The unemployment rate in Lamar County is 7.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lamar County jobs have increased by 3.1%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lamar County's cost of living is 21.4% 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, Lamar county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 78.2% to 20.8%. More Voting Stats
Lamar County's population is 49,401 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.3%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 20.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Lamar County is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.1%.
Lamar County public schools spend $9,500 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.8 students per teacher in Lamar County. More Education