About Lewistown, MT
Lewistown, MT is located in Fergus County in the state of Montana.
The total City Population for Lewistown is about 5,967 with about 400 people per square mile.
The Average Home Value is $121,550, which is roughly 27% lower than the Average Home Value of $167,602 for the state of Montana, and roughly 36% lower than the National Average of $188,692.
The Median Income Per Household is about $37,588, which is roughly 23% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $48,647 for the state of Montana, and roughly 35% lower higher than the National Average of $57,518.
Demographic DetailsAverage # of People Per Household: 2.15
Male Population Estimate: 52.4%
Female Population Estimate: 47.6%
Median Age: 46.5
Male Median Age: 46.5
Female Median Age: 48.6
Racial Demographic Estimates
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NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Lewistown specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Fergus County: About 0 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 0)
Average # of Violent Crimes for Fergus County: About 502.03 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Fergus County is about 100% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 43% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.
The Unemployment Rate for Lewistown is about 4%.
Montana is ranked #27 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 43.99 out of 100.
Wage PoliciesOverall Wage Policy Score: 49.56
The average living wage for the state of Montana is $31.55/hr, while the states minimum wage is $8.75/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives Montana a minimum wage score of 30.57 compared to all other states.
The minimum wage for tipped employees is $8.75/hr, which gives Montana a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 100 compared to all other states.
The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for Montana is $182.00, resulting in a UI benefit score of 27.41 compared to all other states.
Worker Protection PoliciesOverall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
X Montana does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
✓ Montana does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
X Montana does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
X Montana does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
X Montana does provide some form of paid family leave.
X Montana does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X Montana does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
X Montana does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X Montana does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X Montana does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
✓ Montana does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
✓ Montana does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
X Montana does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.
Right To Organize PoliciesOverall Right To Organize Score: 70
X Montana does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
X Montana does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
✓ Montana does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
✓ Montana does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
✓ Montana does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
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Additional Location DetailsZip Code(s): 59457
TimeZone: Mountain (GMT -07:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Average Elevation: 4791.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 406