Income/capita 4%
Household income 24%
Unemployment 69%
Income per capita$28,552$28,872$29,829
Median household income$68,750$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$77,656$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$41,071$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$32,105$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.4%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level2.2%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lawton is 4% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Lawton is 24% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lawton is 69% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lawton is 85% lower than the national average

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      Lawton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.2%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector17.4%4.9%
      Financial & insurance services2.3%4.0%
      Wholesale & retail services22.3%20.4%
      Public administration12.8%4.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.8%1.3%
      Education, health & social services10.6%40.0%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Climbing Hill, IA168$84,53153%
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      Hinton, IA809$65,00017%
      Kingsley, IA1,436$64,28616%
      Bronson, IA310$60,93810%
      Lawton, IA900$68,75024%

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      New Seabury, MA900$118,659114%
      Tiki Island, TX900$119,643116%
      Edenburg, PA900$73,75033%
      Hingham, WI900$92,94668%
      Lawton, IA900$68,75024%
      Source: The Lawton, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).