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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    A+
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    D-
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B-
Lewis County is located in New York with a population of 26,845. Living in Lewis County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Lewis County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Lewis County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$121,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$742
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Lewis County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    88.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    29.4
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    117.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    971.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284
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Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    46%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

Working in Lewis County

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$51,475
National
$55,322

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