Lewiston, Maine Population 2019

Lewiston, Maine's estimated population is 35,944 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 1052.64 people/mi² (406.43 people/km²).

The overall median age is 40.1 years, 40 years for males, and 40.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.0 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.11 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Lewiston, Maine is $39,890, while the mean household income is $52,574.

Lewiston Me Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lewiston Me was:

  • White: 87.95%
  • Two or more races: 6.22%
  • Black or African American: 4.33%
  • Asian: 1.06%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Other race: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%

How Many People Live in Lewiston, Maine?

35,944
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201835,944-102-0.28%
201736,046-38-0.11%
201636,084-48-0.13%
201536,132-144-0.40%
201436,27620.01%
201336,274-160-0.44%
201236,434-39-0.11%
201136,473-110-0.30%
201036,5838930.25%
200035,690-4,067-1.07%
199039,757-724-0.18%
198040,481-1,298-0.32%
197041,7799750.24%
196040,804-170-0.04%
195040,9742,3760.60%
194038,5983,6501.00%
193034,9483,1570.95%
192031,7915,5441.93%
191026,2472,4861.00%
190023,7612,0600.91%
189021,7012,6181.29%
188019,0835,4833.45%
187013,6006,1766.24%
18607,4240.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018107,6791100.10%
2017107,5691650.15%
2016107,4042490.23%
2015107,155-260-0.24%
2014107,4151400.13%
2013107,275-206-0.19%
2012107,481550.05%
2011107,426-281-0.26%
2010107,7070.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White31,849
Two or More Races2,251
Black or African American1,568
Asian383
American Indian and Alaska Native102
Some Other Race58

Lewiston Me Population Pyramid 2019

Lewiston Me Median Age

40.1


Total

40


Male

40.4


Female

Lewiston Me Adults

There are 29,342 adults, (6,314 of whom are seniors) in Lewiston Me.

Lewiston Me Age Dependency

57.2

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lewiston Me Sex Ratio

Female

18,858

52.08%

Male

17,353

47.92%

Lewiston Me Households and Families

Lewiston Me Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lewiston Me Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.1%23.9%
All50.2%49.8%
Male46.8%53.2%
Non Family34.5%65.5%
Female32.1%67.9%

50.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,0632.1150.2
Non Family7,2691.2334.5
Married5,8822.8276.1
Female1,9282.8432.1
Male9842.9146.8

2.7

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

9.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lewiston Me Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4325.79%
9th to 12th Grade2,0038.10%
High School Graduate8,93236.13%
Some College5,14220.80%
Associates Degree2,47110.00%
Bachelors Degree3,11312.59%
Graduate Degree1,6286.59%

Lewiston Me Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,85119,9194,451
Multiple Races73964262
Black552291104
Hispanic43633447
Asian21018083
Native American4835
Other Race2929

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.52%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,019$35,659$28,027
Less Than High School$16,231$20,504$10,245
High School Grad$26,826$30,679$24,833
Some College$31,425$40,245$27,530
Bachelors Degree$37,151$39,525$34,600
Graduate Degree$54,682$69,318$52,500

$31,019

Average Earnings

$35,659

Average Male

$28,027

Average Female

Lewiston Me Language

Lewiston Me Language by Age

Lewiston Me Language

82.06% of Lewiston Me residents speak only English, while 17.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 13.49% of the population.

Lewiston Me Poverty

Lewiston Me Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White29,5185,01516.99%
Multiple2,1391,03248.25%
Black1,49293962.94%
Hispanic81024229.88%
Native907987.78%
Asian26251.91%

21.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.50%

Male Poverty Rate

23.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lewiston Me

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lewiston Me is Native, with 87.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lewiston Me is Asian, with 1.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.85%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.54%
High School21.13%
Some College12.38%
Bachelors or Greater3.82%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.21%
Male Unemployed26.64%
Female Employed10.20%
Male Employed7.72%

Lewiston Me Income

Lewiston Me Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,890$52,574
Families$54,433$66,164
Married Families$69,484-
Non Families$24,903$32,749

Lewiston Me Marital Status

Lewiston Me Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lewiston Me Married by Age and Sex

Lewiston Me Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Lewiston Me Marital Status by Race

Lewiston Me Veterans

3,009

Number of Veterans

2,852

Male Veterans

157

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,160
First Gulf War464
Second Gulf War388
Korea257
World War II168

Lewiston Me Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,88510.66%
2 or More828.33%
Hispanic416.71%
Asian236.67%
Black121.43%
Indian712.73%

Lewiston Me Veterans by Education

7.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lewiston Me Employment Status

61.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lewiston Me Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

71.71%

Born in Maine

94.80%

Native Born

5.20%

Foreign Born

2.50%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.80% of Lewiston Me residents were born in the United States, with 71.71% having been born in Maine. 2.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.