Lamar is a city located in Barton County Missouri. Lamar has a 2020 population of 4,212. It is also the county seat of Barton County. Lamar is currently declining at a rate of -0.64% annually and its population has decreased by -1.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,266 in 2010.
The average household income in Lamar is $49,764 with a poverty rate of 33.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $702 per month, and the median house value is $86,600. The median age in Lamar is 41.6 years, 39 years for males, and 46 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lamarwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 20.00%.
99.36% of Lamar residents speak only English, while 0.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.59% of the population.
Overall Poverty Rate
Male Poverty Rate
Female Poverty Rate
The race most likely to be in poverty in Lamar is White, with 34.53% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Lamar is Multiple, with 4.17% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 51.47%.
Veteran Poverty Rate
Veteran Disability Rate
Labor Force Participation
Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Lamar
99.95% of Lamar residents were born in the United States, with 68.35% having been born in Missouri. 0.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
|Year||Population||Growth||Annual Growth Rate|