For population 25 years and over in Lewis:
For population 15 years and over in Lewis city:
72 residents are foreign born (17.0% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $838 (2.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (106.2 miles , pop. 344,284).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (381.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Belpre, KS (2.9 miles) , Kinsley, KS (2.9 miles ), Garfield, KS (3.1 miles) , Macksville, KS (4.0 miles ), Offerle, KS (4.1 miles ), Larned, KS (4.3 miles ), Rozel, KS (4.4 miles) , Burdett, KS (4.8 miles ).
Latitude: 37.94 N, Longitude: 99.25 W
Area code: 620
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +21 (+4.5%).
Work and jobs in Lewis: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Lewis, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lewis-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 194% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/4/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.8 miles away from the Lewis city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/4/1955, a category F4 tornado 20.2 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Lewis-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 87.7 miles away from Lewis center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/7/1999 at 05:16:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1999 at 23:19:58, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 16.2 mi) earthquake occurred 78.7 miles away from Lewis center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Edwards County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Lewis and their reported violations in the past:LEWIS, CITY OF (Population served: 475, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 12.0%
(16.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Lewis (based on Edwards County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.57%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
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6.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($58,685 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,971 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:3
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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