Lamar demographics profile

StatisticLamarArkansasNational
Population1,6462,968,472318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3575591
Median age42.337.737.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%42%43%
Speak English87%93%79%
Speak Spanish12%5%13%
Lamar, AR has a population of 1,646 and is the 12,158th largest city in the United States. The population density is 357 per sq mi which is 543% higher than the Arkansas average and 294% higher than the national average. The median age in Lamar is 42 which is approximately 12% higher than the Arkansas average of 38. In Lamar, 62% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 87% speak English and 12% speak Spanish. 60% of Lamar residents were born in Arkansas, 32% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Lamar is 543% higher than Arkansas.
  • The median age in Lamar is 12% higher than Arkansas.
  • In Lamar 96.35% of the population is White.
  • In Lamar 1.34% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Lamar 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Lamar population breakdown by race

RaceLamarArkansasNational
White96.35%77.72%73.35%
Black or African American1.34%15.52%12.63%
Asian0.00%1.40%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.63%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.23%0.18%
Mixed race0.85%2.23%3.06%
Other race1.46%2.28%4.75%
In Lamar, 15.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Lamar, AR demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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