Real Estate Market Update for Longview, TX
Welcome to January's Market Update. Lets take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of December. The number of active listings was up 2% from one year earlier, and down 14% from the previous month. Even so, buyers still enjoyed a greater selection of homes today than they did one year ago. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just over 200-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 37%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 180-thousand dollars. The number of units sold decreased 25% year-over-year, and decreased 14% month-over-month. Fewer sales could indicate an opportunity for buyers to negotiate better terms. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for Longview, TX
Area Information for Longview, TX
  • Population: 83,696
  • Median Age: 35.39 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 18 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 8%
  • Population Density: 1,502/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 14.1%
  • Closest Airport: East Texas Regional
  • Closest College: Letourneau University
  • Closest Jr. College: Kilgore College
  • Median Household Income: $45,523
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 21%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $147,764
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Dallas Mavericks
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 33.97%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Longview, TX
Median Age: 35.39 Married: 36% Number of Households: 32,029 Households with Children: 10,107
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Longview, TX

      School Name Distance Type Grades School Rating Parent Rating
      Longview Early Graduation High School 0.7 mi Public 9-12 1 0
      Bramlette Elementary School 0.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      Trinity School Of Texas Longview 0.9 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Longview Christian School 1.4 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Ware Elementary School 1.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 0
      South Ward Elementary School 1.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      Playing For Keeps Early Childhood Center 1.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Forest Park Magnet School 2.0 mi Public 6-8 1 0
      Crisman School 2.2 mi Private K-8 0 0
      St Mary's Catholic School - Longview 2.3 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      J L Everhart Magnet Elementary School 2.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 0
      Foster Middle School 2.4 mi Public 6-8 4 0
      Hudson Elementary School 2.5 mi Public 1-5 5 0
      Excel High School Of Choice 2.8 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      Pine Tree High School 2.8 mi Public 9-12 2 3
      Dan Chadwick Campus 2.8 mi Public 9-12 2 2
      Oak Forest Montessori School 3.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Longview High School 3.1 mi Public 9-12 3 3
      Pine Tree J High School 3.2 mi Public 7-8 1 0
      Ut Tyler Innovation Academy Longview 3.9 mi Public 3-9 4 0
      Pine Tree Daep 4.1 mi Public K-12 0 0
      Birch Elementary School 4.3 mi Public 1-4 0 0
      Pine Tree Primary 4.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Pine Tree Middle School 4.5 mi Public 5-6 0 0
      East Texas Christian School - Longview 4.9 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Parkway Elementary School 5.3 mi Public - 0 0
      Spring Hill Junior High 5.4 mi Public 6-8 4 0
      Spring Hill Primary School 5.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-2 0 0
      Spring Hill Intermediate School 5.4 mi Public 3-5 3 0
      Johnston-mcqueen Elementary School 6.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 0
      Judson Middle School 6.5 mi Public 6-8 3 0
      Christian Heritage School 6.7 mi Private K-12 0 0
      Ned E Williams Elementary School 7.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 0
      Spring Hill High School 7.1 mi Public 9-12 4 3
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: Onboard Informatics © 2016. School Performance data by SchoolDigger.com. School Review data by Niche.com.
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        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2016 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.