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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.
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.
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.
|10867||La Center, Kentucky||860||-17.2%|
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|10869||Matinecock, New York||860||2.7%|
|10870||New Washington, Ohio||860||-12.7%|
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.
According to the latest census statistics, 28.9% of the residents of Lamar are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Lamar are 49.0% Black, 42.3% White, 6.1% Two or more races and 2.6% Asian.
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.
Among those aged 16 and older, 54.9% of Lamar residents are in the labor force.
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.
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.
The unemployment rate in Lamar is 5.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Lamar, 39.4% 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 $31,563.
In Lamar, 73.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 26.5% of housing units in Lamar.
Of all the housing units in Lamar, 14.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Lamar, 6.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Lamar is $669.
In Lamar, 55.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.