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People

Total Population 16,072
Male Share of the Population 46.9%
Female Share of the Population 53.1%
Senior Citizens 21.8%
Employed Population 16+ 7,528
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 51%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 40.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $84,332
% Above Poverty Level 95.1%
% Below Poverty Level 4.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 31.7%
Median Gross Rent $804
Median House Value $161,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.4%
US/American 0.4%
English 11.2%
Irish 17.1%

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

Lewiston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles N of Niagara Falls, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 21 miles N of Buffalo, New York
County Niagara
Metro Area Buffalo - Niagara Falls
Standard Zip Codes 14092
Phone Area Codes 716
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.172
Longitude -79.036

Lewiston 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 NIAGARA FALLS INT'L AP
Distance 6.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.9 inches
Station LOCKPORT 3 S
Distance 18 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 60 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Station LOCKPORT 4 NE
Distance 20.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 55 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 41 to 60 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Stela Niagara (14092)

Stella Niagara (14092)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income

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

Lewiston Public Libraries

Library
Lewiston Public Library
305 SOUTH EIGHTH STREET
Lewiston, New York
(716) 754-4720

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Lewiston Hospitals

MOUNT ST MARY'S HOSPITAL AND HEALTH CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
5300 MILITARY ROAD
(716) 297-4800
Emergency Service: Yes

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Historic Lewiston

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The Chippewa (Niagara River) between 1900 and 1906

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The Chippewa (Niagara River) between 1900 and 1906

Niagara River at Queenston 1900 (est.)

Lewiston & Queenston Suspension bridge (Niagara River) 1900 (est.)

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