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Where is Lamar County, Mississippi?

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Lamar County is a county equivalent area found in Mississippi, USA. The county government of Lamar is found in the county seat of Purvis.

With a total 1,296.2 sq. km of land and water area, Lamar County, Mississippi is the 2180th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 60,099 people, Lamar County has a total 24093 households earning 51154 on average per year.

Lamar County, Mississippi - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 28073
Area Codes 601
Time Zone CST
Major Cities Hattiesburg (population: 38,810), Purvis (population: 12,688), Sumrall (population: 10,025), Lumberton (population: 9,953)
Land Area 23,204 sq miles
Water Area 497 sq miles
Household Income $51,154
Housing Units 24,093
Median Home Value $163,900
High School Grads 90% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 33% of population
Retail Spending $20,858 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $103,490 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.