Lewistown, Pennsylvania Population 2021

8,067
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Lewistown is a city located in Mifflin County Pennsylvania. It is also the county seat of Mifflin County. With a 2020 population of 8,067, it is the 97th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 3605th largest city in the United States . Lewistown is currently declining at a rate of -0.36% annually and its population has decreased by -3.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,338 in 2010. Lewistown reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Lewistown has a population density of 3,973 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lewistown is $48,245 with a poverty rate of 21.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $649 per month, and the median house value is $74,600. The median age in Lewistown is 35.7 years, 33.7 years for males, and 37.6 years for females.

Lewistown Demographics

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

  • White: 92.71%
  • Two or more races: 2.60%
  • Other race: 1.55%
  • Black or African American: 1.17%
  • Asian: 1.03%
  • Native American: 0.62%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.32%
The current population of Lewistown, Pennsylvania is 8,067 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,125.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,338.

Lewistown, Pennsylvania Population 2021

2020 and 2021 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202145,992-73-0.16%
202046,065-73-0.16%
201946,138-73-0.16%
201846,211-79-0.17%
201746,290-26-0.06%
201646,316-111-0.24%
201546,427-63-0.14%
201446,490-139-0.30%
201346,629-125-0.27%
201246,75470.01%
201146,7471060.23%
201046,6410.00%

Lewistown Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,59792.71%
Two or More Races2132.60%
Some Other Race1271.55%
Black or African American961.17%
Asian841.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native510.62%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander260.32%
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Lewistown Population by Race

Lewistown Population Pyramid $2021

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Lewistown Median Age

35.7


Total

33.7


Male

37.6


Female

Lewistown Adults

There are 6,170 adults, (1,200 of whom are seniors) in Lewistown.

Lewistown Age Dependency

64.9

Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Lewistown Sex Ratio

Female

4,379

53.44%

Male

3,815

46.56%

Lewistown Population by Age

Lewistown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lewistown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family29.6%70.4%
Male38.3%61.7%
Female42.7%57.3%
All45.3%54.7%
Married74%26%

45.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lewistown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7262.1545.3
Non Family1,7721.2429.6
Married1,0803.1674
Female6682.5942.7
Male2063.2738.3

2.8

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

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Lewistown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1913.44%
9th to 12th Grade5559.98%
High School Graduate2,97553.51%
Some College1,01518.26%
Associates Degree4017.21%
Bachelors Degree3436.17%
Graduate Degree801.44%
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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
White5,1684,488386
Hispanic1189427
2+ Races106101
Asian6161
Black615410
Other Race4514
Native American4320
Islander2626

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 hispanic people with a rate of 22.88%.

Lewistown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,276$35,335$25,777
Less Than 9th Grade$18,380$27,059$9,323
High School Graduate$27,036$32,014$24,536
Some College$35,505$41,797$30,700
Bachelors Degree$33,750$24,643$40,433
Graduate Degree$83,750$91,250$

$29,276

Average Earnings

$35,335

Average Male

$25,777

Average Female

Lewistown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lewistown Language by Age

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Lewistown Language

95.63% of Lewistown residents speak only English, while 4.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.22% of the population.

Lewistown Language

Lewistown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,3201,52020.77%
Hispanic27615756.88%
Other1158372.17%
Native512039.22%
Multiple198136.57%

21.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.73%

Male Poverty Rate

23.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lewistown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lewistown is Other, with 72.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lewistown is Multiple, with 6.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.36%.

Lewistown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.66%
Some College15.26%
High School13.10%
Bachelors or Greater6.38%

Lewistown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed79.01%
Male Unemployed62.12%
Female Employed12.49%
Male Employed6.91%

Lewistown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lewistown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,573$48,245
Families$49,421$54,453
Married Families$62,383-
Non Families$21,979$30,759
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Income by Household Type

Lewistown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.8%

Male Marriage Rate

33.5%

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 55-64, 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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502

Number of Veterans

488

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam193
Second Gulf War130
First Gulf War74
World War II22
Korea19

Lewistown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64121
65 to 74115
18 to 34112
75+83
35 to 5471

Lewistown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4067.02%
2+ Races5148.11%
Black2533.33%
Native American2046.51%
Hispanic148.09%

Lewistown Veterans by Race

Lewistown Veterans by Education

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13.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lewistown Veterans by Education

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62.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

6.2%

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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83.52%

Born in Lewistown

98.08%

Native Born

1.92%

Foreign Born

0.62%

Non Citizen

1.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.08% of Lewistown residents were born in the United States, with 83.52% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lewistown Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,067-29-0.36%
20208,096-29-0.36%
20198,125-29-0.36%
20188,154-39-0.48%
20178,193-28-0.34%
20168,221-45-0.54%
20158,266-26-0.31%
20148,292-37-0.44%
20138,329-38-0.45%
20128,367420.50%
20118,325-6-0.07%
20108,331-667-0.77%
20008,998-343-0.37%
19909,341-489-0.51%
19809,830-1,268-1.21%
197011,098-1,542-1.29%
196012,640-1,254-0.94%
195013,8948770.65%
194013,017-340-0.26%
193013,3573,5083.09%
19209,8491,6831.89%
19108,1663,7156.26%
19004,4511,1783.12%
18903,273510.16%
18803,2224851.64%
18702,737990.37%
18602,638-95-0.35%
18502,7330.00%

Lewistown Population by Year