Lawton, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 947 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +35.9%
Males: 445  (47.0%)
Females: 502  (53.0%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Iowa median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 51030.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $71,766 (it was $52,917 in 2000)
Lawton:

$71,766
IA:

$54,736

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $30,637 (it was $18,432 in 2000)

Lawton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $187,203 (it was $103,000 in 2000)
Lawton:

$187,203
IA:

$136,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $141,323; Detached houses: $144,937; Townhouses or other attached units: $93,643; In 2-unit structures: $103,530; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $22,107; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $95,383; Mobile homes: $104,963

Median gross rent in 2015: $650.

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  • Races in Lawton, IA (2010)

    Lawton races chart
    • 89398.3%White alone
    • 60.7%Two or more races
    • 40.4%Hispanic
    • 20.2%Black alone
    • 20.2%Asian alone
    • 10.1%American Indian alone

Races in Lawton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lawton: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (54.4%), American (15.3%), English (4.9%), Norwegian (3.7%), Danish (2.6%), European (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1906

Elevation: 1179 feet

Land area: 0.51 square miles.

Population density: 1,864 people per square mile   (low).

Lawton,IA real estate house value index trend

Lawton, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Lawton:

  • High school or higher: 95.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lawton city:

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Iowa:

4.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Lawton, Iowa as of November 17, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Lawton to the number of sex offenders is 232 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $2,342 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,954 (1.3%)

Lawton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (11.0 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (84.7 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (438.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bronson, IA (2.2 miles ), Moville, IA (2.4 miles ), Sergeant Bluff, IA (3.2 miles ), Climbing Hill, IA (3.3 miles) , Sioux City, IA (3.3 miles ), Hinton, IA (3.4 miles ), South Sioux City, NE (3.4 miles ), Dakota City, NE (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $127,200
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $135,200
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $141,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $185,900
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $176,000
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $194,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $203,600
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $208,500
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $228,300
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $216,300
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $198,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.48 N, Longitude: 96.18 W

Area code: 712

Lawton household income distribution Lawton home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +175 (+33.5%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (33%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Lawton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lawton, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lawton-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/28/1986, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the Lawton city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/23/1952, a category F4 tornado 25.3 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lawton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 139.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 201.9 miles away from Lawton center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 220.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 147.1 miles away from Lawton center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Woodbury County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lawton topographic map

Birthplace of: Red Anderson (baseball) - Professional baseball player and Navy personnel.

Hospitals and medical centers near Lawton:

  • COUNTRYSIDE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SIOUX CITY, IA)
  • COURAGE HOMES (Hospital, about 8 miles away; SIOUX CITY, IA)
  • MORNINGSIDE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SIOUX CITY, IA)
  • MID STEP SERVICES HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; SIOUX CITY, IA)
  • SUNRISE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SIOUX CITY, IA)
  • JULIA'S VALLEY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SIOUX CITY, IA)
  • PARK VIEW HOMES (Hospital, about 10 miles away; SIOUX CITY, IA)

airports located in Lawton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lawton:

  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 9 miles; Sioux City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,544)
  • University of South Dakota (about 44 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Wayne State College (about 46 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Buena Vista University (about 51 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Northeast Community College (about 69 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 82 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 82 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)

Public high school in Lawton:

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Notable location: Lawton Fire and Rescue (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Lawton include: Community Presbyterian Church (A), Bethel Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Lawton: Lawton-Bronson Sports Complex (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Woodbury County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 53.9. This is better than average.

City:

53.9
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 0.693. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.693
U.S.:

1.912

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 18.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.29. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.29
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 3.2%
(3.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.6%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.7%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Lawton (2011 data):

  • First Trust & Savings Bank: Lawton Branch at 319 Cedar Street, branch established on 1936/09/25. Info updated 2008/08/28: Bank assets: $115.6 mil, Deposits: $94.2 mil, headquarters in Moville, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Iowa average:

10.3

Lawton travel time to work - commute Lawton mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lawton city (based on Woodbury County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic22,73213
Mainline Protestant17,71353
Evangelical Protestant17,16263
Other2,24011
Orthodox4502
Black Protestant1261
None41,749-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 19
Woodbury County:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Woodbury County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Woodbury County:

4.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 84
Here:

8.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Woodbury County:

28.9%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.0%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lawton:

49.8%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.8%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.6
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lawton:

22.1%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lawton:

15.1%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

41.9%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

55.3%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Lawton:

79.6%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lawton, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$3,030$36,3607$920
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$3,233
Sewerage 0$0 2$850
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$425
Water Supply 0$0 2$806
Totals for Government 1$3,030$36,36015$6,234

Lawton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $61,000 ($64.41)
    Parks & Recreation: $17,000 ($17.95)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $65,000 ($68.64)
    Regular Highways: $34,000 ($35.90)
    General - Other: $33,000 ($34.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $29,000 ($30.62)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($20.06)
    General Public Buildings: $13,000 ($13.73)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($12.67)
    Libraries: $9,000 ($9.50)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($7.39)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($7.39)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($5.28)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($2.11)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($2.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($4.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $65,000 ($68.64)
    Regular Highways: $28,000 ($29.57)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $61,000 ($64.41)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($14.78)

Lawton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $32,000 ($33.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $26,000 ($27.46)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $11,000 ($11.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $32,000 ($33.79)
    General Revenue, NEC: $13,000 ($13.73)
    Rents: $1,000 ($1.06)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $84,000 ($88.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $56,000 ($59.13)
    General Support: $9,000 ($9.50)
  • Tax - Property: $121,000 ($127.77)
    Total General Sales: $55,000 ($58.08)
    NEC: $1,000 ($1.06)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($1.06)

Lawton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $235,000 ($248.15)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $60,000 ($63.36)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $150,000 ($158.39)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $60,000 ($63.36)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $70,000 ($73.92)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($15.84)

Lawton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $795,000 ($839.49)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $126,000 ($133.05)

5.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,528 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.08%
Iowa average:

5.75%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dakota County, NE  0.81% ($27,522 average AGI)
from Plymouth County, IA  0.36% ($32,957)
from Union County, SD  0.36% ($39,482)


5.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,421 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
Iowa average:

5.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dakota County, NE  0.58% ($28,289 average AGI)
to Union County, SD  0.42% ($70,853)
to Plymouth County, IA  0.41% ($35,648)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lawton:

  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KTFJ (1250 AM; 1 kW; DAKOTA CITY, NE; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KWSL (1470 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KMNS (620 AM; 1 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lawton:

  • KWIT (90.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMM. COLLEGE)
  • KKMA (99.5 FM; LE MARS, IA; Owner: POWELL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSEZ (97.9 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KGLI (95.5 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTFC (103.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KSFT-FM (107.1 FM; SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NE; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KMSC (88.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: MORNINGSIDE COLLEGE)
  • K205DC (88.9 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KSUX (105.7 FM; WINNEBAGO, NE; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KZSR (102.3 FM; ONAWA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KAYA (91.3 FM; HUBBARD, NE; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K220HO (91.9 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lawton:

  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • K38DU (Channel 38; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CORNERSTONE FAITH CENTER)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lawton)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 310 E Maple (Lat: 42.478611 Lon: -96.182250), Call Sign: KNCS276, Licensee ID: L00031346
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.265 MHzGrant Date: 10/29/1996, Expiration Date: 01/12/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002Registrant: Lawton Bronson Community Schools, 310 E Maple, Lawton, IA 51030
  • 1/2 Mi W & 3/4 Mi S Int Cedar St & Us 20 (Lat: 42.462222 Lon: -96.193361), Call Sign: KCU423
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.985 MHzGrant Date: 08/16/2011, Expiration Date: 10/10/2021Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 42.511389 Lon: -96.214167, Call Sign: WPRX414
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.200 MHz, 466.200 MHzGrant Date: 01/05/2011, Expiration Date: 03/09/2021, Certifier: Randy HorsleyRegistrant: Tri-State Communications, 1030 5th Avenue, South Sioux City, NE 68776, Phone: (402) 494-5477, Fax: (402) 494-1420, Email:
  • Lat: 42.489722 Lon: -96.225833, Call Sign: WQBI380
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.945 MHzGrant Date: 09/10/2014, Expiration Date: 10/13/2024, Certifier: John MrlaRegistrant: Tri-State Communications, 1030 5th Avenue, South Sioux City, NE 68776, Phone: (402) 494-5477, Fax: (402) 494-1420, Email:
  • Lat: 42.476222 Lon: -96.174917, Call Sign: WQKY555
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1800 MHzGrant Date: 10/27/2009, Expiration Date: 10/27/2019, Certifier: Jeff ThelanderRegistrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464
  • Lat: 42.479694 Lon: -96.178111, Call Sign: WQTF584
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.875 MHz, 466.900 MHzGrant Date: 01/23/2014, Expiration Date: 01/23/2024, Certifier: Mark RichardsonRegistrant: Tri-State Communications, 1030 5th Avenue, South Sioux City, NE 68776, Phone: (402) 494-5477, Fax: (402) 494-1420, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • .5 Mi. N. Of U.S. (Lat: 42.482222 Lon: -96.258639), Structure height: 291 m, Call Sign: WME993, Licensee ID: L00088900
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.980 MHzGrant Date: 09/17/1992, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021Registrant: Western Iowa Tech Community College, 4647 Stone Ave, Sioux City, IA 51106-1918

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • KSEZ-FM TRANSMITTER, 7559 Correctionville Road (Lat: 42.482222 Lon: -96.258611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 290 m, Overall height: 290.8 m, Call Sign: WPSR446
    Assigned Frequencies: 949.500 MHzGrant Date: 07/18/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Stephen G DavisRegistrant: Iheartmedia, 2625 South Memorial Drive, Suite A, Tulsa, OK 74129, Phone: (918) 664-4581, Fax: (918) 664-3066, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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  • 0.5 Mile West And 1 Mile South Of Lawton (Lat: 42.462194 Lon: -96.193333), Overall height: 90.9 m, Call Sign: KUS304
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.630 MHz, 454.575 MHzGrant Date: 06/03/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KA0OEH, Grant Date: 05/05/1997, Expiration Date: 05/05/2007, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2009, Registrant: Darold V Miller, 203 Pine Box 94, Lawton, IA 51030
  • Call Sign: KB0RVZ, Grant Date: 04/03/1995, Expiration Date: 04/03/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/04/2007, Registrant: Brooklyn R Swanger, 2460 130th St, Lawton, IA 51030
  • Call Sign: KC0GOL, Licensee ID: L00161020, Grant Date: 10/07/1999, Expiration Date: 10/07/2009, Cancellation Date: 10/08/2011, Certifier: Matthew R Jacobsma, Registrant: Matthew R Jacobsma, 207 Elm St, Lawton, IA 51030
  • Call Sign: KD0YRL, Licensee ID: L01833195, Grant Date: 12/30/2013, Expiration Date: 12/30/2023, Certifier: Rich L Gilster, Registrant: Rich L Gilster, 1934 Highway 20, Lawton, IA 51030
  • Call Sign: KE0FBG, Licensee ID: L01953984, Grant Date: 06/29/2015, Expiration Date: 06/29/2025, Certifier: James C Williams, Registrant: James C Williams, 1730 162nd St, Lawton, IA 51030
  • Call Sign: KE0FPH, Licensee ID: L01966772, Grant Date: 08/25/2015, Expiration Date: 08/25/2025, Certifier: Kenneth P Uhl, Registrant: Kenneth P Uhl, 2025 Highway 20, Lawton, IA 51030

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$54,070
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2003 2002

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0032.00

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Most common first names in Lawton, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1273.0 years
Mary1182.0 years
Robert970.8 years
John777.4 years
Betty675.1 years
Edna584.4 years
Anna587.8 years
Earl479.7 years
Albert479.5 years
Ruth485.7 years
Most common last names in Lawton, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Harrison1280.0 years
Eberly889.1 years
Grigg788.0 years
Christensen680.2 years
Wilson663.7 years
Mcnaughton683.5 years
Jones573.6 years
Zenor572.6 years
Robinson567.6 years
Hinrichs585.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (38%)

Lawton compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 3 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2017.