Longview Metro Area, Texas 

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Population

287,105

+3.2% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.8%

Median Income

$46,615

Median Home Price

$158,800

Median Age

37

Comfort Index (Climate)

4.1 / 7.4

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Longview Metro Area, Texas

Small-city complex - Northeast Texas, 30 miles from Louisiana border. April, October and May are the most pleasant months in the Longview metro area, while July and August are the least comfortable months.
State: Texas
County:
Metro Area: Longview Metro Area
City: Longview, Kilgore, 19 total
Zip Codes: 75605, 75604, 75662, 75602, 75652, 75601, 75644, 75647, 75654, 75645, 21 total
Cost of Living: -17.0% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 259 ft above sea level

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Longview, TX Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
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Cons
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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”).


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Longview Metro Area is 7.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Longview Metro Area jobs have increased by 1.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Longview Metro Area's cost of living is 17.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Longview Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
April, October and May are the most pleasant months in the Longview metro area, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Longview metro area remained overwhelmingly Republican, 73.1% to 25.6%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Longview Metro Area's population is 287,105 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 3.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Longview Metro Area is Real Estate: $158,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -3.1%.

SCHOOLS
Longview Metro Area public schools spend $11,439 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.7 students per teacher in Longview Metro Area. More Education



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Housing Market in Longview

It's a good time to buy in Longview. Home Appreciation is up 5.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Longview is $158,800.
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ZIP CODES IN LONGVIEW METRO AREA, TEXAS
75605, 75604, 75662, 75602, 75652, 75601, 75644, 75647, 75654, 75645, 21 total

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