Lewiston, Maine

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Population in 2013: 36,437 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.1%
 
Males: 17,731  (48.7%)
Females: 18,706  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  37.4 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04240.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,168 (it was $29,191 in 2000)
Lewiston:

$36,168
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,130 (it was $17,905 in 2000)

Lewiston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $148,996 (it was $85,800 in 2000)
Lewiston:

$148,996
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $158,931; Detached houses: $165,343; Townhouses or other attached units: $188,667; In 2-unit structures: $153,109; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $204,501; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $234,515; Mobile homes: $55,139

Median gross rent in 2012: $668.

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Lewiston races chart
  • White alone - 32,476 (88.8%)
  • Two or more races - 1,553 (4.2%)
  • Black alone - 1,296 (3.5%)
  • Hispanic - 791 (2.2%)
  • Asian alone - 377 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 56 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 25 (0.07%)
  • Other race alone - 14 (0.04%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lewiston: 96.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French Canadian (21.9%), French (16.2%), Irish (12.8%), English (11.6%), German (4.6%), United States (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/18/1795

Elevation: 121 feet

Land area: 34.1 square miles.

Population density: 1,069 people per square mile   (low).

Lewiston,ME real estate house value index trend

Lewiston, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Lewiston:

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lewiston city:

  • Never married: 33.7%
  • Now married: 42.6%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

1,763 residents are foreign born (1.4% North America, 1.3% Africa, 0.6% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

This city:  4.8%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 148 registered sex offenders living in Lewiston, Maine as of July 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lewiston to the number of sex offenders is 246 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,474 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,352 (1.6%)

Lewiston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (30.1 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (130.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (292.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Auburn, ME (1.6 miles ), Sabattus, ME (2.3 miles ), Greene, ME (2.7 miles ), Minot, ME (2.7 miles ), Lisbon, ME (2.8 miles ), Wales, ME (2.8 miles ), Durham, ME (3.1 miles ), Lisbon Falls, ME (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $92,200
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $118,600
  • 2000: 26 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2001: 45 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2002: 56 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2003: 89 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 2004: 95 buildings, average cost: $126,100
  • 2005: 106 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2006: 40 buildings, average cost: $203,000
  • 2007: 25 buildings, average cost: $214,500
  • 2008: 32 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2009: 38 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2010: 26 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2011: 20 buildings, average cost: $171,700
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $108,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.10 N, Longitude: 70.19 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,403 (+20.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 9,845 (59.8%)

Area code: 207

Lewiston household income distribution Lewiston home values distribution

Crime rates in Lewiston by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0112221210230
per 100,000 0.02.82.85.65.55.62.85.62.80.05.78.20.0
Rapes 20232836192221232221161315
per 100,000 54.363.977.3100.152.461.358.264.362.559.945.535.541.1
Robberies 28282729273542343438422943
per 100,000 76.077.774.580.674.597.5116.595.196.6108.3119.579.3117.7
Assaults 8232312333227383734333222
per 100,000 21.763.963.533.491.189.274.9106.3105.296.993.987.560.2
Burglaries 368332337235263241213260204216179387328
per 100,000 999.3921.7930.0653.5725.7671.5590.8727.3579.8615.8509.21057.8898.2
Thefts 1,2341,2631,3221,0351,0489679388138308658629431,018
per 100,000 3351.03506.53648.22878.42891.92694.32601.82274.32359.12466.22452.12577.42787.6
Auto thefts 61855160514240443125152141
per 100,000 165.6236.0140.7166.9140.7117.0111.0123.188.171.342.757.4112.3
Arson 2069123689136161410
per 100,000 54.316.724.833.48.316.722.225.236.917.145.538.327.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 290.7319.5327.9299.2274.0274.1258.9266.8250.2249.7241.9270.5266.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Lewiston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 93 (82 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.25
Maine average:

1.70

Detailed articles:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.4%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -4,133 (-10.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (3%)

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

Average climate in Lewiston, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Lewiston-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 176.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.5 miles away from Lewiston center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 206.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 102.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 42.5 miles away from Lewiston center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 57.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Androscoggin County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 10, Snows: 6, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lewiston topographic map

Birthplace of: Paul LePage - Politician, Yvon Chouinard - Mountain climber, Clarence White - Guitarist, Erin Andrews - Television sports reporter for ESPN, Alonzo Garcelon - Union Army general, James B. Longley, Jr. - Politician, Cynthia McFadden - Television news anchor, George Boomer - Politician, Jake Sasseville - Television personality, Edward Burgess Butler - Artist.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Lewiston: Edward P. Tobie.

Hospitals in Lewiston:

  • BEACON HOSPICE (55 LISBON ST)
  • CENTRAL MAINE MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 300 MAIN STREET)
  • ONE-SEVENTY ASH ST (170 ASH ST)
  • ST MARYS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, CAMPUS AVENUE - PO BOX 291)
  • TWENTY-FOUR OLD LISBON RD (24 OLD LISBON RD)
  • TWO TEAKWOOD KNOLL (2 TEAKWOOD KNOLL)

Dialysis Facilities in Lewiston:

  • LEWISTON AUBURN KIDNEY CENTER ((NEPHROLOGY SERVICES INC.))

Home Health Centers in Lewiston:

  • ANDROSCOGGIN HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (PO BOX 819)

Nursing Homes in Lewiston:

  • GOOD SHEPHERD HLTH CRE FAC (67 WEBSTER ST)
  • MARCOTTE HOME (100 CAMPUS AVE)
  • MARSHWOOD CENTER (33 ROGER STREET)
  • MONTELLO MANOR (540 COLLEGE ST)
  • RUSSELL PARK REHAB AND LIVING (158-178 RUSSELL ST)
  • ST MARY'S D'YOUVILLE PAVILION (102 CAMPUS AVE)

Heliports located in Lewiston:

Colleges/Universities in Lewiston:

  • Bates College (Full-time enrollment: 509; Location: 2 Andrews Road; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bates.edu/)
  • Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing and Health Professions (FT enrollment: 166; Location: 70 Middle Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cmmccollege.edu)
  • Mr Bernard's School of Hair Fashion Inc (FT enrollment: 117; Location: 711 Lisbon St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bernardschoolofhair.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lewiston:

  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 24 miles; Standish, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 26 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 31 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 32 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 40 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of New England (about 46 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 77 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 15,243)

Public high schools in Lewiston:

Private high school in Lewiston:

  • VINEYARD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 141; Location: 9 FOSS RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lewiston:

Private elementary/middle schools in Lewiston:

  • TRINITY CATHOLIC SCHOOL - ELEMENTARY (Students: 519; Location: 17 BAIRD AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • TRINITY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 507; Location: 393 MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Lewiston

Library in Lewiston:

  • LEWISTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,218,033; Location: 200 LISBON STREET; 137,700 books; 2,247 audio materials; 4,850 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 52 other licensed databases; 303 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Lewiston: Turnpike Industrial Park (A), South Lewiston Industrial Park (B), Lewiston Industrial Park (C), Foss Road Business Park (D), Bates Mill (E), Apple Valley Golf Course (F), Androscoggin Mill (G), Central Maine Youth Center (H), Sabattus Fire Department Crowley Road Substation (I), Stanton Museum (J), Saint Marys Regional Medical Center Health Sciences Library (K), Olin Arts Center (L), Lewiston Public Library (M), Lewiston City Hall (N), Isaac L Rice French Library (O), Hathorn Hall (P), Gerrish True Health Science Library (Q), Coram Library (R), Central Maine Civic Center (S), Carnegie Science Building (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Westminister Station Shopping Center (1), The Market Place Shopping Center (2), Shaws Plaza Center Shopping Center (3), Promenade Mall Shopping Center (4), North Wood Park Shopping Center (5), Lewiston Mall Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lewiston include: Lewiston Church of the Brethren (A), Kora Temple (B), Holy Family Church (C), Holy Cross Catholic Church (D), Greek Orthodox Holy Trinity Church (E), First Assembly of God Church (F), El Shaddi Foursquare Church (G), Calvary United Methodist Church (H), Bates Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Peters Cemetery (1), Potters Field Cemetery (2), Broadview Memorial Cemetery (3), Davis Cemetery (4), Riverside Cemetery (5), Mount Hope Cemetery (6), Herrick Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Lake Andrews (A), No Name Pond (B), Gulf Island Pond (C), Androscoggin River Reservoir (D), Montello Heights Reservoir (E), Androscoggin River Reservoir (F), Garcelon Bog (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Salmon Brook (A), Jepson Brook (B), Hart Brook (C), Moody Brook (D), Stetson Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lewiston include: Kennedy Park (1), Union Square (2), Gracelon Field (3), Thorncrag Bird Sanctuary (4), Sainte Croix Park (5), Randall Road Ball Fields (6), Pierce Street Playground (7), Marcotte Park Playground-Ball Field (8), Maple Street Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Arcade Palace (Arcades & Amusements; 256 Lisbon) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Motel 6 (516 Pleasant Street) (1), Maine Motel And Cabins (1101 Main St) (2), Dudley's (490 Pleasant Street) (3), Super 8 Lewiston Auburn Area (1440 Lisbon Street) (4), Travel Inn Inc (1968 Lisbon Road) (5), Lewiston/Auburn Super 8 Motel (1440 Lisbon St) (6), Morning Star Inn (1905 Lisbon Road) (7), Super 8 Motel (1432 Lisbon Street) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Abused Women's Advocacy Project - Court Outreach (35 Canal Street) (1), Maine State Of-District Court (85 Park) (2), Maine State - Courts- District Court Lewiston- Civil Division (71 Lisbon Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Androscoggin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 75.6. This is about average.

City:

75.6
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.92. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.92
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.42. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.42
U.S.:

9.14

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

LEWISTON WATER & SEWER DIVISION (Population served: 23,058, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-03-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-03-2007), St BCA signed (MAY-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
  • Failure to Filter (SWTR) - In JUL-01-2006. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-21-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2006), St BCA signed (MAY-21-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2007), St Public Notif received (2 times from SEP-26-2007 to OCT-18-2007), St Compliance achieved (2 times from OCT-19-2007 to MAY-21-2009)
SUNSET GARDENS TRAILER PARK INC (Population served: 73, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • TRI-COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH SERV (Population served: 78, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.8%
(19.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 82.4% for Black residents, 59.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.8% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 5.9% for other race residents, 30.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.5%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.5%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Lewiston in 2010:

  • 1,533 people in college/university student housing
  • 344 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 115 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 59 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 38 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Lewiston in 2000:

  • 1,493 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 693 people in nursing homes
  • 163 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 39 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 38 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 33 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 19 people in religious group quarters
  • 18 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 14 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 13 people in other group homes
  • 12 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 7 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Lewiston, Maine environmental map by EPA

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Lewiston compared to Maine state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.

Banks with most branches in Lewiston (2011 data):

  • Northeast Bank: Lewiston Gateway Branch at 500 Canal Street, branch established on 2005/08/29; at 500 Canal Street, branch established on 1872/02/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $587.1 mil, Deposits: $401.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Northeast Bancorp
  • Androscoggin Savings Bank: at 30 Lisbon Street, branch established on 1870/01/01; Sabattus Street Branch at 505 Sabattus Street, branch established on 1971/04/15. Info updated 2008/07/01: Bank assets: $707.2 mil, Deposits: $506.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Androscoggin Bancorp, Mhc
  • TD Bank, National Association: Lisbon Street Branch at 790 Lisbon Street, branch established on 1971/11/12; Lewiston Main Branch at 217 Main Street, branch established on 1875/01/01. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Bangor Savings Bank: Lisbon Street Branch at 882 Lisbon Street, branch established on 2010/01/25. Info updated 2008/12/02: Bank assets: $2,556.3 mil, Deposits: $1,940.3 mil, headquarters in Bangor, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: Bangor Bancorp, Mhc
  • Auburn Savings Bank, FSB: Lewiston Branch at 325 Sabattus Street, branch established on 2004/11/22. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $77.8 mil, Deposits: $53.9 mil, headquarters in Auburn, ME, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • The Camden National Bank: Canal And Chestnut Streets Branch at Canal And Chestnut Streets, branch established on 1992/05/21. Info updated 2008/02/27: Bank assets: $2,266.8 mil, Deposits: $1,604.6 mil, headquarters in Camden, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Camden National Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: South Avenue Branch at 993 Lisbon Street, branch established on 1954/10/06. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Mechanics' Savings Bank: 664 Main Sreet Branch at 664 Main Street, branch established on 2000/09/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $334.3 mil, Deposits: $248.3 mil, headquarters in Auburn, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • KeyBank National Association: Lewiston Lisbon Street Branch at 12 East Avenue, branch established on 1955/06/27. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lewiston, Maine:

  • Motel 6, 516 Pleasant St, Lewiston, ME 04240 , Phone: (207) 782-6558
  • The Redwood Inn, 1968 Lisbon St, Lewiston, ME 04240 , Phone: (207) 784-5476
  • Ware Street Inn B&B, 52 Ware St, Lewiston, ME 04240 , Phone: (207) 783-8171
  • Ramada Inn Conference CTR, 490 Pleasant St, Lewiston, ME 04240 , Phone: (207) 784-2331, Fax: (207) 784-2332
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lewiston, Maine

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (75%)
  • Utility gas (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lewiston city (based on Androscoggin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.79%
Here: 49.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchConservative Baptist Association of AmericaUnited Church of Christ
Adherents75.6%3.8%3.3%2.1%1.7%
Congregations16.0%9.3%8.0%6.7%8.0%
NameVineyard USA Charismatic Churches IndependentChurch of the NazareneLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.5%1.2%1.2%1.1%8.6%
Congregations2.7%1.3%8.0%2.7%37.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 18
Androscoggin County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Androscoggin County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 63
Androscoggin County:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 84
Here:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Androscoggin County:

27.9%
Maine:

25.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 26$110,858$51,1650$0
Other Government Administration 16$73,734$55,3010$0
Police Protection - Officers 83$427,709$61,8370$0
Police - Other 10$30,476$36,5715$6,644
Firefighters 69$315,190$54,8160$0
Fire - Other 3$11,901$47,6041$1,222
Streets and Highways 34$135,603$47,8601$1,116
Airports 9$28,199$37,5990$0
Welfare 5$18,274$43,8581$1,249
Solid Waste Management 29$109,844$45,4530$0
Sewerage 3$8,238$32,9520$0
Parks and Recreation 6$24,466$48,93216$4,208
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$14,208$56,8320$0
Water Supply 20$78,987$47,3920$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 518$2,204,231$51,06313$3,277
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 199$594,119$35,82613$3,277
Local Libraries 11$40,206$43,86125$6,644
Other and Unallocable 10$39,679$47,6150$0
Totals for Government 1,054$4,265,922$48,56875$27,637

Lewiston government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,063,000 ($56.62)
    Sewerage: $1,200,000 ($32.93)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $625,000 ($17.15)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $44,197,000 ($1212.97)
    General - Other: $7,483,000 ($205.37)
    Regular Highways: $6,380,000 ($175.10)
    Police Protection: $4,956,000 ($136.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,898,000 ($134.42)
    Sewerage: $3,434,000 ($94.24)
    Water Utilities: $2,191,000 ($60.13)
    Financial Administration: $1,828,000 ($50.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,500,000 ($41.17)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,440,000 ($39.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,181,000 ($32.41)
    Libraries: $997,000 ($27.36)
    Central Staff Services: $875,000 ($24.01)
    General Public Buildings: $705,000 ($19.35)
    Public Welfare - Other: $689,000 ($18.91)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $267,000 ($7.33)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $172,000 ($4.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,444,000 ($121.96)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $3,059,000 ($83.95)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,737,000 ($75.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $13,976,000 ($383.57)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $627,000 ($17.21)
    Housing and Community Development: $515,000 ($14.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $35,000 ($0.96)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $41,684,000 ($1144.00)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $527,000 ($14.46)

Lewiston government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,663,000 ($127.97)
    All Other: $1,510,000 ($41.44)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $785,000 ($21.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $160,000 ($4.39)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $25,000 ($0.69)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,524,000 ($41.83)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,163,000 ($86.81)
    General Revenue, NEC: $824,000 ($22.61)
    Donations From Private Sources: $198,000 ($5.43)
    Fines and Forfeits: $176,000 ($4.83)
    Special Assessments: $145,000 ($3.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,545,000 ($97.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $31,080,000 ($852.98)
    General Local Government Support: $3,651,000 ($100.20)
    All Other: $2,936,000 ($80.58)
    Highways: $608,000 ($16.69)
    Housing and Community Development: $388,000 ($10.65)
    Public Welfare: $304,000 ($8.34)
  • Tax - Property: $44,422,000 ($1219.15)
    Other License: $475,000 ($13.04)

Lewiston government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $89,603,000 ($2459.12)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $85,800,000 ($2354.75)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,275,000 ($281.99)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $8,930,000 ($245.08)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $6,493,000 ($178.20)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,472,000 ($177.62)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,437,000 ($66.88)

Lewiston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,532,000 ($96.93)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,481,000 ($644.43)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,493,000 ($178.20)

5.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,665 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
Maine average:

5.50%

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 Cumberland County, ME  1.23% ($35,222 average AGI)
from Oxford County, ME  0.58% ($27,227)
from Kennebec County, ME  0.56% ($28,150)


5.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,938 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
Maine average:

5.62%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($159 average AGI)
Androscoggin County:

0.05%
Maine average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, ME  1.26% ($37,544 average AGI)
to Oxford County, ME  0.60% ($32,016)
to Kennebec County, ME  0.52% ($33,773)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lewiston:

  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WCNM (1240 AM; 1 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJJB (900 AM; 1 kW; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLOB (1310 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WZAN (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WJAE (1440 AM; 5 kW; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: ALTANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lewiston:

  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WCYI (93.9 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEK-FM (99.9 FM; AUBURN, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRBC (91.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: PRES. & TRUSTEES OF BATES COLLEGE)
  • WBCI (105.9 FM; BATH, ME; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCLZ (98.9 FM; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMTW-FM (106.7 FM; NORTH WINDHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WJJB-FM (95.5 FM; TOPSHAM, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WPOR (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WMSJ (89.3 FM; FREEPORT, ME; Owner: DOWNEAST CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WOXO-FM (92.7 FM; NORWAY, ME; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lewiston:

  • WPFO (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CMCG PORTLAND LICENSE LLC)
  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCBB (Channel 10; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WPXT (Channel 51; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: HMW, INC.)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPME (Channel 35; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • W32CA (Channel 32; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W29CA (Channel 29; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: CRAIG MINISTRIES)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Lewiston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 46
Total length: 208 meters (682ft)
Total costs: $7,048,000
Total average daily traffic: 321,730
Total average daily truck traffic: 21,230

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 27
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 5
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 4
  • 2000-2009: 3
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lewiston, ME
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED147$125,07596$108,354489$123,27074$45,45910$1,952,90045$96,28910$44,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$115,66715$124,40072$125,6813$39,3330$05$73,2002$32,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$135,26739$101,564172$147,52330$48,9334$163,00029$129,7936$36,833
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$105,0007$74,571108$147,3245$83,0004$209,25010$84,0001$155,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$125,0002$85,50016$137,8132$215,5000$02$95,5000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 9 tracts in Lewiston, ME

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$112,81310$179,3000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$112,75011$188,1821$43,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$81,2504$143,5000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$127,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 226
  • Hazardous Condition: 295
  • Service Call: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Lewiston

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lewiston, ME
Most common first names in Lewiston, ME among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph43176.0 years
Marie35482.1 years
Robert23170.3 years
John21473.3 years
Mary20181.2 years
Arthur18277.5 years
George17775.4 years
Alice17482.6 years
William17073.0 years
Yvonne16381.4 years
Most common last names in Lewiston, ME among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Morin16674.4 years
Roy15776.7 years
Pelletier15775.6 years
Ouellette15375.4 years
Caron14677.3 years
Cote13377.1 years
Poulin11876.1 years
Cloutier11475.7 years
Nadeau10777.6 years
Michaud10377.8 years
Businesses in Lewiston, ME
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1New Balance1
Advance Auto Parts1Nike1
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King2Pizza Hut1
CVS2RadioShack1
Circle K1Ramada1
Cold Stone Creamery1Rite Aid3
ColorTyme1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Curves1Sears2
Dunkin Donuts6Shaw's1
Fashion Bug1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx5Staples1
GNC1Subway3
H&R Block3Super 81
KFC1T-Mobile1
La-Z-Boy1Taco Bell1
Little Caesars Pizza1True Value1
MasterBrand Cabinets4U.S. Cellular1
McDonald's1UPS9
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