Lamar Jobs

  • Truck Driver - Team Dedicated. We Train!

    C.R. England - Lamar, CO

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers for our Dedicated Division As a Dedicated Team, you will carry freight for one customer, and one customer only. Dedicated Team...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • CDL A Truck Driving Teams Get 2015 Trucks & up to 70 CPM!

    US Xpress - Lamar, CO

    US Xpress has immediate job openings for CDL A truck driving teams. There’s no better place for team drivers than US Xpress. Our teams get the newest, most comfortable trucks in...

    from US Xpress - 2 days ago
  • Recent Truck Driver CDL Graduates Wanted - 866-606-3023 or 866-631-9293

    Swift Transportation - Lamar, CO

    logo title title Recent CDL Graduates Wanted! With Swift, you can grow to be an award-winning CDL Class A truck driver. It's doable! We help you achieve Diamond Driver status...

    from Swift Transportation Co.Inc - 30+ days ago
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Lamar, Colorado

Lamar is a city in Prowers County, Colorado, United States. The population was 8,869 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Prowers County . Lamar, situated in southeast Colorado, is east of Pueblo, on the Arkansas River.

Lamar Careers

Among the most common occupations in Lamar are Management, professional, and related occupations, 23%; Sales and office occupations, 22%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 18%. Approximately 71 percent of workers in Lamar, Colorado work for companies, 16 percent work for the government and 9 percent are self-employed.

Lamar Industries

The leading industries in Lamar, Colorado are Educational, health and social services, 18%; Manufacturing, 15%; and Retail trade, 13%. Simply Hired's Lamar job listings indicate that the following industries in Lamar are hiring the most workers:

Lamar Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Lamar, Colorado is $22,139, and the median income of households in Lamar was $28,660.

Average Salaries in Lamar, CO

Lamar, CO


According to our Lamar Trends data, the number of Lamar, Colorado jobs has decreased by 35% since April 2013.
Lamar job trends

Lamar Employment Statistics

Population of Lamar
Total population 8,869
Male 49.64%
Female 50.36%
Median age 31.1
Lamar Housing
Owner-occupied homes 62.2%
Median cost of a home $69,000
Median mortgage payment $422
Renter-occupied homes 37.8%
Vacant housing 9.1%
Median monthly rent $408
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $24,145
Median for all female full-time $20,133
Household Income
Less than $10,000 13%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 20%
$25,000 to $34,999 19%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 14%
$75,000 to $99,999 5%
$100,000 to $149,999 2%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 16%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 14%
High school graduate 28%
Some college, no degree 23%
Associate's degree 8%
Bachelor's degree 7%
Graduate degree 4%
Marital Status
Never married 22%
Currently married 60%
Separated 1%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 10%
White 78%
Black or African American 0%
Asian 0%
Other 21%
Lamar Commute
Carpool 14.8%
Public transportation 0.1%
Average travel time 15 minutes

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