Lamont is located close to the center of California. Lamont is part of Kern County. Lamont has 4.59 square miles of land area and 0.04 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Lamont population is 16,359, which has grown 23.04% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 12.39% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Lamont median household income is $33,433 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 30.71% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 29.47% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Lamont median house value is $85,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 16.12% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 75.60% and is much lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Lamont is worse than the state average in quality. The Lamont area code is 661.