Lamar County GA Information


Lamar County Subdivisions

Lamar County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 18,260
Daytime Population: Workers 4,830
Daytime Population: Residents 10,633
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,463
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 17,037
Population in Familes 14,120
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,223
Population Density2 100
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $43,938
Average Household Income $57,607
Per Capita Income $23,645


Total Housing Units 7,675 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,339 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,382 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 954 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $125,827
Average Home Value $166,006


Total Households 6,721
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 4,640
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 -0.04% 0.26%
Households 0.21% 0.33%
Families 0.07% 0.22%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   2.69%


Lamar County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lamar County to the other 159 counties and county equivalents in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 98 39th
Population Density # 57 65th
Diversity Index # 95 41st
Median Household Income # 46 72nd
Per Capita Income # 39 76th

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