Lewiston, California

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Population in 2010: 1,193. Population change since 2000: -8.6%
Males: 625  (52.4%)
Females: 568  (47.6%)
Median resident age:  52.8 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 96052.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,959 (it was $30,500 in 2000)
Lewiston:

$37,959
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,083 (it was $16,214 in 2000)

Lewiston CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $247,036 (it was $98,600 in 2000)
Lewiston:

$247,036
CA:

$373,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $879.

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  • Races in Lewiston, CA (2010)

    Lewiston races chart
    • 1,02886.2%White alone
    • 786.5%Hispanic
    • 373.1%Two or more races
    • 322.7%American Indian alone
    • 50.4%Black alone
    • 50.4%Asian alone
    • 50.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.3%Other race alone

Races in Lewiston detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lewiston: 98.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (15.6%), German (12.2%), English (11.5%), Italian (5.1%), French (3.1%), United States (2.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1826 feet

Land area: 34.6 square miles.

Population density: 34 people per square mile   (very low).

Lewiston,CA real estate house value index trend

Lewiston, California map

For population 25 years and over in Lewiston:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 13.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lewiston CDP:

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 18.3%

20 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.4%
California:

26.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,272 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,470 (0.7%)

Lewiston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Redding, CA (24.6 miles , pop. 80,865).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (164.6 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (518.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Weaverville, CA (2.7 miles ), Douglas City, CA (2.8 miles ), French Gulch, CA (3.0 miles ), Southwest Shasta, CA (3.5 miles ), Junction City, CA (3.6 miles ), Shasta, CA (4.3 miles ), Keswick, CA (4.3 miles ), Hayfork, CA (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 40.70 N, Longitude: 122.81 W

Area code: 530

Lewiston household income distribution Lewiston home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (33%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (26%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (23%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (25%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (23%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in Lewiston: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lewiston, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Lewiston-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 514% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 187.0 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 143.8 miles away from Lewiston center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 70.4 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 82.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 132.8 miles away from Lewiston center
On 6/15/2005 at 02:50:54, a magnitude 7.2 (6.1 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 169.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Trinity County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lewiston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lewiston:

  • TRINITY HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; WEAVERVILLE, CA)
  • TRINITY HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WEAVERVILLE, CA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lewiston:

  • Shasta College (about 27 miles; Redding, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,645)
  • Humboldt State University (about 68 miles; Arcata, CA; FT enrollment: 7,353)
  • College of the Redwoods (about 73 miles; Eureka, CA; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • California State University-Chico (about 85 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Butte College (about 96 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)
  • Southern Oregon University (about 104 miles; Ashland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Mendocino College (about 107 miles; Ukiah, CA; FT enrollment: 2,263)

Public elementary/middle school in Lewiston:

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Notable locations in Lewiston: Mary Smith Campground (A), Fawn Lodge Forest Service Station (B), Buckhorn Station (C), Fawn Lodge (D), Lowden Ranch (E), Lewiston Volunteer Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Rush Creek (A), Grass Valley Creek (B), Deadwood Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lewiston include: Lewiston Community Park (1), Lewiston Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Trinity County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 65.6. This is about average.

City:

65.6
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 19.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.07. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.07
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 31.0%
(29.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.7% for American Indian residents, 3.1% for other race residents, 54.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  60.0%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.5%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Lewiston, California environmental map by EPA

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Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
California average:

15.4

Lewiston travel time to work - commute Lewiston mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lewiston CDP (based on Trinity County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant96114
Other4127
Catholic2693
Mainline Protestant1662
None11,978-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Trinity County:

4.24 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Trinity County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Trinity County:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

8.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Trinity County:

23.2%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.7%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lewiston:

55.1%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

53.0%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lewiston:

20.6%
State:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.9%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lewiston:

37.1%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Lewiston:

60.0%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Lewiston:

77.9%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lewiston, CA Residents

7.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,949 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
California average:

5.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Shasta County, CA  1.17% ($32,696 average AGI)
from Humboldt County, CA  1.05% ($35,976)


7.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,173 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.09%
California average:

5.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Shasta County, CA  1.73% ($32,441 average AGI)
to Humboldt County, CA  0.69% ($33,667)
to Siskiyou County, CA  0.31% ($33,250)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lewiston:

  • KNRO (1670 AM; 10 kW; REDDING, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KVIP (540 AM; 3 kW; REDDING, CA; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNCR (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FORTUNA, CA; Owner: MILLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTMT (580 AM; 10 kW; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLXR (1230 AM; 1 kW; REDDING, CA; Owner: MICHAEL R. QUINN)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KAPL (1300 AM; 20 kW; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: APPLEGATE MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lewiston:

  • KWCA (101.1 FM; WEAVERVILLE, CA; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • KHRD (103.1 FM; WEAVERVILLE, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KNCQ (97.3 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • K225AJ (92.9 FM; BURNEY/REDDING, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K263AD (100.5 FM; WEAVERVILLE, ETC., CA; Owner: WEAVERVILLE TRANSLATOR CO., INC.)
  • KVIP-FM (98.1 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KEWB (94.7 FM; ANDERSON, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • KSHA (104.3 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC)
  • KESR (107.1 FM; SHASTA LAKE CITY, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • K268AJ (101.5 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K227AE (93.3 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • KNNN (99.3 FM; SHASTA LAKE CITY, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • K259AL (99.7 FM; WILLOW CREEK, CA; Owner: KHSU-FM, HUMBOLDT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K232CW (94.3 FM; HAYFORK, CA; Owner: RESEARCH FOUNDATION, CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KRDG (105.3 FM; SHINGLETOWN, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KNSQ (88.1 FM; MOUNT SHASTA, CA; Owner: STATE OF ORE./STATE BD. OF HGR. ED.)
  • KHUM (104.7 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: LOST COAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLVG (103.7 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KMUD (91.1 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: REDWOOD COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • K201HL (88.1 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lewiston:

  • K03CT (Channel 3; LEWISTON, ETC., CA; Owner: LEWISTON TRANSLATOR COMPANY)
  • K28CY (Channel 28; LEWISTON, CA; Owner: NORTHERN CA. EDUC. TV ASSOC., INC.)
  • K06EX (Channel 6; LEWISTON, CA; Owner: LEWISTON TRANSLATOR COMPANY)
  • KIXE-TV (Channel 9; REDDING, CA; Owner: N.CALIFORNIA ED TV ASSOC., INC.)
  • KRCR-TV (Channel 7; REDDING, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING,INC.)
  • KGEC-LP (Channel 26; REDDING, CA; Owner: COOPER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 25m82ftTotal length
  • $2,028,000Total costs
  • 4,831Total average daily traffic
  • 1,454Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,138Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Janel E Chapman, Trinity Dam Blvd (Lat: 40.811361 Lon: -122.783028), Type: 57.3, Overall height: 54.8 m, Registrant: 5413125400, Jchapman@edgewireless.Com, 650 SW COLUMBIA, SUITE 7200
  • DON HOUGHTON, Trinity Dam Blvd (Lat: 40.811361 Lon: -122.783028), Type: 57.3, Overall height: 54.8 m, Registrant: 4692297422, Ka8805@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS-A3
  • Don Houghton, Trinity Dam Blvd (Lat: 40.811361 Lon: -122.783028), Type: 57.3, Overall height: 54.8 m, Registrant: 4692297422, Ka8805@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS-A3

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Lewiston, CA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lewiston)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lewiston and their reported violations in the past:

TRINITY ALPS MARINA (Population served: 75, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
REDDING ODD FELLOWS CAMP (Population served: 50, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lewiston that have no violations reported:

  • TRINITY RIVER HATCHERY (Address: c/o Trinity River Hatchery , Population served: 6,000, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • BUCKTAIL MUTUAL WATER COMPANY (Population served: 19, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lewiston, CA
Most common first names in Lewiston, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert1570.5 years
William1472.5 years
James1165.6 years
Richard1071.4 years
John1071.3 years
George972.4 years
Charles872.0 years
Dorothy880.1 years
Donald769.7 years
Mary780.7 years
Most common last names in Lewiston, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams669.3 years
Miller570.8 years
Smith570.6 years
Wilson569.6 years
Cooley476.0 years
Green368.3 years
Conner375.6 years
Anderson383.4 years
Davenport384.3 years
Brown385.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17%)
  • Other fuel (5%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Lewiston compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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