Income/capita 20%
Household income 39%
Unemployment 20%
Income per capita$23,950$31,458$29,829
Median household income$33,684$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$44,850$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$14,010$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$25,329$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$18,516$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate3.7%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level23.9%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lewiston is 20% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Lewiston is 39% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lewiston is 20% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lewiston is 58% higher than the national average

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      Lewiston employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector18.0%5.4%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services27.9%2.2%
      Public administration2.9%17.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.3%0.0%
      Education, health & social services5.3%40.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Junction City, CA675$49,83010%
      Weaverville, CA3,241$37,50032%
      Douglas City, CA595$34,80837%
      French Gulch, CA492$32,34442%
      Lewiston, CA1,320$33,68439%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hiram, OH1,320$49,77910%
      Central City, IA1,320$61,64111%
      Metolius, OR1,320$40,11427%
      Beggs, OK1,321$36,69634%
      Kernville, CA1,319$55,1390%
      Lewiston, CA1,320$33,68439%
      Source: The Lewiston, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).