Lewiston, ID-WA

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2020 Population
63,104
0.744% 1-year growth
2020 Median Age
42.1
0.473% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
13.1%
0.252% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$55,657
1.37% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$207,200
6.97% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
28,849
0.256% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Lewiston, ID-WA had a population of 63.1k people with a median age of 42.1 and a median household income of $55,657. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Lewiston, ID-WA grew from 62,638 to 63,104, a 0.744% increase and its median household income declined from $56,430 to $55,657, a −1.37% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lewiston, ID-WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (87.7%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (3.91%), White (Hispanic) (2.78%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.7%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.892%).

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 (896 degrees awarded in 2020), Headmasters School of Hair Design (20 degrees), and Mr Leon's School of Hair Design-Lewiston (16 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Lewiston, ID-WA was $207,200, and the homeownership rate was 72.7%.

Most people in Lewiston, ID-WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17 minutes. The average car ownership in Lewiston, ID-WA was 2 cars per household.

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

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Lewiston, ID-WA is home to a population of 63.1k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.36% of Lewiston, ID-WA residents were born outside of the country (1.49k people).

In 2020, there were 22.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (55.4k people) in Lewiston, ID-WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.47k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 1.75k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.9%
2020 Citizenship
99.2%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.9% of Lewiston, ID-WA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, 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)
    55.4k ± 94
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    2.47k ± 218
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.75k ± 289
4.25%
Hispanic Population
2.68k people

In 2020, there were 22.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (55.4k people) in Lewiston, ID-WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.47k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 1.75k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.25% of the people in Lewiston, ID-WA are hispanic (2.68k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Lewiston, ID-WA as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    294,697 ± 17,334 people
  2. India
    89,539 ± 8,341 people
  3. China
    80,740 ± 8,133 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Idaho and Washington was Mexico, the natal country of 294,697 Idaho and Washington residents, followed by India with 89,539 and China with 80,740.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.36%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.49k people
2.27%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.43k people

As of 2020, 2.36% of Lewiston, ID-WA residents (1.49k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lewiston, ID-WA was 2.27%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,761 ± 279
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    835 ± 207
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    620 ± 190

Lewiston, ID-WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.11 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Lewiston, ID-WA employs 28.8k people. The largest industries in Lewiston, ID-WA are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,674 people), Manufacturing (4,257 people), and Retail Trade (3,452 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($101,250), Utilities ($64,411), and Finance & Insurance ($63,145).

Males in Idaho have an average income that is 1.42 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,243. The income inequality in Idaho (measured using the Gini index) is 0.469, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

28.8k
2020 Value
± 1,190
−0.256%
1 Year decline
± 5.61%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Lewiston, ID-WA declined at a rate of −0.256%, from 28.9k employees to 28.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lewiston, ID-WA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,510 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,979 people), and Management Occupations (2,825 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

28.8k
2020 Value
± 1,190
−0.256%
1 Year decline
± 5.61%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Lewiston, ID-WA declined at a rate of −0.256%, from 28.9k employees to 28.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lewiston, ID-WA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,674 people), Manufacturing (4,257 people), and Retail Trade (3,452 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

$44,292
Median earning men ± $2,851
$28,061
Median earning women ± $2,469

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Manufacturing ($59,184), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,737), and Public Administration ($52,703).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($46,679), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($43,385), and Manufacturing ($41,667).

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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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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $885k
    Manufacturing
  2. $348k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $213k
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Washington and Idaho to other states, or from other states to Washington and Idaho.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $106B
  2. $48B
  3. $41.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Washington and Idaho product (by dollars) was Transport equip. with $106B, followed by Misc. mfg. prods. ($48B) and Electronics ($41.9B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Idaho and Washington products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$71.5B
2020 Value in Idaho
$123B
Projected 2050 Value in Idaho
72.3% growth
$500B
2020 Value in Washington
$980B
Projected 2050 Value in Washington
95.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Idaho trade was $71.5B. This is expected to increase 72.3% to $123B by 2050.

Comparatively, total outbound Washington trade was $500B. This is expected to increase 95.8% to $980B by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Washington and Idaho to other states, or from other states to Washington and Idaho.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $37.5B
  2. $31.5B
  3. $23.5B

In 2020, the top outbound Washington and Idaho domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Oregon with $37.5B, followed by California with $31.5B and Hawaii and $23.5B.

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

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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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Idaho and Washington over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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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In 2020, universities in Lewiston, ID-WA awarded 932 degrees. The student population of Lewiston, ID-WA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1,344 male students and 2,587 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lewiston, ID-WA are White (767 and 83.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (57 and 6.23%), Two or More Races (31 and 3.39%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (24 and 2.62%).

The largest universities in Lewiston, ID-WA by number of degrees awarded are Lewis-Clark State College (896 and 96.1%), Headmasters School of Hair Design (20 and 2.15%), and Mr Leon's School of Hair Design-Lewiston (16 and 1.72%).

The most popular majors in Lewiston, ID-WA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (217 and 23.3%), Registered Nursing (160 and 17.2%), and General Business Administration & Management (46 and 4.94%).

The median tuition cost in Lewiston, ID-WA for a public four year colleges is $6,982 for in-state students and $20,238 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2020 in Lewiston, ID-WA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 99.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 30.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 3,931 (34.2% men and 65.8% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 3,931 students enrolled in Lewiston, ID-WA, 34.2% men and 65.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,063 records, of which 66.6% were women and 33.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 160 degree-majors awarded
  2. 40 degree-majors awarded
  3. 31 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Lewiston, ID-WA was Registered Nursing with 160 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. 896 degrees awarded
  2. 20 degrees awarded
  3. 16 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Lewis-Clark State College with 896 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 297 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Lewiston, ID-WA, which is 0.468 times less than the 635 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 767 degrees mean that there were 13.5 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 57 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 ($6,982) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,650) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.746% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.775% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were Some college (1.78M), High School or Equivalent (1.73M), and Bachelors Degree (1.49M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Lewiston, ID-WA was $207,200 in 2020, which is 0.902 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $193,700 to $207,200, a 6.97% increase. The homeownership rate in Lewiston, ID-WA is 72.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Lewiston, ID-WA have an average commute time of 17 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 $55,657. In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Lewiston, ID-WA was King County, WA with a value of $99,158, followed by Snohomish County, WA and Kitsap County, WA, with respective values of $89,273 and $78,969.

Property

$207,200
Median Property Value 2020
±$5,493
$18,780
Median Property Taxes
±$922

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.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Lewiston, ID-WA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

72.7%
Homeownership
2020
69.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 72.7% of the housing units in Lewiston, ID-WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lewiston, ID-WA was King County, WA with a value of $99,158, followed by Snohomish County, WA and Kitsap County, WA, with respective values of $89,273 and $78,969.

The following map shows all of the counties in Lewiston, ID-WA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$55,657
Median Household Income
± $3,432
25.8k
Number of Households
± 1,137

In 2020, the median household income of the 25.8k households in Lewiston, ID-WA declined from $55,657 from the previous year's value of $56,430.

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.
0.469
2020 Wage GINI in Idaho
0.466
2019 Wage GINI in Idaho
0.466
2020 Wage GINI in Washington
0.468
2019 Wage GINI in Washington

In 2020, the income inequality in Idaho was 0.469 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.667% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less 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 0.466 and income inequality had a 0.301% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (80.5%)
  2. Carpooled (8.11%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.41%)

In 2020, 80.5% of workers in Lewiston, ID-WA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.11%) and those who worked at home (6.41%).

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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Commute Time

17 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lewiston, ID-WA have a shorter commute time (17 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.36% 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

13.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lewiston, ID-WA (8.11k out of 61.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 18 - 24.

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

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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90.9% of the population of Lewiston, ID-WA has health coverage, with 44.3% on employee plans, 15.6% on Medicaid, 15.9% on Medicare, 13.2% on non-group plans, and 1.94% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Idaho was $6,927 in 2014. This is a 5.07% increase from the previous year ($6,593).

Per capita personal health care spending in Washington was $7,913 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,609).

Primary care physicians in Idaho see 1528 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.725% increase from the previous year (1517 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1506 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 459 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in Washington see 1184 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0845% increase from the previous year (1183 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1198 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 251 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Idaho and Washington, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,528 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Idaho
1,184 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Washington

Primary care physicians in Idaho see an average of 1,528 patients per year. This represents a 0.725% increase from the previous year (1,517 patients).

Primary care physicians in Washington see an average of 1,184 patients per year. This represents a 0.0845% increase from the previous year (1,183 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 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.2% under 18 years, 19.5% between 18 and 34 years, 37.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.7% over 64 years.

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

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

9.14%
Uninsured
44.3%
Employer Coverage
15.6%
Medicaid
15.9%
Medicare
13.2%
Non-Group
1.94%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lewiston, ID-WA grew by 6.25% from 8.61% to 9.14%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lewiston, ID-WA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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