Lester Prairie, Minnesota Population 2020

1,740

Lester Prairie is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 1,740, it is the 278th largest city in Minnesota and the 8147th largest city in the United States. Lester Prairie is currently growing at a rate of 0.40% annually and its population has increased by 0.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,730 in 2010. Lester Prairie reached it's highest population of 1,761 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Lester Prairie has a population density of 1,952 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lester Prairie is $69,575 with a poverty rate of 15.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $537 per month, and the median house value is $145,900. The median age in Lester Prairie is 31.1 years, 26 years for males, and 34.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 114.0 males.

Lester Prairie Demographics

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

  • White: 96.63%
  • Two or more races: 1.94%
  • Other race: 1.12%
  • Black or African American: 0.31%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lester Prairie, Minnesota is 1,740, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,726.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,730.

Lester Prairie, Minnesota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,89296.63%
Two or More Races381.94%
Some Other Race221.12%
Black or African American60.31%

Lester Prairie Population Pyramid 2020

Lester Prairie Median Age

31.1


Total

26


Male

34.8


Female

Lester Prairie Adults

There are 1,243 adults, (216 of whom are seniors) in Lester Prairie.

Lester Prairie Age Dependency

90.7

Age Dependency Ratio

21

Old Age Dependency Ratio

69.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lester Prairie Sex Ratio

Female

915

46.73%

Male

1,043

53.27%

Lester Prairie Households and Families

Lester Prairie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lester Prairie Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94%6%
All81.2%18.8%
Male76.9%23.1%
Non Family73.1%26.9%
Female50%50%

81.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6922.8381.2
Married3523.794
Non Family2341.1773.1
Female803.6650
Male263.3876.9

3.52

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

12%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lester Prairie Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade201.76%
9th to 12th Grade998.73%
High School Graduate36532.19%
Some College26623.46%
Associates Degree21518.96%
Bachelors Degree11510.14%
Graduate Degree544.76%

Lester Prairie Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,005982166
Hispanic120243
Other Race9
Black66
Multiple Races33

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 16.52%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,402$48,684$29,342
Less Than High School$33,750$36,250$26,917
High School Grad$26,302$36,250$21,563
Some College$42,727$52,283$29,500
Bachelors Degree$53,125$60,000$47,143
Graduate Degree$49,318$42,917$49,886

$37,402

Average Earnings

$48,684

Average Male

$29,342

Average Female

Lester Prairie Language

Lester Prairie Language by Age

Lester Prairie Language

84.44% of Lester Prairie residents speak only English, while 15.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.17% of the population.

Lester Prairie Poverty

Lester Prairie Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,58121613.66%
Hispanic3279529.05%
Other2222100.00%

15.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.88%

Male Poverty Rate

13.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lester Prairie

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lester Prairie is White, with 13.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.01%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.69%
High School16.44%
Bachelors or Greater11.24%
Some College1.46%
Name Poverty
Female Employed8.11%
Male Employed4.70%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Lester Prairie Income

Lester Prairie Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,130$69,575
Families$67,692$79,797
Married Families$84,038-
Non Families$33,519$39,117

Lester Prairie Marital Status

Lester Prairie Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lester Prairie Married by Age and Sex

Lester Prairie Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lester Prairie Marital Status by Race

Lester Prairie Veterans

111

Number of Veterans

96

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam31
First Gulf War24
Second Gulf War24
World War II3
Korea3
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6429
35 to 5427
65 to 7423
18 to 3418
75+14
Name Veterans % of Total
White1119.26%
Hispanic32.26%

$Lester Prairie Veterans by Education

2.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lester Prairie Employment Status

71.9%

Labor Force Participation

71.1%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Lester Prairie Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

77.48%

Born in Minnesota

93.46%

Native Born

6.54%

Foreign Born

3.68%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.46% of Lester Prairie residents were born in the United States, with 77.48% having been born in Minnesota. 3.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,74070.40%
20191,73370.41%
20181,726-1-0.06%
20171,72770.41%
20161,72010.06%
20151,71910.06%
20141,718-4-0.23%
20131,722-2-0.12%
20121,724-22-1.26%
20111,746-15-0.85%
20101,7610.00%