Lester, Alabama

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Lester, Alabama
Town
Location in Limestone County and the state of Alabama
Location in Limestone County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 34°59′3″N 87°8′52″W / 34.98417°N 87.14778°W / 34.98417; -87.14778
Country United States
State Alabama
County Limestone
Area
 • Total 1.8 sq mi (4.7 km2)
 • Land 1.8 sq mi (4.7 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 814 ft (248 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 107
 • Density 59.4/sq mi (22.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35647
Area code(s) 256
FIPS code 01-42352
GNIS feature ID 0121506

Lester is a town in Limestone County, Alabama, United States, and is included in the Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area. As of the 2000 census, the population of the town is 107.

Geography[edit]

Lester is located at 34°59′3″N 87°8′52″W / 34.98417°N 87.14778°W / 34.98417; -87.14778 (34.984304, -87.147909).[1]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 107 people, 42 households, and 33 families residing in the town. The population density was 58.4 people per square mile (22.6/km²). There were 46 housing units at an average density of 25.1 per square mile (9.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White.

There were 42 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.0% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.4% were non-families. 16.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.3% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 31.8% from 25 to 44, 28.0% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 101.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $37,083, and the median income for a family was $44,688. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $14,643 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,073. There were no families and 7.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 22.2% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 34°59′03″N 87°08′52″W / 34.984304°N 87.147909°W / 34.984304; -87.147909