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Lewiston, ME
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Lewiston profile


Living in Lewiston



Lewiston is a medium-sized city located in the state of Maine. With a population of 38,493 people and 13 associated neighborhoods, Lewiston is the second largest community in Maine.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.50% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The education level of Lewiston citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.70% of adults in Lewiston have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Lewiston in 2022 was $29,223, which is low income relative to Maine, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $116,892 for a family of four. However, Lewiston contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Lewiston is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lewiston include French Canadian, French, English, Irish, and German.

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