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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Lamar County is $19,094, which is lower than the state average of $23,936 and is lower than the national average of $28,555. Lamar County median household income is $36,021, which has grown by 28.38% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 27.47% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Lamar County residents spend 23.2 minutes per day commuting to work, which is about the same as the state average of 24.1 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #45

Lamar County
19,094 USD
Alabama
23,936 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Lamar County
26,001 USD
Alabama
27,174 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Lamar County
31,925 USD
Alabama
33,320 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Lamar County
17,887 USD
Alabama
22,089 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #39
Lamar County
36,021 USD
Alabama
43,511 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Lamar County
45,088 USD
Alabama
60,205 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #23
Lamar County
28.38%
Alabama
27.47%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Lamar CountyAlabamaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income16.69%$6,824, see rank16.16%$12,76021.11%$16,919
Social Security Income39.68%$16,671, see rank33.73%$16,90529.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income2.21%$2,157, see rank1.81%$2,6322.82%$3,720
Retirement Income20.24%$14,504, see rank20.55%$22,12617.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Lamar County
41,102 USD
Alabama
54,724 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Lamar County
51,794 USD
Alabama
71,423 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Lamar CountyAlabamaU.S.
White$37,555, see rank$49,989$56,900
Black$23,188, see rank$29,055$35,600
Hispanic$19,561, see rank$34,763$42,396

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Lamar CountyAlabamaU.S.
less than 25$33,013, see rank$20,560$25,788
25 to 44$41,000, see rank$47,850$58,398
45 to 64$48,704, see rank$52,048$65,027
65 or over$25,985, see rank$33,444$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Lamar CountyAlabamaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over11,567, see rank3,828,799248,775,628
Male15,492, 47.48%, see rank47.80%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:23,335, 60.72%, see rank64.63%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.65%0.73%
Male, Civilian23,335, 60.72%, see rank63.98%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed33,155, 94.60%, see rank89.96%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed3180, 5.40%, see rank10.04%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force22,157, 39.28%, see rank35.37%30.72%
Female16,075, 52.52%, see rank52.20%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:22,807, 46.21%, see rank53.54%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces225, 0.41%, see rank0.10%0.11%
Female, Civilian22,782, 45.79%, see rank53.45%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed32,371, 85.23%, see rank89.59%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed3411, 14.77%, see rank10.41%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force23,268, 53.79%, see rank46.46%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Lamar CountyAlabamaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over5,479, 100%1,983,227141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone4,481, 81.78%, see rank85.31%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled807, 14.73%, see rank9.38%9.59%
Public Transportation12, 0.22%, see rank0.45%5.06%
Walked33, 0.60%, see rank1.14%2.78%
Other Means46, 0.84%, see rank1.02%1.79%
Worked at Home100, 1.83%, see rank2.69%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Lamar County
23.2 minutes
Alabama
24.1 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Lamar CountyAlabamaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over5,5262,010,453143,435,233
Male13,155, 57.09%, see rank52.40%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2620, 19.65%, see rank28.80%33.12%
Service Occupations2297, 9.41%, see rank13.82%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations2236, 7.48%, see rank15.61%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations296, 3.04%, see rank1.07%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2273, 8.65%, see rank10.11%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations21,198, 37.97%, see rank23.27%17.94%
Female12,371, 42.91%, see rank47.60%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2797, 33.61%, see rank37.40%40.04%
Service Occupations2448, 18.89%, see rank20.27%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations2841, 35.47%, see rank34.01%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations21, 0.04%, see rank0.19%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.42%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2281, 11.85%, see rank7.37%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Lamar CountyAlabamaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over5,526, 100%2,010,453143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining182, 3.29%, see rank1.76%1.96%
Construction323, 5.85%, see rank6.63%6.17%
Manufacturing1,318, 23.85%, see rank13.76%10.43%
Wholesale Trade84, 1.52%, see rank2.58%2.75%
Retail Trade553, 10.01%, see rank12.06%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities371, 6.71%, see rank5.13%4.93%
Information109, 1.97%, see rank1.73%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing239, 4.33%, see rank5.61%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
289, 5.23%, see rank9.14%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance1,163, 21.05%, see rank22.30%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
335, 6.06%, see rank8.27%9.49%
Public Administration258, 4.67%, see rank5.80%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration302, 5.47%, see rank5.24%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Lamar County%AlabamaU.S.
Population in Poverty3,19522.62%, see rank18.93%15.59%
Family in Poverty81218.06%, see rank14.63%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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