Lamar is a city located in Prowers County Colorado. It is also the county seat of Prowers County. With a 2020 population of 7,769, it is the 62nd largest city in Colorado and the 3706th largest city in the United States . Lamar is currently growing at a rate of 0.74% annually but its population has decreased by -0.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,804 in 2010. Lamar reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 5 miles, Lamar has a population density of 1,474 people per square mile.
The average household income in Lamar is $53,114 with a poverty rate of 18.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $732 per month, and the median house value is $99,400. The median age in Lamar is 37.1 years, 32.3 years for males, and 38.8 years for females.