Lewistown, Montana Population 2022

5,693
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Lewistown is a city located in Fergus County Montana. Lewistown has a 2020 population of 5,693. It is also the county seat of Fergus County. Lewistown is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually and its population has decreased by -6.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,070 in 2010.

The average household income in Lewistown is $50,066 with a poverty rate of 19.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $783 per month, and the median house value is $107,100. The median age in Lewistown is 38.4 years, 37.3 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.

Lewistown Demographics

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

  • White: 92.47%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 3.55%
  • Native American: 1.38%
  • Two or more races: 0.92%
  • Other race: 0.83%
  • Asian: 0.71%
  • Black or African American: 0.14%
The current population of Lewistown, Montana is 5,693 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,693.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,070.

Lewistown, Montana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,44292.47%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2093.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native811.38%
Two or More Races540.92%
Some Other Race490.83%
Asian420.71%
Black or African American80.14%
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Lewistown Population by Race

Lewistown Population Pyramid $2022

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Lewistown Median Age

38.4


Total

37.3


Male

41.3


Female

Lewistown Adults

There are 4,510 adults, (1,192 of whom are seniors) in Lewistown.

Lewistown Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Lewistown Sex Ratio

Female

3,042

51.69%

Male

2,843

48.31%

Lewistown Population by Age

Lewistown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lewistown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female40%60%
Non Family65%35%
All67.3%32.7%
Male73.8%26.2%
Married78%22%

67.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lewistown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7262.0967.3
Non Family1,3511.1865
Married9732.878
Female2953.1440
Male1074.373.8

2.9

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

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Lewistown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade481.14%
9th to 12th Grade3367.95%
High School Graduate1,37632.57%
Some College91621.68%
Associates Degree4029.51%
Bachelors Degree91021.54%
Graduate Degree2375.61%
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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
White3,8973,5591,000
Islander11411429
Hispanic898964
Native American815432
Other Race494926
2+ Races222222
Asian14
Black83

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Lewistown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,494$34,035$22,290
Less Than 9th Grade$14,397$$14,286
High School Graduate$24,702$$21,172
Some College$25,520$39,145$22,010
Bachelors Degree$34,856$34,193$40,682
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,494

Average Earnings

$34,035

Average Male

$22,290

Average Female

Lewistown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lewistown Language by Age

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Lewistown Language

98.69% of Lewistown residents speak only English, while 1.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.85% of the population.

Lewistown Language

Lewistown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,2451,06920.38%
Asian422866.67%
Native7456.76%
Black55100.00%
OtherNaN%

19.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.93%

Male Poverty Rate

22.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lewistown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lewistown is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.39%.

Lewistown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.98%
High School16.16%
Some College14.13%
Bachelors or Greater6.10%

Lewistown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed76.11%
Female Employed11.70%
Male Employed4.84%

Lewistown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lewistown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,575$50,066
Families$50,532$59,883
Married Families$52,198-
Non Families$29,212$39,440
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Income by Household Type

Lewistown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

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 45-54.

Lewistown Marital Status by Race

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Lewistown Marital Status

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424

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam154
World War II80
Second Gulf War51
First Gulf War47
Korea17

Lewistown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+132
65 to 74115
55 to 6482
35 to 5457
18 to 3438

Lewistown Veterans by Age

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Lewistown Veterans by Race

Lewistown Veterans by Education

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11.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lewistown Veterans by Education

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60.4%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

4.9%

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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63.99%

Born in Lewistown

99.34%

Native Born

0.66%

Foreign Born

0.56%

Non Citizen

0.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.34% of Lewistown residents were born in the United States, with 63.99% having been born in Montana. 0.56% 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
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20225,693-36-0.63%
20215,729-36-0.62%
20205,765-36-0.62%
20195,801-36-0.62%
20185,837-85-1.44%
20175,922-37-0.62%
20165,959220.37%
20155,937-15-0.25%
20145,952-71-1.18%
20136,023380.63%
20125,985-31-0.52%
20116,016-54-0.89%
20106,0702570.43%
20005,813-238-0.40%
19906,051-1,053-1.59%
19807,1046670.99%
19706,437-971-1.40%
19607,4088351.20%
19506,5736991.13%
19405,8745160.92%
19305,358-762-1.32%
19206,1203,1287.42%
19102,9920.00%

Lewistown Population by Year