Lewiston, NY


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Lewiston is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 2,596 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Lewiston is the 489th largest community in New York.

Lewiston is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 86.03% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lewiston is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lewiston who work in sales jobs (19.16%), management occupations (15.48%), and office and administrative support (11.04%).

Lewiston is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The citizens of Lewiston are among the most well-educated in the nation: 43.86% of adults in Lewiston have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Lewiston in 2010 was $32,517, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $130,068 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 German, Irish, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Lewiston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.