Lester Prairie employment information

IndexLester PrairieMinnesotaNational
Income per capita$23,822$31,642$28,555
Median household income$49,191$60,828$53,482
Median income owner occupied$62,632$74,687$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,033$31,748$33,219
Median earnings male$36,974$39,915$36,116
Median earnings female$30,233$27,655$25,692
Unemployment rate5.1%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level9.0%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lester Prairie is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lester Prairie is 8% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lester Prairie is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lester Prairie is 42% lower than the national average.

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Lester Prairie median earnings by income bracket

Lester Prairie employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry19.1%2.8%
Manufacturing sector36.5%1.2%
Financial & insurance services2.2%6.6%
Wholesale & retail services10.9%12.4%
Public administration1.4%0.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.7%0.7%
Education, health & social services9.4%44.8%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mayer, MN1,792$91,77172%
St. Bonifacius, MN2,425$83,50656%
Waconia, MN11,230$78,08646%
Delano, MN5,598$78,06546%
Cologne, MN1,564$77,43845%
Lester Prairie, MN1,666$49,1918%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Kincaid, IL1,666$41,16423%
Fairfax, OH1,666$55,0663%
Towanda, KS1,666$48,5659%
Mill City, OR1,665$37,47230%
Edmonton, KY1,665$21,16960%
Lester Prairie, MN1,666$49,1918%
Source: The Lester Prairie, MN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.