Lawton, Oklahoma Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

A detailed look at the current population and steets of Lawton, OK is provided by the United States Census Bureau. This population data can help you understand the demographic makeup of the area. The city is home to the Lawton Municipal Airport, which is a key part of the Lawton Fort Sill Economic Development Team. The city also hosts the Blue Canyon Wind Farm. Below are some interesting facts about Lawton, OK.

The city has a population of 34,901 people, including 15.3% under the age of eighteen and 36.6% of those over the age of twenty-four. There were also 43.8% of married couples, and a further 15.8% of female householders who were living alone without their husbands. The median age of the population was 29, and males outnumbered females by nearly two to one.

While Fort Sill remains a major employer in the area, the city has expanded its economy by diversifying its industries and sectors. Its economy is still largely based on the military, but it has grown to include higher education, manufacturing, and health care. Its mayor is elected at-large, and the city employs a professional city manager to handle the city's day-to-day business operations. Recreation in Lawton can be found at city parks, lakes, and festivals. Literary and musical artists have made Lawton their home.

There are several notable historic buildings and sites in the area. The Carnegie Library, Mattie Beal House, and Mahoney-Clark House are all listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Methodist Episcopal Church South and Meers Mining Camp are also on the list. The town's population is comprised of 69,167 people, and includes 11.0% of those over the age of 65.