Lamar County, Texas Population 2019

Lamar County, Texas's estimated population is 49,587 with a growth rate of 0.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lamar County, Texas is the 66th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201749,587220.04%
201649,5651980.40%
201549,367-26-0.05%
201449,3933000.61%
201349,093-591-1.19%
201249,684-179-0.36%
201149,863470.09%
201049,8165,86713.35%
199043,9491,7934.25%
198042,1566,09416.90%
197036,0621,8285.34%
196034,234-8,799-20.45%
195043,033-7,392-14.66%
194050,4251,8963.91%
193048,529-7,213-12.94%
192055,7429,19819.76%
191046,544-2,083-4.28%
190048,62711,32530.36%
189037,30210,10937.18%
188027,19311,40372.22%
187015,7905,65455.78%
186010,1366,158154.80%
18503,9780.00%

Lamar County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White40,097
Black or African American6,139
Two or More Races2,083
Asian437
Some Other Race314
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander179
American Indian and Alaska Native152

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

Lamar County, Texas Population Pyramid 2019

5001,0001,5002,000 Male Population5001,0001,5002,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Lamar County, Texas Median Age

40.4


Total

37.9


Male

42.5


Female

Lamar County, Texas Adults

There are 37,696 adults, (9,092 of whom are seniors) in Lamar County, Texas.

Lamar County, Texas Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lamar County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

25,525

51.67%

Male

23,876

48.33%

Lamar County, Texas Households and Families

Lamar County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Lamar County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.8%20.2%
All64.3%35.7%
Male61.8%38.2%
Non Family52.6%47.4%
Female34.6%65.4%

64.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lamar County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,0852.5564.3
Married9,7093.0779.8
Non Family5,9581.1752.6
Female2,6543.3734.6
Male7643.6961.8

3.09

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lamar County, Texas Households

Lamar County, Texas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7205.13%
9th to 12th Grade3,42610.22%
High School Graduate11,45534.18%
Some College8,72026.02%
Associates Degree2,4667.36%
Bachelors Degree4,00611.95%
Graduate Degree1,7165.12%

Lamar County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White26,56122,8185,023
Black3,8043,181305
Hispanic1,7591,100134
Multiple Races985856141
Asian287287101
Other Race17813523
Islander17117173
Native American948817

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.69%.

Lamar County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,936$38,162$25,362
Less Than High School$20,659$29,643$17,813
High School Grad$27,964$35,759$22,333
Some College$30,663$39,267$25,088
Bachelors Degree$37,425$50,394$33,061
Graduate Degree$46,572$65,476$40,701

$30,936

Average Earnings

$38,162

Average Male

$25,362

Average Female

Lamar County, Texas Language

Lamar County, Texas Language by Age

Lamar County, Texas Language

91.64% of Lamar County, Texas residents speak only English, while 8.36% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.91% of the population.

Lamar County, Texas Poverty

Lamar County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White36,5715,35314.64%
Black5,9201,90432.16%
Hispanic3,61384123.28%
Multiple2,05258028.27%
Other3039230.36%
Asian437358.01%
Native152127.89%
Islander17984.47%

17.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.23%

Male Poverty Rate

19.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lamar County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lamar County, Texas is Black, with 32.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lamar County, Texas is Islander, with 4.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.80%.

Lamar County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.46%
High School14.52%
Some College12.72%
Bachelors or Greater6.74%

Lamar County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.37%
Male Unemployed27.74%
Female Employed10.28%
Male Employed6.81%

Lamar County, Texas Income

Lamar County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,198$59,176
Families$53,337$70,505
Married Families$63,207$
Non Families$22,263$31,778

Lamar County, Texas Marital Status

Lamar County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lamar County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Lamar County, Texas 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 35To44.

Lamar County, Texas Marital Status by Race


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

Lamar County, Texas Veterans

Lamar County, Texas Veterans by War

3,125

Number of Veterans

2,972

Male Veterans

153

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,352
First Gulf War473
Second Gulf War268
Korea220
World War II205

Lamar County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74984
75+737
55 to 64600
35 to 54597
18 to 34207

Lamar County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,7908.96%
Black1904.22%
2 or More1199.84%
Hispanic643.03%
Hawaiian1912.34%
Indian76.93%

Lamar County, Texas Veterans by Education

8.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lamar County, Texas Employment Status

Lamar County, Texas Employment by Age

57.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lamar County, Texas Employment by Race

Lamar County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lamar County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Paris2516325005-158-0.63%
Reno317033021324.16%
Blossom14951561664.41%
Roxton650645-5-0.77%
Deport 578567-11-1.90%
Toco7574-1-1.33%
Sun Valley6968-1-1.45%
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