Lamar County, Alabama Population 2019

Lamar County, Alabama's estimated population is 13,946 with a growth rate of -0.02% 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
201713,946-3-0.02%
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
White12,264
Black or African American1,520
Some Other Race109
Two or More Races83
American Indian and Alaska Native45

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Lamar County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2019

100200300400500600 Male Population100200300400500600 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lamar County, Alabama Median Age

44.5


Total

44.1


Male

45.8


Female

Lamar County, Alabama Adults

There are 10,933 adults, (2,889 of whom are seniors) in Lamar County, Alabama.

Lamar County, Alabama Age Dependency

74.3

Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Lamar County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

7,146

50.97%

Male

6,875

49.03%

Lamar County, Alabama Households and Families

Lamar County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Lamar County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.5%15.5%
Male79.2%20.8%
All75.8%24.2%
Non Family68.6%31.4%
Female50.5%49.5%

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lamar County, Alabama Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0192.375.8
Married3,3032.9584.5
Non Family1,9701.0668.6
Female6022.7150.5
Male1442.6379.2

2.87

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

2.3%

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 Grade7497.54%
9th to 12th Grade1,28512.93%
High School Graduate3,73637.59%
Some College2,11421.27%
Associates Degree7377.42%
Bachelors Degree8808.85%
Graduate Degree4374.40%

Lamar County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,7246,9861,199
Black1,04274773
Hispanic888818
Native American454527
Multiple Races2322
Other Race1818

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 60.00%.

Lamar County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,709$39,664$22,389
Less Than High School$22,619$25,096$19,453
High School Grad$31,226$40,334$15,250
Some College$28,518$42,191$17,060
Bachelors Degree$48,922$40,821$50,235
Graduate Degree$51,587$47,083$51,972

$31,709

Average Earnings

$39,664

Average Male

$22,389

Average Female

Lamar County, Alabama Language

Lamar County, Alabama Language by Age

Lamar County, Alabama Language

99.24% of Lamar County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 0.76% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.65% of the population.

Lamar County, Alabama Poverty

Lamar County, Alabama Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,9382,47620.74%
Black1,47559540.34%
Hispanic2076832.85%
Multiple833440.96%
Native451840.00%

23.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.02%

Male Poverty Rate

25.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lamar County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lamar County, Alabama is Multiple, with 40.96% 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 7.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.77%.

Lamar County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.76%
High School15.76%
Some College15.38%
Bachelors or Greater3.35%

Lamar County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed58.78%
Male Unemployed23.89%
Male Employed10.31%
Female Employed8.66%

Lamar County, Alabama Income

Lamar County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,016$50,252
Families$46,370$62,051
Married Families$51,564$
Non Families$17,859$25,113

Lamar County, Alabama Marital Status

Lamar County, Alabama Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.4%

Male Marriage Rate

55.8%

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 45To54.

Lamar County, Alabama Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Lamar County, Alabama Veterans

Lamar County, Alabama Veterans by War

856

Number of Veterans

821

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam267
Second Gulf War161
First Gulf War157
Korea69
World War II62

Lamar County, Alabama Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+234
55 to 64198
65 to 74182
35 to 54137
18 to 34105

Lamar County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7888.19%
Indian2760.00%
Black221.80%
2 or More1982.61%

Lamar County, Alabama Veterans by Education

6.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lamar County, Alabama Employment Status

Lamar County, Alabama Employment by Age

51.7%

Labor Force Participation

47.7%

Employment Rate

7.9%

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