Lamar, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 4,508 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.9%
 
Males: 2,138  (47.4%)
Females: 2,370  (52.6%)
Median resident age:  37.9 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 64759.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,716 (it was $29,296 in 2000)
Lamar:

$42,716
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,677 (it was $15,684 in 2000)

Lamar city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $75,253 (it was $60,700 in 2000)
Lamar:

$75,253
MO:

$133,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $530.

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  • Races in Lamar, MO (2013)

    Lamar races chart
    • 4,18692.0%White alone
    • 1643.6%Asian alone
    • 1553.4%Two or more races
    • 170.4%American Indian alone
    • 170.4%Hispanic
    • 130.3%Black alone

Races in Lamar detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lamar: 77.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (18.9%), German (14.3%), Irish (13.3%), English (8.1%), Italian (2.9%), Swedish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1867

Elevation: 958 feet

Land area: 3.83 square miles.

Population density: 1,176 people per square mile   (low).

Lamar, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Lamar:

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lamar city:

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 60.1%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

141 residents are foreign born (0.4% Europe).

This city:

3.1%
Missouri:

3.9%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Lamar, Missouri as of August 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lamar to the number of sex offenders is 174 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $677 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $737 (0.9%)

Lamar satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (58.0 miles , pop. 151,580).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (110.5 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (354.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Lamar Heights, MO (1.1 miles ), Irwin, MO (2.6 miles) , Milford, MO (3.0 miles) , Jasper, MO (3.3 miles ), Sheldon, MO (3.4 miles ), Golden City, MO (3.5 miles ), Liberal, MO (3.8 miles ), Carytown, MO (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $51,400
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $45,700
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $51,500
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $50,500
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $68,600
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $101,900
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $80,200
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $183,000
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $215,900
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $240,600
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $157,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.49 N, Longitude: 94.27 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +895 (+19.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,368 (68.9%)

Area code: 417

Lamar household income distribution Lamar home values distribution

Crime rates in Lamar by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000101000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.021.60.021.50.00.00.00.022.20.0
Rapes 476146291855
per 100,000 89.2154.3131.121.686.3129.144.0201.022.8175.9110.8110.8
Robberies 120000102100
per 100,000 22.344.10.00.00.00.022.00.045.622.00.00.0
Assaults 2342353716182287548
per 100,000 512.7925.5764.5797.8345.1387.2484.5178.7159.6109.988.7177.3
Burglaries 404342673831151522233019
per 100,000 891.7947.6917.41,444.6819.7666.8330.3335.0501.7505.7664.9421.2
Thefts 16013615317312812210510268103118117
per 100,000 3,566.72,996.93,342.13,730.12,761.02,624.22,312.32,277.81,550.72,264.72,615.22,593.7
Auto thefts 04413451112103
per 100,000 0.088.187.4280.386.3107.622.022.322.844.0221.666.5
Arson 204001211020
per 100,000 44.60.087.40.00.021.544.022.322.80.044.30.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.7) 369.2493.0442.9471.7299.4367.6245.2299.5155.9286.1306.0251.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Lamar detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.22
Missouri average:

2.42
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.7%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +245 (+5.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Lamar: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lamar, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lamar-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the Lamar city center killed 4 people and injured 30 people and caused $20 million in damages.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 tornado 25.1 miles away from the city center injured 59 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lamar-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 196.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 253.9 miles away from Lamar center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 254.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 197.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 261.5 miles away from Lamar center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 354.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Barton County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lamar topographic map

Birthplace of: Harry S. Truman, Harry Truman, Kid Durbin - Major League Baseball player.

Main business address for: OSULLIVAN INDUSTRIES INC (HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE), OSULLIVAN INDUSTRIES HOLDINGS INC (WOOD HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, (NO UPHOLSTERED)).

Hospitals and medical centers in Lamar:

  • BARTON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 29 NW 1ST LANE)
  • BARTON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HOME HEALTH AGENCY (1301 EAST 12TH STREET)
  • CHASTAIN'S OF LAMAR INC (206 W 1ST ST)
  • TRUMAN HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (206 WEST FIRST STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Lamar:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lamar:

  • Pittsburg State University (about 25 miles; Pittsburg, KS; Full-time enrollment: 6,838)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 30 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,456)
  • Crowder College (about 48 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Southwest Baptist University (about 48 miles; Bolivar, MO; FT enrollment: 2,783)
  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 54 miles; Miami, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Drury University (about 58 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 58 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 10,356)

Public high schools in Lamar:

Public elementary/middle schools in Lamar:

See full list of schools located in Lamar

Library in Lamar:

  • BARTON COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $356,294; Location: 300 W. 10TH ST.; 43,483 books; 6,480 e-books; 2,250 audio materials; 3,740 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 102 print serial subscriptions; 11 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Lamar Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Lamar include: OSULLIVAN INDUSTRIES INC (A), OSULLIVAN INDUSTRIES HOLDINGS INC (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: East Side Cemetery (1), Memory Gardens Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lamar Lake (A), Lamar City Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Lamar - Super 8 Motel (45 S.E. 1st Lane Jct. U.S. Hwy. 71 And 160), Best Western Blue Top Inn (65 Southeast 1st Lane).

Court: Southwest Missouri Court Services (909 Broadway Street).

Barton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 95.9. This is worse than average.

City:

95.9
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.49. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.49
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 40.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

40.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lamar that have no violations reported:

  • BARTON DADE CEDAR JASP CO CONS PWSD 1 (Population served: 8,382, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BARTON DADE CEDAR JASP CO CONS PWSD 1 (Population served: 8,382, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BARTON DADE CEDAR JASP CO CONS PWSD 1 (Population served: 8,382, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BARTON DADE CEDAR JASP CO CONS PWSD 1 (Population served: 8,382, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.5%
(19.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 80.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.4%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.1%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Lamar in 2010:

  • 68 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Lamar in 2000:

  • 92 people in nursing homes
  • 18 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Lamar, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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Lamar compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Lamar (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Lamar Drive Up Branch at 507 West 12th Street, branch established on 2002/07/01; Lamar Main Branch at 132 West 10th, branch established on 1959/07/25. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Lamar Bank and Trust Company: Lamar Bank And Trust Company at 1000 Broadway, branch established on 1925/03/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $124.5 mil, Deposits: $111.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Lamar Trust Bancshares, Inc.
  • Metropolitan National Bank: Lamar Branch at 1101 Gulf Street, branch established on 1905/06/12. Info updated 2009/06/09: Bank assets: $472.7 mil, Deposits: $388.8 mil, headquarters in Springfield, MO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Marshfield Investment Company Employee Stock Ownership Plan And Trust
  • Great Southern Bank: Lamar Branch at 1011 Gulf Street, branch established on 1986/12/09. Info updated 2012/02/03: Bank assets: $3,788.7 mil, Deposits: $2,986.3 mil, headquarters in Reeds Spring, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 109 total offices, Holding Company: Great Southern Bancorp, Inc.
  • Heritage State Bank: Lamar Branch at 1109 Gulf Street, branch established on 1934/08/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $117.1 mil, Deposits: $93.5 mil, headquarters in Nevada, MO, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Shelbank Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lamar, Missouri:

  • Best Western Inn, 65 Se 1ST Ln, Lamar, MO 64759 , Phone: (417) 682-3333, Fax: (417) 682-3336
  • Super 8 Of Lamar, 45 Se 1st Ln, Lamar, MO 64759 , Phone: (417) 682-6888
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lamar, Missouri

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Missouri average:

11.0

Lamar travel time to work - commute Lamar mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Wood (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lamar city (based on Barton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,49729
Mainline Protestant1,7927
Catholic2251
Other1352
None5,753-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Barton County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Barton County:

6.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

4.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.0%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Barton County:

29.2%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

20.0%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$10,111$24,2660$0
Other Government Administration 3$13,102$52,40810$500
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$2,396
Police Protection - Officers 10$30,281$36,3370$0
Police - Other 2$2,843$17,0580$0
Firefighters 3$6,812$27,24823$9,300
Streets and Highways 7$12,268$21,0310$0
Solid Waste Management 4$9,702$29,1060$0
Parks and Recreation 4$8,183$24,5492$950
Water Supply 9$18,011$24,0150$0
Electric Power 5$19,527$46,8650$0
Transit 0$0 6$5,429
Totals for Government 52$130,840$30,19444$18,575

Lamar government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $248,000 ($55.01)
    Fire Protection: $186,000 ($41.26)
    General: $165,000 ($36.60)
    Electric Utilities: $158,000 ($35.05)
    Water Utilities: $142,000 ($31.50)
    Central Staff Services: $110,000 ($24.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $62,000 ($13.75)
    Sewerage: $43,000 ($9.54)
    Police Protection: $18,000 ($3.99)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,021,000 ($891.97)
    Water Utilities: $552,000 ($122.45)
    Police Protection: $551,000 ($122.23)
    Regular Highways: $513,000 ($113.80)
    General - Other: $486,000 ($107.81)
    Central Staff Services: $390,000 ($86.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $254,000 ($56.34)
    Fire Protection: $149,000 ($33.05)
    Sewerage: $132,000 ($29.28)
    Parks & Recreation: $125,000 ($27.73)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $42,000 ($9.32)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,554,000 ($344.72)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $66,000 ($14.64)

Lamar government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $583,000 ($129.33)
    Sewerage: $286,000 ($63.44)
    Parks & Recreation: $154,000 ($34.16)
    All Other: $92,000 ($20.41)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $37,000 ($8.21)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $75,000 ($16.64)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $319,000 ($70.76)
    Interest Earnings: $298,000 ($66.10)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,524,000 ($1003.55)
    Water Utilities: $627,000 ($139.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $176,000 ($39.04)
    All Other: $9,000 ($2.00)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $988,000 ($219.17)
    Property: $297,000 ($65.88)
    Public Utilities: $186,000 ($41.26)
    NEC: $22,000 ($4.88)

Lamar government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,106,000 ($245.34)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $972,000 ($215.62)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $134,000 ($29.72)

Lamar government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,106,000 ($689.00)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $387,000 ($85.85)

5.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,664 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
Missouri average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jasper County, MO  1.36% ($22,797 average AGI)
from Crawford County, KS  0.69% ($23,100)
from Vernon County, MO  0.53% ($26,174)


6.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($23,515 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
Missouri average:

6.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jasper County, MO  1.34% ($22,339 average AGI)
to Crawford County, KS  0.71% ($26,065)
to Greene County, MO  0.48% ($17,286)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lamar:

  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KKLL (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KDMO (1490 AM; 1 kW; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: CARTHAGE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSEK (1340 AM; 1 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lamar:

  • KHST (101.7 FM; LAMAR, MO; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRPS (89.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KIXQ (102.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOW-FM (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • KSYN (92.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJMK (93.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KRLK (107.7 FM; STOCKTON, MO; Owner: KRLK RADIO, INC.)
  • KMXL (95.1 FM; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: CARTHAGE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWXD (103.5 FM; ASBURY, MO; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXDG (97.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KOBC (90.7 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KBZI (100.7 FM; DEERFIELD, MO; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS INC)

TV broadcast stations around Lamar:

  • KOAM-TV (Channel 7; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: SAGA QUAD STATES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K05KD (Channel 5; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KODE-TV (Channel 12; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOZJ (Channel 26; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KJPX-LP (Channel 47; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • KCLJ-CA (Channel 46; JOPLIN/CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • KSNF (Channel 16; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
Lamar fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Lamar fatal accident list:

Oct 7, 2007 07:00 AM, 1stst, Lat: 37.50825, Lon: -94.29525, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 28, 2002 07:00 PM, Hagnyst, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jan 27, 1992 04:47 PM, Walnut St, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 19, 1992 08:59 PM, 13th St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Dec 4, 1984 02:43 PM, W 10th St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 21, 1978 11:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 2, 1977 02:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • $127,000Total costs
  • 3,299Total average daily traffic
  • 328Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,576Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lamar)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 71 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lamar, MO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lamar)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lamar)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 75
  • Hazardous Condition: 57
  • Service Call: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Lamar

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Businesses in Lamar, MO
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Nike1
Dennys1Pizza Hut1
FedEx2SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Subway1
KFC1Super 82
La-Z-Boy1Taco Bell1
Lane Furniture1U-Haul1
McDonald's1Walmart1
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