Lester, West Virginia 

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Population

561

+78.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.4%

Best Places to Live in Lester, West Virginia

Small town - In southern West Virginia, 200 miles west of Charlottesville, VA. June, August and September are the most pleasant months in Lester, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Comfortable summers
Affordability
Low traffic
Cons
Weak growth
Poor health
Rainy days
 $58,500 
111 Holly Hills Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 2184 SqFt
 $135,000 
102 Keene Pl
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1508 SqFt
 $288,750 
257 Hutchison Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2200 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Beckley Metro Area

The Beckley, WV metro area is located in southern West Virginia, 200 miles west of Charlottesville, VA. Beckley is one of the smaller metros in the United States and is comprised of Fayette and Raleigh counties.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Lester
Zip Codes: 25865
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 2421 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lester is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Negative. Lester jobs have decreased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lester's cost of living is 30.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lester's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
Raleigh county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Lester's population is 561 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 78.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lester is $55,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.7%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Lester public schools spend $11,258 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.4 students per teacher in Lester. More Education



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Housing Market in Lester

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The median home price in Lester is $55,200. Browse Homes in this Range.


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$58,500
111 Holly Hills Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$135,000
102 Keene Pl
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$288,750
257 Hutchison Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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