5 Cheap Apartments for rent in Lawton, OK

Last updated January 21 at 8:08pm UTC
4741 NW Motif Manor Blvd
Lawton
Lawton, OK
Updated January 3 at 1:46am UTC
1 Bedroom
$350
2205 NW Crosby
Lawton
Lawton, OK
Updated January 11 at 11:47am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$475
1608 NW 13th St
Lawton Heights
Lawton, OK
Updated January 20 at 2:22am UTC
1 Bedroom
$450
4741 NW Motif Manor Blvd
Lawton
Lawton, OK
Updated January 21 at 5:43pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$450
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January 2018 Lawton Rent Report

Welcome to the January 2018 Lawton Rent Report. Lawton rents declined over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Lawton rental market, including comparisons to similar cities nationwide.

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January 2018 Lawton Rent Report

Welcome to the January 2018 Lawton Rent Report. Lawton rents declined over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Lawton rental market, including comparisons to similar cities nationwide.

Lawton rents declined over the past month

Lawton rents have declined 0.8% over the past month, but have been relatively flat at 0.2% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Lawton stand at $500 for a one-bedroom apartment and $660 for a two-bedroom. This is the second straight month that the city has seen rent decreases after an increase in October. Lawton's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 0.1%, but trails the national average of 2.8%.

Lawton rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

Rent growth in Lawton has been relatively stable over the past year - some other large cities have seen more substantial increases. Lawton is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Lawton's median two-bedroom rent of $660 is below the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 2.8% over the past year compared to the stagnant growth in Lawton.
  • While rents in Lawton remained moderately stable this year, similar cities saw increases, including Phoenix (+3.8%), Seattle (+3.0%), and Dallas (+2.2%); note that median 2BR rents in these cities go for $1,020, $1,640, and $1,100 respectively.
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Lawton than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,010, which is more than four-and-a-half times the price in Lawton.

For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.

Methodology - Recent Updates:

Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.

Methodology:

Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

Read more about our methodology here.

About Rent Reports:

Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.