Lewistown, Illinois Population 2022

1,973
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Lewistown is a city located in Fulton County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Fulton County. With a 2020 population of 1,973, it is the 502nd largest city in Illinois and the 11025th largest city in the United States. Lewistown is currently declining at a rate of -1.69% annually and its population has decreased by -3.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,041 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Lewistown has a population density of 986 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lewistown is $64,976 with a poverty rate of 22.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $604 per month, and the median house value is $80,500. The median age in Lewistown is 41.6 years, 40.9 years for males, and 43.8 years for females.

Lewistown Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lewistownwas:

  • White: 96.34%
  • Asian: 2.38%
  • Black or African American: 0.89%
  • Two or more races: 0.25%
  • Native American: 0.10%
  • Other race: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lewistown, Illinois is 1,973 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,041.

Lewistown, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Lewistown Population by Race

Lewistown Population Pyramid 2022

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Lewistown Median Age

41.7


Total

40.9


Male

47.9


Female

Lewistown Adults

There are 1,608 adults, (410 of whom are seniors) in Lewistown.

Lewistown Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lewistown Sex Ratio

Female

1,004

49.68%

Male

1,017

50.32%

Lewistown Population by Age

Lewistown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lewistown Household Types

68.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lewistown Households and Families

2.94

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Lewistown Households by Type

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Lewistown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lewistown Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.78%.

Lewistown Educational Attainment by Race

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$39,156

Average Earnings

$45,764

Average Male

$26,500

Average Female

Lewistown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lewistown Language by Age

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Lewistown Language

96.14% of Lewistown residents speak only English, while 3.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.51% of the population.

Lewistown Language

Lewistown Poverty by Race

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22.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.07%

Male Poverty Rate

21.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lewistown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lewistown is White, with 22.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lewistown is Multiple, with 20.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.10%.

Lewistown Poverty

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Lewistown Poverty Rate by Education

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Lewistown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lewistown Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Lewistown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.9%

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

Lewistown Marital Status by Race

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Lewistown Marital Status

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138

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Lewistown Veterans by War

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Lewistown Veterans by Age

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Lewistown Veterans by Race

Lewistown Veterans by Education

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5.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lewistown Veterans by Education

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52.4%

Labor Force Participation

44.3%

Employment Rate

15.3%

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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86.99%

Born in Lewistown

96.24%

Native Born

3.76%

Foreign Born

0.49%

Non Citizen

3.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.24% of Lewistown residents were born in the United States, with 86.99% having been born in Illinois. 0.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lewistown Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Lewistown Population by Year