Lewis, KS

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Population

424

9% growth

Median Age

47.5


Median Household Income

$44,444

7.74% growth

Poverty Rate

11%


Number of Employees

199

9.34% growth

Median Property Value

$45,000

16.9% growth

About

In 2017, Lewis, KS had a population of 424 people with a median age of 47.5 and a median household income of $44,444. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Lewis, KS grew from 389 to 424, a 9% increase and its median household income grew from $41,250 to $44,444, a 7.74% increase.

The population of Lewis, KS is 68.4% White Alone, 31.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 0% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Lewis, KS speak a non-English language, and 88.2% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Lewis, KS is $45,000, and the homeownership rate is 76.9%. Most people in Lewis, KS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Lewis, KS is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Lewis, KS employs 199 people. The largest industries in Lewis, KS are Manufacturing (59 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (29 people), and Educational Services (16 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,708), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($50,735), and Transportation & Warehousing ($45,000).

Median household income in Lewis, KS is $44,444. Males in Lewis, KS have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,397. The income inequality in Lewis, KS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$44,444

2017 value

± $12,529

7.74%

1 Year Growth

± 34.4%

Households in Lewis, KS have a median annual income of $44,444, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $41,250 in 2016, which represents a 7.74% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$60,808

Average Male Salary

± $1,876

$43,397

Average Female Salary

± $1,361

In 2017, full-time male employees in Kansas made 1.4 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $49,738 ± $7,478

  2. White

    $46,915 ± $1,173

  3. American Indian

    $42,999 ± $12,605

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Kansas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.06 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lewis, KS is from Kansas.

0.46

2017 Wage GINI

0.462

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Kansas was 0.46 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.417% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Kansas was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kansas in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lewis, KS was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lewis, KS (46 out of 417 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 55 - 64.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    45 ± 48

  2. Hispanic

    2 ± 50

  3. Other

    1 ± 50

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lewis, KS is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

199

2017 Value

± 68

9.34%

1 Year growth

± 44.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lewis, KS grew at a rate of 9.34%, from 182 employees to 199 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lewis, KS, are Production Occupations (26 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (24 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (22 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lewis, KS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lewis, KS, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (26 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (24 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (22 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Lewis, KS has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (8.19 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (2.94 times), and Transportation Occupations (2.34 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lewis, KS, by median earnings, are Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($73,958), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations ($51,250), and Natural Resources, Construction, & Maintenance Occupations ($51,176).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

199

2017 Value

± 68

9.34%

1 Year growth

± 44.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lewis, KS grew at a rate of 9.34%, from 182 employees to 199 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lewis, KS, are Manufacturing (59 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (29 people), and Educational Services (16 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lewis, KS, though some of these residents may live in Lewis, KS and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Lewis, KS, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (59 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (29 people), and Educational Services (16 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Lewis, KS has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (12.3 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (12.1 times), and Manufacturing (2.93 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lewis, KS, by median earnings, are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,708), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($50,735), and Transportation & Warehousing ($45,000).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $27.8B

  2. $24.1B

  3. $22B

In 2015, the top outbound Kansas product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $27.8B, followed by Cereal grains ($24.1B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($22B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Kansas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$245B

2015 Value

$357B

Projected 2045 Value

46.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Kansas trade was $245B. This is expected to increase 46.1% to $357B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Kansas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $25.9B

  2. $18.4B

  3. $17.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Kansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Missouri with $25.9B, followed by Texas with $18.4B and Nebraska and $17.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Kansas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

91.5% of the population of Lewis, KS has health coverage, with 48.3% on employee plans, 12.3% on Medicaid, 23.6% on Medicare, 6.6% on non-group plans, and 0.708% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Lewis, KS was $7,651 in 2014. This is a 2.99% increase from the previous year ($7,429).

Primary care physicians in Lewis, KS see 1320 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.975% decrease from the previous year (1333 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1764 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 556 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Allen County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Morris County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,320 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Kansas see an average of 1,320 patients per year. This represents a 0.975% decrease from the previous year (1,333 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,651

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,855

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,736

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,126

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Kansas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.99%, from $7,429 to $7,651.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

8.49%

Uninsured

48.3%

Employer Coverage

12.3%

Medicaid

23.6%

Medicare

6.6%

Non-Group

0.708%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lewis, KS declined by 51.4% from 17.5% to 8.49%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lewis, KS changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.2% prevalence

  3. 14% prevalence

Allen County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Kansas, at 14.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Kansas by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Lewis, KS is home to a population of 424 people, from which 88.2% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Lewis, KS residents were born outside of the country (80 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Lewis, KS is composed of 290 White Alone residents (68.4%), 134 Hispanic or Latino residents (31.6%), 0 Two or More Races residents (0%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), 0 Black or African American Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Lewis, KS are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

49

Median Native-Born Age

± 21.3

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Lewis, KS was 47.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 49, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Lewis, KS are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Lewis, KS residents was 48.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    80 people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Lewis, KS residents (80 people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lewis, KS was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    85,360 ± 7,067 people

  2. India

    11,676 ± 2,648 people

  3. Vietnam

    10,096 ± 2,463 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kansas was Mexico, the natal country of 85,360 Kansas residents, followed by India with 11,676 and Vietnam with 10,096.

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Citizenship

88.2%

2017 Citizenship

88.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 88.2% of Lewis, KS residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Lewis, KS was 88.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    290 ± 80

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    134 ± 50.9

  3. Two or More Races

    0 ± 14.1

In 2017, there were 2.16 times more White Alone residents (290 people) in Lewis, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 134 Hispanic or Latino and 0 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Lewis, KS as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Lewis, KS citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Lewis, KS was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Lewis, KS are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (1990s)

    9 ± 16

  2. Vietnam

    6 ± 16

  3. Korea

    3 ± 10

Lewis, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1.5 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lewis, KS was $45,000 in 2017, which is 0.207 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $38,500 to $45,000, a 16.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Lewis, KS is 76.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Lewis, KS have an average commute time of 21.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Lewis, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$44,444

Median Household Income

± $12,529

182

Number of Households

± 43

In 2017, the median household income of the 182 households in Lewis, KS grew to $44,444 from the previous year's value of $41,250.

The following chart displays the households in Lewis, KS 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 $50k - $60k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$45,000

2017 Median

± $14,369

$38,500

2016 Median

± $10,285

In 2017, the median property value in Lewis, KS grew to to $45,000 from the previous year's value of $38,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lewis, KS compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lewis, KS the largest share of households have a property value in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Lewis, KS distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lewis, KS the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

76.9%

2017 Homeownership

71%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 76.9% of the housing units in Lewis, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Lewis, KS compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lewis, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lewis, KS have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

21.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lewis, KS have a shorter commute time (21.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 6.49% of the workforce in Lewis, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.4%

  2. Worked At Home

    5.13%

  3. Other

    5.13%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Lewis, KS was Drove Alone (77.4%), followed by those who Worked At Home (5.13%) and those who Other (5.13%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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