Lamar Information

Lamar Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Lamar, CO

General Lamar Information

State: Colorado

County: Prowers County

Close cities: Lamar, CO, Clave, CO, Holly, CO, Wiley, CO, Hartman, CO, Sheridan Lake, CO, Eads, CO, Granada, CO, Hasty, CO

Lamar Population (census data)
Total 8,004 (-8.1% since 2000)
Male 3,973 (49.6%)
Female 4,031 (50.4%)

Population Density: 1,891 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 79.7 (US Avg is 100)

Lamar Elevation: 3,622 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1886

Land Area: 4.23 square miles

Median Household Income: $32,031

Zip Codes: 81052.

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Lamar Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (61.1%)
  • Hispanic (36.5%)
  • Other race (18.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • American Indian (2.4%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (15.4%)
  • English (9.4%)
  • United States (8.5%)
  • Irish (7.7%)
  • Dutch (2.4%)
  • Norwegian (1.6%)
Foriegn Born: 949 people (11.9%)
  • Latin America (100.0%)

Local Lamar Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Colorado Rockies
NFL Football: Kansas City Chiefs, Denver Broncos
NBA Basketball: Denver Nuggets
NHL Hockey: Colorado Avalanche
NCAA Sports: University of Denver, University of Colorado

Lamar School Information

High Schools
Lamar High School (1900 South 11th Street, Lamar, CO, 81052 - Lamar RE-2 District)
Middle Schools
Lamar Middle School (104 West Park, Lamar, CO, 81052 - Lamar RE-2 District)
Elementary Schools
Lincoln Elementary School (200 North 10th Street, Lamar, CO, 81052 - Lamar RE-2 District)
Parkview Elementary School (1105 Parkview, Lamar, CO, 81052 - Lamar RE-2 District)
Washington Elementary School (510 South 9th Street, Lamar, CO, 81052 - Lamar RE-2 District)
Other/Private Schools
Alta Vista Charter School (8785 Road Ll, Lamar, CO, 81052 - Lamar RE-2 District)
Melvin Hendrickson Development Center (510 Savage Avenue, Lamar, CO, 81052 - Lamar RE-2 District)

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