Lester employment information

IndexLesterIowaNational
Income per capita$41,876$28,872$29,829
Median household income$71,250$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$76,250$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$50,227$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$23,750$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate0.0%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level4.5%12.3%15.1%
The Lester, IA 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 is $41,876, which is 45% higher than than the Iowa average and 40% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $71,250, which is 31% higher than than the Iowa average and 29% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Lester is 0%, which is 100% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Lester is 4% which is 70% lower than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$47,495$71,250$142,500
City
$36,376$54,570$109,140
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 is 40% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lester is 29% 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 70% lower than the national average.

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Lester median earnings by income bracket

Lester employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.5%1.4%
Manufacturing sector23.7%17.4%
Financial & insurance services0.0%4.3%
Wholesale & retail services6.6%10.1%
Public administration2.6%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities18.4%5.8%
Education, health & social services3.9%50.7%
Other30.3%23.2%

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Brandon, SD9,674$75,42436%
Anderson, SD271$73,12532%
Alvord, IA236$55,8331%
Rock Rapids, IA2,569$54,8911%
Beaver Creek, MN375$54,8211%
Lester, IA269$71,25029%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
White Plains, GA269$27,32151%
El Castillo, TX269$0100%
Bemus Point, NY269$36,14635%
Paguate, NM269$18,26967%
North Star, OH269$56,2502%
Lester, IA269$71,25029%
Source: The Lester, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).