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People

Total Population913
Male Share of the Population43.3%
Female Share of the Population56.7%
Senior Citizens21.7%
Employed Population 16+350
Age of the Population50

Families

% of people married41.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.2%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$50,250
% Above Poverty Level82%
% Below Poverty Level18%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36.7%
Median Gross Rent$629
Median House Value$67,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)45.8%
US/American0%
English8.8%
Irish7.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lamar Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 56 miles E of Columbia, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City85 miles SE of Charlotte, North Carolina
CountyDarlington
Standard Zip Codes29069
Phone Area Codes843
Time ZoneEastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude34.168
Longitude-80.062

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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Lamar, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cypress Crossroads (29069)

Oats (29069)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bishopville3,342$32,667
Darlington6,212$34,871
Hartsville7,851$48,094
Lynchburg297$35,250
Mayesville544$53,750
Timmonsville2,283$32,788

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Lamar High Schools

LAMAR HIGH SCHOOL
216 DARLINGTON AVENUE
843-326-5543
Serves 374 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.6

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