Lewiston, Maine Population 2024

39,876

Lewiston is a city located in Androscoggin County Maine. Lewiston has a 2024 population of 39,876. Lewiston is currently growing at a rate of 1.77% annually and its population has increased by 7.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 37,110 in 2020.

The average household income in Lewiston is $69,389 with a poverty rate of 17.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lewiston is 39.5 years, 37.5 years for males, and 41.1 years for females.

Lewiston Demographics

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

  • White: 80.71%
  • Black or African American: 10.89%
  • Two or more races: 5.63%
  • Asian: 2.22%
  • Other race: 0.36%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
State
Maine
Land Area (mi²)
34.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,167.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.45% (2,766)
The current population of Lewiston, Maine is 39,876 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 37,110.

Lewiston, Maine Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White30,32980.71%
Black or African American4,09210.89%
Two or more races2,1145.63%
Asian8352.22%
Other race1370.36%
Native American570.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander130.03%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lewiston Population by Race

Lewiston Population Pyramid 2024

Lewiston Median Age

39.5

Total

37.5

Male

41.1

Female

Lewiston Adults

There are 30,064 adults, (6,971 of whom are seniors) in Lewiston.

Lewiston Age Dependency

62.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lewiston Sex Ratio

Female19,06950.75%
Male18,50849.25%

Lewiston Population by Age

Lewiston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All15,6112.2549.550.5
Non Family7,2611.23367
Married5,8323.0573.226.8
Female1,7913.336.763.3
Male7273.7955.744.3

3.04

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

49.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lewiston Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4535.69%
9th to 12th Grade1,4765.78%
High School Graduate9,94938.98%
Some College4,17216.35%
Associates Degree2,93611.5%
Bachelors Degree3,48013.63%
Graduate Degree2,0588.06%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lewiston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lewiston Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White22,47620,2784,906
Black1,5921,053301
2+ Races815688184
Hispanic438370134
Asian38232795
Other Race858435
Native American57570
Islander13130

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 41.18%.

Lewiston Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$40,565$43,008$37,389
Less Than 9th Grade$28,083$34,813$23,904
High School Graduate$37,085$39,583$31,379
Some College$40,241$42,328$38,293
Bachelors Degree$48,607$47,190$50,130
Graduate Degree$59,821$68,750$55,114

$40,565

Average Earnings

$43,008

Average Male

$37,389

Average Female

Lewiston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lewiston Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lewiston Language

78.78% of Lewiston residents speak only English, while 21.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 12.36% of the population.

Lewiston Language

Lewiston Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White28,3094,32915.29%
Black4,0101,36434.01%
Multiple1,94849325.31%
Hispanic87716719.04%
Asian591335.58%
Islander1313100%
Other123129.76%
Native5758.77%

17.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.77%

Male Poverty Rate

16.9%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lewiston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lewiston is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lewiston is Asian, with 5.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.15%.

Lewiston Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.36%
Some College17.11%
High School16.5%
Bachelors or Greater4.71%

Lewiston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed34.79%
Female Unemployed28.47%
Female Employed6.49%
Male Employed5.54%

Lewiston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lewiston Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$54,317$69,389
Families$72,649$84,231
Married Families$84,668$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,531$48,300

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lewiston Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.4%

Male Marriage Rate

39.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lewiston Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lewiston Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lewiston Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lewiston Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,578

Number of Veterans

2,388

Male Veterans

190

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam873
Second Gulf War658
First Gulf War541
Korea204
World War II0

Lewiston Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74746
75+597
35 to 54557
55 to 64465
18 to 34213

Lewiston Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2,4579.48%
2+ Races857.89%
Hispanic335.29%
Black301.34%
Native American610.53%

Lewiston Veterans by Race

Lewiston Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

18.3%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lewiston Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lewiston Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lewiston Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lewiston Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

65.32%

Born in Lewiston

89.85%

Native Born

10.15%

Foreign Born

5.5%

Non Citizen

4.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.85% of Lewiston residents were born in the United States, with 65.32% having been born in Maine. 5.5% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Lewiston Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202943,3336911.62%
202842,6426921.65%
202741,9506911.67%
202641,2596921.71%
202540,5676911.73%
202439,8766921.77%
202339,1846911.8%
202238,4931020.27%
202138,3911,2813.45%
202037,1108222.27%
201936,2881330.37%
201836,1551450.4%
201736,010-46-0.13%
201636,056-68-0.19%
201536,124-130-0.36%
201436,25440.01%
201336,250-199-0.55%
201236,449-37-0.1%
201136,486-97-0.27%
201036,5838932.5%
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%
18607,42400%
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Lewiston Population by Year