Lewis is a tiny city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 445 people and just one neighborhood, Lewis is the 254th largest community in Kansas. Much of the housing stock in Lewis was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Lewis is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 43.98% of the Lewis workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Lewis is a city of service providers, farmers, fishers, or foresters and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lewis who work in food service (17.80%), farm management occupations (13.09%) and management occupations (7.85%).
You will also find that a lot of people in Lewis work in agricultural jobs - much more than in the average community in America. This will be quite apparent if you drive around town, as much of the landscape is dedicated to farms.
Setting & Lifestyle
Lewis’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Being a small city, Lewis does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.