Lamont, California Population 2022

13,835
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Lamont is a city located in Kern County California. With a 2020 population of 13,835, it is the 417th largest city in California and the 3171st largest city in the United States. Lamont is currently declining at a rate of -0.77% annually and its population has decreased by -1.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,049 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Lamont has a population density of 3,014 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lamont is $51,490 with a poverty rate of 26.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $806 per month, and the median house value is $148,300. The median age in Lamont is 26.7 years, 26.9 years for males, and 26.3 years for females.

Lamont Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lamontwas:

  • White: 78.52%
  • Other race: 13.92%
  • Two or more races: 6.47%
  • Asian: 1.09%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lamont, California is 13,835 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,049.

Lamont, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,56278.52%
Asian1611.09%
Some Other Race2,04913.92%
Two or More Races9526.47%
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Lamont Population by Race

Lamont Population Pyramid 2022

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Lamont Median Age

30.3


Total

30.2


Male

30.3


Female

Lamont Adults

There are 10,067 adults, (771 of whom are seniors) in Lamont.

Lamont Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

8.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lamont Sex Ratio

Female

6,989

47.47%

Male

7,735

52.53%

Lamont Population by Age

Lamont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lamont Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married47.9%52.1%
All43.6%56.4%
Female43.2%56.8%
Male42.5%57.5%
Non Family28.4%71.6%

43.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lamont Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7793.943.6
Married2,1664.4847.9
Male2473.1142.5
Female7824.0643.2
Non Family5841.8528.4

4.2

Average Family Size

3.9

Average Household Size

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Lamont Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,69145.10%
9th to 12th Grade1,36116.63%
High School Graduate1,76221.53%
Some College7268.87%
Associates Degree2683.27%
Bachelors Degree2973.63%
Graduate Degree790.97%
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Lamont Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lamont Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races71337884
Other Race1,23747393
White50035828
Hispanic7,4522,570315
Asian161147

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 91.30%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 11.78%.

Lamont Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,900$25,552$18,483
Less Than 9th Grade$21,293$24,255$16,760
High School Graduate$26,394$28,027$21,972
Some College$31,127$43,871$27,885
Bachelors Degree$$$66,067
Graduate Degree$$$

$22,900

Average Earnings

$25,552

Average Male

$18,483

Average Female

Lamont Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lamont Language by Age

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Lamont Language

13.77% of Lamont residents speak only English, while 86.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 86.13% of the population.

Lamont Language

Lamont Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian16113281.99%
Hispanic13,7703,64626.48%
White63610316.19%
Other618NaN%

26.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.64%

Male Poverty Rate

28.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lamont

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lamont is Asian, with 81.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lamont is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.91%.

Lamont Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.32%
High School18.22%
Some College21.93%
Bachelors or Greater33.78%

Lamont Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed13.69%
Male Unemployed18.71%
Female Employed14.50%
Female Unemployed16.01%

Lamont Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lamont Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,948$49,795
Families$43,077$51,183
Married Families$46,920-
Non Families$30,682$36,293
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Income by Household Type

Lamont Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lamont Married by Age and Sex

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Lamont Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lamont Marital Status by Race

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Lamont Marital Status

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121

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War3
Vietnam86
Korea
World War II

Lamont Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 543
55 to 6427
65 to 7464
75+27

Lamont Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White771.01%
Asian148.70%
Other Race161.14%
2+ Races141.63%
Hispanic740.80%

Lamont Veterans by Race

Lamont Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lamont Veterans by Education

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63%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Lamont Employment by Age

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Lamont Employment by Race

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Lamont Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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55.90%

Born in Lamont

59.64%

Native Born

40.36%

Foreign Born

34.14%

Non Citizen

6.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

59.64% of Lamont residents were born in the United States, with 55.90% having been born in California. 34.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lamont Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201015,1200.00%
201115,013-107-0.71%
201214,906-107-0.71%
201314,799-107-0.72%
201414,692-107-0.72%
201514,585-107-0.73%
201614,478-107-0.73%
201714,371-107-0.74%
201814,264-107-0.74%
201914,157-107-0.75%
202014,049-108-0.76%
202113,942-107-0.76%
202213,835-107-0.77%

Lamont Population by Year