Lamar, South Carolina

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Population in 2017: 943 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.1%
 
Males: 395  (41.9%)
Females: 548  (58.1%)
Median resident age:

43.9 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 29069.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,766 (it was $28,571 in 2000)
Lamar:

$41,766
SC:

$50,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,673 (it was $15,473 in 2000)

Lamar town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $85,601 (it was $57,700 in 2000)
Lamar:

$85,601
SC:

$161,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $102,694; detached houses: $119,248; mobile homes: $29,439

Median gross rent in 2017: $687.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lamar: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.0%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.5% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Lamar, SC (2010)
    • 48749.2%Black alone
    • 47648.1%White alone
    • 70.7%Two or more races
    • 70.7%Hispanic
    • 60.6%American Indian alone
    • 40.4%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Lamar, South Carolina as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lamar is 508 to 1.


Crime rates in Lamar by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(97.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(102.2)
1
(102.7)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(98.1)
1
(99.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(102.2)
2
(199.8)
1
(101.2)
1
(102.2)
1
(102.7)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(293.0)
12
(1,178)
16
(1,598)
13
(1,317)
8
(809.7)
6
(613.5)
3
(299.7)
7
(708.5)
3
(306.7)
1
(102.7)
5
(516.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
11
(1,074)
9
(883.2)
18
(1,798)
10
(1,013)
7
(708.5)
9
(920.2)
5
(499.5)
10
(1,012)
7
(715.7)
7
(718.7)
7
(723.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
16
(1,563)
24
(2,355)
45
(4,496)
21
(2,128)
28
(2,834)
18
(1,840)
13
(1,299)
26
(2,632)
28
(2,863)
22
(2,259)
17
(1,756)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(488.3)
2
(196.3)
5
(499.5)
6
(607.9)
5
(506.1)
3
(306.7)
2
(199.8)
3
(303.6)
1
(102.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(103.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(199.8)
1
(101.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(99.9)
1
(101.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)313.5436.7695.3468.1365.4316.0222.8372.5346.6274.1232.4

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City-data.com crime index in Lamar, SC

Crime rate in Lamar detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.13
South Carolina average:

2.64
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Ancestries: German (12.7%), English (11.2%), American (6.1%), Irish (4.4%), Italian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 170 feet

Land area: 1.16 square miles.

Population density: 813 people per square mile   (low).

Lamar, South Carolina map

57 residents are foreign born

This town:

5.8%
South Carolina:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $394 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $220 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (55.3 miles , pop. 116,278).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (83.9 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (485.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Lake Swamp, SC (2.2 miles ),
Timmonsville, SC (2.7 miles ),
Lynchburg, SC (2.8 miles ),
Lydia, SC (2.9 miles ),
Stokes Bridge-Cypress, SC (3.0 miles ),
Sardis, SC (3.2 miles ),
Bishopville, SC (3.3 miles ),
St. Charles, SC (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 34.17 N, Longitude: 80.06 W

Area code: 843

Distribution of median household income in Lamar, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lamar, SC in 2017
Lamar satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $96,000
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Most common industries in Lamar, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (15.3%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.5%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (22.9%)
  • Health care (13.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Lamar, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (9.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.5%)

Average climate in Lamar, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Lamar, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.4. This is better than average.

City:

60.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.60. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.60
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00020. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00020
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Lamar-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.5 miles away from the Lamar town center injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 37.7 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 100 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lamar-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 88.0 miles away from Lamar center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 140.6 miles away from Lamar center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 77.6 miles away from Lamar center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 122.4 miles away from Lamar center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 38.1 miles away from Lamar center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 41.2 miles away from Lamar center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Darlington County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lamar topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lamar:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE OF LEE COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; BISHOPVILLE, SC)
  • MCCOY MEMORIAL NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BISHOPVILLE, SC)
  • MCLEOD II (Hospital, about 12 miles away; BISHOPVILLE, SC)
  • LEE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; BISHOPVILLE, SC)
  • DARLINGTON DIALYSIS CENTER INC (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; DARLINGTON, SC)
  • THAD E. SALEEBY (Hospital, about 14 miles away; HARTSVILLE, SC)
  • THAD E SALEEBY DEVELOPMENTAL CTR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; HARTSVILLE, SC)

Airports located in Lamar:

Amtrak station near Lamar:

  • 18 miles: FLORENCE (807 E. DAY ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Operable nuclear power plant near Lamar:

  • 14 miles: Robinson 2 in Hartsville, SC.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lamar:

  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 16 miles; Florence, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,468)
  • Francis Marion University (about 24 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)
  • Central Carolina Technical College (about 24 miles; Sumter, SC; FT enrollment: 3,108)
  • Richmond Community College (about 55 miles; Hamlet, NC; FT enrollment: 2,106)
  • Benedict College (about 57 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 3,039)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 57 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 27,789)
  • Wingate University (about 61 miles; Wingate, NC; FT enrollment: 2,125)

Public high school in Lamar:

  • LAMAR HIGH (Students: 290, Location: 216 NORTH DARLINGTON AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lamar:

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

Birthplace of: Levon Kirkland - College football player, Bill Hudson (American football) - Football player, Bob Hudson (American football) - Football player.

Darlington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lamar and their reported violations in the past:

LAMAR TOWN OF (1610004) (Population served: 972, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-09-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-14-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-2014), St Show-cause Hearing (JAN-16-2014), St Public Notif received (FEB-06-2014), St Admin Penalty assessed (MAR-07-2014), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-07-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-03-2013), St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-09-2014), St Public Notif received (JAN-12-2014), St Show-cause Hearing (JAN-16-2014), St Admin Penalty assessed (MAR-07-2014), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-07-2014)
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

70.3%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.3%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Banks with branches in Lamar (2011 data):

  • Carolina Bank & Trust Co.: at 114 South Main Street, branch established on 1936/03/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $358.5 mil, Deposits: $314.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: First Carolina Bancshares Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Lamar:

Marital status in Lamar, SC
  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 44.1%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

For population 25 years and over in Lamar:

  • High school or higher: 76.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
South Carolina average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lamar
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lamar, SC (based on Darlington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,65985
Mainline Protestant7,87737
Black Protestant4,23017
Other1,9214
Catholic5002
None36,494-
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: 19
Darlington County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Darlington County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Here:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
This county:

6.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Darlington County:

13.4%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.5%
State:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.0%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lamar:

49.0%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.2%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Lamar:

30.3
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lamar:

19.8%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

15.6%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lamar:

37.8%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Lamar:

50.7%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Lamar:

82.9%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lamar, SC Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 5$12,033$28,8791$239
Sewerage 1$2,055$24,6600$0
Financial Administration 1$2,637$31,6440$0
Water Supply 1$2,125$25,5000$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$425
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$350
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,488
Totals for Government 8$18,850$28,2759$2,502

Lamar government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $226,000 ($239.66)
    Water Utilities: $206,000 ($218.45)
    Central Staff Services: $173,000 ($183.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($1.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $251,000 ($266.17)

Lamar government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $48,000 ($50.90)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $86,000 ($91.20)
    Donations From Private Sources: $17,000 ($18.03)
    Fines and Forfeits: $9,000 ($9.54)
    Rents: $2,000 ($2.12)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $212,000 ($224.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $56,000 ($59.38)
    Other: $40,000 ($42.42)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $103,000 ($109.23)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $82,000 ($86.96)
    Property: $60,000 ($63.63)

Lamar government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $35,000 ($37.12)
    End of Fiscal Year: $18,000 ($19.09)

Lamar government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $92,000 ($97.56)

5.19% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,681 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Florence County, SC  1.88% ($35,894 average AGI)
from Chesterfield County, SC  0.29% ($29,567)
from Richland County, SC  0.21% ($31,980)


5.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,813 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Florence County, SC  1.87% ($34,779 average AGI)
to Chesterfield County, SC  0.39% ($41,756)
to Richland County, SC  0.30% ($33,429)

Businesses in Lamar, SC

  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Lamar:

  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WAGS (1380 AM; 1 kW; BISHOPVILLE, SC; Owner: BEAVER COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WHYM (1260 AM; 5 kW; LAKE CITY, SC; Owner: GHB OF LAKE CITY, INC.)
  • WHSC (1450 AM; 1 kW; HARTSVILLE, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBSC (1550 AM; 10 kW; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; Owner: D-MITCH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WJDJ (1490 AM; 1 kW; HARTSVILLE, SC; Owner: BEAVER COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WPFM (1400 AM; 1 kW; DARLINGTON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lamar:

  • WSIM (93.7 FM; BISHOPVILLE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBZF (98.5 FM; HARTSVILLE, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRJA-FM (88.1 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WLPG (91.7 FM; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WYNN-FM (106.3 FM; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDAR-FM (105.5 FM; DARLINGTON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WWKT-FM (99.3 FM; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMXT (102.1 FM; PAMPLICO, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWFN (100.1 FM; LAKE CITY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WURV (102.9 FM; SCRANTON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WJMX-FM (103.3 FM; CHERAW, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WIBZ (95.5 FM; WEDGEFIELD, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lamar:

  • WPDF-LP (Channel 56; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WRJA-TV (Channel 27; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W66DE (Channel 50; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJPM-TV (Channel 33; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)

Lamar fatal accident list:

Jul 13, 2015 07:33 PM, Us-401, Sr-154, Lat: 34.167675, Lon: -80.061681, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
Aug 5, 1998 08:45 PM, Us-401, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 1, 1993 07:50 PM, 152, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 3, 1988 08:20 PM, 401, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Nov 19, 1978 04:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 318ft / 97.5mTotal length
  • $1,419,000Total costs
  • 220,779Total average daily traffic
  • 37,058Total average daily truck traffic
  • 120,080Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lamar, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 161970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lamar, SC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lamar)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

69 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 13 N Main St (Lat: 34.168500 Lon: -80.058111), Call Sign: KOM718, Licensee ID: L00107081,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.175 MHz, Grant Date: 12/09/1997, Expiration Date: 12/03/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2003, Registrant: Lamar Firemans Rescue Squad Inc, Lamar, SC 29069

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lamar)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lamar)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$66,080
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$72,400
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0116.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lamar, SC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lamar, SC - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 16. The highest number of fire incidents - 45 took place in 2017, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Lamar, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (39.3%), and Outside Fires (39.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lamar, SC
    • 9639.3%Structure Fires
    • 9639.3%Outside Fires
    • 4418.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 83.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lamar, SC
Most common first names in Lamar, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4067.4 years
Mary2871.7 years
William2375.7 years
John2168.0 years
Willie2068.3 years
Annie1978.5 years
Robert1970.5 years
George1270.7 years
Charles1266.9 years
Henry1171.8 years
Most common last names in Lamar, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Windham6070.7 years
Watford4571.2 years
Amerson2972.8 years
Knotts2970.5 years
Parnell2471.2 years
Howell2375.4 years
Bell2275.4 years
Fields1772.7 years
Reynolds1672.5 years
Johnson1673.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lamar, SC
  • 79.5%Electricity
  • 17.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lamar, SC
  • 96.9%Electricity
  • 3.1%Utility gas


Lamar compared to South Carolina state average:

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