Longview, WA


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Longview is a medium-sized city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 36,848 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Longview is the 28th largest community in Washington.

Unlike some cities, Longview isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Longview are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Longview is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Longview who work in office and administrative support (12.10%), sales jobs (10.16%), and food service (6.75%).

The citizens of Longview are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.47% of adults in Longview have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Longview in 2010 was $22,196, which is lower middle income relative to Washington, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,784 for a family of four. However, Longview contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Longview home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Longview residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Longview include Irish, English, Norwegian, and French .

The most common language spoken in Longview is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.