Lawton City PUMA, OK

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2020 Population
104,204
0.0528% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jim Inhofe
Republican Party
US Senator
James Lankford
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
32.3
0.937% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
17.2%
0.633% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$50,609
1.26% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$118,300
2.07% 1-year decline
2020 Employed Population
48,309
0.544% 1-year decline

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In 2020, Lawton City PUMA, OK had a population of 104k people with a median age of 32.3 and a median household income of $50,609. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Lawton City PUMA, OK grew from 104,149 to 104,204, a 0.0528% increase and its median household income grew from $49,980 to $50,609, a 1.26% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lawton City PUMA, OK are White (Non-Hispanic) (52.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (16.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (8.84%), White (Hispanic) (6.27%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (3.96%).

11% of the households in Lawton City PUMA, OK reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97% of the residents in Lawton City PUMA, OK are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Comanche County (Central)--Lawton City PUMA, OK are Cameron University (781 degrees awarded in 2020), Great Plains Technology Center (170 degrees), and Platt College-Lawton (78 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Lawton City PUMA, OK was $118,300, and the homeownership rate was 49.1%.

Most people in Lawton City PUMA, OK drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Lawton City PUMA, OK was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Lawton City PUMA, OK is home to a population of 104k people, from which 97% are citizens. As of 2020, 6.54% of Lawton City PUMA, OK residents were born outside of the country (6.81k people).

In 2020, there were 3.11 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (54.5k people) in Lawton City PUMA, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 9.21k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Lawton City PUMA, OK are Spanish (5,194 households), German (1,133 households), and Korean (644 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
49,892
Women
47.8%
54,518
Men
52.2%

The resident population of United States in 2020 was 104,410 inhabitants, with 52.2% men, and 47.8% women.

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Citizenship

97%
2020 Citizenship
97.2%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97% of Lawton City PUMA, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Lawton City PUMA, OK was 97.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lawton City PUMA, OK
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    54.5k ± 737
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    17.5k ± 806
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    9.21k ± 981
14.5%
Hispanic Population
15.1k people

In 2020, there were 3.11 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (54.5k people) in Lawton City PUMA, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 9.21k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

14.5% of the people in Lawton City PUMA, OK are hispanic (15.1k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Germany
    1,256 ± 865 people
  2. Korea
    660 ± 629 people
  3. Vietnam
    442 ± 515 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Lawton City PUMA, OK was Germany, the natal country of 1,256 Lawton City PUMA, OK residents, followed by Korea with 660 and Vietnam with 442.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.54%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
6.81k people
6.16%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
6.41k people

As of 2020, 6.54% of Lawton City PUMA, OK residents (6.81k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lawton City PUMA, OK was 6.16%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    5,194 households (5.36%)
  2. German
    1,133 households (1.17%)
  3. Korean
    644 households (0.664%)

11% of the households in Lawton City PUMA, OK reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Lawton City PUMA, OK was Spanish. 5.36% of the households in Lawton City PUMA, OK reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    6,025 ± 678
  2. Vietnam
    2,688 ± 320
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,102 ± 316

Lawton City PUMA, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2.24 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Lawton City PUMA, OK employs 48.3k people. The largest industries in Lawton City PUMA, OK are U. S. Army (6,190 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,444 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,669 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of physicians ($137,403), Support activities for mining ($78,733), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals ($76,689).

Males in Lawton City PUMA, OK have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $36,327. The income inequality in Lawton City PUMA, OK (measured using the Gini index) is 0.42, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
21,940
Women
45.4%
26,369
Men
54.6%

The workforce of Lawton City PUMA, OK in 2020 was 48,309 people, with 45.4% woman, and 54.6% men.

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Occupations

48.3k
2020 Value
−0.544%
1 Year decline
± −0.544%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Lawton City PUMA, OK declined at a rate of −0.544%, from 48.6k employees to 48.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lawton City PUMA, OK, are Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members (2,743 people), Retail salespersons (1,484 people), and Customer service representatives (1,313 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lawton City PUMA, OK.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

48.3k
2020 Value
−0.544%
1 Year decline
± −0.544%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Lawton City PUMA, OK declined at a rate of −0.544%, from 48.6k employees to 48.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lawton City PUMA, OK, are U. S. Army (6,190 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,444 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,669 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lawton City PUMA, OK, though some of these residents may live in Lawton City PUMA, OK and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$34,322
Median earning men ± $2,839
$26,916
Median earning women ± $1,044

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Manufacturing ($58,112), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($46,198), and Public Administration ($43,256).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($54,896), Public Administration ($38,405), and Construction ($37,083).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Oklahoma. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Oklahoma to other states, or from other states to Oklahoma.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $20.7B
  2. $16B
  3. $12.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Oklahoma product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $20.7B, followed by Mixed freight ($16B) and Machinery ($12.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Oklahoma products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$170B
2020 Value in Oklahoma
$311B
Projected 2050 Value in Oklahoma
83.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Oklahoma trade was $170B. This is expected to increase 83.6% to $311B by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Oklahoma to other states, or from other states to Oklahoma.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $32.9B
  2. $10.9B
  3. $5.58B

In 2020, the top outbound Oklahoma domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $32.9B, followed by Kansas with $10.9B and California and $5.58B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Oklahoma shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Jim Inhofe and James Lankford are the senators currently representing the state of Oklahoma. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Oklahoma is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Oklahoma

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Jim Inhofe
Senator from Oklahoma2
Assumed office on November 16, 1994
Elected to the seat following the resignation of David Boren.
James Lankford
Senator from Oklahoma3
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
Elected to the seat following the resignation of Tom Coburn.

Jim Inhofe and James Lankford are the senators currently representing Oklahoma.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Oklahoma

Oklahoma is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Oklahoma have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Lawton City PUMA, OK awarded 1,083 degrees. The student population of Lawton City PUMA, OK in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1,469 male students and 2,688 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lawton City PUMA, OK are White (582 and 55.8%), followed by Black or African American (131 and 12.6%), Hispanic or Latino (125 and 12%), and Two or More Races (77 and 7.38%).

The largest universities in Lawton City PUMA, OK by number of degrees awarded are Cameron University (781 and 72.1%), Great Plains Technology Center (170 and 15.7%), and Platt College-Lawton (78 and 7.2%).

The most popular majors in Comanche County (Central)--Lawton City PUMA, OK are General Business Administration & Management (138 and 12.7%), General Health Services (60 and 5.54%), and Information Technology (47 and 4.34%).

The median tuition cost in Comanche County (Central)--Lawton City PUMA, OK for a public four year colleges is $4,740 for in-state students and $14,160 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 4,157 students enrolled in Lawton City PUMA, OK, 35.3% men and 64.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,010 records, of which 65% were women and 35% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 54 degree-majors awarded
  2. 45 degree-majors awarded
  3. 38 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Comanche County (Central)--Lawton City PUMA, OK was General Business Administration & Management with 54 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 781 degrees awarded
  2. 170 degrees awarded
  3. 78 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Cameron University with 781 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 431 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Lawton City PUMA, OK, which is 0.661 times less than the 652 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 582 degrees mean that there were 4.44 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 131 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($4,740) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,710) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,418) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.415% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.411% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Lawton City PUMA, OK in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (29.2k), Some college (22.2k), and Secondary Education (11.2k).

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The median property value in Lawton City PUMA, OK was $118,300 in 2020, which is 0.515 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $120,800 to $118,300, a 2.07% decrease. The homeownership rate in Lawton City PUMA, OK is 49.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Lawton City PUMA, OK have an average commute time of 16.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lawton City PUMA, OK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Lawton City PUMA, OK is $50,609. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Lawton City PUMA, OK was Edmond & Oklahoma City (North Central) Cities PUMA, OK with a value of $80,241, followed by Oklahoma City (West) PUMA, OK and Claremore City PUMA, OK, with respective values of $73,591 and $70,834.

Property

$118,300
Median Property Value 2020
±$4,426
$18,095
Median Property Taxes
±$952

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lawton City PUMA, OK the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

49.1%
Homeownership
2020
68%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 49.1% of the housing units in Lawton City PUMA, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 49.1%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lawton City PUMA, OK was Edmond & Oklahoma City (North Central) Cities PUMA, OK with a value of $80,241, followed by Oklahoma City (West) PUMA, OK and Claremore City PUMA, OK, with respective values of $73,591 and $70,834.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$50,609
Median Household Income
± $1,586
36.9k
Number of Households
± 1,453

In 2020, the median household income of the 36.9k households in Lawton City PUMA, OK grew to $50,609 from the previous year's value of $49,980.

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Wage Distribution

0.42
2020 Wage GINI in Lawton City PUMA, OK
0.429
2019 Wage GINI in Lawton City PUMA, OK

In 2020, the income inequality in Lawton City PUMA, OK was 0.42 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.98% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Lawton City PUMA, OK was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Lawton City PUMA, OK in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (72.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (12.4%)
  3. Carpooled (10.2%)

In 2020, 72.6% of workers in Lawton City PUMA, OK drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12.4%) and those who carpooled to work (10.2%).

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Commute Time

16.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lawton City PUMA, OK have a shorter commute time (16.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.49% of the workforce in Lawton City PUMA, OK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lawton City PUMA, OK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lawton City PUMA, OK have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lawton City PUMA, OK (16.3k out of 94.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females < 5 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lawton City PUMA, OK is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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85.6% of the population of Lawton City PUMA, OK has health coverage, with 29.8% on employee plans, 10.3% on Medicaid, 11.9% on Medicare, 18.8% on non-group plans, and 14.8% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Oklahoma was $7,627 in 2014. This is a 4.58% increase from the previous year ($7,293).

Primary care physicians in Oklahoma see 1642 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.61% increase from the previous year (1616 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1607 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 244 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Oklahoma, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,642 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Oklahoma

Primary care physicians in Oklahoma see an average of 1,642 patients per year. This represents a 1.61% increase from the previous year (1,616 patients).

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Oklahoma across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.8% under 18 years, 23.3% between 18 and 34 years, 36.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.7% were men and 52.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

14.4%
Uninsured
29.8%
Employer Coverage
10.3%
Medicaid
11.9%
Medicare
18.8%
Non-Group
14.8%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lawton City PUMA, OK grew by 3.95% from 13.8% to 14.4%.

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