Lewistown is a somewhat small city located in the state of Montana. With a population of 5,874 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lewistown is the 15th largest community in Montana. Much of the housing stock in Lewistown was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lewistown is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lewistown is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lewistown who work in management occupations (11.83%), office and administrative support (11.57%), and teaching (7.92%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Lewistown spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 11.22 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The overall education level of Lewistown citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.35% of adults in Lewistown have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Lewistown in 2010 was $26,142, which is upper middle income relative to Montana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $104,568 for a family of four. However, Lewistown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Lewistown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lewistown residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Lewistown include English, Irish, Norwegian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Lewistown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Tagalog and Polish.