Long View is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 4,895 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Long View is the 158th largest community in North Carolina.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Long View is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 47.60% of the Long View workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Long View is a town of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Long View who work in office and administrative support (10.66%), sales jobs (9.31%), and healthcare (8.05%).
Long View is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Long View have a very low rate of college education: just 7.51% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Long View in 2010 was $16,494, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $65,976 for a family of four.
Long View is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Long View home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Long View residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Long View also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.00% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Long View include Irish, English, Russian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Long View is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.