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Demographics

People

Total Population1,934
Male Share of the Population52%
Female Share of the Population48%
Senior Citizens10.2%
Employed Population 16+900
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married55.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.9%
Median Earnings25+$35,890
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,813
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,885

Wealth

Median Family Income$65,833
% Above Poverty Level87%
% Below Poverty Level13%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone29.5%
Median Gross Rent$507
Median House Value$123,800

Ancestry

German53.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)22.7%
Norwegian10.2%
Irish8.5%
Swedish3.7%
Polish2.6%
Czech2.5%
Finnish2.1%
French Except Basque1.2%
Scottish1.1%
Italian1%
Danishn0.9%
English0.9%
Dutch0.8%
Swiss0.7%
Canadian0.5%
Welsh0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Russian0.3%
US/American0.2%
Belgian0.1%
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Lester Prairie Almanac

CategoryValue
County McLeod County
Standard Zip Codes55354
Phone Area Codes320
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude44.88
Approximate Longitude-94.03

Lester Prairie Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationHUTCHINSON 1 N
Distance16.3 miles
Jan Temp-0 to 20 F
Apr Temp35 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 59 F
Annual Precip27.1 inches
StationDELANO
Distance16.5 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 20 F
Apr Temp33 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 58 F
Annual Precip27.2 inches
StationGAYLORD
Distance24.7 miles
Jan Temp1 to 20 F
Apr Temp34 to 55 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 59 F
Annual Precip28.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Glencoe5,535$65,160
Mayer1,973$93,750
New Germany404$70,313
Plato313$71,250
Silver Lake927$65,938
Winsted2,412$61,154

Lester Prairie Public Schools

Lester Prairie Elementary
131 Hickory St N
ZIP: 55354
(320) 395-3011
Primary
Total Enrollment 249
Lester Prairie Secondary
131 Hickory St N
ZIP: 55354
(320) 395-2521
High
Total Enrollment 181
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