Lawton, Iowa Population 2024

918

Lawton is a city located in Woodbury County Iowa. Lawton has a 2024 population of 918. Lawton is currently declining at a rate of -0.65% annually and its population has decreased by -2.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 945 in 2020.

The average household income in Lawton is $94,694 with a poverty rate of 7.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lawton is 37.3 years, 35.8 years for males, and 38.1 years for females.

Lawton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lawton was:

  • White: 98.04%
  • Two or more races: 0.88%
  • Other race: 0.59%
  • Asian: 0.49%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,286.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.86% (-27)
The current population of Lawton, Iowa is 918 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 945.

Lawton, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,00198.04%
Two or more races90.88%
Other race60.59%
Asian50.49%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lawton Population by Race

Lawton Population Pyramid 2024

Lawton Median Age

37.3

Total

35.8

Male

38.1

Female

Lawton Adults

There are 727 adults, (171 of whom are seniors) in Lawton.

Lawton Age Dependency

83.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawton Sex Ratio

Female53752.6%
Male48447.4%

Lawton Population by Age

Lawton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3782.6979.620.4
Married2513.3194.45.6
Non Family1061.149.150.9
Female142.575050
Male74.4371.428.6
showing: 5 rows

3.25

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

79.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lawton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lawton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lawton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Lawton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$56,250

Average Earnings

$61,818

Average Male

$47,969

Average Female

Lawton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lawton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lawton Language

97.85% of Lawton residents speak only English, while 2.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.94% of the population.

Lawton Language

Lawton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White992777.76%
Other6466.67%
Hispanic20420%
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7.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.09%

Male Poverty Rate

6.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawton is Other, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawton is White, with 7.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.75%.

Lawton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.27%
Some College12.86%
High School9.9%
Bachelors or Greater0.8%
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Lawton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed66.67%
Female Employed5.57%
Male Employed2.42%
showing: 4 rows

Lawton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lawton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lawton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

66.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.0%

Male Marriage Rate

61.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lawton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lawton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lawton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

67

Number of Veterans

62

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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Lawton Veterans by War

count

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Lawton Veterans by Age

count

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Lawton Veterans by Race

Lawton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.5%

Labor Force Participation

71.2%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Lawton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lawton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lawton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

78.65%

Born in Lawton

99.31%

Native Born

0.69%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.31% of Lawton residents were born in the United States, with 78.65% having been born in Iowa. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lawton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029888-6-0.67%
2028894-6-0.67%
2027900-6-0.66%
2026906-6-0.66%
2025912-6-0.65%
2024918-6-0.65%
2023924-6-0.65%
2022930-6-0.64%
2021936-9-0.95%
2020945-39-3.96%
2019984101.03%
201897450.52%
2017969-4-0.41%
2016973101.04%
201596360.63%
2014957101.06%
201394780.85%
201293950.54%
2011934161.74%
2010918
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Lawton Population by Year