Lewistown, IL Population

Population: 2,522. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,448 (-2.9% change)
Males: 1,184 (46.9%), Females: 1,338 (53.1%)

Fulton County

Zip code: 61542

Median resident age: 41.2 years
Median household income: $30,943
Median house value: $55,100

Races in Lewistown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)

Ancestries: United States (14.7%), German (14.6%), Irish (10.5%), English (10.3%), Dutch (3.0%), Scottish (2.2%).

Elevation: 590 feet

Land area: 1.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lewistown

  • High school or higher: 80.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lewistown city

  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 56.9%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -105 (-4.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Lewistown:

  • MASON DISTRICT HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; HAVANA, IL)
  • GRAHAM HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION (about 14 miles; CANTON, IL)
  • SARAH D CULBERTSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 33 miles; RUSHVILLE, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lewistown:

  • GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL (about 37 miles; PEORIA, IL; Abbreviation: PIA)
  • CAPITAL (about 52 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Abbreviation: SPI)
  • SOUTHEAST IOWA REGIONAL (about 72 miles; BURLINGTON, IA; Abbreviation: BRL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lewistown:

  • INGERSOLL (about 14 miles; CANTON, IL; Abbreviation: CTK)
  • HAVANA REGIONAL (about 16 miles; HAVANA, IL; Abbreviation: 9I0)
  • TRI-COUNTY (about 27 miles; YATES CITY, IL; Abbreviation: 2C6)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lewistown:

  • WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; MACOMB, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,096)
  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 39 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,404)
  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,262)
  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 59 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT SPRINGFIELD (about 59 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,357)
  • BLACK HAWK COLLEGE (about 79 miles; MOLINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,891)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 81 miles; NORMAL, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,785)
Public high school in Lewistown:

  • LEWISTOWN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 247; Location: 15205 N STATE 100HWY; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lewistown:

  • CENTRAL ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 302; Location: 15501 E AVE L; Grades: 04 – 08)
  • LEWISTOWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 247; Location: 15501 E AVE L; Grades: PK – 03)
  • NEW HORIZONS (Students: 29; Location: 315 S ILLINOIS; Grades: 06 – 12)

Libraries

Library in Lewistown:

  • LEWISTOWN CARNEGIE P.L.D. (Operating income: $98,278; Location: 321 W. LINCOLN; 22,731 books; 143 audio materials; 920 video materials; 57 serial subscriptions)

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