Longview, Texas Houses for Sale

Located in the eastern part of the state of Texas and the seat of Gregg County which is also partly in Harrison County, Longview sits in the nearby Sabine River which is just west of Shreveport, Louisiana and is in the heart of a metropolitan area and the industrial area which includes Kilgore and Marshall. The area where the present-day Longview was settled and developed by the planters in the early start of the 19th century. The town was named by the Pacific Railroad surveyors for Texas, who were impressed by the long-distance view. The community then became a trading center for hogs, cattle, and horses that were raised in the nearby river valley. The discovery of the oil wells ushered in a period of industrial expansion and then the rapid population growth in the 1930s.

Longview, TX Prices for Houses for Sale

429,257 +18%
339,380 +28%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Longview Homes for Purchase

131 +9%
144 -26%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

31 +18%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 170  
Police Civilians 44  
Total Arrests 1,695 (2020)
Total Incidents 5,185 (2020)
CrimeScore 34.69  
National Rank 3537th  
Statewide Rank 418th  

Local Statistics

Population 81,728 (0.00%)
House Size (sqft.) 2,307 (1.66%)

Criminal Offenses

Animal Cruelty 6
Arson 3
Assault Offenses 921
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 365
Counterfeiting/Forgery 258
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 495
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 1,110
Fraud Offenses 207
Homicide Offenses 13
Kidnapping/Abduction 4
Larceny/Theft Offenses 1,794
Motor Vehicle Theft 169
Pornography/Obscene Material 16
Prostitution Offenses 1
Robbery 47
Sex Offenses 92
Weapon Law Violations 226

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