Zip Code 25865 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLester
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Raleigh
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:1475
Racial Majority:White 94.97%
Public School Racial Majority:White 92.4%
Unemployment Rate:6.1%
Median Household Income$30555
Average Adjusted Gross Income$45440
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time42.9 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range2024 - 2339 ft.
Area10 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.74010500, -81.35199200

Zip Code 25865 Description

Zip Code 25865 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Bluefield metro area. Zip code 25865 is primarily located in Raleigh County. The official US Postal Service name for 25865 is LESTER, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 25865 are contained within or border the city limits of Lester, WV, . Zip code 25865 is within area code 681 and area code 304. 25865 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 25865 is 6.1% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.3% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.7% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 25865 decreased to 1475 from 1684 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 25865 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 25865 public schools is White. -6.3% of students in 25865 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1190 94.97% 1383 -14%
 Black Or African American 44 3.51% 66 -33%
 Hispanic 8 0.64% 4 +100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 3 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 19 0.88% 19 -42%

Zip Code 25865 Race/Ethnicity

 White 92.4%
 Black Or African American 3.5%
 Hispanic 0.7%
 Asian 1.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 2.1%

Zip Code 25865 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population14751684
Male Population50.00%
Female Population50.00%
Total Households576
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$30555
Income Under $50K Per Year68.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.50%
25865 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 3Carol MillerRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$289000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$101834
Current Unemployment Level 6.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 69a - Forested Hills and Mountains
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 25865 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)20222937475560585240312440
Avg Max Temp (°F)39445363717781797363534462
Avg Precip (In.)3.573.063.713.694.554.034.873.93.422.823.113.3344.06
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Beckley, WV
CBSA Type25865
CBSA Population80589
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours