Lester, Alabama 

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Population

134

+34.6% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

2.1%

Median Income

$31,607

Median Home Price

$149,200

Median Age

48

Comfort Index (Climate)

6.9 / 6.4

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Lester, Alabama

Mid-sized city - Extreme northern Alabama, 15 miles south of Tennessee border.
State: Alabama
County: Limestone County
Metro Area: Huntsville Metro Area
City: Lester
Zip Codes: 35647
Cost of Living: -18.0% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 644 ft above sea level

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Lester, Al Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Strong economy
Low unemployment
Educated population
Cons
Isolation
Infrastructure
Hot, humid summers

What Bert Has To Say About Huntsville Metro Area

Huntsville is a surprising and up-and-coming research, technology and high-tech manufacturing center in extreme north Alabama. It is known as the “Space Capital of America,” a role that started in the 1940’s when a U.S. senator brought famed German scientists, including Dr. Wernher von Braun, to a local U.S. Army arsenal to continue their work.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lester is 2.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lester jobs have increased by 3.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lester's cost of living is 18.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lester's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Lester, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Limestone county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 70.4% to 27.8%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Lester's population is 134 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 34.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lester is Real Estate: $149,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.8%.

SCHOOLS
Lester public schools spend $8,854 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.6 students per teacher in Lester. More Education



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Housing Market in Lester

It's a good time to buy in Lester. Home Appreciation is up 11.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Lester is $149,200.
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