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Population in 2012: 5,857 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.8%
 

Males: 2,956  (50.5%)
Females: 2,901  (49.5%)

Median resident age:  45.4 years
Montana median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 59457.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,353 (it was $28,949 in 2000)
Lewistown:

$34,353
MT:

$45,076
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,352

Lewistown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $104,215 (it was $66,900 in 2000)
Lewistown:

$104,215
MT:

$184,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $127,632; Detached houses: $137,085; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $78,262; Mobile homes: $85,519

Median gross rent in 2012: $587.

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  • White alone - 5,550 (94.1%)
  • Hispanic - 121 (2.1%)
  • Two or more races - 101 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 96 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 22 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 11 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lewistown: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (22.6%), Norwegian (12.1%), English (9.5%), Irish (8.1%), United States (7.0%), Scottish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3963 feet

Land area: 1.90 square miles.

Population density: 3,078 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Lewistown:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lewistown city:

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

74 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.3%
Montana:  1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,308 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,215 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Great Falls, MT (92.2 miles , pop. 56,690).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (554.7 miles , pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (946.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Lewistown Heights, MT (1.2 miles ), Hanover, MT (3.4 miles) , Moore, MT (3.7 miles) , Hobson, MT (4.6 miles ), Grass Range, MT (5.4 miles) , Denton, MT (5.5 miles ), Judith Gap, MT (5.5 miles) , Winifred, MT (5.9 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $67,800
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $125,300
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $111,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $188,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $188,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $188,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $58,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $220,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 47.06 N, Longitude: 109.43 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +501 (+8.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,084 (72.4%)

Area code: 406

Lewistown household income distribution Lewistown home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Lewistown by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012
Murders 1000000000
per 100,000 17.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 54513164223
per 100,000 85.367.283.6210.616.299.267.833.833.650.9
Robberies 0000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.016.50.00.00.00.0
Assaults 203412962113111914
per 100,000 341.3571.2200.6145.897.5347.3220.4186.0319.2237.3
Burglaries 1624571312129215
per 100,000 273.0403.283.6113.4211.1198.4203.4152.2352.884.8
Thefts 8913510199748981695869
per 100,000 1518.82268.11688.11603.51201.91471.81373.11166.5974.31169.7
Auto thefts 2951630487
per 100,000 34.1151.283.616.297.549.60.067.6134.4118.7
Arson N/A023001011
per 100,000 N/A0.033.448.60.00.017.00.016.817.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.0) 250.3295.6184.9267.9101.9227.9165.6125.5163.2148.6

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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 Lewistown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 18 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Montana average:

1.91

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Lewistown, Montana accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.1%
Montana:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -195 (-3.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Lewistown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Montana state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/26/2007 at 06:27:32, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 ML, Depth: 1.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 28.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1999 at 23:29:48, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, 3.8 ML, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 97.3 miles away from Lewistown center
On 1/9/2003 at 00:02:17, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 6.6 mi) earthquake occurred 84.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1999 at 11:56:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 98.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/15/2006 at 22:34:58, a magnitude 3.2 (2.8 ML, 3.2 ML, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 89.0 miles away from Lewistown center
On 7/15/2006 at 22:31:16, a magnitude 3.2 (3.0 ML, 3.2 ML, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 89.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fergus County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lewistown topographic map

Birthplace of: Bobby Petrino - Football player and coach, Loren Acton - (born 1936), astronaut, Roy E. Ayers - Politician, Wanda Grinde - Politician, Bill Harris (Montana politician) - Montana politician, Jim Otten - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Lewistown:

  • CENTRAL MONTANA MC HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 408 WENDELL AVE)
  • CENTRAL MONTANA MEDICAL CENTER (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 408 WENDELL AVE)
  • CENTRAL MONTANA MEDICAL CTR (Hospital, provides emergency services, 408 WENDELL)
  • CENTRAL MONTANA SKILLED NURSING (Nursing Home, 408 WENDELL AVE)
  • MONTANA MENTAL HEALTH NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 800 CASINO CREEK DR)
  • VALLE VISTA MANOR (Nursing Home, 402 SUMMIT AVE)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lewistown:

  • Montana State University-Billings (about 98 miles; Billings, MT; Full-time enrollment: 2,629)
  • Montana State University (about 124 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 9,518)
  • The University of Montana (about 216 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 11,744)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 252 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 12,325)
  • Black Hills State University (about 322 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 2,551)
  • Idaho State University (about 326 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 8,867)
  • Casper College (about 330 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,078)

Public high school in Lewistown:

Public elementary/middle schools in Lewistown:

See full list of schools located in Lewistown, map of school districts: LEWISTOWN ELEMENTARY, FERGUS HIGH SCHOOL

Library in Lewistown:

  • LEWISTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $288,475; Location: 701 WEST MAIN; 34,716 books; 9,112 e-books; 1,712 audio materials; 1,446 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 41 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • This entry under FM radio stations in Lewistown (K288EN (105.5 FM; LEWISTOWN, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)) needs to be replaced by KLEU 91.1 FM: Lewistown, MT; Owner: Hi-Line Radio Fellowship Inc). That translator was replaced with a full-power station on 10-21-2003.

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Notable locations in Lewistown: Lewistown (A), Harvest States Cooperatives Elevator (B), Mountain Acres RV Park and Campground (C), Fergus County Courthouse (D), Fergus County Sheriff's Department (E), Lewistown Fire Rescue (F), Lewistown Police Department (G), Central Montana Historical Society and Museum (H), Lewistown Public Library (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lewistown include: First Presbyterian Church (A), Calvary Community Church (B), Saint James Episcopal Church (C), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (D), Christian Science Society (E), First Christian Church (F), Saint Leos Catholic Church (G), First Baptist Church (H), Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Lewistown City Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Little Casino Creek (A), Boyd Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lewistown include: Kiwanis Park (1), Hawthorne Park (2), Symmes Park (3), Frank Day Park (4), Fergus Athletic Field (5), Fred Robinson Park (6), Judith Park (7), Mill Ditch Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Mountain View Motel (1422 West Main Street), Sunset Motel (115 Northeast Main Street), Lewistown Super 8 Motel (102 Wendell Ave West Side Of Town On Hwy 87), Super 8 Lewistown MT (102 Wendell Avenue), Leininger Ranch Log Cabins (5754 Lower Cottonwood Cre), Trails End Motel (216 Northeast Main Street), B & B Motel (520 East Main Street), YOGO Inn of Lewistown (211 East Main Street), Calvert Hotel (216 7th Avenue South).

Court: Fergus County - Clerk of District Court (Courthouse).

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

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

LEWISTOWN CITY OF (Population served: 6051, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-2006), St Boil Water Order (JUN-30-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-12-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2005), St Boil Water Order (OCT-21-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2005), St Boil Water Order (AUG-11-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-12-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-2004), St Boil Water Order (OCT-15-2004), St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-18-2002), St Boil Water Order (OCT-18-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-18-2002), St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2002), St Public Notif received (DEC-06-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-31-2001), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2001), St Public Notif received (DEC-03-2001), St Compliance achieved (DEC-13-2001)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1997 and AUG-22-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-31-2000), St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2001)
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 69 regular monitoring violations
BLUE WATER WORKS LLC (Population served: 2575, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-18-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-18-2005), St Boil Water Order (NOV-18-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-18-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2001 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
WESTERNAIRE DRIVE IN THEATER (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
KING COLONY (Population served: 48, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-10-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-17-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-01-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-01-2006)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-10-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-15-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-15-2006), St Other (MAR-30-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-17-2006)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-18-2006), St Other (FEB-10-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-16-2006), St Other (MAR-30-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
DEERFIELD HUTTERITE COLONY (Population served: 44, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2005 and AUG-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-16-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2005)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and NOV-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-27-1996), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-27-1996)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.8%
(7.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.8%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.7%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lewistown, MT

People in group quarters in Lewistown in 2010:

  • 87 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 84 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Lewistown in 2000:

  • 139 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in other group homes

Lewistown compared to Montana state average:

Lewistown, Montana environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Lewistown (2011 data):

  • First Bank of Montana: First Bank Of Montana at 224 West Main Street, branch established on 1924/12/15. Info updated 2011/05/11: Bank assets: $265.8 mil, Deposits: $186.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Glacier Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of The Rockies, National Association: Lewistown Branch at 401 West Main, branch established on 1978/07/17. Info updated 2007/04/04: Bank assets: $126.5 mil, Deposits: $110.3 mil, headquarters in White Sulphur Springs, MT, negative income in the last year, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Countricorp
  • Basin State Bank: Lewistown Branch at 1716 West Main Street, branch established on 1998/03/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $146.3 mil, Deposits: $127.0 mil, headquarters in Stanford, MT, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Big Sky Holding Company
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Lewistown Branch at 404 West Broadway, branch established on 1930/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lewistown, Montana:

  • Super 8 Motel Lewistown, 102 Wendell Ave, Lewistown, MT 59457 , Phone: (406) 229-0030
  • Triangle Motel, 1001 W Main St, Lewistown, MT 59457 , Phone: (406) 538-9914
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lewistown, Montana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Lewistown travel time to work - commute


Lewistown mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.28%
Here53.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchHutterian BrethrenPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents35.8%11.8%9.7%7.9%5.0%
Congregations20.0%5.7%14.3%14.3%5.7%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents4.7%4.3%4.2%2.6%14.0%
Congregations2.9%2.9%5.7%2.9%25.7%
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: 6
Fergus County:

5.37 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Fergus County:

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

15.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Fergus County:

23.6%
Montana:

23.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

5.3%
State:

10.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$12,688$30,4510$0
Other Government Administration 2$8,453$50,7180$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$3,392
Police Protection - Officers 13$45,283$41,8000$0
Police - Other 5$12,806$30,7344$7,167
Firefighters 6$23,203$46,40619$8,515
Streets and Highways 4$9,518$28,5540$0
Health 0$0 1$1,649
Sewerage 3$7,734$30,9361$1,709
Parks and Recreation 2$4,461$26,7665$3,624
Water Supply 4$10,368$31,1040$0
Local Libraries 5$12,319$29,5661$1,173
Other and Unallocable 3$9,146$36,5840$0
Totals for Government 52$155,979$35,99532$27,229

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $421,000 ($71.88)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($2.22)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $855,000 ($145.98)
    Regular Highways: $626,000 ($106.88)
    Sewerage: $595,000 ($101.59)
    Local Fire Protection: $554,000 ($94.59)
    Water Utilities: $471,000 ($80.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $307,000 ($52.42)
    Natural Resources - Other: $291,000 ($49.68)
    Libraries: $284,000 ($48.49)
    General - Other: $224,000 ($38.24)
    Housing and Community Development: $161,000 ($27.49)
    Financial Administration: $64,000 ($10.93)
    Central Staff Services: $61,000 ($10.41)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $51,000 ($8.71)
    General Public Buildings: $49,000 ($8.37)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $42,000 ($7.17)
    Health - Other: $31,000 ($5.29)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $19,000 ($3.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $263,000 ($44.90)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $46,000 ($7.85)
    General - Other: $43,000 ($7.34)
    Natural Resources - Other: $27,000 ($4.61)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($3.59)
    Police Protection: $21,000 ($3.59)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($1.37)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.34)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.17)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,995,000 ($340.62)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $234,000 ($39.95)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $944,000 ($161.17)
    All Other: $268,000 ($45.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $65,000 ($11.10)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $888,000 ($151.61)
    Housing and Community Development: $32,000 ($5.46)
    Natural Resources: $26,000 ($4.44)
    All Other: $9,000 ($1.54)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $565,000 ($96.47)
    Interest Earnings: $152,000 ($25.95)
    General Revenue, NEC: $130,000 ($22.20)
    Fines and Forfeits: $47,000 ($8.02)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,134,000 ($193.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $688,000 ($117.47)
    All Other: $440,000 ($75.12)
    Highways: $139,000 ($23.73)
  • Tax - Property: $1,177,000 ($200.96)
    Other License: $45,000 ($7.68)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $42,000 ($7.17)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,387,000 ($1602.70)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,032,000 ($1542.09)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,127,000 ($704.63)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,772,000 ($644.02)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,548,000 ($605.77)

6.96% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,948 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
Montana average:

8.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.74% ($27,576 average AGI)
from Gallatin County, MT  0.43% ($29,579)
from Cascade County, MT  0.41% ($29,278)


7.33% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,113 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.33%
Montana average:

7.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Yellowstone County, MT  0.96% ($27,558 average AGI)
to Gallatin County, MT  0.67% ($21,867)
to Cascade County, MT  0.58% ($18,231)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lewistown:

  • KXLO (1230 AM; 1 kW; LEWISTOWN, MT; Owner: KXLO BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMON (560 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KURL (730 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: ELENBAAS MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGHL (790 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KBUL (970 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKGR (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST HELENA, MT; Owner: KKGR, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KEIN (1310 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: MUNSON RADIO, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lewistown:

  • K288EN (105.5 FM; LEWISTOWN, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KLCM (95.9 FM; LEWISTOWN, MT; Owner: MONTANA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEHT (100.3 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)

TV broadcast stations around Lewistown:

  • KBAO (Channel 13; LEWISTOWN, MT; Owner: SUNBELT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Lewistown, Montana:
  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Montana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 77
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 110
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 34
  • Fatalities: 81
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 194
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 15

Lewistown fatal accident list:

Mar 25, 2008 10:48 AM, Us-87, 4th Avene, Lat: 47.064844, Lon: -109.426961, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 25, 1996 11:44 AM, 5th Ave. S, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 27, 1995 06:18 AM, 1st Ave. N, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 9, 1994 02:51 PM, 7113, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 12, 1989 01:27 PM, P057, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 14, 1975 03:05 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 31, 1975 10:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 14
Total length: 13 meters (43ft)
Total costs: $3,777,000
Total average daily traffic: 30,170
Total average daily truck traffic: 606
Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic: 34,388

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 3
  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 5
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lewistown, MT

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lewistown)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lewistown, MT)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lewistown)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Lewistown)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 65 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 50
  • Hazardous Condition: 51
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Lewistown


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lewistown, MT

Most common first names in Lewistown, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John12678.2 years
William8977.4 years
Mary7781.2 years
George7579.3 years
James7376.2 years
Charles7178.3 years
Robert7072.0 years
Frank6279.7 years
Anna5089.3 years
Alice4082.5 years
Most common last names in Lewistown, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4078.2 years
Anderson3779.2 years
Smith3578.1 years
Nelson3084.2 years
Miller2979.4 years
Brown2276.8 years
Martin2280.0 years
Hanson1483.6 years
Long1377.8 years
Peterson1378.7 years
Businesses in Lewistown, MT
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Albertsons1Nike5
Curves1RadioShack1
FedEx1Super 81
H&R Block1True Value1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1UPS3
MasterBrand Cabinets3
Browse common businesses in Lewistown, MT

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