Lamesa is a city located in Dawson County Texas. It is also the county seat of Dawson County. With a 2020 population of 9,327, it is the 250th largest city in Texas and the 3255th largest city in the United States . Lamesa is currently growing at a rate of 0.97% annually but its population has decreased by -1.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,422 in 2010. Lamesa reached it's highest population of 12,438 in 1960. Spanning over 5 miles, Lamesa has a population density of 1,827 people per square mile.
The average household income in Lamesa is $58,429 with a poverty rate of 29.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $650 per month, and the median house value is $70,400. The median age in Lamesa is 34.8 years, 34.5 years for males, and 35.4 years for females.