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Lewis County, New York (NY)

County population in 2019: 26,410 (13% urban, 87% rural); it was 26,944 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,252
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,843
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,734
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,419 (it was 2,306 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

47%

Land area: 1275 sq. mi.

Water area: 14.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 21 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Lewis County: 94.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (27.1%), Construction (11.4%), Manufacturing (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 64%
  • Government: 25%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 11%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Lewis County, NY (2019)
    • 25,06495.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4641.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2100.8%Two or more races
    • 1830.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1440.6%Asian alone
    • 690.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 160.06%Some other race alone
    • 150.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

42.6 years
New York median age:

39.2 years
Males: 13,236  (50.1%)
Females: 13,174  (49.9%)
Average household size:
Lewis County:

2.0 people
New York:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $57,407 ($34,361 in 1999)
This county:

$57,407
New York:

$72,108

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $580 (lower quartile is $443, upper quartile is $793)
This county:

$580
State:

$1190


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $129,779 (it was $63,300 in 2000)
Lewis:

$129,779
New York:

$338,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $85,016 - $199,915

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $148,517
Here:

$148,517
State:

$393,458

Townhouses or other attached units: $282,644
Here:

$282,644
State:

$728,436

In 2-unit structures: $527,932
Here:

$527,932
State:

$650,471

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $557,979
Here:

$557,979
State:

$808,879

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $367,264
Here:

$367,264
State:

$916,967

Mobile homes: $59,080
Here:

$59,080
State:

$82,547

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,200
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $457

Institutionalized population: 183

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 105
  • Thefts: 70
  • Auto thefts: 10

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 52
  • Thefts: 70
  • Auto thefts: 4
Lewis County, NY map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 90 buildings, average cost: $44,600
  • 1998: 126 buildings, average cost: $46,700
  • 1999: 176 buildings, average cost: $45,300
  • 2000: 150 buildings, average cost: $48,900
  • 2001: 170 buildings, average cost: $48,200
  • 2002: 233 buildings, average cost: $47,400
  • 2003: 189 buildings, average cost: $72,100
  • 2004: 151 buildings, average cost: $67,000
  • 2005: 137 buildings, average cost: $67,600
  • 2006: 115 buildings, average cost: $117,200
  • 2007: 118 buildings, average cost: $83,400
  • 2008: 94 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 2009: 85 buildings, average cost: $83,400
  • 2010: 104 buildings, average cost: $81,900
  • 2011: 84 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2012: 86 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 2013: 69 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2014: 79 buildings, average cost: $117,600
  • 2015: 110 buildings, average cost: $98,100
  • 2016: 83 buildings, average cost: $113,300
  • 2017: 59 buildings, average cost: $144,700
  • 2018: 52 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 2019: 50 buildings, average cost: $148,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Lewis, NY residents
Average permit cost in Lewis, NY
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,610 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,233 (2.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Lewis, NY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lewis, NY in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Lewis, NY in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.5%
Lewis County:

12.5%
New York:

13.0%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.2% for Black residents, 26.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.2% for American Indian residents, 95.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 18.2% for other race residents, 38.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.6 years old
(Males: 42.3 years old, Females: 43.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.1 years old, Black residents: 50.2 years old, American Indian residents: 19.4 years old, Asian residents: 24.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.4 years old, Other race residents: 28.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lewis County is $446 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $535 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $669 a month.

Cities in this county include: Lowville, Denmark, New Bremen, Watson, Leyden, West Turin, Diana, Greig, Lyonsdale, Martinsburg.

Lewis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
City or TownHomes measuredLiving AreaBasement
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Best Estimate (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Range (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Best Estimate (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Range (%)
Croghan town8159 - 213932 - 47
Denmark town2114 - 183729 - 45
Diana town14103 - 264931 - 66
Greig town694 - 163729 - 46
Harrisburg town092 - 173726 - 49
Lewis town2146 - 234231 - 53
Leyden town1473 - 133729 - 47
Lowville town1395 - 153427 - 41
Lyonsdale town71.10.1 - 7.12919 - 39
Martinsburg town372 - 143728 - 48
Montague town092 - 173725 - 49
New Bremen town271 - 153524 - 45
Osceola town0113 - 194028 - 50
Pinckney town081 - 173624 - 48
Turin town6159 - 223931 - 47
Watson town493 - 173929 - 48
West Turin town3104 - 163829 - 46
Lewis county8412 38 

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Neighboring counties: Aurora County, South Dakota , Cumberland County, Maine , Crook County, Oregon , Lincoln County, Maine , Rutland County, Vermont , Linn County, Oregon , Hutchinson County, South Dakota , Sanborn County, South Dakota , Sully County, South Dakota , Mitchell County, Iowa .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
New York:

8.1%

Unemployment by year in Lewis, NY
County total employment by year in Lewis, NY
County average yearly wages by year in Lewis, NY

Current college students: 617
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 409 (25.0% naturalized citizens)

Lewis County:

1.6%
Whole state:

22.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1622010 or later
  • 842000 to 2009
  • 1101990 to 1999
  • 581980 to 1989
  • 131970 to 1979
  • 154Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 66.5%

Lewis County marital status for males Lewis County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,211
  • One, attached: 105
  • Two: 428
  • 3 or 4: 552
  • 5 to 9: 139
  • 10 to 19: 63
  • 20 to 49: 94
  • 50 or more: 42
  • Mobile homes: 1,996
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 12

Housing units in Lewis County with a mortgage: 4,080 (33 second mortgage, 440 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,306

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

59.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lewis County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,44317
Evangelical Protestant2,69321
Mainline Protestant2,15525
Other1151
None15,681-
Lewis County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Lewis County:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Lewis County:

4.92 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 28
This county:

10.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lewis County:

9.6%
New York:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Lewis County:

27.4%
State:

23.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.4%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Lewis County:

Average size of farms: 273 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $100,108
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $72.63
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.73%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 90.20%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $80,921
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 49.50%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.16%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $103,351
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.98%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 25.36
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 52.98%
Corn for grain: 3880 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 34 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 170 harvested acres
Vegetables: 569 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 29 acres

Earthquake activity:

Lewis County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 56.8 miles away from Lewis County center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 101.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 99.4 miles away from the county center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 193.6 miles away from the county center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 296.7 miles away from Lewis County center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • New York Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4480-NY: March 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4480, Natural disaster type: Other
  • New York Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: October 31, 2019 - November 1, 2019, FEMA Id: 4472, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • New York Severe Winter Storm, Snowstorm, and Flooding, Incident Period: November 17, 2014 to November 27, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4204: December 22, 2014, FEMA Id: 4204, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm, Flood
  • New York Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 13, 2014 to May 22, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4180: July 08, 2014, FEMA Id: 4180, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 27, 2012 to November 09, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3351: October 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3351, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 26, 2011 to May 08, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1993: June 10, 2011, FEMA Id: 1993, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • New York Snow, Incident Period: February 02, 2007 to February 12, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3273: February 23, 2007, FEMA Id: 3273, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • New York Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3262: September 30, 2005, FEMA Id: 3262, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Snow, Incident Period: January 28, 2004 to January 31, 2004, Emergency Declared EM-3195: March 03, 2004, FEMA Id: 3195, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • New York Power Outage, Incident Period: August 14, 2003 to August 16, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3186: August 23, 2003, FEMA Id: 3186, Natural disaster type: Power Outage
  • 11 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Lewis County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Lewis

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,724 (75.2%)
  • Carpooled: 767 (8.6%)
  • Bus: 31 (0.3%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 1 (0.0%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 45 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 79 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 614 (6.9%)
  • Worked at home: 699 (7.8%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (14%)
  • El Salvador (13%)
  • Pakistan (8%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Guyana (6%)
  • Dominican Republic (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lewis County


  • German (21%)
  • American (14%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • English (6%)
  • Polish (5%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • French (except Basque) (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Lewis County, New York in 2000:

  • 155 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in religious group quarters
  • 25 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 20 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 7 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in Lewis County, New York in 2010:

  • 154 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 61 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 57 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 29 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,873.

4.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,585 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.36%
New York average:

4.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.26% relocated from other counties in New York ($30,465 average AGI)
1.10% relocated from other states ($10,120 average AGI)
Lewis County:

1.10%
New York average:

1.80%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson County, NY  1.52% ($35,195 average AGI)
from Oneida County, NY  0.55% ($31,125)
from St. Lawrence County, NY  0.27% ($29,926)


5.06% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,820 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
New York average:

5.85%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.50% relocated to other counties in New York ($25,628 average AGI)
1.56% relocated to other states ($14,192 average AGI)
Lewis County:

1.56%
New York average:

2.73%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, NY  1.56% ($33,252 average AGI)
to Oneida County, NY  0.69% ($31,700)
to St. Lawrence County, NY  0.33% ($43,206)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2

Births per 1000 population in Lewis County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Lewis County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Lewis County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lewis County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Lewis County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lewis County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lewis County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lewis County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Lewis County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,264 (3,523 aged, 741 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 341 (5%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Lewis County, New York in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (399)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (296)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (285)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (109)
  • Unspecified dementia (66)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (37)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (27)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 994
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 764
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 25
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 68

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 113.3. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,410
  • Male householders: 5,367 (1,393 living alone), Female householders: 5,023 (1,259 living alone)
  • 5,662 spouses (5,639 opposite-sex spouses), 963 unmarried partners, (959 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 7,589 children (6,948 natural, 234 adopted, 411 stepchildren), 395 grandchildren, 164 brothers or sisters, 215 parents, 21 foster children, 183 other relatives, 576 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 340

Size of family households: 3,532 2-persons, 1,251 3-persons, 1,246 4-persons, 530 5-persons, 312 6-persons, 106 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,649 1-person, 653 2-persons, 56 3-persons, 43 4-persons.

4,081 married couples with children.
1,345 single-parent households (380 men, 965 women).

96.8% of residents of Lewis speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (43% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 28% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (78% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $139,390,000 ($5,247 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $8,808,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $62,240,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $22,634,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,618,000
Federal grants: $40,840,000
Federal procurement contracts: $7,548,000 ($6,398,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,511,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $456,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,443,000
Federal Government insurance: $7,421,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,653
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,202
Here:

45 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +16
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+35 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -811
Here -31 per 1000 residents
State -52 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Lewis County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.27 millions of gallons per day (46% from ground, 54% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

3.8

Year house built in Lewis County, New York
  • Year house built in Lewis County, New York
  • 4062014 or later
  • 3812010 to 2013
  • 1,4582000 to 2009
  • 2,0511990 to 1999
  • 2,0241980 to 1989
  • 1,7331970 to 1979
  • 1,1841960 to 1969
  • 1,0361950 to 1959
  • 6391940 to 1949
  • 4,8961939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lewis County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lewis County, New York
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lewis County, New York
  • 131 room
  • 242 rooms
  • 2083 rooms
  • 7754 rooms
  • 1,4845 rooms
  • 1,5976 rooms
  • 1,4297 rooms
  • 1,0458 rooms
  • 1,7729+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lewis County, New York
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lewis County, New York
  • 391 room
  • 1122 rooms
  • 3123 rooms
  • 4604 rooms
  • 4245 rooms
  • 2186 rooms
  • 1477 rooms
  • 1058 rooms
  • 1759+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lewis County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lewis County, New York
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lewis County, New York
  • 14no bedroom
  • 2331 bedroom
  • 1,6962 bedrooms
  • 3,9203 bedrooms
  • 1,7554 bedrooms
  • 7505+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lewis County, New York
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lewis County, New York
  • 40no bedroom
  • 4541 bedroom
  • 7242 bedrooms
  • 4923 bedrooms
  • 2004 bedrooms
  • 885+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Lewis County, New York in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lewis County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lewis County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 185no vehicle
  • 1,9741 vehicle
  • 3,9262 vehicles
  • 1,5873 vehicles
  • 4074 vehicles
  • 2805+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lewis County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lewis County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 281no vehicle
  • 9041 vehicle
  • 6212 vehicles
  • 1203 vehicles
  • 344 vehicles
  • 315+ vehicles

92.6% of Lewis County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in New York.

Lewis County:

92.6%
State average:

89.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 22,731
  • Other state: 3,150
  • Northeast: 1,138
  • Midwest: 605
  • South: 882
  • West: 524
Year householders moved into unit in Lewis County, NY
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lewis County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 31.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 30.0%Wood
  • 17.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.5%Utility gas
  • 3.8%Electricity
  • 2.1%Other fuel
  • 0.7%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 31.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 22.4%Utility gas
  • 18.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.9%Electricity
  • 8.5%Wood
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 308
Here:

11.8%
New York:

14.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 182
Here:

12.5%
New York:

14.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 157
Here:

23.6%
New York:

37.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Lewis County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $567,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $232,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,870,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $68,856,000
    Other: $2,510,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,672,000
    Parks and Recreation: $95,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $316,000
    General - Other: $122,000
    General Public Buildings: $51,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $74,868,000
    Health - Other: $52,725,000
    General - Other: $22,742,000
    Regular Highways: $6,572,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,757,000
    Police Protection: $3,038,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,984,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,236,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,654,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,462,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,089,000
    Financial Administration: $841,000
    Corrections - Other: $534,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $508,000
    Parks and Recreation: $439,000
    Transit Utilities: $404,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $291,000
    Local Fire Protection: $97,000
    Libraries: $42,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $483,000
    Highways: $169,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $488,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $825,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $13,385,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $133,000
    Highways: $50,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,690,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,365,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $325,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $16,311,000
    Interest Earnings: $294,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $218,000
    Rents: $55,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $37,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $233,000
    Police Protection: $96,000
    General - Other: $58,000
    Local Fire Protection: $41,000
    Transit Utilities: $34,000
    Health - Other: $10,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $9,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,046,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $25,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $10,993,000
    Public Welfare: $4,997,000
    Highways: $3,453,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,163,000
    Transit Utilities: $413,000
    General Local Government Support: $175,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,077,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $11,917,000
    Other Selective Sales: $106,000
    Other License: $84,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $41,314,000

Lewis County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $567,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $232,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,870,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $68,856,000
    Other: $2,510,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,672,000
    Parks and Recreation: $95,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $316,000
    General - Other: $122,000
    General Public Buildings: $51,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $74,868,000
    Health - Other: $52,725,000
    General - Other: $22,742,000
    Regular Highways: $6,572,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,757,000
    Police Protection: $3,038,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,984,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,236,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,654,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,462,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,089,000
    Financial Administration: $841,000
    Corrections - Other: $534,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $508,000
    Parks and Recreation: $439,000
    Transit Utilities: $404,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $291,000
    Local Fire Protection: $97,000
    Libraries: $42,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $483,000
    Highways: $169,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $488,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $825,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $13,385,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $133,000
    Highways: $50,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,690,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,365,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $325,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $16,311,000
    Interest Earnings: $294,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $218,000
    Rents: $55,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $37,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $233,000
    Police Protection: $96,000
    General - Other: $58,000
    Local Fire Protection: $41,000
    Transit Utilities: $34,000
    Health - Other: $10,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $9,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,046,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $25,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $10,993,000
    Public Welfare: $4,997,000
    Highways: $3,453,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,163,000
    Transit Utilities: $413,000
    General Local Government Support: $175,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,077,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $11,917,000
    Other Selective Sales: $106,000
    Other License: $84,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $41,314,000

Lewis County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $567,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $232,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,870,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $68,856,000
    Other: $2,510,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,672,000
    Parks and Recreation: $95,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $316,000
    General - Other: $122,000
    General Public Buildings: $51,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $74,868,000
    Health - Other: $52,725,000
    General - Other: $22,742,000
    Regular Highways: $6,572,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,757,000
    Police Protection: $3,038,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,984,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,236,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,654,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,462,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,089,000
    Financial Administration: $841,000
    Corrections - Other: $534,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $508,000
    Parks and Recreation: $439,000
    Transit Utilities: $404,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $291,000
    Local Fire Protection: $97,000
    Libraries: $42,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $483,000
    Highways: $169,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $488,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $825,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $13,385,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $133,000
    Highways: $50,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,690,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,365,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $325,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $16,311,000
    Interest Earnings: $294,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $218,000
    Rents: $55,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $37,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $233,000
    Police Protection: $96,000
    General - Other: $58,000
    Local Fire Protection: $41,000
    Transit Utilities: $34,000
    Health - Other: $10,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $9,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,046,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $25,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $10,993,000
    Public Welfare: $4,997,000
    Highways: $3,453,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,163,000
    Transit Utilities: $413,000
    General Local Government Support: $175,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,077,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $11,917,000
    Other Selective Sales: $106,000
    Other License: $84,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $41,314,000

Lewis County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $567,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $232,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,870,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $68,856,000
    Other: $2,510,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,672,000
    Parks and Recreation: $95,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $316,000
    General - Other: $122,000
    General Public Buildings: $51,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $74,868,000
    Health - Other: $52,725,000
    General - Other: $22,742,000
    Regular Highways: $6,572,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,757,000
    Police Protection: $3,038,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,984,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,236,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,654,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,462,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,089,000
    Financial Administration: $841,000
    Corrections - Other: $534,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $508,000
    Parks and Recreation: $439,000
    Transit Utilities: $404,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $291,000
    Local Fire Protection: $97,000
    Libraries: $42,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $483,000
    Highways: $169,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $488,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $825,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $13,385,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $133,000
    Highways: $50,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,690,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,365,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $325,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $16,311,000
    Interest Earnings: $294,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $218,000
    Rents: $55,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $37,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $233,000
    Police Protection: $96,000
    General - Other: $58,000
    Local Fire Protection: $41,000
    Transit Utilities: $34,000
    Health - Other: $10,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $9,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,046,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $25,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $10,993,000
    Public Welfare: $4,997,000
    Highways: $3,453,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,163,000
    Transit Utilities: $413,000
    General Local Government Support: $175,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,077,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $11,917,000
    Other Selective Sales: $106,000
    Other License: $84,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $41,314,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 628
  • Number of aged recipients: 65
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 563
  • Number of recipients under 18: 93
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 409
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 126
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 292
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 278
Most common first names in Lewis County, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary18482.0 years
John18374.6 years
William11774.1 years
Robert11272.4 years
George9777.2 years
Helen9480.2 years
Charles8375.2 years
James7572.7 years
Ruth7480.7 years
Joseph7175.7 years
Most common last names in Lewis County, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7173.4 years
Zehr5377.1 years
Farney4978.2 years
Bush4677.4 years
Brown4474.7 years
Virkler4480.5 years
Miller4378.0 years
Widrick3974.7 years
Lehman3778.8 years
Martin3582.4 years
Businesses in Lewis County, NY
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Arby's1McDonald's2
Burger King1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid1
Curves2Subway3
Dunkin Donuts1True Value2
FedEx1U-Haul2
Ford2UPS3
GNC1Walmart1
H&R Block2