Lewiston, ID-WA

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
64,570
0.725% 1-year growth
2022 Median Age
42.1
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
14.8%
5.36% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$64,488
7.4% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$262,000
17.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
29,427
0.638% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Lewiston, ID-WA had a population of 64.6k people with a median age of 42.1 and a median household income of $64,488. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Lewiston, ID-WA grew from 64,105 to 64,570, a 0.725% increase and its median household income grew from $60,044 to $64,488, a 7.4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lewiston, ID-WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.8%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (3.54%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.54%), White (Hispanic) (2.55%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.23%).

None of the households in Lewiston, ID-WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.9% of the residents in Lewiston, ID-WA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Lewiston, ID-WA are Lewis-Clark State College (848 degrees awarded in 2022) and Headmasters School of Hair Design (23 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Lewiston, ID-WA was $262,000, and the homeownership rate was 71.8%.

Most people in Lewiston, ID-WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Lewiston, ID-WA was 2 cars per household.

Lewiston, ID-WA borders Moscow, ID and Pullman, WA.

Population & Diversity

Lewiston, ID-WA is home to a population of 64.6k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.61% of Lewiston, ID-WA residents were born outside of the country (1.69k people).

In 2022, there were 24.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (56k people) in Lewiston, ID-WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.29k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 2.28k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.9%
2022 Citizenship
99.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.9% of Lewiston, ID-WA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Lewiston, ID-WA was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lewiston, ID-WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    56k ± 174
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    2.29k ± 261
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.28k ± 321
4.56%
Hispanic Population
2.95k people

In 2022, there were 24.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (56k people) in Lewiston, ID-WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.29k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 2.28k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.56% of the people in Lewiston, ID-WA are hispanic (2.95k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    298,021 ± 17,546 people
  2. India
    103,647 ± 8,901 people
  3. China
    88,796 ± 8,385 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Idaho and Washington was Mexico, the natal country of 298,021 Idaho and Washington residents, followed by India with 103,647 and China with 88,796.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.61%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.69k people
2.15%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.38k people

As of 2022, 2.61% of Lewiston, ID-WA residents (1.69k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lewiston, ID-WA was 2.15%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,737 ± 220
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    923 ± 225
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    867 ± 289

Lewiston, ID-WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.88 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Lewiston, ID-WA employs 29.4k people. The largest industries in Lewiston, ID-WA are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,726 people), Manufacturing (3,613 people), and Retail Trade (3,541 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($91,411), Utilities ($71,087), and Finance & Insurance ($67,952).

Males in Idaho have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,089. The income inequality in Idaho (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

29.4k
2022 Value
± 1,260
−0.638%
1 Year decline
± 6.03%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lewiston, ID-WA declined at a rate of −0.638%, from 29.6k employees to 29.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lewiston, ID-WA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,240 people), Management Occupations (3,191 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,152 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lewiston, ID-WA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

29.4k
2022 Value
± 1,260
−0.638%
1 Year decline
± 6.03%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lewiston, ID-WA declined at a rate of −0.638%, from 29.6k employees to 29.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lewiston, ID-WA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,726 people), Manufacturing (3,613 people), and Retail Trade (3,541 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lewiston, ID-WA, though some of these residents may live in Lewiston, ID-WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$50,198
Median earning men ± $3,403
$34,367
Median earning women ± $2,069

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($69,181), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($64,250), and Public Administration ($60,455).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($54,329), Construction ($51,424), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($43,795).

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 715
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 419
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 308
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Washington and Idaho went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 53.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (43.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.96%).

Mike Crapo, Jim Risch, Patty Murray, and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing the state of Idaho and Washington. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Idaho and Washington is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Idaho and Washington

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Mike Crapo
Senator from Idaho3
Assumed office on January 3, 1999
Jim Risch
Senator from Idaho2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Patty Murray
Senator from Washington3
Assumed office on January 3, 1993
Maria Cantwell
Senator from Washington1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001

Mike Crapo, Jim Risch, Patty Murray, and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing Idaho and Washington.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Idaho and Washington

Idaho and Washington is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Idaho and Washington have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Lewiston, ID-WA awarded 871 degrees. The student population of Lewiston, ID-WA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,381 male students and 2,409 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lewiston, ID-WA are White (689 and 80.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (85 and 9.91%), Two or More Races (29 and 3.38%), and Asian (18 and 2.1%).

The largest universities in Lewiston, ID-WA by number of degrees awarded are Lewis-Clark State College (848 and 97.4%) and Headmasters School of Hair Design (23 and 2.64%).

The most popular majors in Lewiston, ID-WA are Registered Nursing (202 and 23.2%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (77 and 8.84%), and General Business Administration & Management (56 and 6.43%).

The median tuition cost in Lewiston, ID-WA for a public four year colleges is $6,996 for in-state students and $20,252 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2022 in Lewiston, ID-WA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 86.8%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 14.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 3,790 (36.4% men and 63.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 3,790 students enrolled in Lewiston, ID-WA, 36.4% men and 63.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,949 records, of which 64.4% were women and 35.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 45 degrees awarded
  2. 202 degrees awarded
  3. 50 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Lewiston, ID-WA was Social Work with 45 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Lewiston, ID-WA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 848 degrees awarded
  2. 23 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Lewis-Clark State College with 848 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 269 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Lewiston, ID-WA, which is 0.447 times less than the 602 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 689 degrees mean that there were 8.11 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 85 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($6,996) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,400) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

In 2022, 0.926% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.904% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.8M), Some college (1.77M), and Bachelors Degree (1.58M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lewiston, ID-WA was $262,000 in 2022, which is 0.929 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $223,400 to $262,000, a 17.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Lewiston, ID-WA is 71.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Lewiston, ID-WA have an average commute time of 16.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lewiston, ID-WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Lewiston, ID-WA is $64,488. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Lewiston, ID-WA was King County, WA with a value of $116,340, followed by Snohomish County, WA and Kitsap County, WA, with respective values of $104,083 and $93,675.

Property

$262,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,971
$19,115
Median Property Taxes
±$976

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lewiston, ID-WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

71.8%
Homeownership
2022
65.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 71.8% of the housing units in Lewiston, ID-WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lewiston, ID-WA was King County, WA with a value of $116,340, followed by Snohomish County, WA and Kitsap County, WA, with respective values of $104,083 and $93,675.

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Household Income

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$64,488
Median Household Income
± $3,720
26.6k
Number of Households
± 1,175

In 2022, the median household income of the 26.6k households in Lewiston, ID-WA grew to $64,488 from the previous year's value of $60,044.

The following chart displays the households in Lewiston, ID-WA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lewiston, ID-WA is from Idaho and Washington.
0.473
2022 Wage GINI in Idaho
0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Idaho
0.47
2022 Wage GINI in Washington
0.468
2021 Wage GINI in Washington

In 2022, the income inequality in Idaho was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.111% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Idaho was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Idaho in comparison to the national average.

In the same year, the income inequality in Washington was 0.47 and income inequality had a 0.285% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Washington was lower than than the national average of 0.478, meaning wages are distributed more evenly in Washington in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (7.61%)
  3. Carpooled (7.31%)

In 2022, 81.2% of workers in Lewiston, ID-WA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (7.61%) and those who carpooled to work (7.31%).

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Commute Time

16.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lewiston, ID-WA have a shorter commute time (16.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.43% of the workforce in Lewiston, ID-WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lewiston, ID-WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lewiston, ID-WA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lewiston, ID-WA (9.31k out of 62.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lewiston, ID-WA is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

91% of the population of Lewiston, ID-WA has health coverage, with 42.4% on employee plans, 17.4% on Medicaid, 15.1% on Medicare, 14.1% on non-group plans, and 1.96% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Idaho see 1517 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.72% decrease from the previous year (1528 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1511 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 435 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in Washington see 1176 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.676% decrease from the previous year (1184 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1196 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 229 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,517 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Idaho
1,176 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Washington

Primary care physicians in Idaho see an average of 1,517 patients per year. This represents a 0.72% decrease from the previous year (1,528 patients).

Primary care physicians in Washington see an average of 1,176 patients per year. This represents a 0.676% decrease from the previous year (1,184 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Idaho and Washington in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.4% under 18 years, 18.9% between 18 and 34 years, 37.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.96%
Uninsured
42.4%
Employer Coverage
17.4%
Medicaid
15.1%
Medicare
14.1%
Non-Group
1.96%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lewiston, ID-WA grew by 3.36% from 8.66% to 8.96%.

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