Select a New Section:

Lewiston, Maine   Add Favorite    7 Reviews | Review This Place




Find your Best Mortgage in Lewiston: Fixed Rate, Adjustable Rate, 30 years, 15 years.

Pros

-Attractive setting
-Low crime rates
-Outdoor recreation

Cons

-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.

Highlights


Small-city complex located in Southern Maine, 30 miles north and inland from Portland See local real estate
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Schools: See Local Schools
City: Lewiston
Zip Codes: 04240
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 340 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Lewiston


    ECONOMY
    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. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Lewiston's cost of living is 5.30% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Lewiston's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Lewiston's population is 36,202 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -8.94 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Lewiston is $124,950. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -14.10%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    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. Learn more...

Lewiston Ranked & Rated



View More Data >

Lewiston Housing Market


It's not a good time to buy in Lewiston. Home Appreciation is down -4.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Lewiston Real Estate.
The median home price in Lewiston is $124,950. Browse Homes in this Range.
Learn More
Mortgage Calculator     Home Equity Calculator

Reviews for Lewiston, Maine


Unknown
Lewiston

Star Rating Not a fan. Not for me. Just okay. Great place. The best place.
Mouse over the stars for your rating and click to rate.
Start Your Review of Lewiston, ME


  6/16/2016
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)

 109

 125

  1/4/2015
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)

 107

 81

  6/24/2013
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)

 93

 109

View More Data >


Side-by-Side Comparison

Compare Lewiston, Maine to any other place in the USA.

Ask A Lewiston Expert

This place does not have any experts.
How To Become An Expert Here

Lewiston, ME Maps

Check out the latest Maps in a variety of categories including cost of living, population, and commute time.

Select a New Section: