Lawton, Oklahoma 

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Economy in Lawton, Oklahoma

Lawton has an unemployment rate of 4.2%. The US average is 6.0%.

Lawton has seen the job market increase by 0.5% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 22.7%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Lawton
- The Sales Tax Rate for Lawton is 8.6%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Lawton is 5.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Lawton
- The average income of a Lawton resident is $21,486 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Lawton resident is $43,263 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYLawton, OklahomaUnited States
  4.2%6.0%
  -3.1%-6.2%
  22.7%33.5%
  9.0%6.2%
  5.0%4.6%
  $22,881$31,177
  $44,335$57,652
  $55,107$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.6%1.3%
  0.7%0.6%
  5.5%6.2%
  8.4%10.4%
  1.3%2.7%
  13.6%11.6%
  3.1%4.1%
  0.6%0.9%
  1.9%2.1%
  3.6%4.7%
  1.8%1.9%
  3.6%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  4.4%4.3%
  8.9%9.3%
  13.0%13.8%
  1.8%2.2%
  8.7%7.4%
  5.5%4.9%
  12.8%4.8%
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    Reviews for Lawton    45 Reviews
    Save yourself time and money and don't live here - 8/18/2021
    If I could give this place less than a star I would. When we moved down here from Pennsylvania we expected southern hospitality. This town is so far from that its... Read More

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    Look up 20 best things to do and you'll LOL. - 7/4/2021
    It's a military town with nothing to offer. People will say cheap gas, cheap property, decent climate and museums. Yes this is all true of Lawton Oklahoma, BUT that's... Read More

    Stay away. Just. Stay. Away. - 6/17/2021
    The only good thing about Lawton is that it's close to a nice wildlife refuge, which has great hiking, and some buffalo. Lawton tricked U.S. businesses into coming into... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN LAWTON, OKLAHOMA
    73505 73507 73501 73503


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