Lester Prairie employment information

IndexLester PrairieMinnesotaNational
Income per capita$23,794$33,225$29,829
Median household income$53,472$63,217$55,322
Median income owner occupied$60,833$77,618$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,598$34,348$35,192
Median earnings male$37,750$40,933$36,919
Median earnings female$30,305$29,114$26,250
Unemployment rate3.6%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level13.0%10.8%15.1%
The Lester Prairie, MN employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Lester Prairie is $23,794, which is 28% lower than than the Minnesota average and 20% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $53,472, which is 15% lower than than the Minnesota average and 3% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Lester Prairie is 4%, which is 22% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Lester Prairie is 13% which is 14% lower than than the national average.

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$35,644$53,472$106,944
City
$42,140$63,217$126,434
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Lester Prairie is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lester Prairie is 3% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lester Prairie is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lester Prairie is 14% lower than the national average.

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Lester Prairie employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.8%2.5%
Manufacturing sector34.0%2.9%
Financial & insurance services1.5%4.7%
Wholesale & retail services13.8%13.0%
Public administration1.9%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.5%0.0%
Education, health & social services7.1%38.8%
Other16.2%20.0%

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Cologne, MN1,655$81,71948%
Delano, MN5,754$78,11441%
Lester Prairie, MN1,934$53,4723%

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Salem city, AR1,935$23,60357%
Auburn, MI1,935$52,3965%
Lakin, KS1,935$51,2507%
Kapaau, HI1,935$50,1259%
Elida, OH1,935$70,06927%
Lester Prairie, MN1,934$53,4723%
Source: The Lester Prairie, MN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).