Lamar County Information

Lamar in Alabama occupies 605 square miles and has a 2006 population of 14,548, a change from a 2000 population of 15,904 and 15,715 in 1990. 11.7% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 12.5% percent is 25-35, and 14.3% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 12 acts of violent crime reported in Lamar in 2004, a change from 7 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 291 people: 4.7% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 6.2%.

Read more about Lamar, Alabama in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyLamar 
StateAlabama 
Land Area605 sq. milesRanked 1,722 of 3,140
Population 200614,548Ranked 2,131 of 3,140
Population 200514,867 
Population 200015,904Ranked 2,029 of 3,140
Population 199015,715Ranked 1,941 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion88.1% 
African American11.4% 
Asian American.1% 
Native American.2% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 55.4% 
Population 5 to 1411.9% 
Population 15 to 2411.7% 
Population 25 to 3412.5% 
Population 35 to 4414.3% 
Population 45 to 5414.5% 
Population 55 to 6412.6% 
Population 65 to 749.4% 
Population 75 and up7.7% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes127
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes  
Robberies2 
Aggravated Assaults10 
Total Property Crimes13355
Burglaries40 
Larceny Thefts76 
Motor Vehicle Thefts17 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population6,1787,498
Unemployed Population291462
Unemployment Rate4.7%6.2%

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