The City of Lamar had a population of 4,549 as of July 1, 2016.
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, 2016.
|Population in Households||4,470|
|Population in Familes||3,586|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||79|
|Average Household Size||2.39|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,089 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,206 (57.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||667 (31.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||216 (10.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$92,500|
|Average Home Value||$126,595|
|Median Household Income||$39,563|
|Average Household Income||$51,245|
|Per Capita Income||$21,301|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.74%|
|Per Capita Income||1.6%|
The table below compares Lamar to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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||# 158||85th|
|Population Density1||# 457||56th|
|Diversity Index2||# 309||70th|
|Median Household Income||# 563||46th|
|Per Capita Income||# 531||49th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.