Lamar, Arkansas

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Population in 2022: 1,737 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +22.8%
 
Males: 806  (46.4%)
Females: 931  (53.6%)
Median resident age:

31.4 years
Arkansas median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 72846.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $40,528 (it was $23,317 in 2000)
Lamar:

$40,528
AR:

$55,432

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $21,856 (it was $11,852 in 2000)

Lamar city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $143,154 (it was $51,300 in 2000)
Lamar:

$143,154
AR:

$179,800

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $131,815; detached houses: $137,539; mobile homes: $74,929

Median gross rent in 2022: $607.

March 2022 cost of living index in Lamar: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 29.2%
(30.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 90.0% for Black residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Lamar, AR (2022)
    • 1,43982.4%White alone
    • 21312.2%Two or more races
    • 784.5%Hispanic
    • 382.2%Black alone
    • 20.1%Asian alone



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Lamar, Arkansas as of May 30, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lamar is 237 to 1.


Crime rates in Lamar by year

Type

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

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)
1
(57.4)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(178.8)
1
(60.0)
2
(119.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(115.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(57.7)
1
(57.4)
1
(57.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(59.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(60.0)
7
(418.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(178.6)
2
(115.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(57.7)
4
(229.8)
3
(172.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(369.0)
13
(774.7)
11
(660.3)
11
(658.3)
5
(297.6)
6
(357.1)
5
(289.2)
4
(229.9)
2
(115.3)
0
(0.0)
4
(230.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(861.0)
23
(1,371)
38
(2,281)
11
(658.3)
23
(1,369)
17
(1,012)
9
(520.5)
21
(1,207)
13
(749.7)
6
(344.6)
17
(978.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(119.2)
3
(180.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(119.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(57.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(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)
City-Data.com crime index60.3261.6211.9251.993.5110.7156.764.4100.3220.6135.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Lamar, AR

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 3 (3 officers - 3 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Arkansas average:

2.25
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Ancestries: American (58.8%), English (6.3%), Irish (4.5%), German (3.4%), European (2.4%), Norwegian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 439 feet

Land area: 4.36 square miles.

Population density: 399 people per square mile   (very low).

Lamar, Arkansas map

18 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Arkansas:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $842 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $532 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (56.9 miles , pop. 80,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (150.5 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (266.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Knoxville, AR (2.1 miles ),
Clarksville, AR (2.2 miles ),
Hagarville, AR (2.5 miles),
Morrison Bluff, AR (2.9 miles),
Scranton, AR (3.2 miles ),
New Blaine, AR (3.3 miles),
London, AR (3.4 miles ),
Hartman, AR (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 35.44 N, Longitude: 93.39 W

Area code: 479

Distribution of median household income in Lamar, AR in 2022
Distribution of house value in Lamar, AR in 2022
Lamar satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 6 buildings, average cost: $209,100
  • 2021: 6 buildings, average cost: $209,100
  • 2020: 5 buildings, average cost: $209,100
  • 2019: 7 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2018: 6 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $72,500
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $72,500
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $121,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Lamar, AR residents
Average permit cost in Lamar, AR
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

5.2%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +346 (+32.4%).
Most common industries in Lamar, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (12.6%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Apparel (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (14.8%)
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Utilities (4.9%)
  • Health care (4.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.3%)
  • Truck transportation (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Food (9.9%)
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Apparel (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Lamar, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (12.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.3%)
  • Cashiers (7.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Food processing workers (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)

Average climate in Lamar, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lamar-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/14/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.1 miles away from the Lamar city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/7/1980, a category F3 tornado 4.2 miles away from the city center injured 76 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lamar-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 568% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 209.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 190.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/28/2011 at 05:00:50, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 59.8 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 69.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 69.6 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 173.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Johnson County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 5, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lamar topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lamar:

  • COUNTRYSIDE MANOR (300 SOUTH THOMPSON ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Lamar:

  • JOHNSON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; CLARKSVILLE, AR)
  • CLARKSVILLE COMMUNITY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, L (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CLARKSVILLE, AR)
  • JOHNSON REGIONAL HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; CLARKSVILLE, AR)
  • JOHNSON COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; CLARKSVILLE, AR)
  • VISITING NURSES AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; CLARKSVILLE, AR)

Operable nuclear power plants near Lamar:

  • 19 miles: Arkansas Nuclear One 1 and 2 in Russellville, AR.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lamar:

  • Arkansas Tech University (about 18 miles; Russellville, AR; Full-time enrollment: 9,038)
  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 56 miles; Fort Smith, AR; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 59 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)
  • University of Arkansas (about 62 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • National Park Community College (about 67 miles; Hot Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,237)
  • Carl Albert State College (about 76 miles; Poteau, OK; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 77 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 8,396)

Public high school in Lamar:

Public elementary/middle schools in Lamar:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lamar: Lamar Police Department (A), Lamar Volunteer Fire Station (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lamar include: Lamar Baptist Church (A), First Freewill Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Blakeley Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Lamar District Court Office (437 West Main Street).

Birthplace of: William Lee Cazort - Politician.

Johnson 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 WATERWORKS (Population served: 1,700, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-04-2011 to OCT-07-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

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

  • EAST JOHNSON CO WATER ASSN (Population served: 4,650, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.2%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.7%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
59 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
69 people in nursing homes in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Lamar:

Marital status in Lamar, AR
  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 53.3%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

For population 25 years and over in Lamar:

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.5
Arkansas average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Lamar
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lamar, AR (based on Johnson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,76449
Mainline Protestant9157
Other8853
Catholic6181
None13,358-
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
Here:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Johnson County:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Johnson County:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Here:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

3.65 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.2%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.8%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lamar:

52.5%
State:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lamar:

50.6%
Arkansas:

44.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.9
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.4%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.4%
Arkansas:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lamar:

7.0
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.5%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

59.1%
Arkansas:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.0%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lamar, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 1$4,854$58,2480$0
Water Supply 1$6,526$78,3125$2,311
Other Government Administration 1$4,249$50,98826$6,267
Financial Administration 0$0 5$5,180
Totals for Government 3$15,629$62,51636$13,758

Lamar government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $100,000 ($57.57)
    Regular Highways: $63,000 ($36.27)
    Sewerage: $31,000 ($17.85)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $271,000 ($156.02)
    Water Utilities: $211,000 ($121.47)
    Local Fire Protection: $146,000 ($84.05)
    Central Staff Services: $135,000 ($77.72)
    Sewerage: $119,000 ($68.51)
    Regular Highways: $96,000 ($55.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $62,000 ($35.69)
    General - Other: $35,000 ($20.15)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000 ($17.85)
    Financial Administration: $31,000 ($17.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($4.03)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $129,000 ($74.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $54,000 ($31.09)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($9.79)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $28,000 ($16.12)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $50,000 ($28.79)

Lamar government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $181,000 ($104.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $96,000 ($55.27)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $311,000 ($179.04)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $49,000 ($28.21)
    General Revenue - Other: $31,000 ($17.85)
    Special Assessments: $4,000 ($2.30)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($1.15)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.58)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $342,000 ($196.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $107,000 ($61.60)
    Other: $74,000 ($42.60)
    General Local Government Support: $33,000 ($19.00)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $230,000 ($132.41)
    Property: $96,000 ($55.27)
    Public Utilities Sales: $57,000 ($32.82)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $17,000 ($9.79)

Lamar government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,263,000 ($727.12)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,228,000 ($706.97)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,000 ($20.15)

Lamar government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,462,000 ($841.68)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lamar:

  • KCAB (980 AM; 5 kW; DARDANELLE, AR; Owner: MMA LICENSE LLC)
  • KLYR (1360 AM; 0 kW; CLARKSVILLE, AR; Owner: FORRESTER ET AL)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KARV (610 AM; 1 kW; RUSSELLVILLE, AR; Owner: KERM, INC.)
  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWHN (1650 AM; 10 kW; FT. SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lamar:

  • KCJC (102.3 FM; DARDANELLE, AR; Owner: MMA LICENSE LLC)
  • K207CW (89.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KLYR-FM (92.7 FM; CLARKSVILLE, AR; Owner: FORRESTER ET AL)
  • K210BN (89.9 FM; CLARKSVILLE, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KARV-FM (101.3 FM; OLA, AR; Owner: KERM INC)
  • KWKK (100.9 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, AR; Owner: MMA LICENSE LLC)
  • KEZA (107.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXIO (106.9 FM; CLARKSVILLE, AR; Owner: BARNETT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUAF (91.3 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS)
  • KYEL (105.5 FM; DANVILLE, AR; Owner: DANVILLE FM, INC.)
  • KDYN-FM (96.7 FM; OZARK, AR; Owner: OZARK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lamar:

  • KAFT (Channel 13; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)

Lamar fatal accident list:

Oct 20, 2016 09:57 PM, Cs-Hickey Town Rd, Us-64, Lat: 35.435389, Lon: -93.386050, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 9, 2015 10:39 PM, Us-64-05, Lat: 35.441711, Lon: -93.387561, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 24, 2011 11:06 PM, Sr-123-04, Lat: 35.460381, Lon: -93.431961, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 8, 2008 04:19 PM, Cr 3731, Lat: 35.488420, Lon: -93.317490, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 29, 2005 02:10 PM, I-40-21, Us-64, Lat: 35.464990, Lon: -93.521450, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 2, 2002 11:43 AM, Us-64-05, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 23, 1998 09:45 PM, Us-64-05, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 210ft / 64.2mTotal length
  • $674,000Total costs
  • 138,310Total average daily traffic
  • 32,624Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Lamar, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 81960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lamar, AR

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lamar)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Between Hwy 292 & 164 N (Lat: 35.496472 Lon: -93.393528), Call Sign: WNPA784, Licensee ID: L00045202,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHz, Grant Date: 02/08/1999, Expiration Date: 04/04/2004, Cancellation Date: 06/06/2004, Registrant: East Johnson County Water Assoc Inc, Lamar, AR 72846, Phone: (501) 885-2607

  • 560 Meters Nnw Of Hwy 315 And Cr 370 (Lat: 35.554889 Lon: -93.316111), Type: Pole, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WQQU696,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHz, Grant Date: 02/08/2023, Expiration Date: 03/05/2033, Certifier: Milton Nordin Mr, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

  • 470 Meters East Of The Intersection Hwy 21 And Cr 170 (Lat: 35.478417 Lon: -93.430556), Type: Pole, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WQQW555,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHz, Grant Date: 02/15/2023, Expiration Date: 03/15/2033, Certifier: Milton Nordin Mr, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • LR03SW252, Section 14, Town 9 North, Range 23 West (#92018 (Lat: 35.439111 Lon: -93.417472), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78.6 m, Call Sign: WQXC722,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/01/2016, Expiration Date: 02/01/2026, Cancellation Date: 07/17/2017, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

  • LR03SW252, Section 14, Town 9 North, Range 23 West (#92018 (Lat: 35.439111 Lon: -93.417472), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78.6 m, Call Sign: WRJA778,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/28/2020, Expiration Date: 07/28/2030, Cancellation Date: 05/15/2023, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CHILDERS DAIN KITFOX IV-SPEEDSTER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 122DC, N122DC, N-122DC, Serial Number: ABS-089, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 07/10/1998, Certificate Issue Date: 01/15/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Melvyn (Dain) Childers, 172 Locust Ln, Lamar, AR 72846
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 42851, N42851, N-42851, Serial Number: 18259214, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 07/29/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 02/14/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Robert D Watkins, 433 County Road 3619, Lamar, AR 72846
  • Aircraft: BEECH G35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 131 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E225 SERIES (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4644D, N4644D, N-4644D, Serial Number: D-4839, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 10/12/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 06/08/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Garry L Jr Garrison, 7820 Highway 123, Lamar, AR 72846
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-30 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 139 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7978Y, N7978Y, N-7978Y, Serial Number: 30-1077, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 04/25/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 11/06/2012
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Philip B Burnett, 1920 County Road 3630, Lamar, AR 72846, Other Owners: Kimberly M Burnett
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9630W, N9630W, N-9630W, Serial Number: 28-23087, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 05/04/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 01/25/2018
    Registrant (Co-Owned): James D Taverner, 483 Woodpecker Ln, Lamar, AR 72846, Other Owners: Jo Lynn Taverner

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 26. The highest number of reported fires - 42 took place in 2007, and the least - 1 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Lamar, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (51.5%), and Structure Fires (26.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lamar, AR
    • 22751.5%Outside Fires
    • 11726.5%Structure Fires
    • 7717.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 204.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lamar, AR
Most common first names in Lamar, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2880.5 years
William2674.2 years
James2574.2 years
Charles1871.7 years
Mary1777.3 years
Robert1072.8 years
Ruby982.1 years
George973.0 years
Thomas874.6 years
Joe781.8 years
Most common last names in Lamar, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Harmon1477.5 years
Miller1273.8 years
Warren1280.7 years
Freeman1275.6 years
Smith1275.4 years
Pearson1179.4 years
Holt1172.0 years
Johnson1071.3 years
Clark1075.4 years
Davis1077.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lamar, AR
  • 56.9%Electricity
  • 35.1%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Solar energy
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lamar, AR
  • 91.2%Electricity
  • 8.8%Utility gas


Lamar compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Lamar on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Syria (population 500+)"
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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