|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Lamar is 1,724. Lamar, Arkansas is the 8,171st largest city in the US.
The current population of Lamar (1,724) is it's peak population.
Lamar has grown 19.4% since the 2000. Lamar, Arkansas is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 83% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|8165||Sodus, New York||1,726||-0.2%|
|8166||Holley, New York||1,725||-4.1%|
|8167||North Bennington, Vermont||1,725||21.1%|
|8170||Calhoun Falls, South Carolina||1,724||-25.6%|
|8173||Medicine Lodge, Kansas||1,723||-21.0%|
The total voting age population of Lamar, Arkansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,434. The voting age population is 45.9% male and 54.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.0% of the residents of Lamar are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Lamar are 92.5% White, 5.2% Two or more races, 1.3% Other, 0.5% Black and 0.5% Asian. Additionally, 6.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Lamar, 28.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 37.5%. On a per-household basis, 24.9% of families are below the poverty line in Lamar.
Among those aged 16 and older, 50.7% of Lamar residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 78.9% of Lamar residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.7% have a bachelor's degree and 7.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Lamar residents aged 5 and older, 7.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Lamar is 6.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Lamar, 12.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Lamar is $31,625.
In Lamar, 76.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 24.0% of housing units in Lamar.
Of all the housing units in Lamar, 12.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Lamar, 28.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 240 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Lamar is $515.
In Lamar, 64.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.