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What Bert Has To Say About Lawton Metro Area

Lawton, once a center of the Oklahoma land rush, is now a military town at the edge of the southern Great Plains, is neat and clean but fairly nondescript. Fort Sill, the area’s main economic base, lies just outside of town. Outside of Fort Sill, government, health care and education, there is little private employment outside of a Goodyear plant. Lawton sits at the edge of the Wichita Mountains, a mostly worn down series of low hills and bluffs and home to the 60,000-acre Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge.

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Quick Facts About Lawton

    The unemployment rate in Lawton is 5.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lawton jobs have Increased by 2.29 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Lawton's cost of living is 19.50% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Lawton's population is 96,655 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 19.98 percent.
    Average Commute time is 15 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Lawton is $74,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.54%.
    Lawton public schools spend $8,055 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.9 students per teacher in Lawton.

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I'm still trying to figure out how putting up some bike rider signs cost $ millions. It's better than nothing .. I think somebody stole some money. . Cronyism is... (Read More)



Lawton/Fort Sill

There is no Lawton. It is Lawton/Fort Sill because Fort Sill rules and abuses this town. Quite frankly these glowing reviews are total lies. Lawton is not a good... (Read More)



Safe and Freindly

I’ve lived here since I was stationed at fort sill in 2001. My wife and I moved back to our hometown in Ohio in 2007 but within a year WE CAME BACK. The people here are... (Read More)



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