Lester, Alabama Population 2021

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Lester is a city located in Limestone County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 137, it is the 435th largest city in Alabama and the 17671st largest city in the United States . Lester is currently growing at a rate of 2.24% annually and its population has increased by 23.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 111 in 2010. Lester reached it's highest population of 137 in 2021. Spanning over 2 miles, Lester has a population density of 75 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lester is $53,842 with a poverty rate of 12.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $775 per month, and the median house value is $100,000. The median age in Lester is 39.8 years, 48.3 years for males, and 35.8 years for females.

Lester Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lester was:

  • White: 91.72%
  • Two or more races: 5.73%
  • Black or African American: 1.91%
  • Asian: 0.64%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Lester, Alabama is 137 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 128.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 111.

Lester, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14491.72%
Two or More Races95.73%
Black or African American31.91%
Asian10.64%
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Lester Population by Race

Lester Population Pyramid $2021

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Lester Median Age

39.8


Total

48.3


Male

35.8


Female

Lester Adults

There are 116 adults, (22 of whom are seniors) in Lester.

Lester Age Dependency

67

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lester Sex Ratio

Female

81

51.59%

Male

76

48.41%

Lester Population by Age

Lester Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lester Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married85.2%14.8%
All80%20%
Non Family77.8%22.2%
Male50%50%

80.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lester Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All453.4980
Married273.5285.2
Non Family9077.8
Male67.3350
Female33100

4.08

Average Family Size

3.49

Average Household Size

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Lester Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade32.78%
High School Graduate5248.15%
Some College2018.52%
Associates Degree1211.11%
Bachelors Degree109.26%
Graduate Degree1110.19%
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Lester Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lester Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.19%.

Lester Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,375$53,750$19,167
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$36,250$53,523$18,438
Some College$$69,375$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$35,375

Average Earnings

$53,750

Average Male

$19,167

Average Female

Lester Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lester Language by Age

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Lester Language

99.36% of Lester residents speak only English, while 0.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.64% of the population.

Lester Language

Lester Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple99100.00%
White14474.86%
Black33100.00%

12.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.89%

Male Poverty Rate

16.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lester

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lester is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lester is White, with 4.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.46%.

Lester Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade100.00%
Some College6.25%
High School5.77%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Lester Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed2.94%

Lester Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lester Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,083$53,842
Families$50,000$57,106
Married Families$48,125-
Non Families$32,250$40,078
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Income by Household Type

Lester Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Lester Married by Age and Sex

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Lester Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Lester Marital Status by Race

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Lester Marital Status

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24

Number of Veterans

24

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam8
First Gulf War6
Second Gulf War3
World War II
Korea

Lester Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6416
65 to 743
18 to 343
75+2
35 to 54

Lester Veterans by Age

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Lester Veterans by Race

Lester Veterans by Education

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4.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lester Veterans by Education

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48%

Labor Force Participation

48%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Lester Employment by Age

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Lester Employment by Race

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Lester Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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64.33%

Born in Lester

99.36%

Native Born

0.64%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.36% of Lester residents were born in the United States, with 64.33% having been born in Alabama. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lester Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202113732.24%
202013432.29%
201913132.34%
201812821.59%
201712610.80%
201612543.31%
201512110.83%
201412021.69%
201311810.85%
201211732.63%
201111432.70%
20101110.00%

Lester Population by Year