Lawton employment information

IndexLawtonOklahomaNational
Income per capita$21,619$24,046$28,051
Median household income$43,953$44,891$53,046
Median income owner occupied$59,462$56,499$67,062
Median income renter occupied$32,269$27,466$32,212
Median earnings male$29,568$32,080$35,771
Median earnings female$18,525$21,476$25,299
Unemployment rate5.0%4.2%6.0%
Poverty level17.6%16.6%14.9%

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  • The income per capita in Lawton is 23% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lawton is 17% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lawton is 16% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lawton is 18% higher than the national average.
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Lawton median earnings by income bracket

Lawton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.0%0.5%
Manufacturing sector10.1%0.6%
Financial & insurance services2.0%4.9%
Wholesale & retail services11.6%14.3%
Public administration15.6%6.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.5%1.3%
Education, health & social services13.3%38.3%
Other28.0%26.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Elgin, OK2,215$53,7501%
Faxon, OK125$53,2290%
Chattanooga, OK373$46,42912%
Medicine Park, OK277$43,43818%
Geronimo, OK1,207$41,68821%
Lawton, OK96,187$43,95317%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lewisville, TX95,989$57,2788%
Compton, CA96,561$42,33520%
Portsmouth, VA95,786$46,26913%
Lehigh Acres, FL95,767$42,42920%
Livonia, MI96,632$69,00930%
Lawton, OK96,187$43,95317%
Source: The Lawton, OK employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.