The City of Lamar had a population of 4,410 as of July 1, 2015.
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 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, 2015.
|Population in Households||4,331|
|Population in Familes||3,478|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||79|
|Average Household Size||2.38|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,099 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,178 (56.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||642 (30.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||279 (13.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$88,969|
|Average Home Value||$106,961|
|Median Household Income||$38,979|
|Average Household Income||$49,364|
|Per Capita Income||$20,389|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.14%|
|Per Capita Income||2.6%|
The table below compares Lamar 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.
|Total Population||# 161||84th|
|Population Density1||# 476||54th|
|Diversity Index2||# 299||71st|
|Median Household Income||# 574||44th|
|Per Capita Income||# 552||47th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.