Lewiston, ID Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Lewiston, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Lewiston is the 9th largest city in Idaho with a population of 32,841 as of July 1, 2016. Lewiston ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Idaho. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lewiston is located at latitude 46.3931 and longitude -116.9935 in Nez Perce County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lewiston (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.81 sq. miles. Nez Perce County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 738 feet.

The City of Lewiston (GNIS ID: 2410825) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Idaho is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Lewiston is located within Lewiston Division of Nez Perce County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lewiston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lewiston: Stqhweyiyep.


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Lewiston, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 32,841
Population in Households 31,931
Population in Familes 24,231
Population in Group Qrtrs 910
Population Density1 1,906
Diversity Index2 21
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 13,634
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 8,363
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 14,493 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,767 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,867 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 859 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $174,915
Average Home Value $200,479
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,100
Average Household Income $59,750
Per Capita Income $25,495
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.47% 0.47%
Households 0.37% 0.41%
Families 0.31% 0.29%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lewiston, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lewiston to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 9 96th
Population Density1 # 50 78th
Diversity Index2 # 130 43rd
Median Household Income # 84 63rd
Per Capita Income # 45 81st

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