Lewisville, situated in Forsyth County, is a town made up of 14.2 square miles.
July 31, 2017
The town was settled sometime in the mid-to-late 18th century, and was not incorporated until 1991. The town seeks to prevent excessive commercialization to preserve its small town nature.
The town is home to the 16-acre Jack Warren Park.
The median resident age in Lewisville is 45 years. The median estimated household income is about $75,000 making it about $27,000 more than the North Carolina average.
The estimated per capita is about $39,000. The average price for a home in Lewisville is about $188,000 (2015) which is $28,000 more than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $800 a month for rent.
The racial makeup of Lewisville is 88% White, 5% Black, 1% Two or more races, and 6% other. 96% of the population are high school graduates, with 40% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher.
65% are married, 9% are divorced, 1% are separated, 4% are widowed, leaving 21% that have never been married.
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Lewisville belongs to Forsyth County in the central part of North Carolina. The County, named after Colonel Benjamin Forsyth, is part of the Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area. Forsyth County has a population of 365,000 and its largest city Winston-Salem, with a population of 241,000, is the county seat.
Some of Forsyth County is a part of the Yadkin Valley wine region. The county is the fourth largest county in North Carolina. The county was founded in 1849.
Forsyth County borders Surry, Yadkin, Davie, Davidson, Guilford, Rockingham, and Stokes Counties.
Forsyth County is made up of 413 square miles. 408 of which is land with the remaining 5 as water.
The population of Lewisville, NC is about 520. The population has been steadily increasing since the 1980's.
The elevation of Lewisville, NC is 988 feet above sea level.
The zip code for Lewisville, NC is 27023.
The area code for Lewisville, NC is 336.
Historically speaking Lewisville and Forsyth County have voted mostly Republican, with 54% going to George W. Bush during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous two or three elections, but the area has voted Democrat during the 2008 and 2012 elections, showing a change in the trend.
As of 2010, 46% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 48% are Protestants with Catholics and Other making up around 6%.
The unemployment rate for Lewisville is about 5% (2015), making it equal to the state average of around 5%. Manufacturing, retail, and healthcare make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.
The Winston-Salem Journal is the primary newspaper that covers the Forsyth County area.