Lawton, Oklahoma

Population 98,373

Lawton is located in Comanche County, OK. The population is 98,373, making Lawton the largest city in Comanche County and the 5th largest city in the state of Oklahoma.

There are 28 public schools in Lawton with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Lawton is high , and there are 136 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Lawton is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Lawton property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Lawton include Medicine Park, Geronimo and Cache.

Lawton Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 12.4%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 67.3%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 20.4%

Crime Rate

39.76% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 281
  • Violent Crimes: 926
  • Robbery: 99
  • Burglary: 951
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

2.06% Higher than national avg.
  • 136 offenders in Lawton
  • 13.82 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

330 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 32
  • Registered Polluters: 5
  • Superfunds: 4
  • Tanks & Spills: 289

Unemployment

Moderate 4.3%
  • Oklahoma unemployment average: 3.4%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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28 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 28 K-12 public schools in Lawton, OK and 4 private schools. Homefacts rates Lawton's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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136 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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62 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Lawton, OK issued 62 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 62 permits, 46 were issued for single family homes and 16 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Lawton, OK issued 74 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $648
  • 1 Bedroom: $651
  • 2 Bedrooms: $846
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,201
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,448

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Environmental Hazards

330 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (124/124)
    Lawton, OK has 100% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Lawton, OK is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.57 Average
    Lawton, OK is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 40.38°
  • February 44.6°
  • March 55.15°
  • April 62.57°
  • May 70°
  • June 82.39°
  • July 85.87°
  • August 85.8°
  • September 75.4°
  • October 62.85°
  • November 53.27°
  • December 39.48°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Lawton, OK

Earthquakes
Lawton, OK has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Lawton, OK has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Lawton, OK has a very high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Lawton, OK has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Lawton, OK: $47,036

Unemployment

Unemployment in Lawton is 4.3%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 3.4% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 46.35%
White Collar - 53.65%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Mary Fallin
  • Sen. James M. Inhofe
  • Sen. James Lankford

City Representatives

  • Tom Cole

Neighborhood Info

5 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

65 FCC Towers view all

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