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Long View is a town in Catawba County, in the Hickory-Morganton-Lenoir metro area. (The community straddles Catawba and Burke counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The latitude of Long View is 34.475N. The longitude is -78.202W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,155 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,745.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Long View demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Catawba County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Hickory-Morganton-Lenoir area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28602 ZIP code.
17% of Long View residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Long View ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Long View was $16,801, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Long View residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Long View, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $367. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $712.
Catawba County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Long View political report.
The average commute time for Long View workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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