Living in Lamar, CO

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Lamar, Colorado Info Snack

Population
7,564
Unemployment
5.9%
Poverty
18.4%
Median Home
$99,400
Median Income
$40,826
Median Rent
$732

Lamar SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
9
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
10

Lamar, CO Cost Of Living

82
Lamar's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Lamar Colorado National Average
Overall 82 110 100
Services 96 103 100
Groceries 98 97 100
Health 92 104 100
Housing 50 134 100
Transportation 102 102 100
Utilities 92 86 100

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Population over time in Lamar

Year Population % Change
2019 7,564 -0.6%
2018 7,606 -0.3%
2017 7,627 -0.5%
2016 7,662 -1.1%
2015 7,744 -0.8%
2014 7,810 -0.8%
2013 7,874 0.1%
2012 7,867 -0.2%
2011 7,886 -0.2%
2010 7,901 -

Race / Ethnicity in Lamar

White
55.4% (4,191)
African American
1.2% (93)
American Indian
0.6% (43)
Asian
0.4% (34)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.0% (149)
Hispanic
40.4% (3,054)
Race Lamar CO USA
White 55.4% 68.1% 60.7%
African American 1.2% 3.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.6% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 3.1% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.0% 2.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 40.4% 21.5% 18.0%

Gender in Lamar

Female
48.9% (3,701)
Male
51.1% (3,863)
Gender Lamar CO USA
Female 48.9% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 51.1% 50.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lamar for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
10.0% (756)
9-12th Grade
11.0% (832)
High School / GED
25.0% (1,891)
Some College
27.0% (2,042)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (680)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (756)
Master's Degree
7.0% (529)
Professional Degree
1.0% (75)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Lamar CO USA
< 9th Grade 10.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 11.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 27.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 26.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Lamar, Colorado

Less than $10,000
13.0% (98,499)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.4% (33,573)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.8% (96,524)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.2% (77,022)
$35,000 to $49,999
21.8% (165,153)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.9% (97,512)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.3% (85,169)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.4% (78,997)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.6% (11,849)
$200,000 or more
1.6% (12,096)
Income Lamar CO USA
Less than $10,000 13.0% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.4% 3.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.8% 7.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.2% 7.6% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 21.8% 11.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.9% 17.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.3% 13.8% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.4% 17.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.6% 8.2% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.6% 8.8% 7.7%

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