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People

Total Population 268
Male Share of the Population 45.5%
Female Share of the Population 54.5%
Senior Citizens 23.9%
Employed Population 16+ 145
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 74.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $73,125
% Above Poverty Level 93.9%
% Below Poverty Level 6.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 9.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 23.6%
Median Gross Rent $0
Median House Value $119,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.5%
US/American 0%
English 1.5%
Irish 7.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lester Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles SE of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 152 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Lyon
P.O. Box Zip Codes 51242
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.444
Longitude -96.332

Lester Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ROCK RAPIDS
Distance 8.4 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 27.4 inches
Station CANTON 4 WNW
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 23.5 inches
Station SIOUX FALLS AP
Distance 23 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 25 F
Apr Temp 33 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 86 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 24.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alvord 231 $69,375
Doon 538 $71,250
Inwood 817 $60,577
Larchwood 952 $70,909

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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