The City of Lamar had a population of 4,417 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
|Population in Households||4,337|
|Population in Familes||3,458|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||80|
|Median Household Income||$40,708|
|Average Household Income||$54,257|
|Per Capita Income||$22,508|
|Total Housing Units||2,086 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,037 (49.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||779 (37.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||270 (12.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$95,065|
|Average Home Value||$131,395|
|Average Household Size||2.39|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.1%|
|Per Capita Income||1.91%|
The table below compares Lamar to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 Density||# 466||55th|
|Diversity Index||# 304||71st|
|Median Household Income||# 647||37th|
|Per Capita Income||# 581||44th|
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