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Longview, Texas 8 Reviews | Leave a Comment


-Cost of living
-Historic interest
-Nearby recreation


-Viloent crime rate
-Summer heat

What Bert Has To Say About Longview Metro Area

Longview is a small city in eastern Texas about 130 miles east of Dallas. Marshall is a small but culturally and historically rich former boom town an additional 35 miles east. Originally a transportation center for nearby agriculture and timber industries, the Longview-Marshall area prospered from the oil booms of the 1920’s and 1930’s, and Longview has a sizable, downtown, historic area (“One Hundred Acres of History”).


Quick Facts About Longview

    The unemployment rate in Longview is 4.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Longview jobs have Increased by 1.68 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Longview's cost of living is 15.10% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Longview's population is 80,931 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 10.12 percent.
    Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Longview is $114,400. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.60 percent.
    Longview public schools spend $12,792 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 14.6 students per teacher in Longview.

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re: re: - 11/28/2009
Hi Jill: You sound like me! I'm also divorded and trying to leave Los Angeles. Since your post was a year ago you're probably already there. How is... (read more)
re: As good as it gets for East Texas - 7/27/2009
We do not have Dallas crazies driving 90 to nothing... (read more)
Very unhappy with Longview
The schools are substandard. Bullying is part of the culture, not only in the schools, but in the work places. The good jobs are 'hidden' - you have to know someone to... (read more)
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