Lamar, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Lamar, Texas - Basic Facts

The Lamar Census Designated Place had a population of 709 as of July 1, 2017. Lamar ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lamar is located at latitude 28.1403 and longitude -96.9878 in Aransas County. The formal boundaries for the Lamar Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.06 sq. miles and a water area of 1.84 sq. miles. Aransas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Lamar Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586949) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Lamar Census Designated Place is located within Fulton Division of Aransas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lamar population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 709
Daytime Population: Workers 146
Daytime Population: Residents 465
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 611
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 703
Population in Familes 565
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 232
Diversity Index3 38
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,360
Average Household Income $72,879
Per Capita Income $34,906

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 681 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 288 (42.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 ( 7.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 341 (50.1%)
Median Home Value $192,105
Average Home Value $213,281
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 340
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 223
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.51% 1.64%
Households 1.56% 1.71%
Families 1.37% 1.56%
Median Household Income   3.39%
Per Capita Income   3.66%

Lamar, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lamar to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas 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 # 1123 36th
Population Density # 1462 16th
Diversity Index # 1185 32nd
Median Household Income # 875 50th
Per Capita Income # 234 87th

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