Lawton is full of economic opportunity with the city's primary industries being manufacturing, retail trade and government work. The largest employer is Fort Sill, which has over 5,000 full-time employees. In the private sector, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company is one of the biggest employers with a workforce in the realm of 2,500 full-time workers. Other major employment entities include Lawton Public Schools, the City of Lawton, Cameron University and the Comanche County Memorial Hospital. Lawton is also home to two industrial parks. The first is in the southwestern region and the other is close to the Lawton-Fort Sill Regional Airport. Currently, the city is in the middle of a downtown revitalization project, which will redesign the Elmer Thomas Park and Central Mall areas.

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If you are looking for a bustling Midwestern town, Lawton Oklahoma fits the bill. The real estate market is booming right now and there are many residential homes available for sale. If you have a large or growing family, this is an ideal area because you can easily find a property with a yard and garage. Plus, multiple bedroom homes are very affordable. Of course, if you really want to build, there are a wealth of lots for you too choose from. In this town, you can have all the space you need.

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