Lawton, OK Demographics

The total population of Lawton is estimated to be 91,023 with 47,663 males (52.36%) and 43,360 females (47.64%). There are 4,303 less females than males in Lawton.
The median household income in Lawton was $52,660 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 1,379(2.55%) from $54,039 in 2020. This income is 70.58% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Lawton sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $54,617. Overall, the median household income for the city of Lawton stands at $50,969.
In Lawton, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $34,285 for males and $23,587 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $41,720 for males and $35,926 for females.
In Lawton, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Two or More Races households have the highest median household income at $58,240, while American Indian and Alaska Native households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $36,350.
In 2022, the population of Lawton was 91,542, a 0.33% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Lawton's population was 91,242, an increase of 0.97% compared to a population of 90,365 in 2020.
The median age in Lawton, OK is 31.4, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 20.34% were under the age of 15, 27.00% aged 15 to 29, 41.43% aged 30 to 64, 9.95% aged 65 to 84, and 1.27% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Lawton population: 54.88% are White, 19.21% are Black or African American, 5.23% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 3.15% are Asian, 0.58% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 4.14% are some other race and 12.80% are multiracial.