In 2017, Lamar County, GA had a population of 18.3k people with a median age of 38.1 and a median household income of $41,157. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Lamar County, GA grew from 18,195 to 18,282, a 0.478% increase and its median household income grew from $40,364 to $41,157, a 1.96% increase.
The population of Lamar County, GA is 65% White Alone, 29% Black or African American Alone, and 2.92% Two or More Races. 2.73% of the people in Lamar County, GA speak a non-English language, and 98.7% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Lamar County, GA are Gordon State College (617 degrees awarded in 2016).
The median property value in Lamar County, GA is $132,400, and the homeownership rate is 69.3%. Most people in Lamar County, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Lamar County, GA is 2 cars per household.