Lewiston, Maine 

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Population

36,226

-1.3% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.7%

Median Income

$36,696

Median Home Price

$203,400

Median Age

40.1

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 3.8

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Lewiston, Maine

Small-city complex - Southern Maine, 30 miles north and inland from Portland. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Lewiston, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Lewiston, ME Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Maine
County: Androscoggin County
Metro Area: Lewiston-Auburn Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Lewiston
Zip Codes: 04240
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 340 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lewiston is 5.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lewiston jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lewiston's cost of living is 14.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lewiston's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Androscoggin county remained Republican, 49.9% to 47.0%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Lewiston's population is 36,226 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 1.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lewiston is Real Estate: $203,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.4%.

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. More Education



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Housing Market in Lewiston

It's a good time to buy in Lewiston. Home Appreciation is up 24.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Lewiston is $203,400.

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Reviews for Lewiston   7 Reviews
Basics Needed To Thive - 4/18/2018
Sadley, there's little hope if this town can rise up to overcome the extreme poverty of this socio-economical class in an underserved community, unless... PARENTS do... Read More

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Great place to live and work - 1/4/2015
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 - 6/24/2013
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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ZIP CODES IN LEWISTON, MAINE
04240

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