Lamar, Texas 

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Population

635

+8.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.8%

Median Income

$49,605

Median Home Price

$252,500

Best Places to Live in Lamar, Texas

Mid-sized city - South Texas Gulf Coast, 140 miles southeast of San Antonio. November, March and April are the most pleasant months in Lamar, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Nearby coastal areas
-Cost of living
-Pleasant winters
Cons
-Crime rates
-Isolation
-Industrial landscape


What Bert Has To Say About Corpus Christi Metro Area

Corpus Christi is a prosperous port town about 160 miles north of the Mexican border. It is a center for the petroleum and petrochemical industry, and a major shipping gateway on the Intracoastal Waterway. There is a military presence with two naval air stations in the vicinity, and a Texas A&M campus in town. The series of long barrier islands, particularly South Padre Island to the south, provide excellent beach, boating and wildlife viewing opportunities for tourists and residents alike.


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City: Lamar
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 44 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lamar is 5.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lamar jobs have increased by 0.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lamar's cost of living is 7.0% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lamar's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
November, March and April are the most pleasant months in Lamar, while August and July are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Aransas county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Lamar's population is 635 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 8.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lamar is $252,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.9%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Lamar public schools spend $17,727 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.4 students per teacher in Lamar. More Education


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The median home price in Lamar is $252,500. Browse Homes in this Range.


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