Everything You Need to Know About the City of Lawton Oklahoma

In 2017, Lawton, Oklahoma had a population of 95.2k people with a median age of 30.8 and a median household income of $44,335 dollars. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Lawton, OK declined from 96,728 to 95,168, a -1.61 percent decrease, and its median household income grew from $43,674 dollars to $44,335 dollars, a 1.51 percent increase.

The population of Lawton, OK is 52.1 percent White Alone, 19.7 percent Black or African American Alone, and 13.9 percent Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Lawton, OK speak a non-English language, and 97.3 percent are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Lawton, OK are Cameron University (869 degrees awarded in 2017), Great Plains Technology Center (299 degrees), and Platt College-Lawton (141 degrees).

The median property value in Lawton, OK is $112,700 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 45.8 percent. Most people in Lawton, OK commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 13.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Lawton, OK is 2 cars per household.


Education in Lawton

In 2017, universities in Lawton, OK awarded 1,362 degrees. The student population of Lawton, OK is skewed towards women, with 1,952 male students and 3,111 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lawton, OK are White (698 and 54.7 percent), followed by Black or African American (212 and 16.6 percent), Hispanic or Latino (145 and 11.4 percent), and American Indian or Alaska Native (86 and 6.73 percent).

The largest universities in Lawton, OK by the number of degrees awarded are Cameron University (869 and 63.8 percent), Great Plains Technology Center (299 and 22 percent), and Platt College-Lawton (141 and 10.4 percent).

The most popular majors in Lawton, OK are General Business Administration & Management (151 and 11.1 percent), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (76 and 5.58 percent), and Medical Assistant (72 and 5.29 percent).

The median tuition costs in Lawton, OK are $N/A for private four-year colleges, and $4,470 dollars and $13,800 dollars respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Lawton

The economy of Lawton, OK employs 36.7k people and Lawton has an unemployment rate of 4.3 percent. Lawton has seen the job market increase by 0.5 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 22.7 percent, which is lower than the US average of 33.5 percent. The largest industries in Lawton, OK are Retail Trade (5,024 people), Public Administration (4,040 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (4,813 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($64,302 dollars), Utilities ($57,917 dollars), and Manufacturing ($49,236 dollars).

Households in Lawton, OK have a median annual income of $44,335 dollars, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 dollars across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $43,674 dollars in 2016, which represents a 1.51 percent annual growth.


Tax Rates for Lawton

– The Sales Tax Rate for Lawton is 8.6 percent.

– The Income Tax Rate for Lawton is 5.0 percent.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Lawton

– The average earnings of a Lawton resident are $21,486 dollars a year.

– The Median household earnings of a Lawton resident is $43,263 dollars a year.