Lamar County, Alabama Population 2018

Lamar County, Alabama's estimated population is 13,946 with a growth rate of -0.85% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lamar County, Alabama is the 56th largest county in Alabama.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201713,946-120-0.85%
201614,0661170.84%
201613,949180.13%
201513,931-139-0.99%
201414,070-140-0.99%
201314,210-35-0.25%
201214,245-42-0.29%
201114,287-207-1.43%
201014,494-1,221-7.77%
199015,715-738-4.49%
198016,4532,11814.78%
197014,335640.45%
196014,271-2,170-13.20%
195016,441-3,267-16.58%
194019,7081,7079.48%
193018,001-148-0.82%
192018,1496623.79%
191017,4871,4038.72%
190016,0841,89713.37%
189014,1872,04516.84%
188012,1423,24936.53%
18708,8930.00%

Lamar County, Alabama Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White12,315
Black or African American1,584
Some Other Race81
Two or More Races44
American Indian and Alaska Native42

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Lamar County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lamar County, Alabama Median Age

44.3


Total

44.2


Male

44.7


Female

Lamar County, Alabama Adults

There are 11,014 adults, (2,841 of which are seniors) in Lamar County, Alabama.

Lamar County, Alabama Age Dependency

72.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lamar County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

7,253

51.56%

Male

6,813

48.44%

Lamar County, Alabama Households and Families

Lamar County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lamar County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.2%16.8%
All73.1%26.9%
Non Family68.9%31.1%
Male60.2%39.8%
Female40.1%59.9%

73.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lamar County, Alabama Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0102.3173.1
Married3,2482.8883.2
Non Family1,8961.0668.9
Female6752.7940.1
Male1913.2460.2

2.84

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lamar County, Alabama Households

Lamar County, Alabama Education

Lamar County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8498.49%
9th to 12th Grade1,40914.09%
High School Graduate3,53635.37%
Some College2,25422.54%
Associates Degree6446.44%
Bachelors Degree8148.14%
Graduate Degree4924.92%

Lamar County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,7676,8421,179
Black1,07173888
Hispanic969613
Native American424226
Other Race2424

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 61.90%.

Lamar County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,507$37,861$20,625
Less Than High School$26,044$26,212$25,192
High School Grad$30,210$38,419$15,616
Some College$26,386$42,422$14,413
Bachelors Degree$44,688$50,446$44,167
Graduate Degree$52,464$65,690$51,893

$30,507

Average Earnings

$37,861

Average Male

$20,625

Average Female

Lamar County, Alabama Language

Lamar County, Alabama Language by Age

Lamar County, Alabama Language

98.70% of Lamar County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 1.30% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.23% of the population.

Lamar County, Alabama Poverty

Lamar County, Alabama Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,0232,49320.74%
Black1,53866243.04%
Hispanic19611960.71%
Multiple443272.73%
Native421638.10%

23.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.31%

Male Poverty Rate

28.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lamar County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lamar County, Alabama is Multiple, with 72.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lamar County, Alabama is White, with 20.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.67%.

Lamar County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.04%
Some College16.92%
High School16.19%
Bachelors or Greater4.23%

Lamar County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.03%
Male Unemployed40.26%
Female Employed12.57%
Male Employed9.68%

Lamar County, Alabama Income

Lamar County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,298$47,199
Families$42,548$56,828
Married Families$48,718$
Non Families$17,696$24,676

Lamar County, Alabama Marital Status

Lamar County, Alabama Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.8%

Male Marriage Rate

57.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Lamar County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

Lamar County, Alabama Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Lamar County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

Lamar County, Alabama Veterans

Lamar County, Alabama Veterans by War

880

Number of Veterans

845

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam300
Second Gulf War177
First Gulf War115
Korea91
World War II55

Lamar County, Alabama Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64232
75+231
65 to 74193
18 to 34121
35 to 54103

Lamar County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8328.58%
Indian2661.90%
Black221.76%

Lamar County, Alabama Veterans by Education

5.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lamar County, Alabama Employment Status

Lamar County, Alabama Employment by Age

49.8%

Labor Force Participation

45.1%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

Lamar County, Alabama Employment by Race

Lamar County, Alabama Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lamar County, Alabama

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Vernon20001896-104-5.20%
Sulligent19271849-78-4.05%
Millport1049999-50-4.77%
Kennedy447429-18-4.03%
Detroit237227-10-4.22%
Beaverton195187-8-4.10%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990