Lewis County, New York Population 2021

Lewis County, New York's estimated population is 25,916 with a growth rate of -0.73% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lewis County, New York is the 60th largest county in New York. The 2010 Population was 27,077 and has seen a growth of -4.29% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202125,916-190-0.73%
202026,106-190-0.72%
201926,296-190-0.72%
201826,486-119-0.45%
201726,605-42-0.16%
201626,647-180-0.67%
201526,827-262-0.97%
201427,089-9-0.03%
201327,098-98-0.36%
201227,1961690.63%
201127,027-50-0.18%
201027,0772811.05%
199026,7961,7617.03%
198025,0351,3915.88%
197023,6443951.70%
196023,2497283.23%
195022,521-294-1.29%
194022,815-632-2.70%
193023,447-257-1.08%
192023,704-1,145-4.61%
191024,849-2,578-9.40%
190027,427-2,379-7.98%
189029,806-1,610-5.12%
188031,4162,7179.47%
187028,6991190.42%
186028,5804,01616.35%
185024,5646,73437.77%
184017,8302,59117.00%
183015,2396,01265.16%
18209,2272,79443.43%
18106,4330.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.73%
County Website
Founded
1805
County Seat
2010 Population
27,077
Growth Since 2010
-4.29%
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Lewis County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,72596.81%
Two or More Races2500.94%
Black or African American1850.70%
Some Other Race1710.64%
Asian1410.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native760.29%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander240.09%
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Lewis County, New York Population by Race

Lewis County, New York Population Pyramid $2021

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Lewis County, New York Median Age

42.2


Total

42


Male

42.6


Female

Lewis County, New York Adults

There are 20,445 adults, (4,755 of whom are seniors) in Lewis County, New York.

Lewis County, New York Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lewis County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

13,265

49.92%

Male

13,307

50.08%

Lewis County, New York Population by Age

Lewis County, New York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lewis County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.7%9.3%
All80.8%19.2%
Male73.6%26.4%
Non Family69.5%30.5%
Female63.1%36.9%

80.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lewis County, New York Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,2472.5680.8
Married5,6683.1390.7
Non Family3,2801.2769.5
Female8903.3163.1
Male4093.3873.6

3.08

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Lewis County, New York Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5042.75%
9th to 12th Grade1,3057.11%
High School Graduate8,19844.65%
Some College2,75214.99%
Associates Degree2,21912.09%
Bachelors Degree1,92410.48%
Graduate Degree1,4587.94%
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Lewis County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lewis County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White17,77116,1373,287
Hispanic23014649
Black1351137
Other Race1084430
2+ Races935514
Asian685513
Native American35284
Islander209

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.81%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 27.78%.

Lewis County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,591$42,260$30,655
Less Than 9th Grade$26,599$29,919$13,672
High School Graduate$30,909$38,883$22,656
Some College$38,471$44,817$31,344
Bachelors Degree$45,870$53,854$37,078
Graduate Degree$59,688$64,583$58,839

$36,591

Average Earnings

$42,260

Average Male

$30,655

Average Female

Lewis County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lewis County, New York Language by Age

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Lewis County, New York Language

97.13% of Lewis County, New York residents speak only English, while 2.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.50% of the population.

Lewis County, New York Language

Lewis County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,2473,24412.85%
Hispanic44614031.39%
Multiple25010843.20%
Other1633722.70%
Black1323022.73%
Asian1342115.67%
Islander2020100.00%
Native7679.21%

13.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.61%

Male Poverty Rate

15.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lewis County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lewis County, New York is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lewis County, New York is Native, with 9.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.28%.

Lewis County, New York Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.18%
High School12.81%
Some College8.73%
Bachelors or Greater2.72%

Lewis County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed30.41%
Male Unemployed20.31%
Female Employed10.09%
Male Employed6.87%

Lewis County, New York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lewis County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,524$67,306
Families$62,508$74,680
Married Families$69,756$81,523
Non Families$36,335$47,903
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Income by Household Type

Lewis County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

54.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lewis County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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Lewis County, New York 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 45-54.

Lewis County, New York Marital Status by Race

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Lewis County, New York Marital Status

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1,580

Number of Veterans

1,463

Male Veterans

117

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam538
First Gulf War344
Second Gulf War270
Korea155
World War II83

Lewis County, New York Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54446
65 to 74412
75+399
55 to 64279
18 to 3444

Lewis County, New York Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5737.96%
Hispanic72.05%
2+ Races65.41%
Native American12.17%

Lewis County, New York Veterans by Race

Lewis County, New York Veterans by Education

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5.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lewis County, New York Veterans by Education

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60%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Lewis County, New York Employment by Age

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Lewis County, New York Employment by Race

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Lewis County, New York 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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86.00%

Born in Lewis County, New York

98.44%

Native Born

1.56%

Foreign Born

1.19%

Non Citizen

0.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.44% of Lewis County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 86.00% having been born in New York. 1.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lewis County, New York Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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