Longview, TX

81,712 Population
55.7 square miles 1,467.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.3%
was 0.3%
Ranked 46th Highest in TX
Population Density
1,467.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
58.4%
was 54.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
11.1%
was 10.8%
Ranked 42nd Highest in TX
Percent Under 18
24.6%
was 24.2%
Ranked 41st Highest in TX
Percent 65 and Over
15.6%
was 14.7%
Ranked 5th Highest in TX

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.5
was 4.8
Ranked 19th Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
18.7%
was 17.7%
Ranked 38th Lowest in TX
Median Household Income
$44,304
was $44,969
Ranked 44th Highest in TX
Gini Income Distribution
 
47.6
45.5
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
18.3
was 6.2
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
515.6
was 554.9
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,964.4
was 4,149.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
34,833
was 34,057
Ranked 40th Highest in TX
Median Rent
$823
was $792
Ranked 45th Highest in TX
Total Building Permits
521
was 390
 
Occupied Housing Units
30,502
was 30,457
 
Homeownership Rate
52.3%
was 55.9%
Ranked 40th Highest in TX
Single Family Building Permits
220
was 198
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
625.5
was 611.5
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Rental Vacancy Rate
23.0%
was 21.1%
Ranked 15th Highest in TX
Multifamily Building Permits
301
was 192
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.6
Ranked 52nd Highest in TX
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
15.5
was 12.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
6.4
was 4.8
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
93.5%
was 83.8%
Ranked 18th Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
74.5%
Ranked 40th Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.5%
was 97.9%
Ranked 7th Highest in TX

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
81.1%
was 82.0%
Ranked 36th Highest in TX
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
21.5%
was 20.4%
Ranked 43rd Highest in TX

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