Lewiston, NY

Lewiston profile

Living in Lewiston

Lewiston is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 2,570 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Lewiston is the 489th largest community in New York.

Lewiston is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 86.39% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lewiston is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lewiston who work in office and administrative support (20.66%), healthcare (12.17%), and sales jobs (10.17%).

Of important note, Lewiston is also a village of artists. Lewiston has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Lewiston’s character.

The overall crime rate in Lewiston is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

The education level of Lewiston ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Lewiston, 43.73% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Lewiston in 2018 was $38,132, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $152,528 for a family of four.

The people who call Lewiston home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lewiston residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Lewiston include Italian, Irish, Polish, English, and German.

The most common language spoken in Lewiston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Chinese.