Lester employment information

Income per capita$31,668$27,621$28,555
Median household income$56,667$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$63,125$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$28,750$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$42,750$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$26,979$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate0.0%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level5.5%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lester is 11% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lester is 6% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lester is 100% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lester is 65% lower than the national average.

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Lester median earnings by income bracket

Lester employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.5%1.3%
Manufacturing sector28.6%9.2%
Financial & insurance services0.0%17.1%
Wholesale & retail services22.1%7.9%
Public administration3.9%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.0%3.9%
Education, health & social services3.9%35.5%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Anderson, SD229$96,52880%
Brandon, SD9,350$69,79230%
Alvord, IA236$68,12527%
Larchwood, IA1,004$60,95614%
Valley Springs, SD701$57,5008%
Lester, IA299$56,6676%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Midlothian, MD299$53,0971%
Poyen, AR299$33,16738%
Orient, OH299$57,5008%
Neeses, SC299$31,25042%
Bonfield, IL299$70,00031%
Lester, IA299$56,6676%
Source: The Lester, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.