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Lamar, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

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The Town of Lamar had a population of 160 as of July 1, 2017. Lamar ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oklahoma. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lamar is located at latitude 35.094 and longitude -96.1237 in Hughes County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lamar (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hughes County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 764 feet.

The Town of Lamar (GNIS ID: 2412872) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oklahoma is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Lamar is located within Holdenville Division of Hughes County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lamar population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Lamar, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 160
Daytime Population: Workers 7
Daytime Population: Residents 101
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 108
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 160
Population in Familes 137
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 13
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $40,377
Average Household Income $72,610
Per Capita Income $29,102


Total Housing Units 85 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 52 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (27.1%)
Median Home Value $98,611
Average Home Value $131,863


Total Households 62
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 46
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.17% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 0.0% -0.44%
Median Household Income   4.83%
Per Capita Income   3.98%

Lamar, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lamar to the other 731 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 568 23rd
Population Density # 724 1st
Diversity Index # 282 62nd
Median Household Income # 439 40th
Per Capita Income # 90 88th

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