Lawton Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Lawton?

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There are 93,535 residents in Lawton, with a median age of 31.5. Of this, 51.97% are males and 48.03% are females. US-born citizens make up 89.49% of the resident pool in Lawton, while non-US-born citizens account for 7.4%. Additionally, 3.12% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 65,659 people in Lawton currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 93,535 -0.5%
Male Population 48,606 -0.2%
Female Population 44,929 -0.8%
Male population 51.97%
Female population 48.03%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 31.5 0.6%
Citizen US Born 83,701 -0.7%
Citizen not US Born 6,917 0.6%
Not Citizen 2,917 1.8%
Citizen US Born 89.49%
Citizen not US Born 7.4%
Not Citizen 3.12%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 1,135 -13.5%
Moved from Same County 11,930 -14.5%
Moved from Same State 3,475 9.5%
Moved from Different State 9,823 -13.0%
Same House as Last Year 65,659 4.8%
Moved from Abroad 1.23%
Moved from Same County 12.96%
Moved from Same State 3.78%
Moved from Different State 10.67%
Same House as Last Year 71.35%

What are the employment statistics in Lawton?

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White-collar workers make up 78.58% of the working population in Lawton, while blue-collar employees account for 21.42%. There are also 2,511 entrepreneurs in Lawton (6.97% of the workforce); 21,799 workers employed in private companies (60.5%); and 9,423 people working in governmental institutions (26.15%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 28,316 0.2%
Blue Collar 7,718 -0.6%
White Collar 78.58%
Blue Collar 21.42%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 2,511 -2.2%
Private Companies 21,799 1.6%
Governmental Workers 9,423 -3.4%
Not for Profit Companies 2,301 2.7%
Self Employees 6.97%
Private Companies 60.5%
Governmental Workers 26.15%
Not for Profit Companies 6.39%

How many households are there in Lawton?

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There are a total of 33,052 households in Lawton, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 61.59% of these Lawton households, while non-family units account for the remaining 38.41%. Additionally, 35.95% of households have children and 64.05% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 33,052 0.2%
Average People Per Household 3 -0.8%
Family Households 20,356 -0.8%
Non-family Households 12,696 1.8%
Family Households 61.59%
Non-family Households 38.41%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 11,881 4.2%
Households without Children 21,171 -1.9%
Households with Children 35.95%
Households without Children 64.05%

What are the median and average incomes in Lawton?

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The average annual household income in Lawton is $63,644, while the median household income sits at $47,690 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $45,448, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $56,477. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $38,739 and $49,972, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $63,644 2.2%
Median Household Income $47,690 -0.2%
People below Poverty Level 14,882 -1.2%
People above Poverty Level 67,623 0.1%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Lawton?

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There are 39,916 housing units in Lawton, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1973. Of the 33,052 occupied housing units in Lawton, 44.38% are owner-occupied, while 55.62% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 61.75% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $116,600. In general, housing costs reach $800 per month in Lawton.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 39,916 -0.7%
Median Year Built 1973 -0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 1,992 4.6%
Built between 1940 and 1949 2,338 5.7%
Built between 1950 and 1959 5,509 -6.3%
Built between 1960 and 1969 7,235 3.0%
Built between 1970 and 1979 8,248 1.2%
Built between 1980 and 1989 5,475 -1.0%
Built between 1990 and 1999 4,021 5.5%
Built between 2000 and 2009 3,083 -13.2%
Built in 2010 or Later 2,015 -5.9%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 33,052 0.2%
Owner Occupied 14,668 -1.0%
Renter Occupied 18,384 1.2%
Owner Occupied 44.38%
Renter Occupied 55.62%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 9,057 0.2%
Without Mortgage 5,611 -2.9%
Median Value with Mortgage $116,600 -3.5%
Median Value without Mortgage $100,900 2.4%
Median Housing Costs per Month $800 -3.2%
With Mortgage 61.75%
Without Mortgage 38.25%

What is the level of education in Lawton?

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Approximately 42.42% of the population in Lawton holds a high school degree (that's 30,305 residents), while 28.27% have attained a college certificate (20,539 locals) and 12.04% have a bachelor's degree (8,598 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 1,908 5.1%
Some High School 30,305 -1.3%
Some College 20,539 -0.7%
Associate Degree 5,177 5.4%
Bachelor's Degree 8,598 4.7%
Graduate Degree 5,260 5.5%
No High School 2.67%
Some High School 42.42%
Some College 28.27%
Associate Degree 7.25%
Bachelor's Degree 12.04%
Graduate Degree 7.36%

What is the marital status of Lawton residents?

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A total of 27,227 people in Lawton have never been married (which represents 36.46% of the total population), while 32,050 of them are wedded (42.91%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 2,350 (3.15%) and 10,816 (14.48%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 27,227 2.3%
Married 32,050 -1.0%
Separated 2,350 19.7%
Widowed 4,590 -10.8%
Divorced 10,816 0.2%
Never Married 36.46%
Married 42.91%
Separated 3.15%
Widowed 6.15%
Divorced 14.48%

What are the most common means of transportation in Lawton?

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The top three means of transportation people in Lawton use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 35,150 residents commute by car, 771 prefer going to work by walking and 713 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 35,150 0.3%
Bus or TrolleyBus 713 4.9%
Bicycle 51 -25.0%
Motorcycle 79 58.0%
TaxiCab 126 -18.2%
Walk 771 -32.1%

What is the median and average household income in Lawton by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
73501 20,373 7,425 $41,047.00 $52,584.00
73505 49,994 18,319 $52,877.00 $76,393.00
73507 21,069 8,756 $51,182.00 $68,439.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 73501 73505 73507

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