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Lewisville, North Carolina
—  Town  —
Location of Lewisville, North Carolina
Coordinates: 36°5′53″N 80°24′58″W / 36.09806°N 80.41611°W / 36.09806; -80.41611
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Forsyth
Area
 - Total 10.8 sq mi (28.1 km2)
 - Land 10.7 sq mi (27.8 km2)
 - Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation 988 ft (301 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 8,826
 - Density 822.0/sq mi (317.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 27023
Area code(s) 336
FIPS code 37-38040[1]
GNIS feature ID 1027418[2]
Website www.lewisvillenc.net

Lewisville is a town in Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 8,826 at the 2000 census. It is a Piedmont Triad community.

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Geography

Lewisville is located at 36°5′53″N 80°24′58″W / 36.09806°N 80.41611°W / 36.09806; -80.41611 (36.098087, -80.416030)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 10.9 square miles (28.1 km²), of which, 10.7 square miles (27.8 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (1.01%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 8,826 people, 3,341 households, and 2,676 families residing in the town. The population density was 822.0 people per square mile (317.3/km²). There were 3,501 housing units at an average density of 326.0/sq mi (125.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 93.11% White, 4.19% African American, 0.19% Native American, 1.34% Asian, 0.54% from other races, and 0.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.23% of the population.

There were 3,341 households out of which 40.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.5% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.9% were non-families. 16.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the town the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 27.5% from 45 to 64, and 8.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 98.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $64,571, and the median income for a family was $72,250. Males had a median income of $50,229 versus $34,496 for females. The per capita income for the town was $29,999. About 1.6% of families and 2.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.0% of those under age 18 and 3.0% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Public schools in Lewisville are managed by the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools school district.

Trivia

In 1974, a little league team from Lewisville won the North Carolina state championship and finished third in the South Regional Tournament in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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