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.
Longview is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (11.65%), sales jobs (9.35%), and management occupations (7.15%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Longview rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.19% of adults 25 and older in Longview have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Longview in 2010 was $22,223, 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 $88,892 for a family of four. However, Longview contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Longview is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Longview is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.