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Demographics

People

Total Population4,420
Male Share of the Population46.7%
Female Share of the Population53.3%
Senior Citizens20.1%
Employed Population 16+1,644
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married53.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15%
Median Earnings25+$26,242
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,406
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,913

Wealth

Median Family Income$44,048
% Above Poverty Level70.1%
% Below Poverty Level29.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home1%
% Walking and Biking to Work3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone29.5%
Median Gross Rent$491
Median House Value$95,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)22.2%
German16.1%
English11.3%
Irish11.2%
Italian6.5%
French Except Basque2.8%
Scottish1.9%
Polish1.7%
Swedish1.6%
Danishn1.6%
Canadian1.2%
Russian0.8%
Swiss0.8%
Norwegian0.7%
West Indian0.6%
Haitian0.6%
Dutch0.5%
Welsh0.5%
Austrian0.3%
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Lamar Almanac

CategoryValue
County Barton County
Standard Zip Codes64759
P.O. Box Zip Codes64766
Phone Area Codes417
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude37.49
Approximate Longitude-94.27

Lamar Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationLAMAR
Distance0.6 miles
Jan Temp22 to 41 F
Apr Temp45 to 68 F
Jul Temp69 to 90 F
Oct Temp46 to 71 F
Annual Precip48.6 inches
StationLOCKWOOD
Distance19.5 miles
Jan Temp21 to 41 F
Apr Temp43 to 67 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp47 to 71 F
Annual Precip46.3 inches
StationSTOCKTON DAM
Distance31.3 miles
Jan Temp20 to 39 F
Apr Temp44 to 67 F
Jul Temp70 to 90 F
Oct Temp47 to 70 F
Annual Precip44.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Carytown243$59,688
Golden City585$39,722
Jasper962$37,303
Jerico Springs187$51,146
Liberal742$34,883
Sheldon506$40,156

Lamar Public Libraries

Barton County Library
300 W 10TH ST
Lamar, Missouri
(417) 682-5355

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Lamar Hospitals

Barton County Memorial Hospital
(Government - Local)
29 Nw 1st Lane
(417) 681-5100

Lamar Public Schools

East Elem.
1600 E 12th St
ZIP: 64759
(417) 681-0613
Primary
Total Enrollment 289
Lamar Careertechnical Center
202 W 7th
ZIP: 64759
(417) 682-3384
High
Lamar Elem.
202 W 7th
ZIP: 64759
(417) 682-3567
Primary
Total Enrollment 289
Lamar High
202 W 7th
ZIP: 64759
(417) 682-5571
High
Total Enrollment 400
Lamar Middle
202 W 7th
ZIP: 64759
(417) 682-3548
Middle
Total Enrollment 320
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