Lawton, OK Population

Population: 92,757. Estimated population in July 2020: 90,234 (-2.7% change)
Males: 48,335 (52.1%), Females: 44,422 (47.9%)

Comanche County

Zip codes: 73501, 73505, 73507.

Median resident age: 28.9 years
Median household income: $32,521
Median house value: $70,900

Races in Lawton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (57.8%)
  • Black (23.1%)
  • Hispanic (9.4%)
  • American Indian (5.5%)
  • Two or more races (4.9%)
  • Other race (4.0%)
  • Korean (1.1%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (13.2%), United States (8.8%), Irish (8.5%), English (6.4%), French (2.3%), Italian (2.2%).

Elevation: 1110 feet

Land area: 75.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lawton

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lawton city

  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

6.2% Foreign born (2.2% Europe, 1.9% Asia, 1.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +11,876 (+14.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Lawton:

  • COMANCHE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (3401 WEST GORE BOULVARD)
  • JIM TALIAFERRO COMM MENTAL HEALTH CTR (602 SOUTHWEST 38TH STREET)
  • PHS INDIAN HOSPITAL ()
  • SOUTHWESTERN MEDICAL CENTER (5602 SOUTHWEST LEE BOULEVARD)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lawton:

  • HENRY POST AAF (about 3 miles; FORT SILL, OK; Abbreviation: FSI)
  • LAWTON-FORT SILL REGIONAL (about 4 miles; LAWTON, OK; Abbreviation: LAW)
  • SHEPPARD AFB/WICHITA FALLS MUNI (about 44 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Abbreviation: SPS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lawton:

  • WALTERS MUNI (about 17 miles; WALTERS, OK; Abbreviation: 3O5)
  • CHATTANOOGA SKY HARBOR (about 24 miles; CHATTANOOGA, OK; Abbreviation: 92F)
  • ANADARKO MUNI (about 33 miles; ANADARKO, OK; Abbreviation: F68)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Lawton:

  • CAMERON UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 3,529; Location: 2800 GORE BLVD; Public; Website: www.cameron.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • GREAT PLAINS TECHNOLOGY CENTER (Full-time enrollment: 211; Location: 4500 W Lee Blvd; Public; Website: www.gptech.org)
  • PLATT COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 86; Location: 112 S.W. Eleventh Street; Private, for-profit; Website: [email protected])
  • EVES COLLEGE OF HAIRSTYLING (Full-time enrollment: 53; Location: 912 C AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • ALADDIN BEAUTY COLLEGE 11 (Location: 1026 NW 38TH ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Lawton:

  • MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,619)
  • SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; WEATHERFORD, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,360)
  • UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA NORMAN CAMPUS (about 79 miles; NORMAN, OK; Full-time enrollment: 20,154)
  • OKLAHOMA CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 80 miles; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Full-time enrollment: 5,220)
  • SOUTHERN NAZARENE UNIVERSITY (about 82 miles; BETHANY, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,002)
  • OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY-OKLAHOMA CITY (about 84 miles; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,164)
  • OKLAHOMA CITY UNIVERSITY (about 86 miles; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,234)

Schools

Public high schools in Lawton:

  • EISENHOWER HS (Students: 1,380; Location: 5202 W. GORE; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • LAWTON HS (Students: 1,294; Location: 601 NW FT. SILL BLVD; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • MACARTHUR HS (Students: 777; Location: 4400 EAST GORE BOULEVARD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Lawton:

  • LAWTON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 134; Location: 1 NW CRUSADER DR; Grades: 7 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Lawton:

  • EISENHOWER JHS (Students: 1,243; Location: 5702 WEST GORE BLVD; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • CENTRAL JHS (Students: 941; Location: 1201 N. W. FT. SILL BLVD.; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • MACARTHUR JHS (Students: 868; Location: 510 NE 45TH STREET; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • TOMLINSON JHS (Students: 860; Location: 702 NW HOMESTEAD DRIVE; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • PAT HENRY ES (Students: 611; Location: 1401 NW BESSIE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • HUGH BISH ES (Students: 541; Location: 5611 NW ALLAN-A-DALE LN; Grades: PK – 06)
  • WOODLAND HILLS ES (Students: 481; Location: 405 N.W. WOODLAND DR.; Grades: KG – 06)
  • EDISON ES (Students: 450; Location: 5801 NW COLUMBIA AVENUE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • CROSBY PARK ES (Students: 447; Location: 1602 NW HORTON BLVD.; Grades: PK – 06)
  • CARRIAGE HILLS ES (Students: 424; Location: 215 S.E. WARWICK WAY; Grades: PK – 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Lawton:

  • ST MARYS CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 157; Location: 611 AVENUE A; Grades: PK – 6)
  • UNION BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 116; Location: 1531 SOUTH GARFIELD STREET; Grades: PK – 6)
  • RAINBOW STATION CHILD ENRICH. (Students: 101; Location: 3810 NW ARLINGTON; Grades: PK – KG)
  • ST PAULS/PLAY TO LEARN PRESCH (Students: 44; Location: 910 NW 38TH; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Lawton:

  • LAWTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $949,607; Location: 110 S W 4TH ST; 94,858 books; 1,301 audio materials; 1,327 video materials; 325 serial subscriptions)

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