Lamar County, GA Demographics

The total population of Lamar County is estimated to be 18,676 with 9,112 males (48.79%) and 9,564 females (51.21%). There are 452 more females than males in Lamar County.
The median household income in Lamar County was $58,155 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 1,398(2.46%) from $56,757 in 2020. This income is 77.95% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Lamar County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $80,319. Overall, the median household income for the county of Lamar County stands at $58,155.
In Lamar County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $39,035 for males and $24,241 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $59,720 for males and $42,587 for females.
In Lamar County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 4 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Two or More Races households have the highest median household income at $84,894, while Some Other Race households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $2,701.
In 2022, the population of Lamar County was 19,467, a 4.19% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Lamar County's population was 18,684, an increase of 0.72% compared to a population of 18,551 in 2020.
The median age in Lamar County, GA is 38.1, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 16.68% were under the age of 15, 24.45% aged 15 to 29, 41.52% aged 30 to 64, 16.33% aged 65 to 84, and 1.02% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Lamar County population: 66.38% are White, 27.93% are Black or African American, 0.58% are Asian, 1.37% are some other race and 3.74% are multiracial.