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Lewis County Statistics

Facts

Land area384.9 square miles
Population Density42.5 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)16,452
Population change0.5%
Under 5 years of age5.8%
Under 1820.6%
65 and over18.9%
Females50.4%
White97.6
Hispanic or Latino of any race0.9
Asian0.4%
Two or more races1.1%
Black or African American0.6%
Native American0.2%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school85%
Had a bachelor degree or higher15.6%
Veterans1,478

Households and Housing

Households6,451
Persons per household2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more89%
Median household income$36,199
The Per capita income$21,175
Live below the poverty line20.3%
Housing units7,882
Multi-unit structures9%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$91,400
Residents owning their homes71.6%

Business Facts

Total number of firms1,144
Women-owned firms17%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$212,862
Retail sales per capita$12,426
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$54,766
Source US Census Data