Lamar, CO
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Lamar, Colorado Info Snack

Population
7,598
Unemployment
6.4%
Poverty
18.3%
Median Home
$105,500
Median Income
$41,124
Median Rent
$746

Lamar SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
9.5

Lamar, CO Cost Of Living

83
Lamar's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Lamar Colorado National Average
Overall 83 112 100
Services 94 104 100
Groceries 100 103 100
Health 94 103 100
Housing 49 133 100
Transportation 102 108 100
Utilities 90 87 100

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Population over time in Lamar

Year Population % Change
2020 7,598 -0.1%
2019 7,606 -0.3%
2018 7,627 -0.5%
2017 7,662 -1.1%
2016 7,744 -0.8%
2015 7,810 -0.8%
2014 7,874 0.1%
2013 7,867 -0.2%
2012 7,886 -0.2%
2011 7,901 -

Race / Ethnicity in Lamar

White
56.4% (4,284)
African American
1.3% (95)
American Indian
0.8% (57)
Asian
0.4% (31)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.9% (143)
Hispanic
39.3% (2,988)
Race Lamar CO USA
White 56.4% 67.5% 60.1%
African American 1.3% 3.9% 12.2%
American Indian 0.8% 0.5% 0.6%
Asian 0.4% 3.1% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.9% 2.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 39.3% 21.7% 18.2%

Gender in Lamar

Female
48.5% (3,685)
Male
51.5% (3,912)
Gender Lamar CO USA
Female 48.5% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 51.5% 50.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lamar for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
10.0% (759)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (759)
High School / GED
25.0% (1,899)
Some College
26.0% (1,975)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (607)
Bachelor's Degree
9.0% (683)
Master's Degree
9.0% (683)
Professional Degree
2.0% (151)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (75)
Education Lamar CO USA
< 9th Grade 10.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 26.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 9.0% 26.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Lamar, Colorado

Less than $10,000
10.1% (76,624)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.7% (58,770)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.8% (97,454)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.7% (89,023)
$35,000 to $49,999
20.0% (152,257)
$50,000 to $74,999
10.4% (79,352)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.3% (85,799)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.8% (97,454)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.7% (4,959)
$200,000 or more
2.4% (18,102)
Income Lamar CO USA
Less than $10,000 10.1% 4.5% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.7% 3.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.8% 6.6% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.7% 7.2% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 20.0% 11.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 10.4% 17.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.3% 13.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.8% 18.2% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.7% 8.7% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.4% 9.6% 8.3%

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