Lester employment information

Income per capita$19,051$23,936$28,555
Median household income$31,607$43,511$53,482
Median income owner occupied$31,250$54,337$68,142
Median income renter occupied$0$25,060$33,219
Median earnings male$30,500$33,320$36,116
Median earnings female$17,708$22,089$25,692
Unemployment rate5.0%6.0%5.8%
Poverty level20.9%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lester is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lester is 41% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lester is 14% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lester is 34% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Lester median earnings by income bracket

Lester employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry0.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector20.0%6.3%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services35.0%31.3%
Public administration5.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services15.0%31.3%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Elkton, TN788$50,0007%
Elkmont, AL459$49,3758%
Athens, AL23,335$47,35411%
Anderson, AL322$43,75018%
Lexington, AL663$43,12519%
Lester, AL115$31,60741%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Volant, PA115$36,25032%
Skillman, NJ115$63,43819%
Masonville, IA115$33,75037%
West Chester, IA115$31,66741%
Watson, AR115$21,87559%
Lester, AL115$31,60741%
Source: The Lester, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.