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.

Unlike some villages, 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 village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lewiston who work in sales jobs (18.78%), management occupations (15.61%), and office and administrative support (11.54%).

As is often the case in a small village, Lewiston doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The citizens of Lewiston are among the most well-educated in the nation: 47.26% 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 $33,205, 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 $132,820 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Lewiston include Irish, German, Polish, and English.

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