|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Lawton is 91,055. Lawton, Oklahoma is the 376th largest city in the US.
Lawton is located entirely in Comanche County.
The peak population of Lawton was in 2010, when its population was 96,867. In 2010, Lawton was the 296th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 376th largest city in the US. Lawton is currently 6.0% smaller than it was in 2010.
Lawton has shrunk 1.6% since the year 2000. Lawton, Oklahoma's growth is extremely below average. 92% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Lawton has a population density of 1,195.4 people per square mile.
|370||Fort Myers, Florida||92,245||77.4%|
|373||South Gate, California||91,154||-5.5%|
|374||Nashua, New Hampshire||91,124||4.9%|
|375||Santa Monica, California||91,105||7.9%|
|378||Trenton, New Jersey||90,457||5.9%|
|382||Fort Smith, Arkansas||89,576||11.0%|
The total voting age population of Lawton, Oklahoma, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 69,167. The voting age population is 52.5% male and 47.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.0% of the residents of Lawton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Lawton are 57.6% White, 20.2% Black, 10.6% Two or more races, 5.0% American Indian, 3.0% Asian, 3.0% Other and 0.5% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 14.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Lawton, 18.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 26.4%. On a per-household basis, 14.1% of families are below the poverty line in Lawton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 64.5% of Lawton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.1% of Lawton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 21.2% have a bachelor's degree and 8.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Lawton residents aged 5 and older, 10.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 5.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Lawton is 8.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Lawton, 27.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Lawton is $47,779.
In Lawton, 44.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 55.1% of housing units in Lawton.
Of all the housing units in Lawton, 4.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Lawton, 14.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 5,700 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Lawton is $832.
In Lawton, 83.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.