Lamar County Profile

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The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2021:50,098More data
Census 2020:50,088More data
Census 2010:49,793More data
Census 2000:48,499More data
Population of the County Seat (Paris)
Census 2020:24,476 
Census 2010:25,171 
Census 2000:25,898 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN LAMAR COUNTY - 2021 Estimates (Census Bureau)
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Blossom city:1,401More data
Deport city (pt.):522More data
Paris city:24,407More data
Reno city:3,460More data
Roxton city:546More data
Sun Valley city:71More data
Toco city:91More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:907.3More data
Water Area:25.8More data
Total Area:933.1More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:55.20More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:52.92More data
Percent Rural:47.08More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:9.2%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:80.4%More data
Percent African American Alone:13.5%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:3.3%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:72.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:13.1%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:24.1%More data
65 and Older:18.9%More data
85 and Older:2.0%More data
Median Age:39.7More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2020 (BEA):$46,538More data
Total Personal Income - 2020 (BEA):$2,322,461,000More data
Median Household Income - 2020 (Census Bureau):$44,688More data
Poverty - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:19.6%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:26.9%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:86.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:18.7% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$47,771More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$45,487 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$43,680 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$41,695 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$42,546 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2021:5.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2020:6.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.360800More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$5,986,378,359More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$4,248,123,384More data
Total Actual Levy:$15,327,229More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2021:$4,526,192More data
CY 2020:$4,053,811 
CY 2019:$3,405,465 
CY 2018:$3,319,686 
CY 2017:$3,230,863 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN LAMAR COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2020
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:62.920More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:32.283More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:347.295More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:4.350More data
On-System Subtotal:446.848More data
City Streets:235.798More data
Certified County Roads:860.973More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:13.126More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,109.897More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,556.745More data
Lane Miles - 2020
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:193.956More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:113.384More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:697.834More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:7.554More data
On-System Subtotal:1,012.728More data
City Streets:471.596More data
Certified County Roads:1,722.309More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:26.252More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,220.157More data
County Total:3,232.885More data
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL DATA
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2020»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2020»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Lamar County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Lamar County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Lamar County»

Special Districts in Lamar County.
School Districts in Lamar County.
History of City Tax Rates in Lamar County.

Airports in Lamar County.
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