According to statistics compiled in 2013, Lamar and Pike counties are now running neck and neck in the total population rankings. Lamar is the 96th in the ranking of the state’s 159 counties with a population of 17,959 while Pike is ranked 97th with 17,796 people counted within its borders.
population is not important. what is important, is crime. lets see what the crime statistics show. the true crime stats, not the doctored federal stats. lets see them straight from the local law enforcement agency's, both Pike and Lamar. Then again, lets see how Lamar county stands against, Upson, Spalding, Monroe and Pike counties.
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