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Lamar

County Data

  • Rural/Non-rural: Rural
  • County Health Ranking: 101
  • Population: 19,000
  • Total Number of Physicians: 9
  • Life Expectancy: 74.8
  • #1 Cause of Death: Heart Disease
  • Uninsured Population Under 65 (percentage): 14.8
  • Population in Poverty (percentage): 16.5
  • Population Without a High School Diploma (percentage): 14.5
  • #1 Industry: Manufacturing
  • White Alone, not Hispanic or Latino: 64.6
  • Black or African American Alone: 30.6
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.4
  • Asian Alone: 0.8
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander: N/A
  • Two or More Races: 1.7
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.5