Everything You Need to Know About the City of Lewiston Maine

In 2017, Lewiston, ME had a population of 36.2k people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $39,890. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Lewiston, ME declined from 36,277 to 36,211, a -0.182% decrease, and its median household income grew from $38,199 to $39,890, a 4.43% increase.

The population of Lewiston, Maine is 86.5% White Alone, 5.67% Two or More Races, and 3.88% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Lewiston, ME speak a non-English language, and 97.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Lewiston, ME are Bates College (574 degrees awarded in 2017) and Maine College of Health Professions (91 degrees).

The median property value in Lewiston, ME is $140,600, and the homeownership rate is 50.2%. Most people in Lewiston, ME commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Lewiston, ME is 2 cars per household.


Education in Lewiston

In 2017, universities in Lewiston, ME awarded 665 degrees. The student population of Lewiston, ME is skewed towards women, with 905 male students and 1,070 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lewiston, ME are White (469 and 75.4%), followed by Black or African American (42 and 6.75%), Hispanic or Latino (40 and 6.43%), and Asian (34 and 5.47%).

The largest universities in Lewiston, ME by a number of degrees awarded are Bates College (574 and 86.3%) and Maine College of Health Professions (91 and 13.7%).

The most popular majors in Lewiston, ME are General Economics (84 and 12.6%), General Political Science & Government (60 and 9.02%), and General Psychology (56 and 8.42%).

The median tuition costs in Lewiston, ME are $52,042 for private four-year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Lewiston

The economy of Lewiston, ME employs 17.4k people and Lewiston has an unemployment rate of 3.3%. Lewiston has seen the job market increase by 0.3% over the last year. Future job development throughout the following ten years is anticipated to be 30.6%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%. The biggest ventures in Lewiston, ME are Health Care and Social Assistance (3,222 people), Retail Trade (2,173 people), and Manufacturing (1,975 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($81,016), Public Administration ($55,500), and Manufacturing ($44,451).

Households in Lewiston, ME have a median annual income of $39,890, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $38,199 in 2016, which represents a 4.43% annual growth.


Tax Rates for Lewiston

– The Sales Tax Rate for Lewiston is 5.5%.

– The Income Tax Rate for Lewiston is 7.2%.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Lewiston

– The average income of a Lewiston resident is $21,668 a year. 

– The Median household income of a Lewiston resident is $36,696 a year.