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Lawton is a city in Woodbury County, in the Sioux City metro area.
The community was named after John Law, landholder
The latitude of Lawton is 42.478N. The longitude is -96.183W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,184 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 694.
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48% of Lawton residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lawton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lawton was $18,432, compared with $21,587 nationally.
26% of Lawton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lawton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $400. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,047.
Woodbury County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lawton political report.
The average commute time for Lawton workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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