OUR COMMUNITIES

Lamar

The City of Lamar serves as the County Seat of Prowers County. As of the census of 2000, there were 8,869 people, 3,324 households, and 2,247 families residing in the city. . There were 3,656 housing units. The racial makeup of the city was 76.24% White, 0.38% African American, 1.48% Native American, 0.47% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 18.81% from other races, and 2.57% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 36.54% of the population.

Granada

As of the census of 2000, there were 640 people, 198 households, and 151 families residing in the town. The population density was 889.6 people per square mile. There were 233 housing units. The racial makeup of the town was 64.69% White, 0.16% Native American, 33.75% from other races, and 1.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 62.50% of the population.

Granada is the site of the National Landmark Camp Amache. Amache was the site of a World War II Japanese Internment Camp.

Holly

As of the census of 2010, there were 802 people, 198 households, and 151 families residing in the town.  There were 798 housing units. The racial makeup of the town was 62% White and Hispanic or Latino of any race were 36% of the population.

The Holly School District was a receipient of the BEST Grant allowing for the building of a new K-12 Facility that opened in 2013.

Wiley

As of the census of 2010, there were 405 people, 162 households, and 112 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,384.4 people per square mile. There were 196 housing units at an average density of 558.9 per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 83% White, 0.7% African American, 0% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 13.8% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 25.2% of the population.

 

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