Lewisport, Kentucky

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Lewisport, Kentucky

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Lewisport Low Violent Crime
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Lewisport Low Property Crime
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 16% Lewisport Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Lewisport Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Lewisport, Kentucky

Comparing Lewisport to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kentucky (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Female Share of the Population 8 6
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Racial Diversity 7 6
Well-Paid Single Men 6 7
Senior Citizens 5 5
Age of the Population 3 3
Male Share of the Population 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 7
Average Household Size 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 7
Median Family Income 6 7
People Above Poverty 3 5
College Educated Adults 2 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 8 9
Public Transportation Use 2 2
Working at Home 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 8
Housing Recently Built 7 7
People Living Alone 6 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Affordability of Rents 5 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 9 8

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Lewisport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles NE of Owensboro, Kentucky (center to center)
Nearest Large City 66 miles W of Louisville, Kentucky
County Hancock
Standard Zip Codes 42351
Phone Area Codes 270
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.936
Longitude -86.902

Lewisport Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.4 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 39 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 41 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
Distance 35.3 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 44.2 inches
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Lewisport Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,639 100%
Male 768 46.9%
Female 871 53.1%
Under 18 423 25.8%
18+ 1,216 74.2%
65+ 253 15.4%
Median Age 35.3
Average Family Size 2.98
White 1,580 96.4%
African-American 31 1.9%
Asian 10 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.4%
Other 4 0.2%
Mixed Race 8 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 27 1.6%

Estimated Lewisport Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,655
Growth 16
Growth % 1%

Lewisport 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 41%
German 15.7%
Irish 13.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.7%
English 5.1%
Dutch 4.4%
Italian 3.1%
Scottish 2.3%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Polish 0.9%
European 0.8%
African 0.3%
British 0.3%
Norwegian 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lewisport 1,639 $42,321
Cloverport 1,256 $30,917
Fordsville 531 $22,917
Hawesville 971 $45,000
Owensboro 54,067 $41,333
Whitesville 632 $28,667
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Lewisport High Schools (2004)

80 STATE RT 271 S
Serves 431 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16

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