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Longview, TX

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The city of Longview is a pleasant southwestern town offering year-round warmth and little snow. Ideal for those people who enjoy mild to hot climates, the city is situated near Gilmer, Diana, and Lakeport. A deeply integrated location, Longview has a diverse population comprised families and singles. The majority of residents ate below retirement age with equal amounts of men and women. Work and educational opportunities abound, and the largest employers include Good Shepherd Medical Center and Eastman Chemical.

Longview Apartments


Pine Knoll Apartments
Beds: 1-2  •  Baths: 1-2


Pine Place Apartments/No Deposit in January
Beds: 2
Baths: 2


$1050 Two bedroom in Longview-115 Hawkins Pkwy
Beds: 2
Baths: 2


$1650 Three bedroom in Kilgore-Danville Rd.
Beds: 3
Baths: 2


$1000 Two bedroom in Longview-115 Hawkins Pkwy
Beds: 2
Baths: 2


$906 One bedroom in Longview-2501 Eastman Rd
Beds: 1
Baths: 1

Key City Stats

The average age of Longview, TX is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 7.83%
  • 6.6%
  • 6.41%
  • Female
  • 8.11%
  • 6.3%
  • 5.62%
is average rent in Longview, TX
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 8.25%
  • 9.62%
  • 9.61%
of units are available for rent in Longview
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 848
  • 206
  • 799
Getting Around in Longview, TX

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The average commuter time in Longview is:
10 to 14 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 3.34%
  • 6.8%
  • 0.93%

Local Festivals

Every year, Longview is home to a variety of festivals including art shows, bike rallies, antique shows, and expos. The annual Memorial Day Weekend Motorcycle Rally is one example. It features motorcycles and riders from all over as well as local motorcycle enthusiasts. The event is aimed at honoring United States military service members. The Great Texas Balloon Race is a family affair that draws residents to the local airport. Balloon racing is the main attraction, but live music and plenty of food is available as well. Other events include the Freeze Your Fanny biking event and various charity runs.

Education and Employm

Education and employment opportunities abound for residents and potential residents. The city’s four school districts include 30 elementary, junior high, and high schools and capably serve all of its students’ needs. Reputable colleges and universities, such as The University of Texas at Tyler and Kilgore College, serve the education needs of continuing education. With a low percentage of the working population unemployed, work opportunities and life advancement are present for the taking. In addition to Good Shepherd Medical Center and Eastman Chemical, other top employers in Longview are the Longview Independent School District, Wal-Mart, and LeTourneau Technologies.