Lewiston, ME Population

By | June 17, 2019

Population: 35,690. Estimated population in July 2020: 36,050 (+1.0% change)
Males: 16,996 (47.6%), Females: 18,694 (52.4%)

Androscoggin County

Median resident age: 37.6 years
Median household income: $29,191
Median house value: $87,200

Races in Lewiston:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Black (1.1%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)

Ancestries: French Canadian (29.4%), French (18.3%), Irish (10.2%), English (9.9%), United States (5.7%), German (3.9%).

Elevation: 121 feet

Land area: 34.1 square miles

Map of Lewiston, ME

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lewiston

  • High school or higher: 72.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lewiston city

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

3.7% Foreign born (2.3% North America, 0.6% Asia, 0.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -4,133 (-10.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Lewiston:

  • CENTRAL MAINE MEDICAL CENTER (300 MAIN ST)
  • ST MARYS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (CAMPUS AVENUE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Lewiston:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lewiston:

  • BRUNSWICK NAS (about 24 miles; BRUNSWICK, ME; Abbreviation: NHZ)
  • PORTLAND INTL JETPORT (about 33 miles; PORTLAND, ME; Abbreviation: PWM)
  • PEASE INTERNATIONAL TRADEPORT (about 83 miles; PORTSMOUTH, NH; Abbreviation: PSM)

Other public-use airports nearest to Lewiston:

  • TWITCHELL (about 7 miles; TURNER, ME; Abbreviation: 3B5)
  • AUBURN/LEWISTON MUNI (about 8 miles; AUBURN/LEWISTON, ME; Abbreviation: LEW)
  • WALES (about 14 miles; WALES, ME; Abbreviation: ME6)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Lewiston:

  • BATES COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,694; Location: 2 ANDREWS ROAD, 221 LANE HALL; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bates.edu/)
  • CENTRAL MAINE MEDICAL CENTER SCHOOL OF NURSING (Full-time enrollment: 66; Location: 68 Lowell Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cmmcson.org)
  • MR BERNARDS SCHOOL OF HAIR FASHION INC (Full-time enrollment: 56; Location: 711 LISBON ST; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.BERNARDSCHHHAIRFASHION.BAWEB.COM)
  • CENTRAL MAINE MEDICAL CENTER SCHOOL OF RAD TECHN (Full-time enrollment: 14; Location: 300 MAIN ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cmmc.org)
  • HELPING HANDS (Location: 671 MAIN ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.mint.net/helpinghands)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lewiston:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MAINE (about 30 miles; PORTLAND, ME; Full-time enrollment: 7,381)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT AUGUSTA (about 35 miles; AUGUSTA, ME; Full-time enrollment: 3,172)
  • SAINT JOSEPHS COLLEGE (about 35 miles; STANDISH, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,376)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT FARMINGTON (about 40 miles; FARMINGTON, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,229)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND-UNIVERSITY CAMPUS (about 47 miles; BIDDEFORD, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,251)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE-MAIN CAMPUS (about 86 miles; DURHAM, NH; Full-time enrollment: 12,586)
  • PLYMOUTH STATE COLLEGE (about 104 miles; PLYMOUTH, NH; Full-time enrollment: 3,542)

Schools

Public high schools in Lewiston:

  • LEWISTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,393; Location: 156 EAST AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LEWISTON REGIONAL TECHNOLOGY CTR (Location: 156 EAST AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high school in Lewiston:

  • SAINT DOMINIC REGIONAL HIGH SC (Students: 266; Location: 179 BLAKE ST; Grades: 9 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Lewiston:

  • MONTELLO SCHOOL (Students: 825; Location: 407 EAST AVENUE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • LEWISTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 723; Location: 75 CENTRAL AVENUE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • THOMAS J MCMAHON ELEMENTARY SCH (Students: 484; Location: 151 NORTH TEMPLE STREET; Grades: KG – 06)
  • PETTINGILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 314; Location: 409 COLLEGE STREET; Grades: KG – 06)
  • FARWELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 310; Location: 84-110 FARWELL STREET; Grades: KG – 06)
  • MARTEL SCHOOL (Students: 260; Location: 880 LISBON STREET; Grades: KG – 06)
  • GOVERNOR JAMES B LONGLEY ELEM SCH (Students: 241; Location: 145 BIRCH STREET; Grades: PK – 06)

Private primary/middle schools in Lewiston:

  • HOLY CROSS (Students: 494; Location: 17 BAIRD AVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST JOSEPHS SCHOOL (Students: 214; Location: 393 MAIN STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • RENAISSANCE SCHOOL (Students: 18; Location: 96 CAMPUS AVENUE; Grades: 2 – 6)
  • DIRIGO PLACE (Students: 2; Location: 98 RUSSELL ST; Grades: 7 – 9)

Libraries

Library in Lewiston:

  • LEWISTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $865,948; Location: 200 LISBON STREET; 107,880 books; 1,029 audio materials; 3,125 video materials; 314 serial subscriptions)