Lewistown, Montana Population 2020

5,762

Lewistown is a city located in Montana. With a 2020 population of 5,762, it is the 17th largest city in Montana and the 4388th largest city in the United States. Lewistown is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually and its population has decreased by -2.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,901 in 2010. Lewistown reached it's highest population of 7,408 in 1960. Spanning over 6 miles, Lewistown has a population density of 1,007 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lewistown is $52,759 with a poverty rate of 14.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $757 per month, and the median house value is $111,700. The median age in Lewistown is 44.8 years, 42.4 years for males, and 49.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.9 males.

Lewistown Demographics

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

  • White: 93.57%
  • Other race: 2.41%
  • Asian: 1.68%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.22%
  • Native American: 0.80%
  • Two or more races: 0.24%
  • Black or African American: 0.08%
The current population of Lewistown, Montana is 5,762, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,818.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,901.

Lewistown, Montana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,51693.57%
Some Other Race1422.41%
Asian991.68%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander721.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native470.80%
Two or More Races140.24%
Black or African American50.08%

Lewistown Population Pyramid 2020

Lewistown Median Age

44.8


Total

42.4


Male

49.1


Female

Lewistown Adults

There are 4,819 adults, (1,291 of whom are seniors) in Lewistown.

Lewistown Age Dependency

67.1

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lewistown Sex Ratio

Female

2,934

49.77%

Male

2,961

50.23%

Lewistown Households and Families

Lewistown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lewistown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76%24%
All66%34%
Non Family62.3%37.7%
Female54.3%45.7%
Male45.6%54.4%

66.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8641.9966
Non Family1,4521.2162.3
Married1,0272.7176
Female3282.8454.3
Male573.8945.6

2.76

Average Family Size

1.99

Average Household Size

9.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lewistown Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade521.17%
9th to 12th Grade3477.82%
High School Graduate1,54234.74%
Some College92020.73%
Associates Degree4059.12%
Bachelors Degree90320.34%
Graduate Degree2706.08%

Lewistown Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,0843,719997
Hispanic204204111
Other Race14214250
Asian635353
Native American4423
Islander32325
Multiple Races777
Black52

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 multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,337$36,944$24,363
Less Than High School$26,020$34,716$15,595
High School Grad$23,423$28,333$22,314
Some College$26,936$40,568$22,581
Bachelors Degree$41,458$41,429$41,477
Graduate Degree$40,179$37,241$

$30,337

Average Earnings

$36,944

Average Male

$24,363

Average Female

Lewistown Language

Lewistown Language by Age

Lewistown Language

97.91% of Lewistown residents speak only English, while 2.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.96% of the population.

Lewistown Poverty

Lewistown Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,32178614.77%
Native431534.88%
Asian991010.10%
Black33100.00%

14.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.98%

Male Poverty Rate

16.27%

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 Asian, with 10.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.48%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.90%
Some College11.96%
High School10.10%
Bachelors or Greater1.21%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed69.62%
Female Employed9.66%
Male Employed1.41%

Lewistown Income

Lewistown Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,247$52,759
Families$51,155$63,077
Married Families$52,195-
Non Families$31,042$42,210

Lewistown Marital Status

Lewistown Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Lewistown Married by Age and Sex

Lewistown 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 45-54.

Lewistown Marital Status by Race

Lewistown Veterans

423

Number of Veterans

403

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam215
World War II88
Second Gulf War74
First Gulf War41
Korea7
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74192
75+114
55 to 6443
18 to 3439
35 to 5435

$Lewistown Veterans by Education

10.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lewistown Employment Status

63.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Lewistown 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

58.95%

Born in Montana

98.52%

Native Born

1.48%

Foreign Born

0.47%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.52% of Lewistown residents were born in the United States, with 58.95% having been born in Montana. 0.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,762-28-0.48%
20195,790-28-0.48%
20185,818-87-1.47%
20175,905-28-0.47%
20165,933120.20%
20155,921-11-0.19%
20145,932-71-1.18%
20136,003380.64%
20125,965-33-0.55%
20115,998-53-0.88%
20106,0512380.40%
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%