Lewistown, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 2,207 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.5%
 
Males: 1,095  (49.6%)
Females: 1,112  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

43.8 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 61542.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,935 (it was $30,943 in 2000)
Lewistown:

$52,935
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,704 (it was $15,620 in 2000)

Lewistown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $83,141 (it was $53,500 in 2000)
Lewistown:

$83,141
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $119,591; detached houses: $118,772; townhouses or other attached units: $193,720; in 2-unit structures: $263,621; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $74,052; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $324,621; mobile homes: $37,593

Median gross rent in 2017: $535.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lewistown: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.7%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Lewistown, IL (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Lewistown, Illinois as of October 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lewistown is 264 to 1.


Crime rates in Lewistown by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(163.4)
4
(163.4)
2
(82.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
20
(817.0)
26
(1,062)
14
(577.6)
3
(126.0)
7
(294.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
29
(1,185)
19
(776.1)
12
(495.0)
5
(210.0)
4
(168.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
34
(1,389)
26
(1,062)
46
(1,898)
57
(2,394)
21
(884.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(82.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)432.6440.0298.7135.7106.1

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City-data.com crime index in Lewistown, IL

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:

2.76
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Ancestries: American (27.1%), German (21.9%), English (4.8%), Irish (3.7%), Polish (2.1%), Italian (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/20/1882

Elevation: 590 feet

Land area: 1.84 square miles.

Population density: 1,201 people per square mile   (low).

Lewistown, Illinois map

50 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe).

This city:

2.1%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,671 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,794 (2.1%)

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 )

Latitude: 40.40 N, Longitude: 90.15 W

Area code: 309

Distribution of median household income in Lewistown, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lewistown, IL in 2017
Lewistown satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $245,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Lewistown, IL residents
Average permit cost in Lewistown, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.4%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Lewistown, IL
Historical housing units in Lewistown, IL
Most common industries in Lewistown, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.8%)
  • Public administration (10.7%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.5%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (12.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.7%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Truck transportation (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (27.7%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Public administration (8.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Lewistown, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Food processing workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (6.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.0%)
  • Cashiers (5.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.5%)

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 Lewistown 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 the city 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 (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lewistown topographic map

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:

  • Lewistown has a Museum right uptown on mainstreet. added by yoyoyo
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  • It would be nice to see Spoon River College listed in the section on Colleges/Universities. Thank you added by Julie
  • Lewistown has a Museum right uptown on mainstreet.

Points of interest:

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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).

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).

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Lewistown:

Marital status in Lewistown, IL
  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

For population 25 years and over in Lewistown:

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lewistown
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lewistown, IL (based on Fulton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

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
Here:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

9.24 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

9.6%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Fulton County:

27.1%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Fulton County:

10.3%
Illinois:

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
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
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 39$5,499
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 4$1,381
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 9$33,514$44,68560$34,802

Lewistown government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $321,000 ($145.45)
    Water Utilities: $273,000 ($123.70)
    Police Protection: $225,000 ($101.95)
    Financial Administration: $183,000 ($82.92)
    Sewerage: $180,000 ($81.56)
    General - Other: $102,000 ($46.22)
    General Public Buildings: $45,000 ($20.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($12.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $77,000 ($34.89)
    Police Protection: $24,000 ($10.87)
    Sewerage: $18,000 ($8.16)
    Water Utilities: $9,000 ($4.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $522,000 ($236.52)

Lewistown government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $258,000 ($116.90)
    Other: $6,000 ($2.72)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $35,000 ($15.86)
    Highways: $5,000 ($2.27)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $30,000 ($13.59)
    Fines and Forfeits: $15,000 ($6.80)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($6.80)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $372,000 ($168.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $433,000 ($196.19)
    Highways: $71,000 ($32.17)
    Other: $17,000 ($7.70)
  • Tax - Property: $205,000 ($92.89)
    Public Utilities Sales: $96,000 ($43.50)
    Other License: $8,000 ($3.62)

Lewistown government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $895,000 ($405.53)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $824,000 ($373.36)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $71,000 ($32.17)

Lewistown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,407,000 ($637.52)

4.23% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,388 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.23%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Peoria County, IL  0.75% ($33,792 average AGI)
from Tazewell County, IL  0.53% ($25,620)
from McDonough County, IL  0.48% ($25,438)


4.65% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,158 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.65%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Peoria County, IL  1.11% ($41,362 average AGI)
to Tazewell County, IL  0.50% ($39,309)
to McDonough County, IL  0.42% ($34,714)
Businesses in Lewistown, IL
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Subway1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets2

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.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 217ft / 65.6mTotal length
  • $776,000Total costs
  • 10,400Total average daily traffic
  • 2,013Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,566Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lewistown, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lewistown, IL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Lewistown, IL)

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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/12/2015, Expiration Date: 06/16/2025, Certifier: Darrell Guy, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2043, Fax: (770) 346-3344, Email:
  • LEWISTOWN MAIN, Lat: 40.394444 Lon: -90.155250, Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQOX662,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/28/2012, Expiration Date: 02/28/2022, Certifier: Sheldon L Burget, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 02/28/2012, Expiration Date: 02/28/2022, Certifier: Sheldon L Burget, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 02/28/2012, Expiration Date: 02/28/2022, Certifier: Sheldon L Burget, Registrant: 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, 6375.14 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6315.84 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 08/07/2012, Expiration Date: 08/07/2022, Certifier: Jeffrey R Strenkowski, Registrant: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, 1111 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 373-6697, Fax: (202) 739-3001, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150J (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 60832 , Serial Number: 15070608, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 05/16/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 10/03/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Galen Miller, 611 N Illinois St, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 04/17/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Terry R Collins, 15088 N Grain Bin Rd, Lewistown, IL 61542
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 11/03/2008
    Registrant (Corporation): Vortex Generations Inc, 14824 N Prichard Rd, Lewistown, IL 61542

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 33. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 49 took place in 2007, and the least - 18 in 2011. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Lewistown, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (40.7%), and Structure Fires (40.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lewistown, IL
    • 22840.7%Outside Fires
    • 22440.0%Structure Fires
    • 6010.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 488.6%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lewistown, IL
  • 87.2%Utility gas
  • 8.0%Electricity
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 0.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lewistown, IL
  • 61.4%Electricity
  • 31.1%Utility gas
  • 5.8%No fuel used
  • 1.7%Other fuel


Lewistown compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above 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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