Lester is located in northwest Iowa. Lester is part of Lyon County. Lester has 1.82 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Lester population is 299, which has grown 19.12% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 5.19% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Lester median household income is $56,667 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 46.24% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 33.56% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Lester median house value is $107,100 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 39.63% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 53.09% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Lester is much better than the state average in quality. The Lester area code is 712.