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.
|Population in Households||31,931|
|Population in Familes||24,231|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||910|
|Average Household Size||2.34|
|Average Family Size||3|
|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|
|Median Household Income||$46,100|
|Average Household Income||$59,750|
|Per Capita Income||$25,495|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.56%|
|Per Capita Income||1.71%|
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.
|Total Population||# 9||96th|
|Population Density1||# 50||78th|
|Diversity Index2||# 130||43rd|
|Median Household Income||# 84||63rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 45||81st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Idaho Census Data Comparison Tool.