In 2021, Lamar County, GA had a population of 18.5k people with a median age of 38.1 and a median household income of $53,802. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Lamar County, GA declined from 18,834 to 18,482, a −1.87% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,088 to $53,802, a 7.41% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lamar County, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (27.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.52%), Other (Hispanic) (1.27%), and White (Hispanic) (1.21%).
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.
99.2% of the residents in Lamar County, GA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Lamar County, GA are Gordon State College (575 degrees awarded in 2021).
In 2021, the median property value in Lamar County, GA was $156,800, and the homeownership rate was 73.7%.
Most people in Lamar County, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Lamar County, GA was 2 cars per household.