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Lewistown, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Lewistown is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Fulton County at latitude 40.3969 and longitude -90.1555. Fulton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 591 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Lewistown, but most people and references simply refer to it as Lewistown, Illinois.

The P1 Census Class Code for Lewistown indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Lewistown (see map below) encompass a land area of 2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

City of Lewistown, IL Boundary Map

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Lewistown, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,329
Population in Households 2,223
Population in Familes 1,716
Population in Group Qrtrs 106
Population Density1 1,165
Diversity Index2 8
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,005
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 608
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,151 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 664 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 341 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 146 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $69,169
Average Home Value $71,805
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,086
Average Household Income $46,953
Per Capita Income $20,386
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.55% -0.51%
Households -0.49% -0.54%
Families 0.0% -0.67%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Lewistown, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lewistown to the other 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 481 65th
Population Density1 # 663 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 982 29th
Median Household Income # 1114 19th
Per Capita Income # 1137 17th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.