Lockhart, Texas Population 2021

14,811
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Lockhart is a city located in Caldwell County Texas. It is also the county seat of Caldwell County. With a 2020 population of 14,811, it is the 190th largest city in Texas and the 2335th largest city in the United States . Lockhart is currently growing at a rate of 2.34% annually and its population has increased by 16.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,698 in 2010. Lockhart reached it's highest population of 14,811 in 2021. Spanning over 16 miles, Lockhart has a population density of 949 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lockhart is $69,739 with a poverty rate of 14.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $977 per month, and the median house value is $141,000. The median age in Lockhart is 39.4 years, 38.6 years for males, and 40.3 years for females.

Lockhart Demographics

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

  • White: 79.29%
  • Other race: 8.25%
  • Black or African American: 7.60%
  • Asian: 2.92%
  • Two or more races: 1.05%
  • Native American: 0.89%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lockhart, Texas is 14,811 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,794.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,698.

Lockhart, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,82479.29%
Some Other Race1,1268.25%
Black or African American1,0377.60%
Asian3992.92%
Two or More Races1441.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native1220.89%
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Lockhart Population by Race

Lockhart Population Pyramid $2021

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Lockhart Median Age

39.4


Total

38.6


Male

40.3


Female

Lockhart Adults

There are 10,725 adults, (2,103 of whom are seniors) in Lockhart.

Lockhart Age Dependency

58.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lockhart Sex Ratio

Female

7,400

54.20%

Male

6,252

45.80%

Lockhart Population by Age

Lockhart Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lockhart Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.2%27.8%
All60.6%39.4%
Non Family50%50%
Female49.7%50.3%
Male38.9%61.1%

60.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lockhart Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,2752.8160.6
Married2,1393.6872.2
Non Family1,3591.1950
Female6023.5649.7
Male1752.2938.9

3.44

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

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Lockhart Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7577.74%
9th to 12th Grade1,23912.67%
High School Graduate3,90539.92%
Some College2,04020.86%
Associates Degree3493.57%
Bachelors Degree1,07110.95%
Graduate Degree4204.29%
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Lockhart Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lockhart Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic4,7923,402455
White3,9183,5201,005
Black8436402
Other Race83061855
Asian159135
Native American888813
2+ Races838316

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.65%.

Lockhart Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,143$42,886$28,149
Less Than 9th Grade$32,267$32,893$20,294
High School Graduate$29,035$38,410$21,994
Some College$37,281$44,808$29,301
Bachelors Degree$48,611$49,299$47,702
Graduate Degree$53,459$60,605$51,111

$36,143

Average Earnings

$42,886

Average Male

$28,149

Average Female

Lockhart Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lockhart Language by Age

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Lockhart Language

65.23% of Lockhart residents speak only English, while 34.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 32.44% of the population.

Lockhart Language

Lockhart Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic6,7041,23218.38%
White4,3113848.91%
Black69714921.38%
Other1,05010610.10%
Multiple1181210.17%
Native12254.10%

14.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.13%

Male Poverty Rate

17.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lockhart

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lockhart is Black, with 21.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lockhart is Native, with 4.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.75%.

Lockhart Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.14%
High School14.53%
Some College11.22%
Bachelors or Greater6.35%

Lockhart Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed10.47%
Female Employed8.60%
Male Employed2.01%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Lockhart Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lockhart Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,644$69,739
Families$63,484$78,024
Married Families$77,445-
Non Families$32,416$42,228
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Income by Household Type

Lockhart Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

39.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lockhart Married by Age and Sex

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Lockhart Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lockhart Marital Status by Race

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Lockhart Marital Status

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615

Number of Veterans

556

Male Veterans

59

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam258
Second Gulf War142
First Gulf War121
World War II32
Korea31

Lockhart Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74218
75+132
35 to 54113
18 to 3485
55 to 6467

Lockhart Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5376.23%
Hispanic2053.76%
Other Race384.21%
Black283.25%
2+ Races1213.64%

Lockhart Veterans by Race

Lockhart Veterans by Education

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3.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lockhart Veterans by Education

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52.8%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Lockhart Employment by Age

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Lockhart Employment by Race

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Lockhart Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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75.84%

Born in Lockhart

92.48%

Native Born

7.52%

Foreign Born

4.63%

Non Citizen

2.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.48% of Lockhart residents were born in the United States, with 75.84% having been born in Texas. 4.63% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202114,8113392.34%
202014,4723392.40%
201914,1333392.46%
201813,794750.55%
201713,7193592.69%
201613,360850.64%
201513,2751731.32%
201413,1021250.96%
201312,9771321.03%
201212,845370.29%
201112,808620.49%
201012,7461,1310.93%
200011,6152,4102.35%
19909,2051,2521.47%
19807,9531,4642.06%
19706,4894050.65%
19606,0845110.88%
19505,5735551.05%
19405,0186511.40%
19304,3676361.59%
19203,7317862.39%
19102,9450.00%

Lockhart Population by Year