Lewiston, Maine Population 2018

Lewiston, Maine's estimated population is 36,221 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Lewiston, Maine is the 2nd largest city in Maine based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1060.76 people/mi² (409.56 people/km²), with a household density of 193.34 people/km² (500.76 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 39.6 years, 40.3 years for males, and 38.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.1 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 17,099 households in the city, with an average size of 2.15 people per household. The vacancy rate was 7.8%, with a median rent of $681/month. The median house has 5 rooms, and has a value of $143,500.

The median income for households in Lewiston, Maine is $38,199, while the mean household income is $50,482. The per capita income is $22,629, and 16.3% of families and 22.2% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 36.1% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 11.2% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201736,221850.24%
201636,136160.04%
201536,120-119-0.33%
201436,239-38-0.10%
201336,277-164-0.45%
201236,441-25-0.07%
201136,466-114-0.31%
201036,5808902.49%
200035,690-4,067-10.23%
199039,757-724-1.79%
198040,481-1,298-3.11%
197041,7799752.39%
196040,804-170-0.41%
195040,9742,3766.16%
194038,5983,65010.44%
193034,9483,1579.93%
192031,7915,54421.12%
191026,2472,48610.46%
190023,7612,0609.49%
189021,7012,61813.72%
188019,0835,48340.32%
187013,6006,17683.19%
18607,4240.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White32,030
Two or More Races2,231
Black or African American1,542
Asian324
Some Other Race85
American Indian and Alaska Native65
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Lewiston Me Population Pyramid 2018

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Lewiston Me Median Age

39.6


Total

40.3


Male

38.5


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 29,049 adults in Lewiston Me.

Lewiston Me Age Dependency

58.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Lewiston Me Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5
Houses Without Mortgage
2,607
Houses With Mortgage
5,157
Vacancy Rate
7.8
Median Rent
681
Median Home Value
143,500
Renter-Occupied Units
8,008
Owner-Occupied Units
7,764
Total Housing Units
17,099

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Lewiston Me for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 4.1% and the labor force participation rate is 62.7%.

Lewiston Me Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.15
Average Family Size
2.76
Total Households
15772
Married Couple Households
5818
Male Householder (no wife) Families
940
Female Householder (no husband) Families
2048
Non Family Households
6966
Total Families
8806
Households With Own Children
3664
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
8.2
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.5

Lewiston Me Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
1,642
$10,000 to $14,999
1,469
$15,000 to $24,999
2,250
$25,000 to $34,999
1,788
$35,000 to $49,999
2,539
$50,000 to $74,999
2,813
$75,000 to $99,999
1,590
$100,000 to $149,999
1,105
$150,000 to $199,999
411
Over $200,000
165

Lewiston Me Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Lewiston Me

Maine

$38,199

$50,826

$50,482

$67,011

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.050.10.150.2

Lewiston Me Education Data

Lewiston Me Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
1,5306.21%
9th to 12th Grade
1,8197.39%
High School Graduate
9,10036.96%
Some College
5,37121.81%
Associates Degree
2,3859.69%
Bachelors Degree
2,79611.36%
Graduate Degree
1,6226.59%