Lamar SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
10

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Lamar, Colorado Info Snack

Lamar is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Prowers County, Colorado, United States. The city population was 7,804 at the 2010 United States Census. The city was named after Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II during the period that he was Secretary of the Interior in the futile hope that the then town would be named as the land office.
Population
7,662
Unemployment
12.4%
Poverty
23.1%
Median Home
$77,600
Median Income
$37,177
Median Rent
$659

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Population over time in Lamar

Year Population % Change
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 -

Crime in Lamar Per 100k

Crime Lamar CO USA
Violent Crime 13.4 368.1 382.9
Murder 0.0 3.9 5.3
Robbery 13.4 68.4 98.0
Aggravated Assault 0.0 226.9 248.9
Property Crime 937.3 2701.6 2362.0
Burglary 200.9 406.9 430.4
Larceny 736.5 1904.9 1694.0
Car Theft 0.0 389.9 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Lamar

White
59.0% (4,524)
African American
0.7% (53)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.0% (3)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.3% (97)
Hispanic
39.0% (2,985)
Race Lamar CO USA
White 59.0% 69.0% 60.6%
African American 0.7% 3.9% 10.4%
American Indian 0.0% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 2.9% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 3.9%
Two Or More 1.3% 2.3% 2.5%
Hispanic 39.0% 21.1% 17.3%

Household Income For Lamar, Colorado

Less than $10,000
15.8% (1,210)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.3% (406)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.4% (1,179)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.5% (574)
$35,000 to $49,999
18.9% (1,448)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.4% (1,026)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.4% (873)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.7% (666)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.0% (229)
$200,000 or more
0.4% (30)
Income Lamar CO USA
Less than $10,000 15.8% 5.6% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.3% 3.9% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.4% 8.6% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.5% 9.0% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 18.9% 12.9% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.4% 18.2% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.4% 13.5% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.7% 15.4% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.0% 6.5% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 0.4% 6.3% 5.7%

Gender in Lamar

Female
50.5% (3,869)
Male
49.5% (3,792)
Gender Lamar CO USA
Female 50.5% 49.8% 50.8%
Male 49.5% 50.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lamar for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.5% (494)
9-12th Grade
9.8% (749)
High School / GED
30.1% (2,309)
Some College
26.8% (2,057)
Associate's Degree
12.1% (929)
Bachelor's Degree
10.1% (771)
Master's Degree
3.5% (268)
Professional Degree
0.5% (39)
Doctorate Degree
0.5% (41)
Education Lamar CO USA
< 9th Grade 6.5% 3.7% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 9.8% 5.3% 7.4%
High School / GED 30.1% 21.7% 27.5%
Some College 26.8% 22.2% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 12.1% 8.4% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 10.1% 24.4% 18.8%
Master's Degree 3.5% 10.5% 8.2%
Professional Degree 0.5% 2.2% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.5% 1.6% 1.3%

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