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Lawton, North Dakota
The Lawton Fire Department
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Location of Lawton, North Dakota
Location of Lawton, North Dakota
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Ramsey
Founded 1902
Area
 • Total 0.99 sq mi (2.56 km2)
 • Land 0.91 sq mi (2.36 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.20 km2)
Elevation
1,516 ft (462 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 30
 • Estimate 
(2019)
31
 • Density 33.99/sq mi (13.12/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58345
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-45300
GNIS feature ID 1029847

Lawton is a city in Ramsey County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 30 at the 2010 census. Lawton was founded in 1902.

Geography

Lawton is located at 48°18′11″N 98°21′53″W / 48.30306°N 98.36472°W / 48.30306; -98.36472 (48.302955, -98.364814).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.00 square mile (2.59 km2), of which, 0.92 square miles (2.38 km2) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 227
1930 233 2.6%
1940 210 −9.9%
1950 211 0.5%
1960 159 −24.6%
1970 123 −22.6%
1980 101 −17.9%
1990 63 −37.6%
2000 42 −33.3%
2010 30 −28.6%
2019 (est.) 31 3.3%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 30 people, 17 households, and 8 families residing in the city. The population density was 32.6 inhabitants per square mile (12.6/km2). There were 33 housing units at an average density of 35.9 per square mile (13.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 17 households, of which 11.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.1% were married couples living together, and 52.9% were non-families. 35.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.76 and the average family size was 2.13.

The median age in the city was 57 years. 6.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20% were from 25 to 44; 46.7% were from 45 to 64; and 20% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

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