The City of Lamar had a population of 4,424 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Lamar is located at latitude 37.4939 and longitude -94.2784 in Barton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lamar (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.31 sq. miles. Barton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 961 feet.
The City of Lamar (GNIS ID: 2395617) 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 population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||2,814|
|Daytime Population: Residents||2,718|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||5,532|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.25|
|Population in Households||4,344|
|Population in Familes||3,477|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||80|
|Median Household Income||$40,857|
|Average Household Income||$54,305|
|Per Capita Income||$22,518|
|Total Housing Units||2,086 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,148 (55.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||670 (32.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||268 (12.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$95,071|
|Average Home Value||$136,140|
|Average Household Size||2.39|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.97%|
|Per Capita Income||2.38%|
The table below compares Lamar to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.
|Total Population||# 162||84th|
|Population Density||# 463||55th|
|Diversity Index||# 290||72nd|
|Median Household Income||# 591||43rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 527||49th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.