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-Attractive setting
-Low crime rates
-Outdoor recreation


-Harsh winters
-Low job growth projections
-Low educational attainment

What Bert Has To Say About Lewiston-Auburn Metro Area

Lewiston, at 35,000 the second largest city in the state, lies across the Androscoggin River from its twin city, Auburn. Once a large textile center, Lewiston and Auburn are currently reinventing themselves as a manufacturing and service center with high-tech businesses, but the transition is far from complete. This is an oft-repeated story in Maine, and some towns are doing better than others: Portland south and Waterville 50 miles north are doing much better, while Augusta, the state capital 25 miles north, remains surprisingly depressed.

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Quick Facts About Lewiston

    The unemployment rate in Lewiston is 3.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Lewiston jobs have Decreased by 1.12 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Lewiston's cost of living is 5.30% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Lewiston's population is 36,202 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -8.94 percent.
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Lewiston is $124,950. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -14.10%.
    Lewiston public schools spend $13,465 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.4 students per teacher in Lewiston.

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What a Dump

I grew up and went to school in Lewiston. The city is a dump. The downtown looks like a bombed out city in Iraq.Obama has helped the economy immensely by shipping his... (Read More)



Great place to live and work

I have lived and worked in Lewiston-Auburn for nearly 30 years and I think it's a wonderful place to raise a family. We sent both our kids to the Lewiston public... (Read More)



No place I would recommend

Despite years of efforts to revitalize Maine's second largest city, it seems Lewiston will always be joked about as the "armpit" of the State. City and State leaders... (Read More)



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