In 2017, Lamar County, MS had a population of 60.5k people with a median age of 34.7 and a median household income of $56,129. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Lamar County, MS grew from 59,623 to 60,517, a 1.5% increase and its median household income grew from $53,888 to $56,129, a 4.16% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lamar County, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (20%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.39%), White (Hispanic) (1.35%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.32%). N/A% of the people in Lamar County, MS speak a non-English language, and 98.5% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Lamar County, MS are Institute of Health & Technology (95 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Lamar County, MS is $169,000, and the homeownership rate is 68.1%. Most people in Lamar County, MS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Lamar County, MS is 2 cars per household.