Lawton, Iowa

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Lawton, Iowa

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High Points

Lawton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 7% Lawton Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 10% Lawton College Educated Adults
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Lawton People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Lawton, Iowa

Comparing Lawton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Well-Paid Single Men 4 1
Senior Citizens 3 2
Age of the Population 3 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 9 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 10
Median Family Income 9 10
College Educated Adults 9 10
People Above Poverty 8 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 5
Working at Home 4 3
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 7 9
Affordability of Rents 4 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 1
People Living Alone 1 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Lawton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles E of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 85 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Woodbury
Metro Area Sioux City
Standard Zip Codes 51030
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.478
Longitude -96.183

Lawton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 25.9 inches
Distance 27.4 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 88 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 28.8 inches
Station IDA GROVE 5 NW
Distance 34.5 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 29.9 inches
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Lawton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 697 100%
Male 329 47.2%
Female 368 52.8%
Under 18 208 29.8%
18+ 489 70.2%
65+ 86 12.3%
Median Age 34.8
Average Family Size 3.06
White 694 99.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Lawton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 729
Growth 32
Growth % 4.6%

Lawton Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 58%
Irish 8.4%
US/American 5%
Norwegian 4.5%
English 3.9%
Swedish 3.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.2%
European 3.2%
Dutch 2.2%
Danish 1.5%
Croatian 1.3%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Belgian 0.7%
Scottish 0.7%
Polish 0.5%
Swiss 0.3%
British 0.3%
Czech 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lawton 697 $58,750
Bronson 269 $53,409
Hinton 808 $58,958
Moville 1,583 $53,750
Salix 370 $37,500
Sergeant Bluff 3,321 $53,344
Sioux City 85,013 $45,751
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Lawton High Schools (2004)

Serves 343 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.7

Lawton Colleges

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