Lamar County, Georgia Population 2018

Lamar County, Georgia's estimated population is 18,282 with a growth rate of -1.02% 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
201718,5993171.73%
201718,282-188-1.02%
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
White12,116
Black or African American5,293
Two or More Races705
Asian138
American Indian and Alaska Native16
Some Other Race14

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

Lamar County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,0001,200 Male Population2004006008001,0001,200 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Lamar County, Georgia Median Age

38.1


Total

38.4


Male

36.9


Female

Lamar County, Georgia Adults

There are 14,437 adults, (2,961 of whom are seniors) in Lamar County, Georgia.

Lamar County, Georgia Age Dependency

59.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lamar County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

9,482

51.87%

Male

8,800

48.13%

Lamar County, Georgia Households and Families

Lamar County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Lamar County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male92.8%7.2%
Married87.4%12.6%
All69.3%30.7%
Non Family58.1%41.9%
Female36.8%63.2%

69.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lamar County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,2632.7269.3
Married2,7423.5487.4
Non Family2,4481.1358.1
Female8504.4136.8
Male2233.5892.8

3.69

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

1.4%

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 Grade3813.26%
9th to 12th Grade1,30711.20%
High School Graduate4,39637.67%
Some College2,51921.59%
Associates Degree9207.88%
Bachelors Degree1,49912.84%
Graduate Degree6485.55%

Lamar County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,3377,1921,777
Black2,9232,488311
Hispanic19417532
Multiple Races1465713
Asian727216
Native American111111
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$31,908$37,083$26,943
Less Than High School$16,364$24,414$11,875
High School Grad$25,641$26,415$22,331
Some College$33,303$50,143$25,225
Bachelors Degree$49,435$54,663$39,809
Graduate Degree$52,315$70,250$48,024

$31,908

Average Earnings

$37,083

Average Male

$26,943

Average Female

Lamar County, Georgia Language

Lamar County, Georgia Language by Age

Lamar County, Georgia Language

97.72% of Lamar County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.28% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.83% of the population.

Lamar County, Georgia Poverty

Lamar County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,4011,67738.10%
White11,6411,53713.20%
Multiple58223941.07%
Hispanic3817018.37%
Other1414100.00%
Asian12321.63%

20.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.29%

Male Poverty Rate

22.14%

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 1.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.59%.

Lamar County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.32%
High School19.02%
Some College16.90%
Bachelors or Greater1.88%

Lamar County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed40.04%
Female Unemployed14.29%
Female Employed13.75%
Male Employed5.49%

Lamar County, Georgia Income

Lamar County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,157$53,748
Families$53,942$67,700
Married Families$67,336$
Non Families$23,484$31,429

Lamar County, Georgia Marital Status

Lamar County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.8%

Male Marriage Rate

37.7%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Lamar County, Georgia Marital Status by Race


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

Lamar County, Georgia Veterans

Lamar County, Georgia Veterans by War

1,303

Number of Veterans

1,216

Male Veterans

87

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam534
First Gulf War186
Second Gulf War154
Korea51
World War II4

Lamar County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54367
55 to 64332
65 to 74317
75+178
18 to 34109

Lamar County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White99610.31%
Black2846.67%
2 or More133.52%
Asian1011.49%
Hispanic83.16%

Lamar County, Georgia Veterans by Education

10.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lamar County, Georgia Employment Status

Lamar County, Georgia Employment by Age

52.6%

Labor Force Participation

46.3%

Employment Rate

11.4%

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