Lockhart, Texas Population 2023

14,883

Lockhart is a city located in Caldwell County Texas. It is also the county seat of Caldwell County. With a 2023 population of 14,883, it is the 205th largest city in Texas and the 3002nd largest city in the United States.Lockhart is currently growing at a rate of 1.14% annually and its population has increased by 3.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,379 in 2020. Spanning over 16 miles, Lockhart has a population density of 953 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lockhart is $69,739 with a poverty rate of 13.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lockhart is 39.8 years, 39.7 years for males, and 39.9 years for females.

Lockhart Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lockhart was:

  • White: 81.15%
  • Other race: 5.61%
  • Black or African American: 5.33%
  • Two or more races: 4.45%
  • Asian: 2.95%
  • Native American: 0.52%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lockhart, Texas is 14,883 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,379.

Lockhart, Texas Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Other race

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lockhart Population by Race

Lockhart Population Pyramid 2023

Lockhart Median Age

39.8

Total

39.7

Male

39.9

Female

Lockhart Adults

There are 10,869 adults, (2,284 of whom are seniors) in Lockhart.

Lockhart Age Dependency

60.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lockhart Sex Ratio

Female7,67355.67%
Male6,10944.33%

Lockhart Population by Age

Lockhart Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.41

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

60.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lockhart Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lockhart Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lockhart Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 88.46%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 28.85%.

Lockhart Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$35,913

Average Earnings

$41,419

Average Male

$31,162

Average Female

Lockhart Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lockhart Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lockhart Language

65.84% of Lockhart residents speak only English, while 34.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 31.49% of the population.

Lockhart Language

Lockhart Poverty by Race

rate

13.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.15%

Male Poverty Rate

14.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lockhart

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lockhart is Black, with 26.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lockhart is Multiple, with 2.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.52%.

Lockhart Poverty

Lockhart Poverty Rate by Education

Lockhart Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lockhart Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lockhart Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

44.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lockhart Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lockhart Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lockhart Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lockhart Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

809

Number of Veterans

790

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

Lockhart Veterans by War

Lockhart Veterans by Age

count

Lockhart Veterans by Race

Lockhart Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lockhart Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Lockhart Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lockhart Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lockhart Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

71.38%

Born in Lockhart

88.90%

Native Born

6.95%

Foreign Born

3.92%

Non Citizen

3.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.90% of Lockhart residents were born in the United States, with 71.38% having been born in Texas. 3.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lockhart Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Lockhart Population by Year