Lamar County, Alabama Population 2022

Lamar County, Alabama's estimated population is 13,574 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 -6.36% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18708,8930.00%
188012,1423,24936.53%
189014,1872,04516.84%
190016,0841,89713.37%
191017,4871,4038.72%
192018,1496623.79%
193018,001-148-0.82%
194019,7081,7079.48%
195016,441-3,267-16.58%
196014,271-2,170-13.20%
197014,335640.45%
198016,4532,11814.78%
199015,715-738-4.49%
201014,496-1,219-7.76%
201114,291-205-1.41%
201214,248-43-0.30%
201314,212-36-0.25%
201414,067-145-1.02%
201513,927-140-1.00%
201613,92810.01%
201713,882-46-0.33%
201813,8820.00%
201913,805-77-0.55%
202013,728-77-0.56%
202113,651-77-0.56%
202213,574-77-0.56%
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Lamar County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,11287.43%
Black or African American1,52511.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.09%
Asian210.15%
Some Other Race500.36%
Two or More Races1340.97%
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Lamar County, Alabama Population by Race

Lamar County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2022

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Lamar County, Alabama Median Age

44.3


Total

42.3


Male

45.8


Female

Lamar County, Alabama Adults

There are 10,813 adults, (2,987 of whom are seniors) in Lamar County, Alabama.

Lamar County, Alabama Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lamar County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

7,012

50.61%

Male

6,842

49.39%

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
Married90.6%9.4%
All72.8%27.2%
Male72.6%27.4%
Female61.4%38.6%
Non Family50.2%49.8%

72.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lamar County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6312.4372.8
Married2,9463.1190.6
Male624.0872.6
Female6093.1861.4
Non Family2,0141.1550.2

3.11

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Lamar County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5255.35%
9th to 12th Grade1,14711.69%
High School Graduate4,02641.04%
Some College2,09621.37%
Associates Degree9099.27%
Bachelors Degree6917.04%
Graduate Degree4164.24%
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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
Hispanic616116
White8,6127,2231,040
Black1,00472750
2+ Races1091071
Native American33
Other Race33
Asian2117

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 26.23%.

Lamar County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,911$41,090$30,830
Less Than 9th Grade$20,798$22,471$
High School Graduate$32,070$38,783$21,956
Some College$43,974$50,846$36,399
Bachelors Degree$40,144$$40,673
Graduate Degree$54,257$$53,629

$36,911

Average Earnings

$41,090

Average Male

$30,830

Average Female

Lamar County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lamar County, Alabama Language by Age

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Lamar County, Alabama Language

99.40% of Lamar County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 0.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.45% of the population.

Lamar County, Alabama Language

Lamar County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native12975.00%
Multiple1349067.16%
Black1,45275652.07%
White11,7751,54413.11%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic240104.17%

17.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.69%

Male Poverty Rate

17.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lamar County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lamar County, Alabama is Native, with 75.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lamar County, Alabama is Hispanic, with 4.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.58%.

Lamar County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.19%
High School15.36%
Some College12.67%
Bachelors or Greater0.09%

Lamar County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.39%
Male Unemployed4.08%
Female Employed3.46%
Female Unemployed34.09%

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$42,688$53,482
Families$57,157$67,909
Married Families$64,066-
Non Families$17,500$27,453
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Income by Household Type

Lamar County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

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

Lamar County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Lamar County, Alabama Marital Status

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698

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War137
First Gulf War192
Vietnam255
Korea11
World War II19

Lamar County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3417
35 to 54216
55 to 64144
65 to 74202
75+119

Lamar County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6096.41%
Black322.82%
2+ Races5749.57%

Lamar County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Lamar County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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19.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lamar County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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50.4%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

5.1%

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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55.01%

Born in Lamar County, Alabama

99.15%

Native Born

0.85%

Foreign Born

0.60%

Non Citizen

0.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.15% of Lamar County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 55.01% having been born in Alabama. 0.60% 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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