Lewiston, ID

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2022 Population
34,270
0.901% 1-year growth
2022 Median Age
39.8
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
14.4%
5.33% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$63,109
4.17% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$259,800
17% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
16,381
0.901% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Lewiston, ID had a population of 34.3k people with a median age of 39.8 and a median household income of $63,109. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Lewiston, ID grew from 33,964 to 34,270, a 0.901% increase and its median household income grew from $60,581 to $63,109, a 4.17% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lewiston, ID are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.43%), White (Hispanic) (2.4%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.33%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.902%).

None of the households in Lewiston, ID reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.3% of the residents in Lewiston, ID are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Lewiston, ID are Lewis-Clark State College (848 degrees awarded in 2022) and Headmasters School of Hair Design (23 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Lewiston, ID was $259,800, and the homeownership rate was 69.7%.

Most people in Lewiston, ID drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Lewiston, ID was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Lewiston, ID is home to a population of 34.3k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.65% of Lewiston, ID residents were born outside of the country (908 people).

In 2022, there were 26.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (31k people) in Lewiston, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.18k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 823 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.3%
2022 Citizenship
99.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.3% of Lewiston, ID residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Lewiston, ID was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lewiston, ID
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    31k ± 275
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.18k ± 191
  3. White (Hispanic)
    823 ± 275
4.47%
Hispanic Population
1.53k people

In 2022, there were 26.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (31k people) in Lewiston, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.18k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 823 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.47% of the people in Lewiston, ID are hispanic (1.53k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

2.65%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
908 people
1.98%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
674 people

As of 2022, 2.65% of Lewiston, ID residents (908 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lewiston, ID was 1.98%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    749 ± 190
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    490 ± 244
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    407 ± 150

Lewiston, ID has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.53 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Lewiston, ID employs 16.4k people. The largest industries in Lewiston, ID are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,661 people), Manufacturing (2,209 people), and Retail Trade (2,068 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($90,081), Utilities ($70,362), and Manufacturing ($68,652).

Occupations

16.4k
2022 Value
± 996
−0.901%
1 Year decline
± 8.58%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lewiston, ID declined at a rate of −0.901%, from 16.5k employees to 16.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lewiston, ID, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,917 people), Management Occupations (1,728 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,709 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lewiston, ID.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

16.4k
2022 Value
± 996
−0.901%
1 Year decline
± 8.58%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lewiston, ID declined at a rate of −0.901%, from 16.5k employees to 16.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lewiston, ID, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,661 people), Manufacturing (2,209 people), and Retail Trade (2,068 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lewiston, ID, though some of these residents may live in Lewiston, ID and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$52,353
Median earning men ± $3,971
$34,492
Median earning women ± $3,608

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($71,890), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($62,000), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($58,529).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($53,862), Information ($45,104), and Construction ($44,805).

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Civics

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Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Lewiston, ID awarded 871 degrees. The student population of Lewiston, ID in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,381 male students and 2,409 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lewiston, ID are White (689 and 80.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (85 and 9.91%), Two or More Races (29 and 3.38%), and Asian (18 and 2.1%).

The largest universities in Lewiston, ID by number of degrees awarded are Lewis-Clark State College (848 and 97.4%) and Headmasters School of Hair Design (23 and 2.64%).

The most popular majors in Lewiston, ID are Registered Nursing (202 and 23.2%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (77 and 8.84%), and General Business Administration & Management (56 and 6.43%).

The median tuition cost in Lewiston, ID for a public four year colleges is $6,996 for in-state students and $20,252 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2022 in Lewiston, ID, the percentage of applicants admitted was 86.8%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 14.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 3,790 (36.4% men and 63.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 3,790 students enrolled in Lewiston, ID, 36.4% men and 63.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,949 records, of which 64.4% were women and 35.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 45 degrees awarded
  2. 202 degrees awarded
  3. 50 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Lewiston, ID was Social Work with 45 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 848 degrees awarded
  2. 23 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Lewis-Clark State College with 848 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 269 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Lewiston, ID, which is 0.447 times less than the 602 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 689 degrees mean that there were 8.11 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 85 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($6,996) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,400) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.722% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.698% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (392k), Some college (372k), and Bachelors Degree (254k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lewiston, ID was $259,800 in 2022, which is 0.922 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $222,000 to $259,800, a 17% increase. The homeownership rate in Lewiston, ID is 69.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Lewiston, ID have an average commute time of 15.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lewiston, ID is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Lewiston, ID is $63,109. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Lewiston, ID was Census Tract 9610 with a value of $102,645, followed by Census Tract 9608 and Census Tract 9605, with respective values of $79,375 and $70,917.

Property

$259,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,354
$9,904
Median Property Taxes
±$739

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lewiston, ID the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

69.7%
Homeownership
2022
65.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 69.7% of the housing units in Lewiston, ID were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9610
  2. Census Tract 9608
  3. Census Tract 9605

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lewiston, ID was Census Tract 9610 with a value of $102,645, followed by Census Tract 9608 and Census Tract 9605, with respective values of $79,375 and $70,917.

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Household Income

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$63,109
Median Household Income
± $7,514
14.2k
Number of Households
± 925

In 2022, the median household income of the 14.2k households in Lewiston, ID grew to $63,109 from the previous year's value of $60,581.

The following chart displays the households in Lewiston, ID distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lewiston, ID is from Lewiston, ID.
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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (82.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (6.68%)
  3. Carpooled (6.3%)

In 2022, 82.5% of workers in Lewiston, ID drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (6.68%) and those who carpooled to work (6.3%).

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Commute Time

15.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lewiston, ID have a shorter commute time (15.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.47% of the workforce in Lewiston, ID have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

14.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lewiston, ID (4.71k out of 32.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lewiston, ID is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

90.6% of the population of Lewiston, ID has health coverage, with 46.9% on employee plans, 14.7% on Medicaid, 13.9% on Medicare, 13.6% on non-group plans, and 1.58% on military or VA plans.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.9% under 18 years, 21% between 18 and 34 years, 37.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.4% were men and 52.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.37%
Uninsured
46.9%
Employer Coverage
14.7%
Medicaid
13.9%
Medicare
13.6%
Non-Group
1.58%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lewiston, ID grew by 1.02% from 9.28% to 9.37%.

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