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Lewis is a city in Cass County, Iowa, United States, along the East Nishnabotna River. The population was 438 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Lewis is located at 41°18′19″N 95°5′4″W / 41.30528°N 95.08444°W / 41.30528; -95.08444 (41.305277, -95.084514)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 438 people, 190 households, and 128 families residing in the city. The population density was 876.0 people per square mile (338.2/km²). There were 196 housing units at an average density of 392.0/sq mi (151.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.32% White, 0.23% Native American, 0.23% from other races, and 0.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.23% of the population.

There were 190 households out of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.8% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.6% were non-families. 31.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 4.1% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 28.5% from 45 to 64, and 17.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,114, and the median income for a family was $36,563. Males had a median income of $29,219 versus $19,917 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,316. About 5.5% of families and 8.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.7% of those under age 18 and 10.1% of those age 65 or over.

Notable natives

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