What is the current population of Lester?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Lester is 314. Lester, West Virginia is the 15,179th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Lester?

The peak population of Lester was in 1990, when its population was 406. In 1990, Lester was the 13,978th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 15,179th largest city in the US. Lester is currently 22.7% smaller than it was in 1990.

How quickly is Lester shrinking?

Lester has shrunk 2.1% since the year 2000. Lester, West Virginia is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 61% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 314 15,179
2018 321 15,095
2017 323 15,082
2016 322 15,110
2015 328 15,043
2014 333 14,996
2013 339 14,923
2012 344 14,883
2011 347 14,850
2010 348 14,846
2009 314 15,248
2008 313 15,261
2007 313 15,264
2006 313 15,273
2005 315 15,244
2004 315 15,255
2003 317 15,237
2002 320 15,202
2001 318 15,235
2000 321 15,222
1990 406 13,978

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
15169 Granjeno, Texas 315 0.9%
15170 McConnells, South Carolina 315 23.0%
15171 Millerton, Oklahoma 315 -11.7%
15172 Newburg, West Virginia 315 -12.2%
15173 Uniondale, Indiana 315 14.1%
15174 Brainard, Nebraska 314 -13.2%
15175 Dutton, Alabama 314 1.2%
15176 Frankford, Missouri 314 -10.2%
15177 Hume, Missouri 314 -7.1%
15178 Latexo, Texas 314 15.4%
15179 Lester, West Virginia 314 -2.1%
15180 Lincoln, Michigan 314 -13.4%
15181 Lower Kalskag, Alaska 314 17.6%
15182 Newdale, Idaho 314 -12.0%
15183 The Highlands, Kansas 314
15184 Waco, North Carolina 314 -4.5%
15185 Alma, Colorado 313 74.8%
15186 City of Creede, Colorado 313
15187 Druid Hills, Kentucky 313 -1.5%
15188 Farber, Missouri 313 -23.2%
15189 Hop Bottom, Pennsylvania 313 -5.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In West Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
12401 Peterstown 621 24.6%
12411 Ridgeley 620 -17.9%
12486 West Milford 607 -6.6%
12511 Reedsville 604 16.8%
12523 Danville 602 5.6%
12577 Bath (Berkeley Springs) 596 -19.3%
12598 Grant Town 594 -9.3%
12599 Hartford City 594 12.9%
12627 Bancroft 591 60.5%
12740 Pineville 574 -19.8%
12755 Rowlesburg 572 -6.5%
12878 Pratt 556 -0.5%
12911 Gauley Bridge 553 -24.9%
12942 Thomas 550 -8.7%
13010 Union 540 -1.2%
13021 Masontown 538 -16.5%
13209 Grantsville 513 -9.0%
13361 Delbarton 497 -1.5%
13401 Paw Paw 492 -6.1%
13453 Junior 486 8.2%
13493 Clearview 482 -18.0%
13501 Pine Grove 482 -15.2%
13541 Burnsville 477 -0.8%
13611 Beech Bottom 469 -23.8%
13623 Cowen 468 -8.4%
13669 Lost Creek 464 -0.8%
13880 Clay 441 -25.3%
14021 Whitesville 427 -17.7%
14046 Matewan 424 -14.3%
14241 Fairview 404 -8.8%
14402 Gilbert 387 -6.5%
14414 Jane Lew 386 -4.4%
14487 Windsor Heights 379 -11.6%
14612 Capon Bridge 366 70.2%
14623 Farmington 365 -5.4%
14639 West Logan 364 -12.5%
14645 Ellenboro 363 -2.4%
14788 Kermit 349 37.4%
14798 Valley Grove 348 -18.8%
14815 Meadow Bridge 346 8.1%
14926 Bramwell 337 -20.8%
14930 Davy 337 -14.4%
14948 Northfork 336 -34.7%
15172 Newburg 315 -12.2%
15179 Lester 314 -2.1%
15200 Handley 312 -13.5%
15267 Flemington 306 6.6%
15380 Hedgesville 297 29.1%
15410 Tunnelton 295 -12.2%
15413 Durbin 294 12.2%
15561 Albright 282 14.6%
15565 Harpers Ferry 282 -8.1%
15686 Mitchell Heights 273 -8.6%
15703 Bradshaw 271 -5.5%
15780 Flatwoods 265 -24.0%
15817 Quinwood 263 -39.4%
15827 Hundred 262 -23.6%
15836 Bayard 261 -12.4%
15863 Henderson 259 -20.3%
15882 Wardensville 258 4.8%
15886 Hendricks 257 -19.1%
15918 Cairo 254 -3.4%
16097 Iaeger 242 -31.8%
16133 Womelsdorf (Coalton) 240 -2.8%
16150 Hillsboro 238 -2.0%
16358 Keystone 223 -50.3%
16496 Hambleton 214 -13.3%
16521 Elk Garden 212 -2.7%
16558 Huttonsville 210 -2.7%
16690 Falling Spring 202 -2.8%
16696 Matoaka 202 -36.0%
17016 Blacksville 180 2.8%
17026 Anawalt 179 -33.7%
17305 Reedy 161 -18.6%
17317 Rhodell 160 -31.0%

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