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Lesage, WV
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Lesage profile


Living in Lesage



Lesage is a very small town located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 1,290 people and two associated neighborhoods, Lesage is the 140th largest community in West Virginia.

Lesage real estate is some of the most expensive in West Virginia, although Lesage house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Lesage is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Lesage enrolled in college, Lesage has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.

Lesage is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Lesage, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 96.64% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.

As is often the case in a small town, Lesage doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The rate of college-level education in Lesage is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.44% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Lesage in 2018 was $21,047, which is lower middle income relative to West Virginia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $84,188 for a family of four.

The people who call Lesage home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lesage residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Lesage include English, German, Irish, Scottish, and French.

The most common language spoken in Lesage is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.