Lewistown, Illinois Population 2021

2,691
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Lewistown is a city located in Fulton County Illinois. Lewistown has a 2020 population of 2,691. It is also the county seat of Fulton County. Lewistown is currently declining at a rate of -1.54% annually and its population has decreased by -11.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,039 in 2010. Lewistown reached it's highest population of 3,039 in 2010.

The average household income in Lewistown is $70,161 with a poverty rate of 14.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $570 per month, and the median house value is $88,700. The median age in Lewistown is 45.7 years, 41.9 years for males, and 47.7 years for females.

Lewistown Demographics

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

  • White: 97.96%
  • Black or African American: 0.85%
  • Other race: 0.63%
  • Two or more races: 0.56%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lewistown, Illinois is 2,691 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,817.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,039.

Lewistown, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,78097.96%
Black or African American240.85%
Some Other Race180.63%
Two or More Races160.56%
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Lewistown Population by Race

Lewistown Population Pyramid $2021

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Lewistown Median Age

45.7


Total

41.9


Male

47.7


Female

Lewistown Adults

There are 2,294 adults, (597 of whom are seniors) in Lewistown.

Lewistown Age Dependency

67.2

Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lewistown Sex Ratio

Female

1,413

49.79%

Male

1,425

50.21%

Lewistown Population by Age

Lewistown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lewistown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.5%10.5%
Male82.1%17.9%
Female79.5%20.5%
All75.1%24.9%
Non Family49.1%50.9%

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lewistown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1692.3475.1
Married6312.8789.5
Non Family3831.1449.1
Female883.1479.5
Male673.2282.1

2.85

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Lewistown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade602.89%
9th to 12th Grade1165.59%
High School Graduate84340.63%
Some College58228.05%
Associates Degree1597.66%
Bachelors Degree23911.52%
Graduate Degree763.66%
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Lewistown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lewistown Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,0141,851315
Hispanic3126
Black2416
Other Race1818
2+ Races66

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 white people with a rate of 15.64%.

Lewistown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,625$44,054$26,356
Less Than 9th Grade$$75,673$
High School Graduate$30,811$38,824$21,413
Some College$33,688$44,444$20,250
Bachelors Degree$47,500$83,500$41,429
Graduate Degree$$$

$37,625

Average Earnings

$44,054

Average Male

$26,356

Average Female

Lewistown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lewistown Language by Age

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Lewistown Language

98.87% of Lewistown residents speak only English, while 1.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.62% of the population.

Lewistown Language

Lewistown Poverty by Race

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14.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.53%

Male Poverty Rate

15.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lewistown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lewistown is White, with 15.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lewistown is White, with 15.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.32%.

Lewistown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.24%
High School14.67%
Some College10.83%
Bachelors or Greater1.90%

Lewistown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed46.75%
Male Unemployed34.43%
Female Employed7.27%
Male Employed5.03%

Lewistown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lewistown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,120$70,161
Families$72,900$86,138
Married Families$80,208-
Non Families$30,903$33,889
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Income by Household Type

Lewistown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Lewistown Married by Age and Sex

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Lewistown Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lewistown Marital Status by Race

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Lewistown Marital Status

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216

Number of Veterans

216

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam101
First Gulf War49
Korea18
Second Gulf War4
World War II

Lewistown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7486
35 to 5482
75+42
55 to 646
18 to 34

Lewistown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2109.35%
2+ Races6100.00%

Lewistown Veterans by Race

Lewistown Veterans by Education

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4.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lewistown Veterans by Education

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59.8%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Lewistown Employment by Age

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Lewistown Employment by Race

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Lewistown Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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91.72%

Born in Lewistown

98.77%

Native Born

1.23%

Foreign Born

0.74%

Non Citizen

0.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.77% of Lewistown residents were born in the United States, with 91.72% having been born in Illinois. 0.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lewistown Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,691-42-1.54%
20202,733-42-1.51%
20192,775-42-1.49%
20182,817-27-0.95%
20172,844-35-1.22%
20162,879-22-0.76%
20152,901-26-0.89%
20142,927-26-0.88%
20132,953-39-1.30%
20122,992-29-0.96%
20113,021-18-0.59%
20103,0390.00%

Lewistown Population by Year