Lamar County AL Information

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Lamar County Subdivisions

Lamar County AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 14,366
Population in Households 14,149
Population in Familes 11,880
Population in Group Qrtrs 217
Population Density1 24
Diversity Index2 26
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,197
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 4,231
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,554 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,457 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,740 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,357 (18.0%)
Median Home Value $74,075
Average Home Value $102,659
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,087
Average Household Income $44,393
Per Capita Income $19,403
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.22% -0.35%
Households 0.24% -0.11%
Families 0.09% -0.2%
Median Household Income   0.41%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Lamar County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lamar County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 57 16th
Population Density1 # 53 24th
Diversity Index2 # 60 12th
Median Household Income # 47 31st
Per Capita Income # 45 34th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.