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Population in 2012: 8,360 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.1%
 

Males: 3,994  (47.8%)
Females: 4,366  (52.2%)

Median resident age:  39.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17044.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,095 (it was $21,568 in 2000)
Lewistown:

$31,095
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,069

Lewistown borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $73,109 (it was $57,800 in 2000)
Lewistown:

$73,109
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $74,851; Detached houses: $79,147; Townhouses or other attached units: $60,222; In 2-unit structures: $78,677; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $134,186; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $116,996; Mobile homes: $10,996

Median gross rent in 2012: $595.

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  • White alone - 7,723 (92.2%)
  • Hispanic - 216 (2.6%)
  • Two or more races - 170 (2.0%)
  • Black alone - 153 (1.8%)
  • Asian alone - 102 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.10%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lewistown: 89.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (31.7%), Irish (15.5%), English (7.9%), United States (7.6%), Italian (5.0%), Dutch (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/11/1795

Land area: 2.01 square miles.

Population density: 4,150 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Lewistown:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lewistown borough:

  • Never married: 29.8%
  • Now married: 44.1%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

134 residents are foreign born

This borough:  1.6%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 36 registered sex offenders living in Lewistown, Pennsylvania as of September 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Lewistown to the number of sex offenders is 232 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,374 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,306 (1.8%)

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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 ), Granville, PA (2.0 miles ), Maitland, PA (2.1 miles ), Reedsville, PA (2.2 miles ), Strodes Mills, PA (2.5 miles ).

Latitude: 40.60 N, Longitude: 77.57 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,508 (+18.0%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 1,238 (37.0%)

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Crime rates in Lewistown (2012):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 3 rapes (35.8 per 100,000)
  • 4 robberies (47.7 per 100,000)
  • 43 assaults (512.9 per 100,000)
  • 63 burglaries (751.5 per 100,000)
  • 357 thefts (4258.6 per 100,000)
  • 8 auto thefts (95.4 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 364.6 (higher means more crime, US average = 257.0)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 13 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.31
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -849 (-8.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

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).
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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.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Lewistown: William Rankin.


Hospitals/medical centers in Lewistown:

  • DAVITA - LEWISTOWN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 611 ELECTRIC AVENUE)
  • HOSPICE BRIDGE LEWISTOWN HOSP (Hospital, 400 HIGHLAND AVENUE, SECOND FLOOR)
  • LEWISTOWN HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 400 HIGHLAND AVENUE)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-WILLIAM PENN (Nursing Home, 163 SUMMIT DRIVE)
  • OHESSON MANOR (Nursing Home, 276 GREEN AVE EXTENDED)

Political contributions by individuals in Lewistown, PA

Airports and heliports located in Lewistown:


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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.

College/University in Lewistown:

  • Mifflin-Juniata Career and Technology Center (Full-time enrollment: 39; Location: 700 Pitt St; Public; Website: www.mjctc.org)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lewistown:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (about 21 miles; University Park, PA; Full-time enrollment: 43,065)
  • Dickinson College (about 34 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 38 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,920)
  • Lock Haven University (about 39 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 4,769)
  • Susquehanna University (about 40 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,187)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 42 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Messiah College (about 44 miles; Grantham, PA; FT enrollment: 2,732)

Public high schools in Lewistown:

Private elementary/middle school in Lewistown:

  • SACRED HEART OF JESUS SCHOOL (Students: 70; Location: 110 N DORCAS ST; Grades: KG - 5)
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Library in Lewistown:

  • MIFFLIN COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $619,891; Location: 123 NORTH WAYNE ST; 99,106 books; 2,584 audio materials; 1,619 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 150 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Seventh Ward Elementary no longer exists. A new elementary school was built. Lewistown Elementary School contains around 500 students. Buchanan Elementary's enrollment is significantly lower now as well, with about 250 students.

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Notable locations in Lewistown: City Hook and Ladder Station 14 (A), Brooklyn Hose Company Station 13 (B), United Fire and Rescue Services Station 11 (C), Pennsylvania State Fire Academy (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lewistown include: Trinity Church (A), Lake Park Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Kishacoquillas Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Green Gables Hotel (900 South Main St), Crown Motel (1015 South Main St).

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.6. This is about average.
City:

31.6
U.S.:

32.0
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.
City:

9.47
U.S.:

9.59
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.
City:

2.32
U.S.:

2.43
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.
City:

4.64
U.S.:

9.39

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

  • HOLLOW INN (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.4%
(26.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.9% for Black residents, 80.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 13.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.2 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  54.2%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  9.4%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lewistown, PA

55 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
23 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010

People in group quarters in Lewistown in 2000:

  • 125 people in nursing homes
  • 57 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Lewistown compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Lewistown, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Lewistown (2011 data):

  • The Juniata Valley Bank: Monument Square Branch at 1 East Market Street, branch established on 1978/03/30; Water Street Branch at 100 West Water Street, branch established on 1968/07/29. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $441.6 mil, Deposits: $386.7 mil, headquarters in Mifflintown, PA, positive income, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Juniata Valley Financial Corp.
  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Lewistown Branch at 32 East Market Street, branch established on 1922/01/01; Fort Granville Branch at 10050 U.S. Highway 522s, branch established on 1971/11/22. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $9,581.0 mil, Deposits: $7,462.2 mil, headquarters in Greenville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 291 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b. Corporation
  • Mifflin County Savings Bank: Loan Center Branch at 101 E Market Street, branch established on 2001/04/02; at 19 North Brown Street, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2009/07/24: Bank assets: $126.1 mil, Deposits: $109.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • The Kishacoquillas Valley National Bank of Belleville: Lewistown Main Street Branch at South Main Street, branch established on 2003/12/15; Lewistown Division Branch at 518 Electric Avenue, branch established on 1990/02/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $557.9 mil, Deposits: $455.7 mil, headquarters in Belleville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Kish Bancorp, Inc.
  • Northwest Savings Bank: Granville Township Branch at 10444 U.S. Highway 522 South, branch established on 2010/11/15. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $7,975.9 mil, Deposits: $5,985.6 mil, headquarters in Warren, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 172 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Lewistown travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (40%)
  • Utility gas (39%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lewistown borough (based on Mifflin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.76%
Here46.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchOld Order Amish
Adherents28.5%16.1%8.2%8.1%6.6%
Congregations24.8%8.3%8.3%0.9%18.3%
NameChurch of the BrethrenMennonite Church USAConservative Mennonite ConferenceChristian and Missionary AllianceOther
Adherents5.6%4.7%3.2%2.3%16.9%
Congregations5.5%4.6%1.8%6.4%21.1%
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: 17
This county:

3.69 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Mifflin County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Mifflin County:

3.91 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Mifflin County:

6.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.1%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.5%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Mifflin County:

11.0%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

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 4$9,808$29,4241$1,807
Other Government Administration 3$10,127$40,5081$1,328
Police - Other 0$0 9$3,383
Streets and Highways 10$26,417$31,7000$0
Solid Waste Management 10$25,029$30,0350$0
Sewerage 13$34,771$32,0960$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$2,768
Other and Unallocable 2$4,645$27,8700$0
Totals for Government 42$110,797$31,65613$9,286

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

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $176,000 ($21.05)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,416,000 ($169.38)
    Police Protection: $852,000 ($101.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $718,000 ($85.89)
    General - Other: $689,000 ($82.42)
    Regular Highways: $459,000 ($54.90)
    Housing & Community Development: $241,000 ($28.83)
    Parks & Recreation: $164,000 ($19.62)
    Fire Protection: $159,000 ($19.02)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $52,000 ($6.22)
    Parking Facilities: $49,000 ($5.86)
    Central Staff Services: $44,000 ($5.26)
    Financial Administration: $40,000 ($4.78)
    General Public Buildings: $28,000 ($3.35)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $1,043,000 ($124.76)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $899,000 ($107.54)
    Benefit Payments: $152,000 ($18.18)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $75,000 ($8.97)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $207,000 ($24.76)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $1,007,000 ($120.45)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($1.44)
    General Public Building: $6,000 ($0.72)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($0.24)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,307,000 ($156.34)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,214,000 ($145.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $758,000 ($90.67)
    All Other: $289,000 ($34.57)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $-100,000 ($-11.96)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $473,000 ($56.58)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $118,000 ($14.11)
    Interest Earnings: $107,000 ($12.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $162,000 ($19.38)
    Highways: $133,000 ($15.91)
  • Tax - Property: $965,000 ($115.43)
    Individual Income: $501,000 ($59.93)
    NEC: $189,000 ($22.61)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,630,000 ($553.83)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,455,000 ($532.89)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $175,000 ($20.93)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,774,000 ($212.20)
    Total Federal Securities: $1,045,000 ($125.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,300,000 ($275.12)

3.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,072 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.20%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

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 Huntingdon County, PA  0.40% ($27,754 average AGI)
from Centre County, PA  0.32% ($35,418)
from Juniata County, PA  0.29% ($25,098)


3.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,198 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.68%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

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 Huntingdon County, PA  0.49% ($24,744 average AGI)
to Centre County, PA  0.34% ($30,700)
to Juniata County, PA  0.30% ($30,547)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lewistown:

  • WIEZ (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WKVA (920 AM; 1 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: WVNW, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WHUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WJUN (1220 AM; 1 kW; MEXICO, PA)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WHYL (960 AM; 5 kW; CARLISLE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lewistown:

  • WMRF-FM (95.7 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WQJU (107.1 FM; MIFFLINTOWN, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PA CHRISTIAN INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WJRC (90.9 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: SALT AND LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WCHX (105.5 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: MIFFLIN COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVNW (96.7 FM; BURNHAM, PA; Owner: WVNW, INC.)
  • WJUN-FM (92.5 FM; MEXICO, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBUS (93.7 FM; BOALSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WXMJ (99.5 FM; MOUNT UNION, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • WBHV (103.1 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLAK (103.5 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • W270AG (101.9 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WJHT (107.9 FM; PORT MATILDA, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPSU-FM (91.5 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQLV (98.9 FM; MILLERSBURG, PA; Owner: HEPCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGMR (101.1 FM; TYRONE, PA; Owner: CARY H. SIMPSON DBA ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WWLY (106.3 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES,LLC)
  • WLTS (94.5 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lewistown:

  • W12CA (Channel 12; ELLIOTTSBURG, PA; Owner: HEIRLOOM MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W13BY (Channel 13; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: GEORGE W. KIMBLE)

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

Lewistown, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 19
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 28
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 10
  • Fatalities: 20
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 44
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

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: 17
Total length: 95 meters (312ft)
Total costs: $8,000
Total average daily traffic: 108,760
Total average daily truck traffic: 6,766

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 7
  • 1960-1969: 4
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lewistown, PA


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Businesses in Lewistown, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lowe's1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets3
CVS1McDonald's2
Carson Pirie Scott1New Balance1
Dairy Queen1Payless1
Domino's Pizza1SAS Shoes1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
FedEx2T-Mobile1
GameStop1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Jones New York1UPS3
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1
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