Longview, Washington 

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Population

36,740

+0.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.0%

Median Income

$37,827

Median Home Price

$251,700

Best Places to Live in Longview, Washington

Industrial town/Port town complex - Southwest Washington, north of Portland, Oregon. August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Longview, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Nearby mountains
-Close to Portland
-Pleasant climate
Cons
-Unattractive downtown
-Economic cycles
-Property crime rate

Local Listings in Longview
 $229,000 
1745 Baltimore St
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1752 SqFt
 $459,000 
2624 Maplewood Dr
Bed 6 | Bath 3 | 4374 SqFt
 $459,000 
2363 E Lynnwood Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 4 | 4232 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Longview Metro Area

Longview and its sister city Kelso make up a grain-loading and forest-products center serving ocean traffic coming up the Columbia River. The area contains a complex of grain elevators and mills, an outdated urban core and set of working class neighborhoods and urban sprawl uncharacteristic of many Pacific Northwest towns. The area is close to Portland, 40 miles to the south, and is a western gateway to the Mount St. Helens area.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Washington
County: Cowlitz County
Metro Area: Longview Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Longview
Zip Codes: 98632
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 26 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Longview is 6.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Longview jobs have increased by 0.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Longview's cost of living is 0.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Longview's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Longview, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Cowlitz county flipped Republican in the last Presidential election, after voting Democratic in the previous four. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Longview's population is 36,740 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Longview is $251,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 19.1%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Longview public schools spend $10,335 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.1 students per teacher in Longview. More Education


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Housing Market in Longview

It's a good time to buy in Longview. Home Appreciation is up 19.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Longview Real Estate

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Reviews for Longview   7 Reviews
Overview of a City in Trouble - July 2015 - 8/6/2015
This is an overview of current conditions and problems facing the residents and leaders of Longview, Washington from the perspective of a resident of only nine years in... Read More

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Cheap here - 5/20/2013
Cost of living is pretty low here in Longview. I make a good wage so I stick around. But not alot to do here, unless your into bars. No book stores or... Read More

Beautiful little mill town - 10/11/2009
I grew up in Longview, moved away to the madness of Southern California in my early teens. Live in in the Arizona desert. Always relished our visits back to this... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN LONGVIEW
$229,000
1745 Baltimore St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$459,000
2624 Maplewood Dr
Bed 6 | Bath 3

$459,000
2363 E Lynnwood Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$640,000
209 Columbia Point Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$229,900
446 23rd Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$300,000
2763 Maple St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$299,000
111 Ann Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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