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People

Total Population 5,883
Male Share of the Population 51.3%
Female Share of the Population 48.7%
Senior Citizens 20.2%
Employed Population 16+ 2,841
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 50.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 30.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,543
% Above Poverty Level 90.7%
% Below Poverty Level 9.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 10 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 9.1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 37%
Median Gross Rent $699
Median House Value $105,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.6%
US/American 0%
English 14%
Irish 12.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lewistown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 92 miles E of Great Falls, Montana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 553 miles NW of Denver, Colorado
County Fergus
Standard Zip Codes 59457
Phone Area Codes 406
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.062
Longitude -109.427

Lewistown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LEWISTOWN MUNICIPAL AP
Distance 2 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 32 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 50 to 80 F
Oct Temp 31 to 57 F
Annual Precip 17.8 inches
Station JUDITH GAP 13 E
Distance 27.5 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 33 F
Apr Temp 25 to 53 F
Jul Temp 47 to 77 F
Oct Temp 29 to 56 F
Annual Precip 15.3 inches
Station DENTON
Distance 29.6 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 31 F
Apr Temp 26 to 56 F
Jul Temp 46 to 81 F
Oct Temp 26 to 59 F
Annual Precip 15.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Heath (59457)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Hobson 264 $59,306
Moore 177 $53,958

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lewistown Public Libraries

Library
Lewistown Public Library
701 WEST MAIN
Lewistown, Montana
(406) 538-5212
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Lewistown Hospitals

CENTRAL MONTANA MEDICAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
408 WENDELL AVE
(406) 538-7711
Emergency Service: Yes

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Lewistown High Schools

FERGUS HIGH SCHOOL
201 CASINO CREEK DRIVE
406-538-2321
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 465 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.2

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