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Population (year 2000): 35,690. Estimated population in July 2005: 36,050 (+1.0% change)
Males: 16,996 (47.6%), Females: 18,694 (52.4%)

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Median resident age: 37.6 years
Median household income: $29,191 (year 2000)
Median house value: $87,200 (year 2000)

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Races in Lewiston:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Black (1.1%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)

Ancestries: French Canadian (29.4%), French (18.3%), Irish (10.2%), English (9.9%), United States (5.7%), German (3.9%).

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Elevation: 121 feet

Land area: 34.1 square miles

Lewiston,

For population 25 years and over in Lewiston

  • High school or higher: 72.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lewiston city

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

3.7% Foreign born (2.3% North America, 0.6% Asia, 0.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -4,133 (-10.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: ME Portland, (30.4 miles pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (137.4 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (347.3 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: ME Auburn, (3.4 miles ME Sabattus, (6.0 miles ME (7.3 miles Greene, ME (7.5 miles Lisbon, ME Minot, (8.8 miles Gloucester, ME New (11.2 miles Falls, ME (11.2 miles Lisbon ME (11.8 miles Turner,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 24 buildings, average cost: $97,900
  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $92,200
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $118,600
  • 2000: 26 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2001: 45 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2002: 56 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2003: 89 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 2004: 95 buildings, average cost: $126,100
  • 2005: 106 buildings, average cost: $164,000

Latitude: 44.10 N, Longitude: 70.19 W

Area code: 207


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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.7%), Manufacturing (17.4%), Retail trade (16.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,788 (+19.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 9,194 (56.4%)


 

Crime in Lewiston by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 1 2 2
    per 100,000 0.0 2.8 2.8 5.6 5.6
Rapes 20 23 28 36 19
    per 100,000 56.0 64.4 78.5 100.9 53.2
Robberies 28 28 27 29 27
    per 100,000 78.5 78.5 75.7 81.3 75.7
Assaults 8 23 23 12 33
    per 100,000 22.4 64.4 64.4 33.6 92.5
Burglaries 368 332 337 235 263
    per 100,000 1031.1 930.2 944.2 658.4 736.9
Thefts 1,234 1,263 1,322 1,035 1,048
    per 100,000 3457.6 3538.8 3704.1 2900.0 2936.4
Auto thefts 61 85 51 60 51
    per 100,000 170.9 238.2 142.9 168.1 142.9
274.6 290.7 295.5 252.6 248.6


Average climate in Lewiston, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lewiston, Lewiston:

Lewiston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/8/1996, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the Lewiston city center caused $10,000 in damages.

On 7/31/1971, a category 2 tornado 18.9 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Patrick Dempsey - (born 1966), actor.


Hospitals/medical centers in Lewiston:
  • CENTRAL MAINE MEDICAL CENTER (300 MAIN ST)
  • ST MARYS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (CAMPUS AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Lewiston:
  • MID COAST HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; BRUNSWICK, ME)
  • PARKVIEW MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; BRUNSWICK, ME)
  • STEPHENS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; NORWAY, ME)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lewiston:
  • BRUNSWICK NAS (about 24 miles; BRUNSWICK, ME; ID: NHZ)
  • PORTLAND INTL JETPORT (about 33 miles; PORTLAND, ME; ID: PWM)
  • PEASE INTERNATIONAL TRADEPORT (about 83 miles; PORTSMOUTH, NH; ID: PSM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lewiston:
  • TWITCHELL (about 7 miles; TURNER, ME; ID: 3B5)
  • AUBURN/LEWISTON MUNI (about 8 miles; AUBURN/LEWISTON, ME; ID: LEW)
  • WALES (about 14 miles; WALES, ME; ID: ME6)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Local Libraries 13 $36,194 $33,409 15 $10,785
Health 1 $2,321 $27,852 0 $0
Police - Other 17 $39,454 $27,849 15 $11,542
Housing and Community Development(Local) 6 $23,456 $46,912 0 $0
Other Government Administration 21 $73,938 $42,250 0 $0
Financial Administration 27 $95,334 $42,370 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 20 $54,734 $32,840 0 $0
Welfare 7 $20,090 $34,440 1 $1,820
Airports 3 $7,493 $29,972 0 $0
Streets and Highways 50 $151,667 $36,400 3 $5,638
Fire - Other 5 $12,773 $30,655 0 $0
Sewerage 4 $10,700 $32,100 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 13 $38,944 $35,948 23 $7,489
Water Supply 20 $63,333 $37,999 1 $917
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 574 $1,814,088 $37,925 64 $83,190
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 147 $325,304 $26,555 99 $65,521
Other and Unallocable 18 $57,599 $38,399 2 $531
Police Protection - Officers 83 $318,569 $46,058 0 $0
Firefighters 74 $255,407 $41,417 0 $0
Totals for Government 1103 $3,401,398 $37,005 223 $187,433


Colleges/Universities in Lewiston:
  • BATES COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,694; Location: 2 ANDREWS ROAD, 221 LANE HALL; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bates.edu/)
  • CENTRAL MAINE MEDICAL CENTER SCHOOL OF NURSING (FT enrollment: 66; Location: 68 Lowell Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cmmcson.org)
  • MR BERNARDS SCHOOL OF HAIR FASHION INC (FT enrollment: 56; Location: 711 LISBON ST; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.BERNARDSCHHHAIRFASHION.BAWEB.COM)
  • CENTRAL MAINE MEDICAL CENTER SCHOOL OF RAD TECHN (FT enrollment: 14; Location: 300 MAIN ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cmmc.org)
  • HELPING HANDS (Location: 671 MAIN ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.mint.net/helpinghands)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lewiston:
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MAINE (about 30 miles; PORTLAND, ME; Full-time enrollment: 7,381)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT AUGUSTA (about 35 miles; AUGUSTA, ME; FT enrollment: 3,172)
  • SAINT JOSEPHS COLLEGE (about 35 miles; STANDISH, ME; FT enrollment: 2,376)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT FARMINGTON (about 40 miles; FARMINGTON, ME; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND-UNIVERSITY CAMPUS (about 47 miles; BIDDEFORD, ME; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE-MAIN CAMPUS (about 86 miles; DURHAM, NH; FT enrollment: 12,586)
  • PLYMOUTH STATE COLLEGE (about 104 miles; PLYMOUTH, NH; FT enrollment: 3,542)
Public high schools in Lewiston:
  • LEWISTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,393; Location: 156 EAST AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LEWISTON REGIONAL TECHNOLOGY CTR (Location: 156 EAST AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Lewiston:
  • SAINT DOMINIC REGIONAL HIGH SC (Students: 266; Location: 179 BLAKE ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lewiston:
  • MONTELLO SCHOOL (Students: 825; Location: 407 EAST AVENUE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LEWISTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 723; Location: 75 CENTRAL AVENUE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • THOMAS J MCMAHON ELEMENTARY SCH (Students: 484; Location: 151 NORTH TEMPLE STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • PETTINGILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 314; Location: 409 COLLEGE STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • FARWELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 310; Location: 84-110 FARWELL STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MARTEL SCHOOL (Students: 260; Location: 880 LISBON STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • GOVERNOR JAMES B LONGLEY ELEM SCH (Students: 241; Location: 145 BIRCH STREET; Grades: PK - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Lewiston:
  • HOLY CROSS (Students: 494; Location: 17 BAIRD AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST JOSEPHS SCHOOL (Students: 214; Location: 393 MAIN STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • RENAISSANCE SCHOOL (Students: 18; Location: 96 CAMPUS AVENUE; Grades: 2 - 6)
  • DIRIGO PLACE (Students: 2; Location: 98 RUSSELL ST; Grades: 7 - 9)
Library in Lewiston:
  • LEWISTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $865,948; Location: 200 LISBON STREET; 107,880 books; 1,029 audio materials; 3,125 video materials; 314 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Lewiston: Foss Road Business Park (A), South Lewiston Industrial Park (B), Apple Valley Golf Course (C), Lewiston Industrial Park (D), Androscoggin Mill (E), Turnpike Industrial Park (F), Bates Mill (G), Central Maine Youth Center (H), Central Maine Civic Center (I), Saint Marys Regional Medical Center Health Sciences Library (J), Coram Library (K), Stanton Museum (L), Carnegie Science Building (M), State Office Building (N), Lewiston Armory (O), Lewiston City Hall (P), Androscoggin County Chamber of Commerce (Q), Gerrish True Health Science Library (R), Hathorn Hall (S), Lewiston Public Library (T).

Shopping Centers: Shaws Plaza Center Shopping Center (1), North Wood Park Shopping Center (2), The Market Place Shopping Center (3), Promenade Mall Shopping Center (4), Lewiston Mall Shopping Center (5), Westminister Station Shopping Center (6).

Churches in Lewiston include: Holy Cross Catholic Church (A), Spirit of Fire Evangelistic Church (B), Amazing Grace Mission (C), American Rescue Workers (D), Calvary United Methodist Church (E), South Lewiston Baptist Church (F), Salvation Army (G), Lewiston Church of the Brethren (H).

Cemeteries: Herrick Cemetery (1), Mount Hope Cemetery (2), Riverside Cemetery (3), Davis Cemetery (4), Saint Peters Cemetery (5), Clough Cemetery (6), Broadview Memorial Cemetery (7).

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: No Name Pond (A), Andrews, Lake (B), Montello Heights Reservoir (C), Androscoggin River Reservoir (D), Garcelon Bog (E).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Salmon Brook (A), Jepson Brook (B), Stetson Brook (C), Hart Brook (D), Moody Brook (E).

Parks in Lewiston include: Thorncrag Bird Sanctuary (1), Lincoln Street Park (2), Lewiston-Auburn Railroad Park (3), Marcotte Park Playground-Ball Field (4), Elliot Little League Ball Fields (5), Maple Street Park (6), Pierce Street Playground (7), Franklin Pasture (8), Kennedy Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Lewiston compared to Maine state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Lewiston:
  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WCNM (1240 AM; 1 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLOB (1310 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WZAN (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJAE (1440 AM; 5 kW; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: ALTANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WJJB (900 AM; 1 kW; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lewiston:
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMEK-FM (99.9 FM; AUBURN, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WCYI (93.9 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRBC (91.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: PRES. & TRUSTEES OF BATES COLLEGE)
  • WMTW-FM (106.7 FM; NORTH WINDHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCLZ (98.9 FM; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJJB-FM (95.5 FM; TOPSHAM, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WBCI (105.9 FM; BATH, ME; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WPOR (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMSJ (89.3 FM; FREEPORT, ME; Owner: DOWNEAST CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WMGX (93.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WOXO-FM (92.7 FM; NORWAY, ME; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lewiston:
  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPFO (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CMCG PORTLAND LICENSE LLC)
  • WCBB (Channel 10; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPXT (Channel 51; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: HMW, INC.)
  • WPME (Channel 35; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • W32CA (Channel 32; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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