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Lewis is a town in Lewis County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Lewis. For links to other places called Lewis, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Lewis is 43.485N. The longitude is -75.565W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,539 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 857.
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34% of Lewis residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lewis ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lewis was $13,256, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Lewis residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lewis, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $344. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $688.
Lewis County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lewis political report.
The average commute time for Lewis workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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