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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    C-
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    B-
Lewis County is located in Tennessee with a population of 11,944. Living in Lewis County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Lewis County and residents tend to be conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$88,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$492
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Lewis County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    982
    282.7
  • Murder
    27.3
    6.1
  • Rape
    54.6
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    518.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    3,846.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    600.1
    284
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Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    43%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    13%

Working in Lewis County

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$37,092
National
$55,322

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    Lewis County Reviews

    2 reviews
    I would love to always keep my roots here. If I have to leave for a better job for me or my wife (when that time comes) I will do so. But I always want to come HOME.
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    We do not have very much crime. Just the local drugs and occasional theft.