Lewistown, MT Profile: Facts & Data

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Lewistown, Montana - Basic Facts

The City of Lewistown had a population of 5,737 as of July 1, 2018. Lewistown ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Montana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lewistown is located at latitude 47.0516 and longitude -109.4539 in Fergus County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lewistown (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fergus County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,947 feet.

The City of Lewistown (GNIS ID: 2410827) 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.

Montana is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Lewistown is located within Lewistown Division of Fergus County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lewistown: Lewiston, Reeds Fort.

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Lewistown, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,737
Population in Households 5,582
Population in Familes 4,052
Population in Group Qrtrs 155
Population Density2 1,080
Diversity Index3 18
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,017
Average Household Income $55,049
Per Capita Income $26,187

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,009 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,799 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 892 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 318 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $161,315
Average Home Value $164,427
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,691
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 1,470
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.34% -0.31%
Households -0.31% -0.31%
Families -0.34% -0.55%
Median Household Income   0.52%
Per Capita Income   1.44%

Lewistown, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lewistown to the other 364 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 20 95th
Population Density # 70 81st
Diversity Index # 142 61st
Median Household Income # 282 23rd
Per Capita Income # 230 37th

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