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Demographics

People

Total Population1,640
Male Share of the Population49.3%
Female Share of the Population50.7%
Senior Citizens16%
Employed Population 16+685
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married46.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.3%
Median Earnings25+$30,048
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,953

Wealth

Median Family Income$50,294
% Above Poverty Level86.2%
% Below Poverty Level13.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.6%
% Using Public Transportation1%

Housing

People Living Alone32.8%
Median Gross Rent$700
Median House Value$101,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.2%
German20.2%
English15.4%
Irish13.8%
Dutch6.6%
French Except Basque3.5%
Polish3.2%
Welsh2.7%
Swedish1.8%
Italian1.7%
Norwegian1.6%
Canadian1.5%
Scottish1.3%
Ukrainian0.8%
Hungarian0.5%
Greek0.4%
Croatian0.4%
Jamaican0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Russian0.2%
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Lawton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Van Buren County
Standard Zip Codes49065
Phone Area Codes269
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude42.16
Approximate Longitude-85.84

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)

StationKALAMAZOO STATE HOSPITAL
Distance15 miles
Jan Temp17 to 32 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp43 to 63 F
Annual Precip37.4 inches
StationDOWAGIAC 1 W
Distance19.4 miles
Jan Temp14 to 31 F
Apr Temp36 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp39 to 62 F
Annual Precip40 inches
StationTHREE RIVERS
Distance19.5 miles
Jan Temp13 to 30 F
Apr Temp34 to 58 F
Jul Temp59 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip37 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Decatur2,033$48,750
Lawrence982$39,107
Marcellus1,039$52,813
Mattawan2,282$46,106
Paw Paw3,408$42,656
Schoolcraft1,431$66,827

Lawton Public Libraries

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

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Lawton Public Schools

Lawton Accelerated Academic Center
100 North Nursery Street
ZIP: 49065
(269) 624-7542
Other
Total Enrollment 30
Lawton Elementary School
100 Primary Way
ZIP: 49065
(269) 624-7501
Primary
Total Enrollment 404
Lawton High School
101 Blue Pride Dr
ZIP: 49065
(269) 624-7801
High
Total Enrollment 344
Lawton Middle School
100 Blue Pride Dr
ZIP: 49065
(269) 624-7601
Middle
Total Enrollment 220
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