Population density (sq mi)1,1945891
Median age30.736.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1851%44%43%
Speak English90%90%79%
Speak Spanish5%7%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Lawton is 1958% higher than Oklahoma
  • The median age in Lawton is 15% lower than Oklahoma
  • In Lawton 59.22% of the population is White
  • In Lawton 21.04% of the population is Black
  • In Lawton 2.51% of the population is Asian

Compare Lawton, OK Demographics


      Lawton population breakdown by race

      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Lawton age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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