Lamar County AL Information


Lamar County Subdivisions

Lamar County AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 14,314
Population in Households 14,097
Population in Familes 11,762
Population in Group Qrtrs 217
Population Density1 24
Diversity Index2 26


Median Household Income $35,255
Average Household Income $47,205
Per Capita Income $20,186


Total Housing Units 7,354 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,290 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,754 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,310 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $79,830
Average Home Value $112,628


Total Households 6,044
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 4,092
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.21% -0.29%
Households -0.12% -0.24%
Families -0.34% -0.37%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   2.35%


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, 2018 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 # 56 18th
Population Density # 50 27th
Diversity Index # 60 12th
Median Household Income # 50 27th
Per Capita Income # 51 25th

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