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People

Total Population 1,712
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 15.7%
Employed Population 16+ 704
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 45.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,906
% Above Poverty Level 84.7%
% Below Poverty Level 15.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 35.8%
Median Gross Rent $639
Median House Value $101,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.1%
US/American 0%
English 13%
Irish 14.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lawton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles SW of Kalamazoo, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 95 miles E of Chicago, Illinois
County Van Buren
Metro Area Kalamazoo - Battle Creek
Standard Zip Codes 49065
Phone Area Codes 269
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.167
Longitude -85.846

Lawton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station KALAMAZOO STATE HOSPITAL
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Station DOWAGIAC 1 W
Distance 19.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 40 inches
Station THREE RIVERS
Distance 19.5 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Decatur 2,063 $38,333
Lawrence 980 $35,469
Marcellus 1,052 $45,000
Mattawan 2,081 $45,063
Paw Paw 3,445 $33,902
Schoolcraft 1,496 $66,319

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lawton Public Libraries

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Lawton Public Library
125 S. MAIN STREET
Lawton, Michigan
(269) 624-5481

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  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
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Lawton High Schools

LAWTON HIGH SCHOOL
202 N. 29TH ST.
269-624-4191
Serves 326 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.5

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