Latest Data (2018)
Population 321
Nationwide Rank 15095

Quick Facts

Lester, West Virginia is the 15,095th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Lester, West Virginia is a town.

Lester, West Virginia is currently 20.9% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Lester, West Virginia is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 68% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
15085 Lowell, Wisconsin 322 -11.7%
15086 McGrath, Alaska 322 -19.5%
15087 Sagaponack, New York 322 -9.2%
15088 Spring Grove, Indiana 322 -16.7%
15089 Cambridge, Idaho 321 -13.4%
15090 Deer Creek, Minnesota 321 -2.1%
15091 Diagonal, Iowa 321 2.8%
15092 Ethan, South Dakota 321 -2.4%
15093 Etowah, Arkansas 321 -12.2%
15094 Kingston, Wisconsin 321 11.8%
15095 Lester, West Virginia 321 0.0%
15096 Moline, Kansas 321 -28.5%
15097 Morganton, Georgia 321 7.3%
15098 Armington, Illinois 320 -13.0%
15099 Dutton, Montana 320 -17.5%
15100 Handley, West Virginia 320 -11.3%
15101 Holloway, Ohio 320 -6.1%
15102 McVille, North Dakota 320 -31.6%
15103 Newdale, Idaho 320 -10.3%
15104 Ralston, Oklahoma 320 -10.1%
15105 Sanctuary, Texas 320 -14.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In West Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
12331 Peterstown 630 26.5%
12376 Ridgeley 623 -17.5%
12403 Danville 619 8.5%
12482 Reedsville 608 17.6%
12509 West Milford 606 -6.7%
12542 Bath (Berkeley Springs) 601 -18.6%
12562 Hartford City 599 13.8%
12566 Bancroft 598 62.5%
12588 Grant Town 596 -9.0%
12651 Pineville 587 -18.0%
12722 Rowlesburg 576 -5.8%
12792 Pratt 566 1.2%
12841 Gauley Bridge 560 -24.0%
12880 Thomas 557 -7.6%
12956 Masontown 546 -15.3%
12978 Union 542 -0.9%
13097 Grantsville 527 -6.5%
13268 Delbarton 506 0.1%
13347 Pine Grove 498 -12.4%
13397 Clearview 492 -16.3%
13421 Paw Paw 490 -6.4%
13430 Junior 489 8.9%
13468 Burnsville 484 0.6%
13516 Cowen 479 -6.2%
13554 Beech Bottom 475 -22.8%
13601 Lost Creek 471 0.6%
13812 Clay 448 -24.1%
13893 Whitesville 441 -15.0%
13948 Matewan 435 -12.1%
14240 Fairview 404 -8.8%
14298 Gilbert 398 -3.8%
14394 Jane Lew 387 -4.2%
14420 Windsor Heights 385 -10.2%
14581 Capon Bridge 369 71.6%
14599 West Logan 368 -11.5%
14615 Farmington 365 -5.4%
14678 Ellenboro 358 -3.7%
14681 Kermit 358 40.9%
14712 Valley Grove 356 -17.0%
14758 Davy 351 -10.9%
14767 Northfork 351 -31.8%
14794 Meadow Bridge 348 8.7%
14868 Bramwell 342 -19.7%
15095 Lester 321 0.0%
15100 Handley 320 -11.3%
15133 Newburg 318 -11.4%
15208 Hedgesville 311 35.2%
15224 Flemington 310 8.0%
15359 Tunnelton 299 -11.0%
15380 Durbin 297 13.3%
15557 Albright 283 15.0%
15558 Bradshaw 283 -1.3%
15577 Mitchell Heights 282 -5.6%
15585 Harpers Ferry 281 -8.4%
15736 Hundred 268 -21.8%
15747 Flatwoods 267 -23.4%
15761 Bayard 266 -10.7%
15782 Quinwood 265 -38.9%
15824 Henderson 262 -19.3%
15835 Wardensville 262 6.5%
15855 Cairo 260 -1.1%
15860 Hendricks 260 -18.2%
15955 Iaeger 252 -29.0%
16082 Hillsboro 243 0.0%
16102 Womelsdorf (Coalton) 242 -2.0%
16234 Keystone 232 -48.3%
16471 Elk Garden 216 -0.9%
16474 Hambleton 216 -12.5%
16490 Huttonsville 215 -0.4%
16606 Matoaka 207 -34.4%
16680 Falling Spring 203 -2.4%
16893 Anawalt 187 -30.7%
16979 Blacksville 182 4.0%
17278 Reedy 163 -17.6%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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