The unemployment rate in Lamesa is 8.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Lamesa jobs have decreased by 1.3%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lamesa's cost of living is 28.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Dawson county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 77.9% to 21.3%. More Voting Stats
Lamesa's population is 9,322 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.5%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 16.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Lamesa is Real Estate: $77,200
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.4%.
Lamesa public schools spend $10,683 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.3 students per teacher in Lamesa. More Education