Lamar County, Alabama Population 2021

Lamar County, Alabama's estimated population is 13,651 with a growth rate of -0.56% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lamar County, Alabama is the 56th largest county in Alabama. The 2010 Population was 14,496 and has seen a growth of -5.83% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202113,651-77-0.56%
202013,728-77-0.56%
201913,805-77-0.55%
201813,8820.00%
201713,882-46-0.33%
201613,92810.01%
201513,927-140-1.00%
201414,067-145-1.02%
201314,212-36-0.25%
201214,248-43-0.30%
201114,291-205-1.41%
201014,496-1,219-7.76%
199015,715-738-4.49%
198016,4532,11814.78%
197014,335640.45%
196014,271-2,170-13.20%
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%
18708,8930.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.56%
County Website
State
Founded
February 8, 1877
County Seat
2010 Population
14,496
Growth Since 2010
-5.83%
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Lamar County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,15487.53%
Black or African American1,47910.65%
Some Other Race1210.87%
Two or More Races1110.80%
Asian170.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.02%
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Lamar County, Alabama Population by Race

Lamar County, Alabama Population Pyramid $2021

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Lamar County, Alabama Median Age

44.8


Total

44.2


Male

46.1


Female

Lamar County, Alabama Adults

There are 10,835 adults, (2,983 of whom are seniors) in Lamar County, Alabama.

Lamar County, Alabama Age Dependency

76.8

Age Dependency Ratio

38

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lamar County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

7,102

51.15%

Male

6,783

48.85%

Lamar County, Alabama Population by Age

Lamar County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lamar County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male89.8%10.2%
Married88.3%11.7%
All75.6%24.4%
Female68.7%31.3%
Non Family57.7%42.3%

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lamar County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,8562.3475.6
Married3,1273.0588.3
Non Family1,9611.0757.7
Female7192.768.7
Male492.6589.8

2.96

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Lamar County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6536.64%
9th to 12th Grade1,08411.02%
High School Graduate3,91239.77%
Some College2,14621.82%
Associates Degree8688.82%
Bachelors Degree8188.32%
Graduate Degree3563.62%
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Lamar County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lamar County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,6467,1911,031
Black994717126
2+ Races8483
Hispanic747417
Other Race2323
Asian1713
Native American33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 22.97%.

Lamar County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,174$41,909$27,290
Less Than 9th Grade$30,589$31,982$
High School Graduate$33,855$40,091$18,809
Some College$36,375$49,479$26,319
Bachelors Degree$46,083$44,041$50,174
Graduate Degree$54,890$53,750$55,114

$36,174

Average Earnings

$41,909

Average Male

$27,290

Average Female

Lamar County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lamar County, Alabama Language by Age

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Lamar County, Alabama Language

98.97% of Lamar County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 1.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.93% of the population.

Lamar County, Alabama Language

Lamar County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,8382,09817.72%
Black1,40359942.69%
Hispanic2298135.37%
Multiple1114944.14%

20.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.86%

Male Poverty Rate

21.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lamar County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lamar County, Alabama is Multiple, with 44.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lamar County, Alabama is White, with 17.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.11%.

Lamar County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.92%
High School16.12%
Some College11.58%
Bachelors or Greater1.73%

Lamar County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed65.20%
Male Unemployed10.82%
Male Employed10.02%
Female Employed6.36%

Lamar County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lamar County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,364$54,252
Families$52,725$67,057
Married Families$57,675-
Non Families$17,956$28,565
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Income by Household Type

Lamar County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Lamar County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Lamar County, Alabama Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lamar County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Lamar County, Alabama Marital Status

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757

Number of Veterans

722

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam269
First Gulf War161
Second Gulf War88
Korea45
World War II37

Lamar County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74207
35 to 54205
75+165
55 to 64144
18 to 3436

Lamar County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6747.07%
2+ Races4854.55%
Black353.02%

Lamar County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Lamar County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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12.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lamar County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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51.8%

Labor Force Participation

47.2%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Lamar County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Lamar County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Lamar County, Alabama 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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58.42%

Born in Lamar County, Alabama

99.15%

Native Born

0.85%

Foreign Born

0.67%

Non Citizen

0.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.15% of Lamar County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 58.42% having been born in Alabama. 0.67% 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

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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