Zip Code, Weather Forecast, Radio Stations, Population, Crime Rate, Area Codes
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Population (year 2000): 8,998. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,649 (-3.9% change)
Males: 4,089 (45.4%), Females: 4,909 (54.6%)
Median resident age: 38.0 years
Median household income: $21,568 (year 2000)
Median house value: $58,200 (year 2000)
Lewistown, PA residents, houses, and apartments details
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Races in Lewistown:
- White Non-Hispanic (96.8%)
- Hispanic (1.1%)
- Black (1.0%)
- Two or more races (0.7%)
Ancestries: German (31.7%), Irish (13.1%), United States (10.0%), Dutch (6.7%), English (6.4%), Italian (5.1%).
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Land area: 2.0 square miles
For population 25 years and over in Lewistown
- High school or higher: 77.4%
- Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.0%
- Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
- Unemployed: 7.3%
- Mean travel time to work: 18.7 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Lewistown borough
- Never married: 25.2%
- Now married: 44.9%
- Separated: 2.1%
- Widowed: 14.2%
- Divorced: 13.6%
0.6% Foreign born
Population change in the 1990s: -849 (-8.6%).
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MD Frederick, (81.7 miles )
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MD Baltimore, (110.8 miles pop. 651,154).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (171.9 miles pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Terrace, PA (1.0 miles Juniata Park, PA (1.6 miles Highland PA (2.7 miles Burnham, PA (3.1 miles Yeagertown, PA (4.8 miles Reedsville, PA (8.1 miles Milroy, PA (10.4 miles Belleville, PA (11.8 miles Mifflin,
Latitude: 40.60 N, Longitude: 77.57 W
Lewistown, Pennsylvania business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...
Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (29.9%), Retail trade (16.7%), Educational,health and social services (15.5%).
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,514 (+16.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,154 (33.3%)
Average climate in Lewistown, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lewistown-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 27% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1985, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 46.4 miles away from the Lewistown city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 7/23/1952, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.6 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Hospital/medical center in Lewistown:
- LEWISTON HOSPITAL (400 HIGHLAND AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Lewistown:
- MEADOWS PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (about 18 miles; CENTRE HALL, PA)
- HEALTHSOUTH NITTANY VALLEY REHAB (about 26 miles; PLEASANT GAP, PA)
- CENTRE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; STATE COLLEGE, PA)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lewistown:
- UNIVERSITY PARK (about 25 miles; STATE COLLEGE, PA; ID: UNV)
- ALTOONA-BLAIR COUNTY (about 56 miles; ALTOONA, PA; ID: AOO)
- HAGERSTOWN REGIONAL-RICHARD A HENSON FLD (about 63 miles; HAGERSTOWN, MD; ID: HGR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lewistown:
- MIFFLIN COUNTY (about 6 miles; REEDSVILLE, PA; ID: RVL)
- MIFFLINTOWN (about 12 miles; MIFFLINTOWN, PA; ID: P34)
- EWT 4 (about 14 miles; HONEY GROVE, PA; ID: 02P)
LEWISTON (HELEN ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
|Function ||Full-time employees ||Monthly full-time payroll ||Average yearly full-time wage ||Part-time employees ||Monthly part-time payroll |
|Financial Administration ||5 ||$11,345 ||$27,228 ||0 ||$0 |
|Police - Other ||1 ||$1,917 ||$23,004 ||9 ||$2,856 |
|Streets and Highways ||10 ||$21,091 ||$25,309 ||0 ||$0 |
|Other Government Administration ||5 ||$17,714 ||$42,513 ||8 ||$476 |
|Sewerage ||11 ||$29,455 ||$32,132 ||0 ||$0 |
|Solid Waste Management ||10 ||$20,838 ||$25,005 ||0 ||$0 |
|Totals for Government ||42 ||$102,360 ||$29,245 ||17 ||$3,332 |College/University in Lewistown:
- JUNIATA-MIFFLIN COUNTIES AREA VOCATIONAL TECH SCH (Full-time enrollment: 26; Location: 700 PITT ST; Public; Website: www.jmcavts.org)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lewistown:
- PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 25 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, PA; Full-time enrollment: 38,248)
- DICKINSON COLLEGE (about 38 miles; CARLISLE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,098)
- SHIPPENSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 38 miles; SHIPPENSBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 6,330)
- LOCK HAVEN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 40 miles; LOCK HAVEN, PA; FT enrollment: 3,738)
- MESSIAH COLLEGE (about 51 miles; GRANTHAM, PA; FT enrollment: 2,761)
- HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HARRISBURG (about 52 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 4,653)
- BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; LEWISBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 3,534)
Public high schools in Lewistown:
- INDIAN VALLEY SHS (Students: 1,041; Grades: 09 - 12)
- LEWISTOWN AREA SHS (Students: 964; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lewistown:
- HIGHLAND PARK AREA EL SCH (Students: 534; Grades: KG - 05)
- LEWISTOWN MS (Students: 463; Grades: 06 - 08)
- BUCHANAN EL SCH (Students: 368; Grades: KG - 05)
- EAST DERRY EL SCH (Students: 285; Grades: KG - 05)
- SEVENTH WARD EL SCH (Students: 258; Grades: KG - 05)
- MIFFLIN-JUNIATA CTC (Grades: 00 - 00)
- LEWISTOWN EL SCH (Grades: N - N )
Private primary/middle school in Lewistown:
- SACRED HEART OF JESUS SCHOOL (Students: 145; Location: 110 N DORCAS STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Lewistown:
- MIFFLIN COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $656,322; Location: 123 NORTH WAYNE ST; 82,915 books; 1,420 audio materials; 917 video materials; 165 serial subscriptions)
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Churches in Lewistown include: Lake Park Church (A), Trinity Church (B).
Creek: Kishacoquillas Creek (A).
Lewistown compared to Pennsylvania state average:
- Median household income below state average.
- Median house value below state average.
- Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
- Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
- Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
- House age significantly above state average.
- Number of college students below state average.
- Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
- Population density above state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Lewistown:
- WIEZ (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
- WKVA (920 AM; 1 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: WVNW, INC.)
- WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
- WHUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
- WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
- WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
- WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
- WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
- WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
- WHYL (960 AM; 5 kW; CARLISLE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
- WJUN (1220 AM; 1 kW; MEXICO, PA)
- WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
- WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Lewistown:
- WMRF-FM (95.7 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
- WQJU (107.1 FM; MIFFLINTOWN, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PA CHRISTIAN INSTITUTE, INC.)
- WJRC (90.9 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: SALT AND LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC)
- WCHX (105.5 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: MIFFLIN COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
- WVNW (96.7 FM; BURNHAM, PA; Owner: WVNW, INC.)
- WJUN-FM (92.5 FM; MEXICO, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC.)
- WBUS (93.7 FM; BOALSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
- WBHV (103.1 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
- WXMJ (99.5 FM; MOUNT UNION, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
- WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
- WLAK (103.5 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
- W270AG (101.9 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
- WPSU-FM (91.5 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
- WGMR (101.1 FM; TYRONE, PA; Owner: CARY H. SIMPSON DBA ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
- WJHT (107.9 FM; PORT MATILDA, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
- WQLV (98.9 FM; MILLERSBURG, PA; Owner: HEPCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
- WLTS (94.5 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
- WQBR (99.9 FM; AVIS, PA; Owner: MAXIMUM IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
- WWLY (106.3 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES,LLC)
- WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
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