Community Profile

The Longview Economic Development Corporation maintains a comprehensive resource on the Longview community and its trade area which includes 12 counties. You can find the complete Regional Profile on the Longview | EDC Website. Or, select the specific area for a quick link and/or click on the icon to download a PDF with the information.

Wage Information

For information on wages in the Longview area, Northeast Texas, or the Longview metropolitan statistical area (MSA), visit the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The Bureau’s Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) program produces employment and wage estimates for over 800 occupations. These are estimates of the number of people employed in certain occupations, and estimates of the wages paid to them. Self-employed persons are not included in the estimates. These estimates are available for the nation as a whole, for individual States, and for metropolitan areas; national occupational estimates for specific industries are also available.

View Longview Wages

Relocate Here

From the cultural and corporate advantages of urban life to the natural serenity and country landscapes and small town atmosphere of the surrounding communities-you’ll find it all in Longview, Real East Texas.

More and more families, professionals and businesses are locating to Longview in the heart of Texas Lake Country. You will be able to enjoy the many cultural and recreational activities that Longview offers.

Housing is very appealing where traditional homes in a country atmosphere, and fine older homes which grace historical settings, and contemporary homes in plush surroundings.

Residents of Longview enjoy an attractive quality of life with a wide range of educational, cultural, and recreational opportunities. For information on the Longview community and cultural offerings, check out the Visit Longview section.

Work Here

Longview offers a diverse employer base reflecting the economic diversity of the region. Although forged from a rich history in the oil and gas industry, Longview has a strong health care industry, manufacturing and technology. Employers offer competitive wages and many have been in the area for decades as well as new companies making the determined decision to house their facilities in beautiful East Texas, recognizing the quality of life the area offers to increase attraction and retention of employees. And the best part? Living and working in Longview guarantees a short commute!

Longview Chamber of Commerce supports continued initiatives that enhance the strong economy and workforce of Texas, and drives regional economic development by partnering with a network of business leaders, elected officials, and economic agency allies to provide an array of services to companies with retention, expansion and relocation needs.

Employment Agencies which are members of the Longview Chamber of Commerce are listed below.

Learn Here

Longview offers a full-spectrum of educational options for children and adults. Quality education is an important aspect of the Longview community on every learning level. Whether preschool, public or private curricula, vocational training or attaining a PhD, Longview’s education sector is strong and flexible to provide education opportunities and to meet the needs of the diverse employment base.

Colleges and Universities

Longview Universities

Kilgore College – Longview

Letourneau University

UT Tyler – Longview University Center

Texas Baptist College

Area Colleges and Universities

East Texas Baptist University


Kilgore College

Jarvis College

Stephen F. Austin State University 

Texas State Technical College

UT Tyler

Grade Schools

  • Pine Tree High School
  • Pine Tree ExCEL High School
  • Pine Tree Junior High School
  • Pine Tree Middle School
  • Parkway Elementary School
  • Birch Elementary School
  • Pine Tree Primary School
  • Pine Tree P.A.C.E. Alternative Schoo
  • Spring Hill High School
  • Spring Hill Junior High
  • Spring Hill Intermediate
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