Comanche County, Oklahoma
Comanche County: County in Oklahoma, United States
Comanche County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of the 2010 census, the population was 124,098 and a population density of 44 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 121,099 inhabitants. Its county seat is Lawton. The county was created 122 years ago in 1900.
Comanche County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of the 2010 census, the population was 124,098, making it the fourth-most populous county in Oklahoma. Its county seat is Lawton. The county was created in 1901 as part of Oklahoma Territory. It was named for the Comanche tribal nation.
Comanche County has historically been one of the most important locations for paleontological research in North America because it preserves a rich fossil record dating back to the Permian Period (about 250 million years ago).
Comanche County contains two institutions of higher learning: Southeastern University, located in Lawton, and Southwestern Christian University (SWCU), located in Bethany. SWCU is associated with the Churches of Christ; its main campus is located just north of Bethany on the west side of US Highway 81 near Interstate 44 and at its intersection with State Highway 15. There are also a number of private schools located within or near Comanche County's borders including Faith Academy (a private Christian school), Grace Christian School (a private Christian school), Temple Baptist Academy (a private Baptist school), Lawton Christian Academy (a private Christian school), Blessed Hope Christian Schools .
The median age in Comanche County was 34 years old. For every 100 females there were 99 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96 males age 18 and over.
The median income for a household in Comanche County was $40,161, and the median income for a family was $49,622. Males had a median income of $34,562 versus $25,490 for females. The per capita income for Comanche County was $20,756. About 10% of families and 14% of the population were below poverty level including 20% under age 18 and 9%
Quick Facts about Comanche County
|Population :||121,099 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Oklahoma (United States)|
|Different from :||Comanche County, Comanche County|
|Twitter username :||comancheok|
|Area :||2807 km2|
|Water as percent of area :||1.3%|
|Land as percent of area :||98.7%|
|Altitude :||1,270 feet / 387 meters|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1901|
|Time Zone :||UTC−06:00|
|Local time :||11:58:50 (8th February 2023)|
|Density :||43 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||-2.48% (2010-2020)|
Comanche County map
The largest city of Comanche County is Lawton with a population of 93,164. Other cities include, Elgin population 3,236, Cache population 2,824, Geronimo population 1,225 and Fletcher population 1,140. See all Comanche County cities & populated places.
Comanche County Populated Places
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Comanche County.
|Lawton||93,164||City in Oklahoma|
|Elgin||3,236||City in Comanche County, Oklahoma, United States|
|Cache||2,824||City in Oklahoma|
|Geronimo||1,225||Human settlement in Comanche County, Oklahoma, United States of America|
|Fletcher||1,140||Human settlement in Comanche County, Oklahoma, United States of America|
|Sterling||777||Town in Comanche County, Oklahoma, United States|
|Medicine Park||461||Town in Comanche County Oklahoma|
|Chattanooga||458||Town in Comanche County Oklahoma|
|Indiahoma||328||Human settlement in Comanche County, Oklahoma, United States of America|
|Faxon||130||Human settlement in Comanche County, Oklahoma, United States of America|
Comanche County has 6 neighbours.
According to census records, the population of Comanche County decreased by 2.48% in 10 years.
People born in Comanche County (1)
Comanche educator Dorothy Sunrise Lorentino was born in Comanche County
Other places with the same name (3)
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