Lewistown, Illinois

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Lewistown, Illinois

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High Points

Lewistown strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Lewistown Affordability of Rents
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 7% Lewistown Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Lewistown, Illinois

Comparing Lewistown to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 9 10
Age of the Population 8 9
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Women 7 5
Well-Paid Single Men 7 5
Male Share of the Population 4 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 3
Average Household Size 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 6
Median Family Income 5 3
College Educated Adults 5 4
People in Middle Class or Better 5 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 10
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Working at Home 6 6
Short Commute Times 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5
Housing Recently Built 2 2

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Lewistown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles SW of Peoria, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 122 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Fulton
Standard Zip Codes 61542
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.393
Longitude -90.154

Lewistown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station HAVANA 4 NNE
Distance 7.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches
Station MASON CITY 1 W
Distance 27.5 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Distance 29 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches
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Lewistown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,522 100%
Male 1,184 46.9%
Female 1,338 53.1%
Under 18 545 21.6%
18+ 1,977 78.4%
65+ 607 24.1%
Median Age 41.2
Average Family Size 2.89
White 2,495 98.9%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 1 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.2%
Other 5 0.2%
Mixed Race 12 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 27 1.1%

Estimated Lewistown Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,448
Growth -74
Growth % -2.9%

Lewistown Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 26.1%
German 17.1%
English 11.9%
Irish 11.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.3%
Scottish 3.7%
Italian 3.5%
Dutch 3.2%
Swedish 2.3%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
European 1.5%
Welsh 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
West Indian 1.1%
Croatian 1%
Norwegian 1%
Celtic 0.9%
Czech 0.5%
Canadian 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Yugoslavian 0.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
Polish 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Lewistown, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Little America (61542)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lewistown 2,522 $40,431
Bryant 255 $28,977
Cuba 1,418 $35,952
Havana 3,577 $35,684
Ipava 506 $41,389
Smithfield 214 $43,125
St. David 587 $37,188

Lewistown Public Libraries

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Lewistown High Schools (2004)

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15205 N STATE 100HWY
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 247 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12

A Special Education School
Serves 29 students.

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