|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Lewistown is 8,518. Lewistown, Pennsylvania is the 3,482nd largest city in the US.
Lewistown is located entirely in Mifflin County.
The peak population of Lewistown was in 1990, when its population was 9,837. In 1990, Lewistown was the 2,489th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,482nd largest city in the US. Lewistown is currently 13.4% smaller than it was in 1990.
Lewistown has shrunk 5.1% since the year 2000. Lewistown, Pennsylvania's growth is extremely below average. 82% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Lewistown has a population density of 4,107.4 people per square mile.
|3478||Newton, New Jersey||8,524||3.2%|
|3479||West Long Branch, New Jersey||8,524||2.9%|
|3480||Closter, New Jersey||8,521||1.5%|
|3481||Malverne, New York||8,521||-4.6%|
|3483||Lake Geneva, Wisconsin||8,504||10.3%|
|3484||Park City, Kansas||8,503||36.6%|
|3488||Butner, North Carolina||8,487||31.4%|
The total voting age population of Lewistown, Pennsylvania, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 6,119. The voting age population is 45.3% male and 54.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.6% of the residents of Lewistown are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Lewistown are 92.7% White, 2.6% Two or more races, 1.5% Other, 1.2% Black, 1.0% Asian, 0.6% American Indian and 0.3% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 3.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Lewistown, 21.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 30.0%. On a per-household basis, 17.8% of families are below the poverty line in Lewistown.
Among those aged 16 and older, 62.3% of Lewistown residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 86.6% of Lewistown residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 7.6% have a bachelor's degree and 1.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Lewistown residents aged 5 and older, 4.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Lewistown is 6.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Lewistown, 6.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Lewistown is $35,573.
In Lewistown, 45.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 54.7% of housing units in Lewistown.
Of all the housing units in Lewistown, 43.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Lewistown, 1.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Lewistown is $649.
In Lewistown, 70.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.