For population 25 years and over in Lewistown:
For population 15 years and over in Lewistown borough:
102 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,413 (1.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (77.2 miles , pop. 56,348).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (102.6 miles , pop. 651,154).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (134.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Juniata Terrace borough, PA (1.0 miles ), Highland Park, PA (1.3 miles ), Burnham borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Yeagertown, PA (1.7 miles ), Reedsville, PA (2.2 miles ), Belleville, PA (2.8 miles ), Milroy, PA (2.8 miles ), Mifflin borough, PA (3.0 miles ).
Latitude: 40.60 N, Longitude: 77.57 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,526 (+18.2%)
Area code commonly used in this area: 717
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 13 (11 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -849 (-8.6%).
Work and jobs in Lewistown: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Lewistown, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lewistown-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 45.1 miles away from the Lewistown borough center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 7/23/1952, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.6 miles away from the borough center injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Lewistown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.5 miles away from Lewistown center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 13.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Mifflin County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Four Chaplains - Soilder, John Evans Brown - New Zealand politician, Carolyn Meyer - Children's writer, El McMeen - Guitarist, George L. Fox - US army chaplain killed in action, Isaac William Wiley - Methodist bishop, Samuel B. Griffith - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Adam Harris - Politician, Arron Scott - Ballet dancer, David Frederick Wertz - Methodist bishop.
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Amtrak station:LEWISTON (HELEN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.47. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.64. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Lewistown that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 27.2%
(25.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.6% for Black residents, 85.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 39.9% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
23 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010
People in group quarters in Lewistown in 2000:
Lewistown compared to Pennsylvania state average:
Banks with branches in Lewistown (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Lewistown (based on Mifflin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.76%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 17
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
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Lewistown government finances in 2002(per resident):
3.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,072 average adjusted gross income)
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:
3.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,198 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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See more detailed statistics of Lewistown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 17See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lewistown, PA
Total length: 95 meters (312ft)
Total costs: $8,000
Total average daily traffic: 108,760
Total average daily truck traffic: 6,766
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lewistown)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Lewistown, PA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lewistown)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lewistown)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 27 patent applications in 2008-2014.