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Lamar Heights, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Lamar Heights had a population of 170 as of July 1, 2015. Lamar Heights ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lamar Heights is located at latitude 37.4944 and longitude -94.2934 in Barton County. 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. Barton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 968 feet.

The City of Lamar Heights (GNIS ID: 2395618) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lamar Heights population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Lamar Heights, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 170
Population in Households 170
Population in Familes 133
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 217
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 $90,000
Average Home Value $114,205


Median Household Income $41,990
Average Household Income $49,445
Per Capita Income $21,546
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.87% -0.48%
Households -0.73% -0.53%
Families -0.41% -0.89%
Median Household Income   3.69%
Per Capita Income   2.62%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 783 24th
Population Density1 # 920 11th
Diversity Index2 # 344 67th
Median Household Income # 480 54th
Per Capita Income # 458 56th

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