Lewiston, Utah

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Lewiston, Utah
City
The Lewiston Community Building, built in 1935, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Lewiston Community Building, built in 1935, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location in Cache County and the state of Utah.
Location in Cache County and the state of Utah.
Coordinates: 41°58′7″N 111°51′57″W / 41.96861°N 111.86583°W / 41.96861; -111.86583Coordinates: 41°58′7″N 111°51′57″W / 41.96861°N 111.86583°W / 41.96861; -111.86583
Country United States
State Utah
County Cache
Settled 1870
Named for William H. Lewis
Area
 • Total 25.7 sq mi (66.5 km2)
 • Land 25.6 sq mi (66.2 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation [1] 4,508 ft (1,374 m)
Population (2012)
 • Total 1,774
 • Density 73.4/sq mi (28.3/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 84320
Area code(s) 435
FIPS code 49-44760[2]
GNIS feature ID 1442573[1]

Lewiston is a city in Cache County, Utah, United States. The population was 1,766 at the 2010 census. It is included in the Logan, Utah-Idaho (partial) Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 25.7 square miles (66.5 km²), of which, 25.6 square miles (66.2 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (0.43%) is water.

Climate[edit]

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Lewiston has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 525
1890 754 43.6%
1900 995 32.0%
1910 989 −0.6%
1920 1,646 66.4%
1930 1,783 8.3%
1940 1,804 1.2%
1950 1,533 −15.0%
1960 1,336 −12.9%
1970 1,244 −6.9%
1980 1,438 15.6%
1990 1,532 6.5%
2000 1,877 22.5%
2010 1,766 −5.9%
Est. 2012 1,774 0.5%

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,877 people, 531 households, and 446 families residing in the city. The population density was 73.4 people per square mile (28.3/km²). There were 558 housing units at an average density of 21.8 per square mile (8.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.67% White, 0.11% African American, 0.05% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 3.68% from other races, and 1.39% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.29% of the population.

There were 531 households out of which 53.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.0% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.0% were non-families. 14.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.53 and the average family size was 3.94.

In the city the population was spread out with 39.4% under the age of 18, 12.3% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 14.5% from 45 to 64, and 9.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 24 years. For every 100 females there were 101.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,417, and the median income for a family was $41,705. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $22,083 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,385. About 8.7% of families and 10.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.2% of those under age 18 and 9.0% of those age 65 or over.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lewiston
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Lewiston, Utah

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