Lewis county is located close to the center of West Virginia. Lewis county has 384.90 square miles of land area and 4.75 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Lewis county population is 16,372, which has shrunk 3.23% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 2.47% and is much lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. Lewis county median household income is $33,293 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 23.01% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 28.70% and is higher than the national average rate of 19.17%. Lewis county median house value is $87,400 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 37.85% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 30.63% and is lower than the national average rate of 50.42%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Lewis county is worse than the state average in quality. The Lewis county area code is 304.
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