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Lewiston, California - Basic Facts

The Lewiston Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Trinity County at latitude 40.6969 and longitude -122.8225. Trinity County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,814 feet.

The formal official name is the Lewiston Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Lewiston, California.

The U5 Census Class Code for Lewiston indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Lewiston Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lewiston: Bouis Bridge, Leviston.

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Lewiston, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,186
Population in Households 1,172
Population in Familes 889
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 59
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 551
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 340
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 696 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 419 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 133 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 (20.8%)
Median Home Value $226,744
Average Home Value $346,131


Median Household Income $37,874
Average Household Income $48,964
Per Capita Income $22,368
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.14% -0.29%
Households -0.09% -0.11%
Families 0.56% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Lewiston, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lewiston to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1006 34th
Population Density1 # 1364 11th
Diversity Index2 # 1338 12th
Median Household Income # 1205 21st
Per Capita Income # 926 39th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.