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People

Total Population 2,395
Male Share of the Population 46.9%
Female Share of the Population 53.1%
Senior Citizens 22.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,027
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 46.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,179
% Above Poverty Level 88%
% Below Poverty Level 12%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.3%
% Using Public Transportation 1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 34.2%
Median Gross Rent $501
Median House Value $68,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.6%
US/American 0.7%
English 7.8%
Irish 10.9%

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

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

Notes:

  • 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
Station RUSHVILLE
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

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 Population Median Family Income
Bryant 200 $75,500
Cuba 1,561 $49,643
Havana 3,395 $51,696

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

Lewistown Public Libraries

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Lewistown Carnegie P.l.d.
321 W. LINCOLN AVENUE
Lewistown, Illinois
(309) 547-2860

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Lewistown High Schools

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LEWISTOWN HIGH SCHOOL
15205 N STATE 100HWY
309-547-2288
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 247 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12

NEW HORIZONS
315 S ILLINOIS
309-547-7323
A Special Education School
Serves 29 students.

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