Lawton demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,1945591
Median age30.736.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%58%55%
Speak English90%90%79%
Speak Spanish5%7%13%
Lawton, OK has a population of 96,728 and is the 323rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,194 per sq mi which is 2087% higher than the Oklahoma average and 1218% higher than the national average. The median age in Lawton is 31 which is approximately 15% lower than the Oklahoma average of 36. In Lawton, 48% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 90% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 42% of Lawton residents were born in Oklahoma, 48% were born out of state, 4% were born outside of the United States and 6% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Lawton is 2087% higher than Oklahoma.
  • The median age in Lawton is 15% lower than Oklahoma.
  • In Lawton 59.22% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Lawton 21.04% of the population is African American.
  • In Lawton 2.51% of the population is Asian.

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Lawton population breakdown by race

African American21.04%7.26%12.63%
American Indian5.00%7.39%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.58%0.13%0.18%
Mixed race9.17%7.73%3.06%
Other race2.49%2.64%4.75%
In Lawton, 13.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Lawton, OK demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).