MS

National Population : 333,590,059
Mississippi State Population : 3,106,550

About Lamar, MS

Lamar, MS is located in Marshall County in the state of Mississippi.

The total City Population for Lamar is about 2,966 with about people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about N/A.

The Average Home Value is $74,300.00, which is roughly 19% lower than the Average Home Value of $91,745.00 for the state of Mississippi, and roughly 61% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $36,250.00, which is roughly 8% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $39,280.00 for the state of Mississippi, and roughly 37% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Lamar is about .

Mississippi is ranked #50 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 8.08 out of 100.

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Voting

Marshall County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 6.11% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 50.94%
Republican: 47.83%
Other: 0.75%
Libertarian: 0.3%
Green: 0.17%


Nearby Locations

Red Banks, MS (8.30 mi.)
Michigan City, MS (10.03 mi.)
Mount Pleasant, MS (15.55 mi.)
Mt Pleasant, MS (15.55 mi.)
Holly Springs, MS (15.55 mi.)
Canaan, MS (15.85 mi.)
Ashland, MS (15.85 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 38642
Latitude : 34.919175
Longitude : -89.321078
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 489 ft.
Area Code(s) : 662

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.78
Male Population Estimate : 37.90%
Female Population Estimate : 40.36%
Median Age : 37.1
Male Median Age : 35.3
Female Median Age : 38.3

White Population Estimate : 31.25%
Black Population Estimate : 45.95%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 2.16%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.07%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.03%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.24%
Other Population Estimate : 1.25%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Lamar specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Marshall County: About 12 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Marshall County: About 374 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Marshall County is about 67% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 23% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.