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Lamar is a township in Barton County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Missouri named Lamar. For links to other places called Lamar, MO, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Lamar is 37.495N. The longitude is -94.25W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 994 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,569.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lamar demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Barton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 64759 ZIP code.
25% of Lamar residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lamar ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lamar was $15,876, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Lamar residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lamar, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $274. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $748.
Barton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lamar political report.
The average commute time for Lamar workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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