Basic information about the Lamar County
The Lamar County is located in the state of Mississippi. This county occupies 501 square miles, with 4 square miles being water areas. There are 55.658 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Lamar County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (77.28%), followed by Black or African American (19.55%) and Asian (1.18%). There are 21.542 households in the county, while 68,61% of them are family households and 31,39% represent non family households. There are 6 cities and towns in Lamar County. The most populated city is Hattiesburg city and the smallest town or village is Sumrall town.