Living in Longview, WA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Longview SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Longview, WA Crime Report

1,460
Total Crimes
3,870.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
50.70%
Above National Average

Longview, WA Cost Of Living

107
Longview's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average

Longview, Washington Info Snack

Longview is a city in Cowlitz County, Washington, United States. It is the principal city of the "Longview, Washington Metropolitan Statistical Area", which encompasses all of Cowlitz County. Longview's population was 36,648 at the time of the 2010 census and it is the largest city in Cowlitz County. The city is located in southwestern Washington, at the junction of the Cowlitz and Columbia rivers. Longview shares a border with Kelso to the east, which is the county seat.
Population
37,092
Unemployment
7.4%
Poverty
20.7%
Median Home
$176,900
Median Income
$41,470
Median Rent
$815

Longview, WA Photos

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Rankings for Longview in Washington

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Map Of Longview, WA

Population over time in Longview

Year Population % Change
2017 37,092 1.0%
2016 36,740 0.1%
2015 36,720 0.3%
2014 36,619 0.1%
2013 36,589 -0.2%
2012 36,656 -0.0%
2011 36,660 -0.1%
2010 36,695 0.2%
2009 36,605 -
Crime/100k Longview WA USA
Violent Crime 291.6 311.5 368.9
Murder 5.3 3.1 5.0
Robbery 55.7 73.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 135.2 189.1 246.8
Property Crime 3579.0 2946.2 2199.5
Burglary 609.8 533.5 376.0
Larceny 2513.3 2045.4 1594.6
Car Theft 456.0 367.3 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Longview

White
80.1% (29,725)
African American
1.0% (372)
American Indian
1.2% (436)
Asian
1.5% (570)
Hawaiian
0.3% (104)
Other
0.1% (35)
Two Or More
5.3% (1,959)
Hispanic
10.5% (3,891)
Race Longview WA USA
White 80.1% 69.1% 61.1%
African American 1.0% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 1.2% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.5% 8.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 5.3% 4.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 10.5% 12.5% 17.8%

Household Income For Longview, Washington

Less than $10,000
10.2% (377,346)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.0% (220,805)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.5% (536,712)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.7% (470,564)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.5% (537,183)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.1% (671,125)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.3% (419,483)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.2% (303,195)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.7% (99,338)
$200,000 or more
2.0% (73,444)
Income Longview WA USA
Less than $10,000 10.2% 5.2% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.0% 3.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.5% 7.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.7% 7.8% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.5% 11.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.1% 17.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.3% 13.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.2% 17.1% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.7% 7.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.0% 8.4% 7.0%

Gender in Longview

Female
51.4% (19,080)
Male
48.6% (18,012)
Gender Longview WA USA
Female 51.4% 50.0% 50.8%
Male 48.6% 50.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Longview for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (1,483)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (3,338)
High School / GED
31.0% (11,498)
Some College
31.0% (11,498)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (3,338)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (3,709)
Master's Degree
4.0% (1,483)
Professional Degree
1.0% (370)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (370)
Education Longview WA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 22.0% 27.0%
Some College 31.0% 24.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 22.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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