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Demographics

People

Total Population8,264
Male Share of the Population48.6%
Female Share of the Population51.4%
Senior Citizens14%
Employed Population 16+3,595
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married33.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9%
Median Earnings25+$26,926
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$41,337
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,223

Wealth

Median Family Income$45,486
% Above Poverty Level77.2%
% Below Poverty Level22.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone31.6%
Median Gross Rent$613
Median House Value$75,400

Ancestry

Irish17.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.4%
Italian7.5%
English5.1%
Dutch3%
Scottish2.1%
Polish1.9%
Hungarian1.8%
Welsh1.6%
Lithuanian1.3%
French Except Basque1.1%
German1%
Norwegian0.7%
Russian0.5%
Greek0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Czech0.1%
British0.1%
Danishn0.1%
African0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
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Lewistown Almanac

CategoryValue
County Mifflin County
Standard Zip Codes17044
Phone Area Codes717
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.59
Approximate Longitude-77.57

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)

StationLEWISTOWN
Distance1.1 miles
Jan Temp19 to 36 F
Apr Temp38 to 62 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 64 F
Annual Precip40.8 inches
StationNEWPORT RIVER
Distance24.4 miles
Jan Temp19 to 37 F
Apr Temp38 to 63 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip40.7 inches
StationPHILIPSBURG 8 E
Distance34 miles
Jan Temp16 to 31 F
Apr Temp35 to 57 F
Jul Temp57 to 78 F
Oct Temp39 to 58 F
Annual Precip41.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Burnham1,981$55,750
McClure1,127$50,469
McVeytown364$56,071
Mifflin559$45,625
Mifflintown1,055$57,125
Port Royal860$54,632

Lewistown Public Libraries

Mifflin County Library
123 NORTH WAYNE ST
Lewistown, Pennsylvania
(717) 242-2391

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Lewistown Hospitals

Lewistown Hospital
(Non-profit)
400 Highland Avenue
(717) 248-5411

Lewistown Public Schools

East Derry El Sch
2316 Back Maitland Rd
ZIP: 17044
(717) 543-5615
Primary
Total Enrollment 320
Lewistown El Sch
1 Manor Drive
ZIP: 17044
(717) 242-5823
Primary
Total Enrollment 586
Lewistown Intrmd Sch
212 Green Ave
ZIP: 17044
(717) 242-5801
Middle
Total Enrollment 556
Mifflin Co Hs
501 Sixth Street
ZIP: 17044
(717) 242-0240
High
Total Enrollment 1171
Mifflin Co Jhs
700 Cedar Street
ZIP: 17044
(717) 248-5441
Other
Total Enrollment 893
Mifflin Co Ms
2 Manor Drive
ZIP: 17044
(717) 242-1401
Middle
Total Enrollment 825
Mifflin County Academy Of Science And Te
700 Pitt Street
ZIP: 17044
(717) 248-3933
High
Mifflin-juniata Ctc
700 Pitt Street
ZIP: 17044
(717) 248-3933
High

Lewistown Private Schools

Sacred Heart Of Jesus School
110 N Dorcas St
ZIP: 17044
Elementary
Total Enrollment 88
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