22 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Lamar, South Carolina


22 percent of people 25 years or older had an associate's degree or higher in Lamar, South Carolina in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

This number was 14.3 percent lower than the state average of 36.3 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 981.

76.4 percent of the population had at least a high school diploma or the equivalent. The table below shows how many Lamar, South Carolina residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017 held each of the listed degrees.

Degree distribution in Lamar, South Carolina for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
164
23.6
Regular high school diploma
232
33.3
GED or alternative credential
20
2.9
Some college less than 1 year
35
5
Some college 1 or more years no degree
92
13.2
Associate's degree
42
6
Bachelor's degree
69
9.9
Master's degree
34
4.9
Professional school degree
5
0.7
Doctorate degree
3
0.4
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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