Lewiston is a medium-sized city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 32,544 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Lewiston is the ninth largest community in Idaho.
Unlike some cities, Lewiston isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Lewiston are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lewiston is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lewiston who work in office and administrative support (17.02%), sales jobs (9.77%), and management occupations (7.20%).
One of the benefits of Lewiston is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 15.80 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The population of Lewiston overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Lewiston, 22.18% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Lewiston in 2010 was $24,443, which is wealthy relative to Idaho, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,772 for a family of four. However, Lewiston contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Lewiston home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lewiston residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Lewiston include English, Irish, Norwegian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Lewiston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.