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Demographics

People

Total Population991
Male Share of the Population46.2%
Female Share of the Population53.8%
Senior Citizens24.1%
Employed Population 16+395
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married42.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.8%
Median Earnings25+$25,278
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,125
Median Earnings With High School Degree$17,174

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,875
% Above Poverty Level86%
% Below Poverty Level14%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home2%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone40.4%
Median Gross Rent$688
Median House Value$84,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)46.1%
German9.9%
English9.9%
Irish7.9%
Italian2.9%
French Except Basque0.6%
Swedish0.6%
African0.3%
Scottish0.3%
Polish0.3%
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Lamar Almanac

CategoryValue
County Darlington County
Standard Zip Codes29069
Phone Area Codes843
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude34.16
Approximate Longitude-80.06

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)

StationDARLINGTON
Distance13.7 miles
Jan Temp35 to 56 F
Apr Temp51 to 77 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp52 to 76 F
Annual Precip46.9 inches
StationBISHOPVILLE 8 NNW
Distance17.7 miles
Jan Temp32 to 54 F
Apr Temp48 to 75 F
Jul Temp69 to 91 F
Oct Temp50 to 75 F
Annual Precip45.5 inches
StationFLORENCE RGNL AP
Distance19 miles
Jan Temp35 to 55 F
Apr Temp51 to 75 F
Jul Temp72 to 91 F
Oct Temp53 to 75 F
Annual Precip44.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bishopville3,303$31,471
Darlington6,185$31,354
Hartsville7,816$46,250
Lynchburg355$21,875
Mayesville595$43,333
Timmonsville2,129$31,711

Lamar Public Schools

Lamar Elementary
214 North Darlington Avenue
ZIP: 29069
(843) 326-7575
Primary
Total Enrollment 299
Lamar High
216 North Darlington Avenue
ZIP: 29069
(843) 326-7500
High
Total Enrollment 281
Spaulding Elementary
204 East Pearl Street
ZIP: 29069
(843) 326-7666
Primary
Total Enrollment 242
Spaulding Middle
400 East Cartersville Highway
ZIP: 29069
(843) 326-7625
Middle
Total Enrollment 264

Lamar Private Schools

Christian Pathway: Starting Steps School
101 Chappel Hill St
ZIP: 29069
Elementary
Total Enrollment 11
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