Lewis County, New York Population 2022

Lewis County, New York's estimated population is 25,726 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 -4.99% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18106,4330.00%
18209,2272,79443.43%
183015,2396,01265.16%
184017,8302,59117.00%
185024,5646,73437.77%
186028,5804,01616.35%
187028,6991190.42%
188031,4162,7179.47%
189029,806-1,610-5.12%
190027,427-2,379-7.98%
191024,849-2,578-9.40%
192023,704-1,145-4.61%
193023,447-257-1.08%
194022,815-632-2.70%
195022,521-294-1.29%
196023,2497283.23%
197023,6443951.70%
198025,0351,3915.88%
199026,7961,7617.03%
201027,0772811.05%
201127,027-50-0.18%
201227,1961690.63%
201327,098-98-0.36%
201427,089-9-0.03%
201526,827-262-0.97%
201626,647-180-0.67%
201726,605-42-0.16%
201826,486-119-0.45%
201926,296-190-0.72%
202026,106-190-0.72%
202125,916-190-0.73%
202225,726-190-0.73%
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Lewis County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,54596.56%
Black or African American2390.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native490.19%
Asian740.28%
Some Other Race2030.77%
Two or More Races3461.31%
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Lewis County, New York Population by Race

Lewis County, New York Population Pyramid 2022

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Lewis County, New York Median Age

42.2


Total

42.2


Male

42.2


Female

Lewis County, New York Adults

There are 20,397 adults, (4,959 of whom are seniors) in Lewis County, New York.

Lewis County, New York Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lewis County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

13,213

49.94%

Male

13,243

50.06%

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
Married89.4%10.6%
All80.9%19.1%
Male76.6%23.4%
Non Family70.2%29.8%
Female66.6%33.4%

80.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lewis County, New York Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,3982.5180.9
Married5,7483.0789.4
Male5223.176.6
Female8413.2466.6
Non Family3,2871.2670.2

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Average Family Size

2.51

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 Grade4932.68%
9th to 12th Grade1,1056.01%
High School Graduate8,17444.48%
Some College2,82315.36%
Associates Degree2,41013.12%
Bachelors Degree1,92510.48%
Graduate Degree1,4457.86%
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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
Hispanic22718654
2+ Races14310831
Other Race15412032
White17,67916,1863,247
Native American24202
Asian51404
Black16114712

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.55%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 23.79%.

Lewis County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,881$43,224$31,664
Less Than 9th Grade$26,214$26,473$21,000
High School Graduate$31,131$37,691$23,981
Some College$40,818$48,510$32,998
Bachelors Degree$49,688$60,214$37,183
Graduate Degree$59,648$52,076$60,536

$36,881

Average Earnings

$43,224

Average Male

$31,664

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

96.96% of Lewis County, New York residents speak only English, while 3.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.51% 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
Black1795631.28%
Multiple34610129.19%
Hispanic44211325.57%
Native49816.33%
White25,0663,24212.93%
Asian6711.49%
Other39NaN%

13.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.39%

Male Poverty Rate

15.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lewis County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lewis County, New York is Black, with 31.28% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.01%.

Lewis County, New York Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.67%
High School12.05%
Some College7.87%
Bachelors or Greater2.58%

Lewis County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.39%
Male Unemployed17.05%
Female Employed9.16%
Female Unemployed24.31%

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$56,192$69,300
Families$65,238$76,972
Married Families$71,325$83,178
Non Families$36,293$48,676
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Income by Household Type

Lewis County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Lewis County, New York Marital Status by Race

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Lewis County, New York Marital Status

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1,636

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War280
First Gulf War365
Vietnam575
Korea145
World War II63

Lewis County, New York Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3441
35 to 54426
55 to 64279
65 to 74509
75+381

Lewis County, New York Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5617.95%
Other Race6937.30%
2+ Races63.55%
Hispanic257.10%

Lewis County, New York Veterans by Race

Lewis County, New York Veterans by Education

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5.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lewis County, New York Veterans by Education

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59.7%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

4.9%

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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86.05%

Born in Lewis County, New York

98.72%

Native Born

1.28%

Foreign Born

0.84%

Non Citizen

0.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.72% of Lewis County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 86.05% having been born in New York. 0.84% 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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