Lamar County, Texas Population 2018

Lamar County, Texas's estimated population is 49,587 with a growth rate of -0.08% 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
201749,587-39-0.08%
201649,626610.12%
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
White40,272
Black or African American6,094
Two or More Races2,211
Asian395
Some Other Race364
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander152
American Indian and Alaska Native138

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

Lamar County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Lamar County, Texas Median Age

40.6


Total

38.1


Male

42.2


Female

Lamar County, Texas Adults

There are 37,914 adults, (9,032 of which are seniors) in Lamar County, Texas.

Lamar County, Texas Age Dependency

72

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lamar County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

25,638

51.66%

Male

23,988

48.34%

Lamar County, Texas Households and Families

Lamar County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lamar County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.8%20.2%
All64.5%35.5%
Male58.4%41.6%
Non Family53.1%46.9%
Female36.7%63.3%

64.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lamar County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,0772.5664.5
Married9,7353.0879.8
Non Family5,7331.1753.1
Female2,7993.3236.7
Male8103.4658.4

3.08

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

5.1%

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 Grade1,9115.70%
9th to 12th Grade3,2849.80%
High School Graduate11,32133.77%
Some College8,99526.83%
Associates Degree2,4177.21%
Bachelors Degree3,81911.39%
Graduate Degree1,7775.30%

Lamar County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White26,69722,9594,937
Black3,7833,028305
Hispanic1,6901,091114
Multiple Races987875127
Asian25525581
Other Race22715631
Islander14514576
Native American1019618

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 52.41%.

Lamar County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,286$36,957$24,724
Less Than High School$19,557$29,129$16,942
High School Grad$26,933$35,128$21,710
Some College$30,382$40,519$25,182
Bachelors Degree$34,754$46,212$31,716
Graduate Degree$45,424$47,363$42,289

$30,286

Average Earnings

$36,957

Average Male

$24,724

Average Female

Lamar County, Texas Language

Lamar County, Texas Language by Age

Lamar County, Texas Language

92.12% of Lamar County, Texas residents speak only English, while 7.88% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.22% of the population.

Lamar County, Texas Poverty

Lamar County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White36,8475,84115.85%
Black5,9072,27038.43%
Hispanic3,4881,01629.13%
Multiple2,17664429.60%
Other34013439.41%
Asian390369.23%
Native1382215.94%
Islander15274.61%

19.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.39%

Male Poverty Rate

22.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lamar County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lamar County, Texas is Other, with 39.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lamar County, Texas is Islander, with 4.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.00%.

Lamar County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.26%
High School14.89%
Some College13.53%
Bachelors or Greater6.42%

Lamar County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.90%
Male Unemployed31.14%
Female Employed12.19%
Male Employed6.73%

Lamar County, Texas Income

Lamar County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,283$55,925
Families$50,916$66,325
Married Families$59,527$
Non Families$21,403$29,036

Lamar County, Texas Marital Status

Lamar County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

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 45To54.

Lamar County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Lamar County, Texas Veterans

Lamar County, Texas Veterans by War

3,497

Number of Veterans

3,334

Male Veterans

163

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,521
First Gulf War452
Korea319
World War II273
Second Gulf War258

Lamar County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,014
75+891
55 to 64747
35 to 54631
18 to 34214

Lamar County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,14110.03%
Black2184.88%
2 or More997.91%
Hispanic381.86%
Hawaiian2818.42%
Indian1110.48%

Lamar County, Texas Veterans by Education

7.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lamar County, Texas Employment Status

Lamar County, Texas Employment by Age

57%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

7%

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