In 2020, Lamar County, GA had a population of 18.8k people with a median age of 38.5 and a median household income of $50,088. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Lamar County, GA grew from 18,672 to 18,834, a 0.868% increase and its median household income grew from $44,846 to $50,088, a 11.7% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lamar County, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (28.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.4%), White (Hispanic) (1.68%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.627%).
None of the households in Lamar County, GA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
99.4% of the residents in Lamar County, GA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Lamar County, GA are Gordon State College (535 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2020, the median property value in Lamar County, GA was $145,800, and the homeownership rate was 71.8%.
Most people in Lamar County, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Lamar County, GA was 2 cars per household.
Lamar County, GA borders Butts County, GA, Monroe County, GA, Pike County, GA, Spalding County, GA, and Upson County, GA.