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Lamar Heights, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Lamar Heights is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Barton County at latitude 37.4944 and longitude -94.2934. Barton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 968 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Lamar Heights, but most people and references simply refer to it as Lamar Heights, Missouri.

The P1 Census Class Code for Lamar Heights indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Lamar Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

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Lamar Heights, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 171
Population in Households 170
Population in Familes 133
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 218
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 76
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 46
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 90 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 42 (46.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (36.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $86,667
Average Home Value $112,500


Median Household Income $42,527
Average Household Income $48,130
Per Capita Income $20,978
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.94% -0.71%
Households -0.91% -0.8%
Families -0.5% -0.89%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Lamar Heights, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lamar Heights to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 785 24th
Population Density1 # 917 11th
Diversity Index2 # 308 70th
Median Household Income # 434 58th
Per Capita Income # 451 56th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.