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People

Total Population 5,050
Male Share of the Population 49.2%
Female Share of the Population 50.8%
Senior Citizens 14.2%
Employed Population 16+ 2,131
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 42%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $36,522
% Above Poverty Level 71.4%
% Below Poverty Level 28.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32%
Median Gross Rent $639
Median House Value $84,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 44.1%
US/American 0%
English 6.1%
Irish 5.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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 8,221 $47,075
Granite Falls 4,683 $57,021
Hickory 40,172 $55,128
Hildebran 2,173 $43,796
Newton 12,980 $38,683
Rhodhiss 846 $35,469

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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