What is the current population of Lamar?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Lamar is 860. Lamar, South Carolina is the 10,868th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Lamar?

The peak population of Lamar was in 1990, when its population was 1,062. In 1990, Lamar was the 9,512th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 10,868th largest city in the US. Lamar is currently 19.0% smaller than it was in 1990.

How quickly is Lamar shrinking?

Lamar has shrunk 15.4% since the year 2000. Lamar, South Carolina's growth is below average. 79% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the voting age population of Lamar, South Carolina?

The total voting age population of Lamar, South Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 801. The voting age population is 43.3% male and 56.7% female.

What percentage of Lamar, South Carolina residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 28.9% of the residents of Lamar are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Lamar, South Carolina?

The racial demographics of Lamar are 49.0% Black, 42.3% White, 6.1% Two or more races and 2.6% Asian.

What percentage of Lamar, South Carolina residents are below the poverty line?

In Lamar, 12.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 7.2%. On a per-household basis, 8.4% of families are below the poverty line in Lamar.

What percentage of Lamar, South Carolina residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 54.9% of Lamar residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Lamar, South Carolina residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 81.2% of Lamar residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.9% have a bachelor's degree and 5.4% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Lamar, South Carolina residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Lamar residents aged 5 and older, 2.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.1% speak an Asian language.

What is the unemployment rate in Lamar, South Carolina?

The unemployment rate in Lamar is 5.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Lamar, South Carolina residents work for the government?

In Lamar, 39.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Lamar, South Carolina?

The median household income in Lamar is $31,563.

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Lamar, South Carolina?

In Lamar, 73.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Lamar, South Carolina?

Renters occupy 26.5% of housing units in Lamar.

What percentage of Lamar, South Carolina housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Lamar, 14.7% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Lamar, South Carolina housing units were built after 2000?

In Lamar, 6.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.

What is the median monthly rent in Lamar, South Carolina?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Lamar is $669.

What percentage of households in Lamar, South Carolina have broadband internet?

In Lamar, 55.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Lamar Population By Year

Population Graph For Lamar
Year Population Rank in US
2021 860 10,868
2020 859 10,870
2019 935 10,604
2018 942 10,575
2017 943 10,558
2016 959 10,490
2015 971 10,439
2014 977 10,413
2013 981 10,392
2012 981 10,399
2011 982 10,403
2010 989 10,360
2000 1,017 10,115
1990 1,062 9,512

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2000-2021
8198 Varnville 1,713 -18.2%
8230 Ware Shoals 1,702 -28.1%
8273 Reidville 1,682 240.4%
8405 Gaston 1,621 23.3%
8408 Elgin 1,620 64.9%
8575 Ridgeville 1,548 -10.4%
8580 St. Stephen 1,547 -12.9%
8581 Jackson 1,545 -4.8%
8739 Fairfax 1,482 -53.6%
8914 Whitmire 1,411 -8.2%
8926 Awendaw 1,406 17.3%
8979 Meggett 1,389 4.2%
9040 Johnsonville 1,369 -5.5%
9046 Pelzer 1,367 1309.2%
9163 Chesterfield 1,331 -3.5%
9283 Latta 1,283 -9.3%
9305 Holly Hill 1,273 -8.7%
9548 Due West 1,196 -2.2%
9559 Prosperity 1,194 21.3%
9668 Lincolnville 1,159 25.7%
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9740 Iva 1,139 -1.6%
9995 Pamplico 1,052 -7.4%
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10105 Aynor 1,021 64.4%
10283 West Pelzer 982 8.1%
10296 Branchville 978 -9.2%
10359 Fort Lawn 965 11.5%
10632 Quinby 911 8.3%
10707 Van Wyck 896
10860 Arcadia Lakes 861 0.0%
10868 Lamar 860 -15.4%
10920 Chesnee 851 -17.9%
10975 Jonesville 840 -14.3%
11159 Summerton 804 -24.1%
11234 Santee 791 4.6%
11315 Bowman 777 -34.8%
11337 Jefferson 774 9.7%
11383 Heath Springs 765 -13.8%
11387 Gray Court 764 -25.2%
11419 McBee 759 2.1%
11421 Six Mile 759 32.6%
11423 Turbeville 759 5.2%
11464 Lake View 752 -4.5%
11489 Coward 747 14.9%
11507 Norris 745 -12.2%
11636 Swansea 726 -2.4%
11783 Campobello 702 26.2%
11787 Cottageville 701 -0.4%
11856 North 689 -17.3%
11954 Harleyville 673 0.5%
12139 Wagener 645 -25.3%
12174 Scranton 640 -34.2%
12287 Pelion 623 11.8%
12307 Eastover 619 -25.2%
12387 Clio 605 -21.8%
12412 McClellanville 601 27.0%
12503 Gilbert 590 6.8%
12586 Ridge Spring 578 -29.6%
12669 Elloree 562 -22.4%
12767 Mayesville 550 -47.9%
12833 Olanta 543 -11.2%
13138 Briarcliffe Acres 505 8.1%
13182 Pinewood 501 -1.1%
13188 Hemingway 500 -12.2%
13365 Lane 478 -18.0%
13468 Sharon 467 9.6%
13525 Hickory Grove 459 35.7%
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13655 Springfield 445 -15.5%
13659 Brunson 444 -24.6%
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