Lawton Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Lawton is 91,058. 26.80% is under 18, while 13.10% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 7.57% of the population was five years old or younger, 26.80% were 18 years or younger and 23.48% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 47.28% female and 52.72% male.

Lawton Housing

According to the US Census, Lawton has 40,112 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Lawton was 84.57%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $129,400

Lawton Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Black Or African American Alone constitute 72.88% of Lawton's population. Residents of the city who were American Indian And Alaska Native Alone, made up 5.09% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Some Other Race Alone, constituting 4.90% of the city's population and Asian Alone at 3.07%

White Alone52.51%
Black Or African American Alone20.37%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone5.09%
Some Other Race Alone4.90%
Asian Alone3.07%
White Black Or African American2.76%

How Educated is Lawton

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 14.8% of Lawton residents had a bachelor's degree, while 8.4% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 23.20% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Lawton CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher89.8%
Some College Or Associates Degree37.7%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency30.8%
Some College No Degree26.8%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher25.1%
Bachelors Degree14.8%

Average Income in Lawton

The median household income in Lawton is $44,751. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $44,751.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $55,154 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $71,932.

A closer examination of the income groups of Lawton households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $35,000 and $49,999 (18.2%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (3.6%). 8.4% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$71,932
Nonfamily households$31,684