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People

Total Population 4,966
Male Share of the Population 48.1%
Female Share of the Population 51.9%
Senior Citizens 14.9%
Employed Population 16+ 2,149
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 45.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.5%
Median Earnings25+ $27,372
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,472
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,536

Wealth

Median Family Income $40,417
% Above Poverty Level 75.7%
% Below Poverty Level 24.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.4%
Median Gross Rent $674
Median House Value $86,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 47.8%
US/American 0%
English 5%
Irish 5.9%

Long View Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles N of Gastonia, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 43 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Catawba
Metro Area Hickory - Morganton - Lenoir
Standard Zip Codes 28602
Phone Area Codes 828
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.71
Longitude -81.34

Long View Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HICKORY RGNL AP
Distance 2.9 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 49 F
Apr Temp 46 to 70 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 48 to 71 F
Annual Precip 48.9 inches
Station LENOIR
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 48 F
Apr Temp 42 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 71 F
Annual Precip 49.2 inches
Station MORGANTON
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 49 F
Apr Temp 43 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 71 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Long View, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Longview (28602)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Conover 8,200 $47,190
Granite Falls 4,694 $55,649
Hickory 40,108 $53,788
Hildebran 2,006 $39,408
Newton 12,998 $36,551
Rhodhiss 988 $34,107
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