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People

Total Population 334
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 10.5%
Employed Population 16+ 96
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 53%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,500
% Above Poverty Level 77.2%
% Below Poverty Level 22.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 3.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 16.8%
Median Gross Rent $731
Median House Value $69,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.4%
US/American 0%
English 6.6%
Irish 15.6%

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

Lester Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 46 miles SE of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 174 miles E of Lexington, Kentucky
County Raleigh
Standard Zip Codes 25865
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.734
Longitude -81.299

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 BECKLEY VA HOSPITAL
Distance 5.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 39 F
Apr Temp 35 to 62 F
Jul Temp 58 to 78 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Station BECKLEY AP
Distance 11 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 61 to 80 F
Oct Temp 42 to 63 F
Annual Precip 41.6 inches
Station FLAT TOP
Distance 15.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 60 to 78 F
Oct Temp 42 to 61 F
Annual Precip 45.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beckley 17,375 $55,597
Mabscott 1,387 $75,200
Mullens 1,993 $60,089
Pax 151 $33,750
Rhodell 212 $52,625
Sophia 1,356 $43,068

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

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