Lamar County Information

Lamar in Georgia occupies 186 square miles and has a 2006 population of 16,679, a change from a 2000 population of 15,912 and 13,038 in 1990. 14.2% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 14.6% percent is 25-35, and 14.3% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 31 acts of violent crime reported in Lamar in 2004, a change from 70 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 451 people: 5.6% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4.4%.

Read more about Lamar, Georgia in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyLamar 
StateGeorgia 
Land Area186 sq. milesRanked 3,040 of 3,140
Population 200616,679Ranked 1,996 of 3,140
Population 200516,605 
Population 200015,912Ranked 2,028 of 3,140
Population 199013,038Ranked 2,138 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion70.4% 
African American28.4% 
Asian American.5% 
Native American.2% 
Pacific Islander% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56% 
Population 5 to 1413.2% 
Population 15 to 2414.2% 
Population 25 to 3414.6% 
Population 35 to 4414.3% 
Population 45 to 5414.3% 
Population 55 to 6410.6% 
Population 65 to 747.2% 
Population 75 and up5.6% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes3170
Murders / Manslaughters1 
Forcible Rapes3 
Robberies1 
Aggravated Assaults26 
Total Property Crimes137256
Burglaries43 
Larceny Thefts82 
Motor Vehicle Thefts12 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population8,0608,084
Unemployed Population451358
Unemployment Rate5.6%4.4%

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