Lamar County, Georgia Population 2018

Lamar County, Georgia's estimated population is 18,599 with a growth rate of 2.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lamar County, Georgia is the 96th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201718,5994042.22%
201618,195-275-1.49%
201618,4702341.28%
201518,236510.28%
201418,1852671.49%
201317,918-109-0.60%
201218,027-132-0.73%
201118,159-105-0.57%
201018,2645,22640.08%
199013,0388236.74%
198012,2151,52714.29%
197010,6884484.37%
196010,240-2-0.02%
195010,2421511.50%
194010,0913463.55%
19309,7450.00%

Lamar County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White11,996
Black or African American5,359
Two or More Races681
Asian128
Some Other Race16
American Indian and Alaska Native15

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

Lamar County, Georgia 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, Georgia Median Age

38.4


Total

38.9


Male

37.7


Female

Lamar County, Georgia Adults

There are 14,374 adults, (2,911 of which are seniors) in Lamar County, Georgia.

Lamar County, Georgia Age Dependency

58.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lamar County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

9,428

51.82%

Male

8,767

48.18%

Lamar County, Georgia Households and Families

Lamar County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lamar County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male94.9%5.1%
Married83.8%16.2%
All71%29%
Non Family62.7%37.3%
Female44.8%55.2%

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lamar County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,2872.6971
Married2,8173.483.8
Non Family2,2411.0962.7
Female9374.1644.8
Male2923.5494.9

3.5

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

1.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lamar County, Georgia Households

Lamar County, Georgia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5474.70%
9th to 12th Grade1,31611.31%
High School Graduate4,50338.69%
Some College2,53221.75%
Associates Degree7446.39%
Bachelors Degree1,42212.22%
Graduate Degree5754.94%

Lamar County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,2917,0871,616
Black3,0052,482308
Hispanic18010344
Multiple Races1295222
Asian666621
Native American888
Other Race44

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 100.00%.

Lamar County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,021$35,238$25,757
Less Than High School$15,000$23,333$11,770
High School Grad$24,300$25,846$15,645
Some College$34,393$50,145$27,594
Bachelors Degree$46,649$55,864$38,333
Graduate Degree$50,156$64,250$46,307

$30,021

Average Earnings

$35,238

Average Male

$25,757

Average Female

Lamar County, Georgia Language

Lamar County, Georgia Language by Age

Lamar County, Georgia Language

97.03% of Lamar County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.97% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.40% of the population.

Lamar County, Georgia Poverty

Lamar County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,5621,79615.53%
Black4,4741,71038.22%
Multiple57122539.40%
Hispanic380133.42%
Other66100.00%
Asian11321.77%

22.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.66%

Male Poverty Rate

21.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lamar County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lamar County, Georgia is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lamar County, Georgia is Asian, with 1.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.29%.

Lamar County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.63%
Some College19.55%
High School18.24%
Bachelors or Greater4.41%

Lamar County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed44.43%
Female Unemployed32.41%
Female Employed10.73%
Male Employed7.00%

Lamar County, Georgia Income

Lamar County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,364$52,011
Families$51,288$63,084
Married Families$68,301$
Non Families$23,295$30,629

Lamar County, Georgia Marital Status

Lamar County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

38.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lamar County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Lamar County, Georgia 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, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Lamar County, Georgia Veterans

Lamar County, Georgia Veterans by War

1,512

Number of Veterans

1,432

Male Veterans

80

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam588
First Gulf War255
Second Gulf War129
Korea63
World War II28

Lamar County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54459
55 to 64366
65 to 74350
75+245
18 to 3492

Lamar County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,13511.90%
Black3728.64%
Hispanic2911.69%
2 or More51.36%

Lamar County, Georgia Veterans by Education

16.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lamar County, Georgia Employment Status

Lamar County, Georgia Employment by Age

52.6%

Labor Force Participation

45.5%

Employment Rate

13%

Unemployment Rate

Lamar County, Georgia Employment by Race

Lamar County, Georgia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lamar County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Barnesville67586696-62-0.92%
Milner61061550.82%
Aldora10310521.94%
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