Also See: Lamar, AR ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Lamar had a population of 1,599 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Lamar is located at latitude 35.4406 and longitude -93.388 in Johnson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lamar encompass a land area of 4.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Johnson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 440 feet.
The City of Lamar (GNIS ID: 2404879) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Lamar: Cabin Creek, Cabin Creek Station.
|Total Population||1,599 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,550 (96.9%)|
|Population in Families||1,251 (78.2%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||49 ( 3.1%)|
|Median Household Income||$34,528|
|Average Household Income||$45,708|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||12%|
|Per Capita Income||$18,510|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||736 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||487 (66.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||162 (22.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||87 (11.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$95,087|
|Average Home Value||$106,352|
|Housing Affordability Index3||237|
|Average Household Size||2.39|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.79%|
|Per Capita Income||2.6%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.0%|
The table below compares Lamar to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 170||69th|
|Population Density||# 317||41st|
|Median Household Income||# 416||23rd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 259||48th|
|Per Capita Income||# 449||17th|
|Diversity Index||# 269||50th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.