Lamar County, Georgia Population 2022

Lamar County, Georgia's estimated population is 19,425 with a growth rate of 0.60% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lamar County, Georgia is the 98th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 18,265 and has seen a growth of 6.35% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19309,7450.00%
194010,0913463.55%
195010,2421511.50%
196010,240-2-0.02%
197010,6884484.37%
198012,2151,52714.29%
199013,0388236.74%
201018,2655,22740.09%
201118,160-105-0.57%
201218,030-130-0.72%
201317,929-101-0.56%
201418,1892601.45%
201518,236470.26%
201618,4842481.36%
201718,6001160.63%
201818,9613611.94%
201919,0771160.61%
202019,1931160.61%
202119,3091160.60%
202219,4251160.60%
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Lamar County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,57466.76%
Black or African American5,34828.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.03%
Asian1030.55%
Some Other Race1180.63%
Two or More Races6853.64%
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Lamar County, Georgia Population by Race

Lamar County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2022

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Lamar County, Georgia Median Age

38.5


Total

37.1


Male

40.5


Female

Lamar County, Georgia Adults

There are 14,898 adults, (3,314 of whom are seniors) in Lamar County, Georgia.

Lamar County, Georgia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Lamar County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

9,540

50.65%

Male

9,294

49.35%

Lamar County, Georgia Population by Age

Lamar County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lamar County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male86.3%13.7%
Married85.1%14.9%
All71.8%28.2%
Non Family61.2%38.8%
Female53.4%46.6%

71.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lamar County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6582.6371.8
Married2,9893.5385.1
Male1463.6486.3
Female5954.8553.4
Non Family2,9281.261.2

3.61

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Lamar County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2492.02%
9th to 12th Grade1,33210.79%
High School Graduate4,95340.11%
Some College3,18125.76%
Associates Degree8997.28%
Bachelors Degree1,0138.20%
Graduate Degree7215.84%
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Lamar County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lamar County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,6267,5191,411
Asian78789
Black3,2102,882299
Hispanic17714115
Other Race1616
2+ Races257147

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.36%.

Lamar County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,434$43,639$27,118
Less Than 9th Grade$$40,278$9,361
High School Graduate$35,260$35,985$29,832
Some College$28,501$47,219$20,653
Bachelors Degree$58,879$59,028$57,895
Graduate Degree$69,653$69,583$

$35,434

Average Earnings

$43,639

Average Male

$27,118

Average Female

Lamar County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lamar County, Georgia Language by Age

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Lamar County, Georgia Language

97.47% of Lamar County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.37% of the population.

Lamar County, Georgia Language

Lamar County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,57588819.41%
White11,7211,56013.31%
Other47NaN%
Hispanic4419922.45%
Multiple4815311.02%

15.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.29%

Male Poverty Rate

17.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lamar County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lamar County, Georgia is Black, with 19.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lamar County, Georgia is Multiple, with 11.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.27%.

Lamar County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.02%
High School14.76%
Some College11.56%
Bachelors or Greater1.83%

Lamar County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.43%
Male Unemployed34.72%
Female Employed7.32%
Female Unemployed17.72%

Lamar County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lamar County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,088$64,162
Families$66,003$85,232
Married Families$76,581-
Non Families$32,027$36,072
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Income by Household Type

Lamar County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Lamar County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Lamar County, Georgia 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 55-64.

Lamar County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Lamar County, Georgia Marital Status

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1,363

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War279
First Gulf War440
Vietnam453
Korea54
World War II4

Lamar County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34132
35 to 54289
55 to 64367
65 to 74359
75+216

Lamar County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9489.54%
Black3487.96%
Asian5856.31%
2+ Races92.54%
Hispanic165.21%

Lamar County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Lamar County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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0.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lamar County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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50.9%

Labor Force Participation

46.3%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Lamar County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Lamar County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Lamar County, Georgia 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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77.63%

Born in Lamar County, Georgia

97.55%

Native Born

2.45%

Foreign Born

0.56%

Non Citizen

1.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.55% of Lamar County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 77.63% having been born in Georgia. 0.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lamar County, Georgia 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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