MI

National Population : 333,590,059
Michigan State Population : 10,348,199

About Lawton, MI

Lawton, MI is located in Van Buren County in the state of Michigan.

The total City Population for Lawton is about 1,805 with about 302 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 7,101.

The Average Home Value is $135,500.00, which is roughly 4% lower than the Average Home Value of $141,234.00 for the state of Michigan, and roughly 28% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $53,270.00, which is roughly 4% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $55,265.00 for the state of Michigan, and roughly 7% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Lawton is about 4.9%.

Michigan is ranked #29 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 38.48 out of 100.

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Voting

Van Buren County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 22.18% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 55.27%
Democratic: 43.01%
Libertarian: 1.29%
Green: 0.23%
Other: 0.2%


Nearby Locations

Mattawan, MI (6.38 mi.)
Paw Paw, MI (6.56 mi.)
Decatur, MI (8.43 mi.)
Schoolcraft, MI (8.69 mi.)
Marcellus, MI (9.19 mi.)
Lawrence, MI (11.85 mi.)
Portage, MI (12.86 mi.)
Kalamazoo, MI (14.84 mi.)
Gobles, MI (14.92 mi.)
Three Rivers, MI (16.62 mi.)
Bloomingdale, MI (16.92 mi.)
Vandalia, MI (17.13 mi.)
Vicksburg, MI (17.14 mi.)
Hartford, MI (17.25 mi.)
Dowagiac, MI (17.45 mi.)
Bangor, MI (17.83 mi.)
Jones, MI (18.49 mi.)
Cassopolis, MI (18.63 mi.)
Grand Jct, MI (19.26 mi.)
Grand Junction, MI (19.26 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 49065
Latitude : 42.134995
Longitude : -85.842368
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 948 ft.
Area Code(s) : 269

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.63
Male Population Estimate : 46.09%
Female Population Estimate : 47.73%
Median Age : 41.0
Male Median Age : 39.5
Female Median Age : 42.5

White Population Estimate : 89.02%
Black Population Estimate : 1.44%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 6.93%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.61%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.11%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.07%
Other Population Estimate : 3.53%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Lawton specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Van Buren County: About 2 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Van Buren County: About 348 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Van Buren County is about 42% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 17% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.