Lewiston, ME Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 16,470 housing units in Lewiston. This represents a 3.8% decline from 17,118 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 15,025 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 1,445 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Lewiston is about 47.3%. Lewiston's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.2%. Average household size is 2.17 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Lewiston were built after 1949.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.40%
One Bedroom19%
Two Bedrooms34.30%
Three Bedrooms33.70%
Four Bedrooms9.90%
Five Bedrooms or more1.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.47
Median year structure was built1957
Median Value of occupied units$87,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$68,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.9
Median year structure was built1939
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$383

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage7%
Home Equity Loan11.20%
Simple Mortgage43.70%
Debt Free37.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.7%