Longview, Texas 

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Population

82,287

17% Growth

Unemployment Rate

6.2%

Median Income

$43,767

Avg. Home Price

$148,400

Best Places to Live in Longview, Texas

Small-city complex - Northeast Texas, 30 miles from Louisiana border
Pros
-Cost of living
-Historic interest
-Nearby recreation
Cons
-Entertainment
-Viloent crime rate
-Summer heat

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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

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Texas
County: Gregg County
Metro Area: Longview Metro Area
City: Longview
Zip Codes: 75604 75605 75602 75601
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 259 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Longview is 6.2% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Negative. Longview jobs have decreased by 2.92%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Longview's cost of living is 10.10% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Longview's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Longview's population is 82,287 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 17.03%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Longview is $148,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.28%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Longview public schools spend $9,878 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Longview. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Longview

It's a good time to buy in Longview. Home Appreciation is up 1.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Longview Real Estate.

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Reviews for Longview   8 Reviews
Very unhappy with Longview - 2/5/2011
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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Longview, Texas - 3/2/2010
Longview, Texas is a growing Northeast Texas town of about 80,000. Lots of families raise their children... Read More

As good as it gets for East Texas - 7/27/2009
I've lived several places all over the country, and a few places in East Texas. For the region, Longview is about as good as it gets. The cost of living, traffic, and... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN LONGVIEW, TEXAS
75604 75605 75602 75601