercent
30.9
49,208 29.0%
120,256 71.0%
22,955 13.5%
60,964
2.73
46,804 76.8%
40,253 86.0%
2,842 6.1%
14,160 23.2%

2022 Housing Data for Longview, TX Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units121,141 
Median Value$165,162 
Occupied104,76286.5%
Vacant16,37913.5%
Owned72,28269.0%
Rented32,48031.0%
Median Rent$970 
Single-Family Units83,81769.2%
    Detached82,20567.9%
    Attached1,6121.3%
Buldings with 5+ Units10,0578.3%
Mobile Homes17,91514.8%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Longview, TX Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0006,0725.8%
$10,000 to $14,9994,7414.5%
$15,000 to $19,9994,7634.5%
$20,000 to $24,9994,4034.2%
$25,000 to $29,9995,2885.0%
$30,000 to $34,9994,9324.7%
$35,000 to $39,9994,1243.9%
$40,000 to $44,9993,9673.8%
$45,000 to $49,9994,1954.0%
$50,000 to $59,9997,8707.5%
$60,000 to $74,99910,97310.5%
$75,000 to $99,99913,74313.1%
$100,000 to $124,9999,6219.2%
$125,000 to $149,9996,9166.6%
$150,000 to $199,9997,2426.9%
$200,000 or more5,9125.6%
Median Household Income62,874 
Per Capita Income31,245 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.76 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI7,1046.8%
Public Assistance1,8511.8%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps14,60713.9%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed98,56766.2%
Unemployed4,9933.4%
In Armed Forces1290.1%
Total Labor Force103,68969.7%
Not in Labor Force45,11530.3%
Real Unemployment Rate 33.7%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector50,58537,00757.8%
Non-Profit3,1466,90431.3%
Self-Employed7,8244,78362.1%
Local Government3,1935,27037.7%
State Government2,1253,50437.8%
Federal Government89798247.7%
Total Private + Self58,40941,79058.3%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.9,36116,66036.0%
Total67,77058,45053.7%
Pct. Govt.12.7%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts15,44312.2%
Sales and Office Occupations27,46421.7%
Professional, Technical24,27819.2%
Service Occupations20,46516.2%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing8010.6%
All others38,86030.7%
White Collar 53.1%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance17,05898.8%
Retail trade15,14787.7%
Manufacturing13,99481.0%
Educational services11,86968.7%
Construction9,62255.7%
Accommodation and food services9,25253.6%
Other services6,99540.5%
Transportation and warehousing6,25836.2%
Professional, scientific, technical5,46631.7%
Public administration5,09529.5%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.5,08029.4%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction4,95928.7%
Finance and insurance4,56126.4%
Wholesale trade3,25818.9%
Utilities2,38513.8%
Real estate and rental and leasing2,13812.4%
Information1,3798.0%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1,0145.9%
Arts, entertainment, recreation9625.6%
Management180.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Longview, TX Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican42,32614.73%
Puerto Rican7860.27%
Cuban1860.06%
Dominican280.01%
Total Central American1,6220.56%
Costa Rican130.00%
Guatemalan1820.06%
Honduran3120.11%
Nicaraguan190.01%
Panamanian560.02%
Salvadoran1,0400.36%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American4220.15%
Argentinean140.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean220.01%
Colombian2220.08%
Ecuadorian860.03%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian470.02%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan310.01%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic1,8810.65%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Vietnamese4190.15%
Filipino3110.11%
Chinese2790.10%
Indian2660.09%
Cambodian2660.09%
Korean1980.07%
Hmong1210.04%
Thai1090.04%
Mongolian780.03%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English234,66187.0%
Spanish31,66211.7%
Other Asian9810.4%
Other Indo-European6320.2%
Vietnamese3740.1%
German, other Germanic3290.1%
Other2900.1%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic2420.1%
Tagalog2420.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American36,84912.8%
English30,49910.6%
Irish26,7229.3%
German22,4997.8%
French5,0761.8%
Italian4,7761.7%
Scottish4,5961.6%
European3,9041.4%
Scotch-Irish2,7981.0%
Dutch2,6460.9%
British1,4170.5%
Polish1,2710.4%
African1,2620.4%
Norwegian1,2010.4%
Swedish1,1530.4%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen275,15195.8%
Not a citizen12,2084.2%
Native268,73893.5%
Foreign-born18,6216.5%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Longview, TX Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
9,134 4.8%16,124 8.5%59,171 31.1%67,017 35.3%26,331 13.9%12,278 6.5%
  Average years of education: 12.9
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 9,134 4.8%
9-12 Years 16,124 8.5%
H.S. Grad or GED 59,171 31.1%
Some College 67,017 35.3%
Bach. Degree 26,331 13.9%
Grad Degree 12,278 6.5%
Average years of education: 12.9

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Longview, TX Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 225,094 208,552 16,542 7.3%
1991 233,910 213,846 20,064 8.6%
1992 238,986 216,256 22,730 9.5%
1993 239,280 217,066 22,214 9.3%
1994 242,516 221,946 20,570 8.5%
1995 243,286 224,690 18,596 7.6%
1996 246,836 227,898 18,938 7.7%
1997 249,472 231,318 18,154 7.3%
1998 251,498 233,612 17,886 7.1%
1999 250,432 232,816 17,616 7.0%
2000 244,956 232,168 12,788 5.2%
2001 246,636 233,398 13,238 5.4%
2002 250,658 233,768 16,890 6.7%
2003 256,074 238,532 17,542 6.9%
2004 264,300 249,008 15,292 5.8%
2005 267,382 253,520 13,862 5.2%
2006 269,282 256,496 12,786 4.7%
2007 274,230 263,036 11,194 4.1%
2008 280,538 268,684 11,854 4.2%
2009 284,262 262,934 21,328 7.5%
2010 267,300 244,770 22,530 8.4%
2011 270,936 249,770 21,166 7.8%
2012 273,222 255,374 17,848 6.5%
2013 272,924 255,668 17,256 6.3%
2014 271,878 257,926 13,952 5.1%
2015 262,722 249,424 13,298 5.1%
2016 257,258 241,630 15,628 6.1%
2017 253,402 240,206 13,196 5.2%
2018 255,628 244,888 10,740 4.2%
2019 256,770 247,110 9,660 3.8%
2020 250,546 230,674 19,872 7.9%
2021 250,232 234,428 15,804 6.3%
2022 252,276 241,474 10,802 4.3%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com