Lewistown, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Lewistown, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Lewistown had a population of 2,273 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Lewistown is located at latitude 40.3969 and longitude -90.1555 in Fulton County. 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. Fulton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 591 feet.

The City of Lewistown (GNIS ID: 2395693) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lewistown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Lewistown, IL Boundary Map

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Lewistown, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,273
Population in Households 2,166
Population in Familes 1,673
Population in Group Qrtrs 107
Population Density1 1,137
Diversity Index2 8
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 980
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 593
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,151 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 643 (55.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 337 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 171 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $69,403
Average Home Value $72,166
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,208
Average Household Income $49,356
Per Capita Income $21,430
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.9% -0.66%
Households -0.87% -0.68%
Families -0.47% -0.86%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
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, 2015 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 # 485 65th
Population Density1 # 679 50th
Diversity Index2 # 1012 26th
Median Household Income # 1131 17th
Per Capita Income # 1074 22nd

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