Lamar County, Alabama Population 2024

13,616

Lamar County, Alabama's estimated 2024 population is 13,616 with a growth rate of -0.33% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lamar County, Alabama is the 57th largest county in Alabama. The 2010 population was 14,496 and has seen a growth of -6.07% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202913,391-45-0.33%
202813,436-45-0.33%
202713,481-45-0.33%
202613,526-45-0.33%
202513,571-45-0.33%
202413,616-45-0.33%
202313,661-45-0.33%
202213,706-30-0.22%
202113,736-217-1.56%
202013,9531360.98%
201913,817-61-0.44%
201813,878-7-0.05%
201713,885-41-0.29%
201613,926-5-0.04%
201513,931-140-0.99%
201414,071-143-1.01%
201314,214-36-0.25%
201214,250-42-0.29%
201114,292-204-1.41%
201014,49600%
199015,715-738-4.49%
198016,4532,11814.78%
197014,335640.45%
196014,271-2,170-13.2%
195016,441-3,267-16.58%
194019,7081,7079.48%
193018,001-148-0.82%
192018,1496623.79%
191017,4871,4038.72%
190016,0841,89713.37%
189014,1872,04516.84%
188012,1423,24936.53%
18708,893-4,498-33.59%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.33% (-45)
County Website
Lamar County
State
Alabama
County Seat
2020 Population
13,953
Area
605 mi²
Density
23 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-2.42% (-337)
Founded
February 8, 1877

Lamar County, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,91385.8%
Black or African American1,52711%
Two or more races2792.01%
Other race940.68%
Native American490.35%
Asian230.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lamar County, Alabama Population by Race

Lamar County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2024

Lamar County, Alabama Median Age

44.2

Total

42.5

Male

46.2

Female

Lamar County, Alabama Adults

There are 10,859 adults, (3,075 of whom are seniors) in Lamar County, Alabama.

Lamar County, Alabama Age Dependency

78.4

Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lamar County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female6,95550.09%
Male6,93049.91%

Lamar County, Alabama Population by Age

Lamar County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,1682.6574.725.3
Married2,7633.2490.99.1
Non Family1,6581.1650.449.6
Female5993.766.433.6
Male1484.1176.423.6

3.3

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

74.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lamar County, Alabama Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6896.96%
9th to 12th Grade1,08510.97%
High School Graduate4,04340.86%
Some College2,03320.55%
Associates Degree1,03110.42%
Bachelors Degree6066.12%
Graduate Degree4074.11%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lamar County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lamar County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White8,5337,074939
Black1,16190965
Other Race94570
2+ Races79582
Hispanic66570
Asian23217
Native American110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 30.43%.

Lamar County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$38,078$42,133$34,488
Less Than 9th Grade$15,921$21,420$13,378
High School Graduate$32,782$34,161$23,704
Some College$44,025$61,629$37,098
Bachelors Degree$36,964$50,833$36,250
Graduate Degree$62,917$112,623$61,576

$38,078

Average Earnings

$42,133

Average Male

$34,488

Average Female

Lamar County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lamar County, Alabama Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lamar County, Alabama Language

99.54% of Lamar County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 0.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.31% of the population.

Lamar County, Alabama Language

Lamar County, Alabama Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White11,7961,47112.47%
Black1,48861341.2%
Multiple273228.06%
Native4912.04%

15.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.28%

Male Poverty Rate

16.4%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lamar County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lamar County, Alabama is Black, with 41.2% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lamar County, Alabama is Native, with 2.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.42%.

Lamar County, Alabama Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.81%
High School16.84%
Some College10.11%
Bachelors or Greater3.5%

Lamar County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed40%
Male Unemployed18.26%
Female Employed4.89%
Male Employed3.38%

Lamar County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lamar County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$49,565$62,422
Families$63,495$76,257
Married Families$70,804$-999,999,999
Non Families$19,645$31,669

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lamar County, Alabama Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lamar County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lamar County, Alabama Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lamar County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lamar County, Alabama Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

665

Number of Veterans

640

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam238
Second Gulf War180
First Gulf War148
Korea18
World War II7

Lamar County, Alabama Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74240
35 to 54197
75+119
55 to 6468
18 to 3441

Lamar County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5796.16%
Black866.9%

Lamar County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Lamar County, Alabama Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

23.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lamar County, Alabama Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.1%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Lamar County, Alabama Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lamar County, Alabama Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lamar County, Alabama Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

57.27%

Born in Lamar County, Alabama

99.33%

Native Born

0.67%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

0.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.33% of Lamar County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 57.27% having been born in Alabama. 0.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lamar County, Alabama Place of Birth

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