In 2017, Lamar County, TX had a population of 49.4k people with a median age of 40.4 and a median household income of $42,198. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Lamar County, TX declined from 49,626 to 49,401, a -0.453% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,283 to $42,198, a 4.75% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lamar County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (75%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.3%), White (Hispanic) (6.19%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (3.72%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.885%). N/A% of the people in Lamar County, TX speak a non-English language, and 97.7% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Lamar County, TX are Paris Junior College (938 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Lamar County, TX is $88,100, and the homeownership rate is 64.3%. Most people in Lamar County, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Lamar County, TX is 2 cars per household.