Lester Prairie, MN


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Lester Prairie is a city in McLeod County, Minnesota, United States, along the South Fork of the Crow River. The population was 1,730 at the 2010 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.9 km²), all of it land. County Highways 1, 9, and 23 are the main routes in the community. Minnesota State Highway 7 is in close proximity to the city.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,377 people, 516 households, and 379 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,910.4 people per square mile (738.4/km²). There were 531 housing units at an average density of 736.7 per square mile (284.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.68% White, 0.07% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 1.89% from other races, and 0.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.94% of the population.