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Lewiston, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Lewiston had a population of 2,693 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Lewiston is located at latitude 43.1719 and longitude -79.0396 in Niagara County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Lewiston (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Niagara County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 381 feet.

The Village of Lewiston (GNIS ID: 2390939) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Lewiston is located within Town of Lewiston, a minor civil division (MCD) of Niagara County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lewiston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Lewiston, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,693
Daytime Population: Workers 1,438
Daytime Population: Residents 1,360
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,798
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 2,591
Population in Familes 1,826
Population in Group Qrtrs 102
Population Density2 2,456
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $53,213
Average Household Income $65,572
Per Capita Income $32,708


Total Housing Units 1,393 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 786 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 508 (36.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 99 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $146,318
Average Home Value $189,090


Total Households 1,294
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 652
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.04% -0.1%
Households 0.05% -0.09%
Families -0.23% -0.31%
Median Household Income   0.72%
Per Capita Income   2.19%

Lewiston, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lewiston to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 522 56th
Population Density # 349 71st
Diversity Index # 845 29th
Median Household Income # 756 37th
Per Capita Income # 552 54th

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