Lewistown, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 2,292 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.1%
 
Males: 1,155  (50.4%)
Females: 1,137  (49.6%)
Median resident age:  46.5 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 61542.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,985 (it was $30,943 in 2000)
Lewistown:

$37,985
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,486 (it was $15,620 in 2000)

Lewistown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $61,402 (it was $53,500 in 2000)
Lewistown:

$61,402
IL:

$169,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $504.

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  • Races in Lewistown, IL (2010)

    Lewistown races chart
    • 2,30296.6%White alone
    • 381.6%Hispanic
    • 220.9%Black alone
    • 180.8%Two or more races
    • 30.1%Asian alone
    • 10.04%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lewistown: 84.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.4%), United States (18.5%), Irish (11.2%), English (8.0%), Polish (4.1%), Dutch (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/20/1882

Elevation: 590 feet

Land area: 1.84 square miles.

Population density: 1,247 people per square mile   (low).

Lewistown,IL real estate house value index trend

Lewistown, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Lewistown:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lewistown city:

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 17.9%

34 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Lewistown, Illinois as of December 10, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Lewistown to the number of sex offenders is 214 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,389 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,056 (1.7%)

Lewistown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Peoria, IL (36.4 miles , pop. 112,936).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (122.4 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (163.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bryant, IL (2.4 miles ), Cuba, IL (2.7 miles ), Liverpool, IL (2.8 miles) , Havana, IL (2.9 miles ), St. David, IL (2.9 miles ), Smithfield, IL (3.0 miles ), Dunfermline, IL (3.0 miles ), Ipava, IL (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $61,300
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $82,400
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $46,500
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $81,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.40 N, Longitude: 90.15 W

Area code: 309

Lewistown household income distribution Lewistown home values distribution

Crime rates in Lewistown by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 33544200
per 100,000 119.0121.5203.4163.4163.482.50.00.0
Robberies 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 21211020261437
per 100,000 832.7850.2406.8817.01,062.1577.6126.0294.9
Burglaries 12121929191254
per 100,000 475.8485.8773.01,184.6776.1495.0210.0168.5
Thefts 4040453426465721
per 100,000 1,586.01,619.41,830.81,388.91,062.11,897.72,394.0884.6
Auto thefts 11200200
per 100,000 39.740.581.40.00.082.50.00.0
Arson 00101000
per 100,000 0.00.040.70.040.80.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 309.1) 376.4384.3393.4450.3457.9310.9141.2110.5

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Crime rate in Lewistown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
Illinois average:

2.78
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.8%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -105 (-4.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Lewistown, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lewistown-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/13/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.5 miles away from the Lewistown city center injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/23/1975, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lewistown-area historical earthquake activity is near Illinois state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 181.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 162.8 miles away from Lewistown center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 209.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 181.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 166.3 miles away from Lewistown center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 225.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fulton County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lewistown topographic map

Birthplace of: Jack Depler - Football player, Leonard Fulton Ross - Union Army general, Nathan Kostner - College basketball player (Western Illinois Leathernecks), Zane Beekman - College basketball player (Sacramento State Hornets).

Hospitals and medical centers in Lewistown:

  • PRAIRIE VIEW CR CTR-LEWISTOWN (175 EAST SYCAMORE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Lewistown:

  • CLAYBERG, THE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CUBA, IL)
  • MASON DISTRICT HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; HAVANA, IL)
  • HAVANA HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HAVANA, IL)
  • MASON DISTRICT HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; HAVANA, IL)
  • FMC - OF SPOON RIVER (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; CANTON, IL)
  • GRAHAM HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; CANTON, IL)
  • SUNSET REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CANTON, IL)

airports located in Lewistown:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lewistown:

  • Western Illinois University (about 29 miles; Macomb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,755)
  • Bradley University (about 36 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Illinois Central College (about 40 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 7,158)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 55 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 55 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • Heartland Community College (about 61 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 61 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)

Public high school in Lewistown:

Public elementary/middle schools in Lewistown:

  • LEWISTOWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 250, Location: 15501 E AVENUE L, Grades: PK-4)
  • CENTRAL ELEM SCHOOL (Location: 15501 E AVENUE L, Grades: 5-8)
See full list of schools located in Lewistown

Library in Lewistown:

  • LEWISTOWN CARNEGIE PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $90,220; Location: 321 WEST LINCOLN AVENUE; 20,821 books; 339 audio materials; 1,387 video materials; 9 state licensed databases; 53 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

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Notable locations in Lewistown: Fulton County Courthouse (A), Lewistown Carnegie Public Library (B), Lewistown Volunteer Fire Protection District (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lewistown include: Lewistown Church of the Nazarene (A), Saint James Episcopal Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Marys Cemetery (1), Oak Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Dickson Mounds State Museum (10956 North Dickson Mounds Road).

Hotel: Cottonwood Motel (807 South Main Street).

Fulton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.7%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 8.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.3%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
73 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
60 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
64 people in nursing homes in 2000
26 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Lewistown, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Lewistown (2011 data):

  • Prairie State Bank and Trust: Lewistown Branch at 105 West Lncoln Street, branch established on 1982/06/25. Info updated 2011/12/20: Bank assets: $633.0 mil, Deposits: $566.9 mil, headquarters in Mount Zion, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: American Central Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Ipava State Bank: Lewistown Branch at 1203 South Main Street, branch established on 2006/11/13. Info updated 2006/05/16: Bank assets: $92.1 mil, Deposits: $81.8 mil, headquarters in Ipava, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Isb Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Havana National Bank: 143 South Main Street Branch at 143 South Main Street, branch established on 1895/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $190.5 mil, Deposits: $165.8 mil, headquarters in Havana, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Community Investment Group, Ltd.
  • MidAmerica National Bank: Lewistown Branch at 120 East Washington Street, branch established on 1894/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $320.9 mil, Deposits: $265.0 mil, headquarters in Canton, IL, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Midamerica National Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lewistown city (based on Fulton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,58239
Evangelical Protestant4,57137
Catholic1,2174
Other3224
None23,377-
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: 7
Fulton County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Fulton County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Fulton County:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Here:

9.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.6%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Fulton County:

27.1%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.3%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.8%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lewistown:

44.8%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.1
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.5%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.9%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.7%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

53.7%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.0%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lewistown, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 4$1,381
Other Government Administration 0$0 39$5,499
Police Protection - Officers 5$16,354$39,2509$13,684
Streets and Highways 2$7,341$44,0464$4,421
Water Supply 2$9,819$58,9144$9,817
Totals for Government 9$33,514$44,68560$34,802

Lewistown government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $23,000 ($10.03)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($0.87)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $231,000 ($100.79)
    Water Utilities: $227,000 ($99.04)
    Police Protection: $156,000 ($68.06)
    Sewerage: $109,000 ($47.56)
    Central Staff Services: $88,000 ($38.39)
    Financial Administration: $50,000 ($21.82)
    General - Other: $47,000 ($20.51)
    General Public Buildings: $34,000 ($14.83)
    Housing & Community Development: $11,000 ($4.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($2.18)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $10,000 ($4.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $15,000 ($6.54)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($6.11)
    Central Staff: $5,000 ($2.18)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.44)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $366,000 ($159.69)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $48,000 ($20.94)

Lewistown government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $114,000 ($49.74)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.44)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $41,000 ($17.89)
    Interest Earnings: $25,000 ($10.91)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $267,000 ($116.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $369,000 ($160.99)
    Highways: $77,000 ($33.60)
  • Tax - Property: $103,000 ($44.94)
    NEC: $11,000 ($4.80)
    Public Utilities: $8,000 ($3.49)

Lewistown government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $797,000 ($347.73)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $763,000 ($332.90)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $34,000 ($14.83)

Lewistown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $837,000 ($365.18)

4.27% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,248 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.27%
Illinois average:

4.45%

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 Peoria County, IL  0.86% ($29,107 average AGI)
from Tazewell County, IL  0.48% ($27,000)
from McDonough County, IL  0.39% ($28,636)


4.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,958 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
Illinois average:

4.96%

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 Peoria County, IL  1.02% ($35,215 average AGI)
to Tazewell County, IL  0.54% ($35,684)
to McDonough County, IL  0.35% ($28,040)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lewistown:

  • WVEL (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PEKIN, IL)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMBD (1470 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WAIK (1590 AM; 5 kW; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lewistown:

  • WBYS-FM (107.9 FM; CANTON, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJEQ (102.7 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS BROADCASTING INC)
  • WLMD (104.7 FM; BUSHNELL, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBU (89.9 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: BRADLEY UNIVERSITY)
  • WPPY (101.1 FM; GLASFORD, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WKAI-FM (100.1 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWCT (96.5 FM; FARMINGTON, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WIUM (91.3 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WNLF (95.9 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: NANCY L. FOSTER)
  • WDUK (99.3 FM; HAVANA, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS VALLEY RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Lewistown:

  • WHOI (Channel 19; PEORIA, IL; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF PEORIA, LLC)
  • WMEC (Channel 22; MACOMB, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC. TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lewistown)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 934 S Illinois St (Lat: 40.391167 Lon: -90.153444), Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: KSQ879
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.0200 MHz, 47.0600 MHz, 47.1000 MHz, 47.1800 MHz, 47.3000 MHz, 47.3800 MHzGrant Date: 03/12/2013, Expiration Date: 05/25/2023, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2014Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S 7th St - Csb Ste 201-N, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Fax: (217) 782-9920, Email:
  • 119 S Adams St (Lat: 40.397000 Lon: -90.155667), Call Sign: KSZ863, Licensee ID: L00114054
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.9000 MHzGrant Date: 11/07/2002, Expiration Date: 01/20/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/23/2013Registrant: City Of Lewistown, 119 S Adams, Lewistown, IL 61542-1493, Phone: (309) 547-4300
  • 119 South Adams Street (Lat: 40.397000 Lon: -90.155667), Call Sign: KYX823
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.025 MHzGrant Date: 04/28/2015, Expiration Date: 07/05/2025Registrant: Ragan Communications, Inc., 2 Ragan Court, Washington, IL 61571-1051, Phone: (309) 745-9386, Fax: (309) 745-3215, Email:
  • 119 S Adams St (Lat: 40.397000 Lon: -90.155667), Call Sign: KTO530
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.4600 MHz, 39.5000 MHz, 39.6600 MHzGrant Date: 09/15/1998, Expiration Date: 11/15/2003, Cancellation Date: 01/18/2004Registrant: City Of Lewistown, 119 S Adams, Lewistown, IL 61542, Phone: (309) 547-2421
  • LEWISTOWN PD, 119 S Adams Street (Lat: 40.395833 Lon: -90.155556), Type: Mast, Structure height: 13.7 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: KSA925
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.100 MHzGrant Date: 05/04/2013, Expiration Date: 06/26/2023, Certifier: Dan DalyRegistrant: Ragan Communications, Inc., 2 Ragan Court, Washington, IL 61571-1051, Phone: (309) 745-9386, Fax: (309) 745-3215, Email:
  • Lat: 40.241389 Lon: -90.313611, Call Sign: WQAA319
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.270 MHz, 157.530 MHzGrant Date: 04/20/2004, Expiration Date: 04/20/2014, Cancellation Date: 06/21/2014, Certifier: Jimmie D WalkerRegistrant: Ewa/Lao 20811303, 20812301, 122 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:
  • Lat: 40.396639 Lon: -90.202056, Call Sign: WQKZ327
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.870 MHzGrant Date: 11/03/2009, Expiration Date: 11/03/2019, Certifier: Ron WebbRegistrant: Supreme Radio Communs., Inc., 4017 N. Prospect Rd., Peoria Heights, IL 61616-7748, Phone: (309) 682-0831, Fax: (309) 688-7414, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • Lewistown, 200 South Adams Street (Lat: 40.395639 Lon: -90.156361), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 40.2 m, Call Sign: WQCX418
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHzGrant Date: 05/12/2015, Expiration Date: 06/16/2025, Certifier: Budd L SchubertRegistrant: Illinois Bell Telephone, 675 West Peachtree St., Nw Rm 34a16, Atlanta, GA 30308, Phone: (404) 927-2692, Fax: (404) 522-7665, Email:
  • LEWISTOWN MAIN, Lat: 40.394444 Lon: -90.155250, Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQOX662
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 02/28/2012, Expiration Date: 02/28/2022, Certifier: Sheldon L BurgetRegistrant: S&b Technology Consultants, 404 South Main Street, Lewistown, IL 61542, Phone: (309) 547-3144, Fax: (309) 547-2507, Email:
  • LEWISTOWN2, Lat: 40.418278 Lon: -90.254389, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WQOX662
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 02/28/2012, Expiration Date: 02/28/2022, Certifier: Sheldon L BurgetRegistrant: S&b Technology Consultants, 404 South Main Street, Lewistown, IL 61542, Phone: (309) 547-3144, Fax: (309) 547-2507, Email:
  • LEWISTOWN3, Lat: 40.394444 Lon: -90.155250, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQOX662
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 02/28/2012, Expiration Date: 02/28/2022, Certifier: Sheldon L BurgetRegistrant: S&b Technology Consultants, 404 South Main Street, Lewistown, IL 61542, Phone: (309) 547-3144, Fax: (309) 547-2507, Email:
  • LEWISTON, 15897 N Lehman Rd (Lat: 40.421389 Lon: -90.195556), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 126.5 m, Call Sign: WQPS807
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6315.84 MHz... (+16 more)Grant Date: 08/07/2012, Expiration Date: 08/07/2022, Certifier: Christopher PickardRegistrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 937-0201, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lewistown)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PITTS S-2A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING AEIO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 18BT , Serial Number: 2221, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 06/27/1980
    Registrant (Corporation): Vortex Generations Inc, 14824 N Prichard Rd, Lewistown, IL 61542
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8585G , Serial Number: 15062685, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 12/28/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Terry R Collins, 15088 N Grain Bin Rd, Lewistown, IL 61542

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 23
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lewistown, IL
Most common first names in Lewistown, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4383.6 years
John3976.9 years
Robert3774.4 years
Charles3371.2 years
James3072.0 years
George2778.1 years
William2776.9 years
Dorothy2477.0 years
Helen2279.9 years
Ruth2082.3 years
Most common last names in Lewistown, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3578.6 years
Miller1673.5 years
Butler1481.9 years
Hughes1280.9 years
Hummel1280.2 years
Ford1277.5 years
Bennett1276.5 years
White1276.4 years
Davis1180.9 years
Sheets1176.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Lewistown, IL
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Subway1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets2

Lewistown compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 8 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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