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The City of Lamar had a population of 4,504 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Lamar is located at latitude 37.495 and longitude -94.2766 in Barton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lamar 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.
|Total Population||4,504 (100%)|
|Population in Households||4,425 (98.2%)|
|Population in Families||3,529 (78.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||79 ( 1.8%)|
|Median Household Income||$38,128|
|Average Household Income||$56,786|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||11%|
|Per Capita Income||$23,316|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,103 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,118 (53.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||746 (35.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||239 (11.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$99,414|
|Average Home Value||$133,639|
|Housing Affordability Index3||213|
|Average Household Size||2.37|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.56%|
|Per Capita Income||2.28%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.09%|
The table below compares Lamar to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 160||85th|
|Population Density||# 462||55th|
|Median Household Income||# 808||22nd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 519||50th|
|Per Capita Income||# 578||44th|
|Diversity Index||# 306||70th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.