Lewiston, ME (South Lewiston)



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About Lewiston, ME (South Lewiston)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

South Lewiston median real estate price is $205,847, which is more expensive than 47.7% of the neighborhoods in Maine and 45.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in South Lewiston is currently $1,012, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 57.7% of Maine neighborhoods.

South Lewiston is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lewiston, Maine.

South Lewiston real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the South Lewiston neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In South Lewiston, the current vacancy rate is 2.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 90.8% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in South Lewiston is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Lewiston, the South Lewiston neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the South Lewiston neighborhood has more French Canadian and Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 39.1% of this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian ancestry and 2.4% have Canadian ancestry.

South Lewiston is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 16.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the South Lewiston neighborhood in Lewiston are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 50.1% of the neighborhoods in America. With 15.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 52.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the South Lewiston neighborhood, 29.4% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 27.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (23.4%), and 19.5% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the South Lewiston neighborhood is English, spoken by 80.3% of households. Some people also speak French (16.0%).

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the South Lewiston neighborhood in Lewiston, ME, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as French Canadian (39.1%). There are also a number of people of French ancestry (15.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (10.7%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (10.2%), along with some English ancestry residents (7.4%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in South Lewiston neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (84.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (13.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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South Lewiston 0.101011101001110
Lewiston 0.101011101001110
Maine 1.12

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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South Lewiston 0.101011101001110
Lewiston 0.101011101001110
Maine 13.58

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Lewiston 0.101011101001110
Maine 2

Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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LEWISTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to Maine

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Better than of ME school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to ME* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Farwell Elementary School
84 110 Farwell St
Lewiston, ME 04240
PK-06
Governor James B Longley Elem School
145 Birch Street
Lewiston, ME 04240
PK-06
Lewiston High School
156 East Avenue
Lewiston, ME 04240
09-12
Lewiston Middle School
75 Central Avenue
Lewiston, ME 04240
07-08
Lewiston Regional Technology Ctr School
156 East Avenue
Lewiston, ME 04240
N-N
Martel School
880 Lisbon Street
Lewiston, ME 04240
KG-06
Montello School
407 East Avenue
Lewiston, ME 04240
PK-06
Raymond A. Geiger Elementary School
601 College Street
Lewiston, ME 04240
PK-06
Thomas J Mcmahon Elementary School
151 North Temple Street
Lewiston, ME 04240
PK-06
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