Lamesa demographics profile

StatisticLamesaTexasNational
Population9,36726,956,435318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,8349791
Median age34.934.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%48%43%
Speak English61%65%79%
Speak Spanish39%30%13%
Lamesa, TX has a population of 9,367 and is the 4,138th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,834 per sq mi which is 1792% higher than the Texas average and 1925% higher than the national average. The median age in Lamesa is 35 which is approximately 2% higher than the Texas average of 34. In Lamesa, 64% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 61% speak English and 39% speak Spanish. 82% of Lamesa residents were born in Texas, 11% 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 Lamesa is 1792% higher than Texas.
  • The median age in Lamesa is 2% higher than Texas.
  • In Lamesa 83.34% of the population is White.
  • In Lamesa 1.78% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Lamesa 0.81% of the population is Asian.

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Lamesa population breakdown by race

RaceLamesaTexasNational
White83.34%74.84%73.35%
Black or African American1.78%11.95%12.63%
Asian0.81%4.36%5.22%
American Indian2.19%0.48%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.04%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race0.99%2.50%3.06%
Other race10.85%5.79%4.75%
In Lamesa, 59.1% 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 Lamesa, TX demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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