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Oklahoma

Lawton

Nearest city: Oklahoma City
Population: 89,304
Median household income: $47,988

Lawton is 90 miles from Oklahoma City in the southwest part of the state, and just north of the Fort Sill Army post. The area has 22,400 acres of wildlife habitat and many lakes that are good for fishing and boating.

Runners-up:
Midwest City
Broken Arrow

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