Lamar, MO Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,000 housing units in Lamar. This represents a 6% growth from 1,887 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,939 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 61 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Lamar is about 67.3%. Lamar's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8%. Average household size is 2.3 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Lamar were built after 1962.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0%
One Bedroom10.80%
Two Bedrooms35.20%
Three Bedrooms44.90%
Four Bedrooms7%
Five Bedrooms or more2.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.46
Median year structure was built1963
Median Value of occupied units$61,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$45,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.97
Median year structure was built1960
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$273

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage3.30%
Home Equity Loan1.90%
Simple Mortgage48.10%
Debt Free46.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.2%