Longview demographics profile

StatisticLongviewTexasNational
Population82,18426,956,435318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,47611391
Median age34.934.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%48%43%
Speak English81%65%79%
Speak Spanish17%30%13%
Longview, TX has a population of 82,184 and is the 421st largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,476 per sq mi which is 1206% higher than the Texas average and 1529% higher than the national average. The median age in Longview is 35 which is approximately 2% higher than the Texas average of 34. In Longview, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 81% speak English and 17% speak Spanish. 67% of Longview residents were born in Texas, 22% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 10% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Longview is 1206% higher than Texas.
  • The median age in Longview is 2% higher than Texas.
  • In Longview 71.40% of the population is White.
  • In Longview 22.24% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Longview 1.47% of the population is Asian.

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Longview population breakdown by race

RaceLongviewTexasNational
White71.40%74.84%73.35%
Black or African American22.24%11.95%12.63%
Asian1.47%4.36%5.22%
American Indian0.44%0.48%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.28%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race2.49%2.50%3.06%
Other race1.69%5.79%4.75%
In Longview, 19.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Longview, TX demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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