Lawton Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Lawton Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
93,025

Age

Under 5 Years:
7.5%
5 - 17:
16.3%
18 - 24:
14.4%
25 - 34:
17.8%
35 - 54:
22.6%
55 - 64:
10.4%
Over 65 Years:
11.0%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
6.1%
6.1%
High School Graduates
89.1%
89.1%
College Graduated
21.2%
21.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Lawton
$24,482
$24,482
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Lawton
$47,779
$47,779
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
18.5%

Employment Industries in Lawton

 
Healthcare
14.6%
14.6%
Retail
13.0%
13.0%
Education
9.6%
9.6%
Public Service
9.6%
9.6%
Accommodation
9.3%
9.3%
Manufacturing
8.6%
8.6%
Other
6.8%
6.8%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
4.9%
4.9%
Construction
4.5%
4.5%
Administration
4.1%
4.1%
Finance
3.9%
3.9%
Transportation
3.0%
3.0%
Arts
2.4%
2.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
50.8%
50.8%
Black Or African American
18.8%
18.8%
American Indian And Alaska Native
4.2%
4.2%
Asian
2.8%
2.8%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.5%
0.5%
Other Race / Two or More Races
8.7%
8.7%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
14.3%
14.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
12.7%
12.7%
Irish
10.7%
10.7%
English
4.8%
4.8%
Italian
2.6%
2.6%
French
2.1%
2.1%
European
1.6%
1.6%
Scottish
1.6%
1.6%
Polish
1.5%
1.5%
Jamaican
1.0%
1.0%
Scots-Irish
1.0%
1.0%
Dutch
0.9%
0.9%
Swedish
0.7%
0.7%
Norwegian
0.7%
0.7%
British
0.6%
0.6%
Czechoslovakian
0.4%
0.4%
Welsh
0.4%
0.4%
African
0.4%
0.4%
Portuguese
0.3%
0.3%
Russian
0.3%
0.3%
French Canadian
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
90.0%
90.0%
Spanish
5.3%
5.3%
German/Yiddish
1.0%
1.0%
Korean
0.6%
0.6%
Native American languages
0.6%
0.6%
Tagalog
0.4%
0.4%
Vietnamese
0.4%
0.4%
French
0.4%
0.4%
Pacific Island languages
0.3%
0.3%
Chinese
0.3%
0.3%
Japanese
0.2%
0.2%
Langs. of India
0.2%
0.2%
Arabic
0.1%
0.1%
French Creole
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.1%
0.1%
Other Asian languages
0.1%
0.1%
West Germanic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Laotian
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Lawton Residents:
6.3%