Lockport, Illinois Population 2024

26,011

Lockport is a city located in Will County Illinois. Lockport has a 2024 population of 26,011. Lockport is currently declining at a rate of -0.18% annually and its population has decreased by -0.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,161 in 2020.

The average household income in Lockport is $119,521 with a poverty rate of 6.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lockport is 38 years, 38.7 years for males, and 37.5 years for females.

Lockport Demographics

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

  • White: 89.15%
  • Two or more races: 6.38%
  • Other race: 1.5%
  • Asian: 1.49%
  • Black or African American: 1.48%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
11.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,285.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.57% (-150)
The current population of Lockport, Illinois is 26,011 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 26,161.

Lockport, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White23,28589.15%
Two or more races1,6666.38%
Other race3921.5%
Asian3901.49%
Black or African American3861.48%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lockport Population by Race

Lockport Population Pyramid 2024

Lockport Median Age

38

Total

38.7

Male

37.5

Female

Lockport Adults

There are 19,431 adults, (3,077 of whom are seniors) in Lockport.

Lockport Age Dependency

59.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lockport Sex Ratio

Female13,33151.04%
Male12,78848.96%

Lockport Population by Age

Lockport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,5072.7482.217.8
Married5,4513.3192.27.8
Non Family2,6651.2774.125.9
Female1,0183.457.642.4
Male3732.9762.237.8
showing: 5 rows

3.21

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

82.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lockport Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lockport Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lockport Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 80.44%.

Lockport Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$64,957

Average Earnings

$76,388

Average Male

$58,108

Average Female

Lockport Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lockport Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lockport Language

86.76% of Lockport residents speak only English, while 13.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.81% of the population.

Lockport Language

Lockport Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White21,8231,1175.12%
Hispanic2,59840915.74%
Multiple1,64726416.03%
Other38911429.31%
Black3417120.82%
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6.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.59%

Male Poverty Rate

8.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lockport

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lockport is Other, with 29.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lockport is White, with 5.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.3%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.4%.

Lockport Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.64%
High School11.28%
Some College5.04%
Bachelors or Greater1.18%
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Lockport Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed44.56%
Male Unemployed16.58%
Male Employed3.37%
Female Employed2.39%
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Lockport Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lockport Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lockport Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lockport Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lockport 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.

Lockport Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lockport Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

811

Number of Veterans

755

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

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Lockport Veterans by War

count

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Lockport Veterans by Age

count

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Lockport Veterans by Race

Lockport Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lockport Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73%

Labor Force Participation

69.6%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lockport Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lockport Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lockport 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

83.13%

Born in Lockport

92%

Native Born

8%

Foreign Born

3%

Non Citizen

5%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92% of Lockport residents were born in the United States, with 83.13% having been born in Illinois. 3% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lockport Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202925,776-47-0.18%
202825,823-47-0.18%
202725,870-47-0.18%
202625,917-47-0.18%
202525,964-47-0.18%
202426,011-47-0.18%
202326,058-47-0.18%
202226,105-47-0.18%
202126,152-9-0.03%
202026,1615152.01%
201925,6461620.64%
201825,4841180.47%
201725,3661740.69%
201625,192670.27%
201525,125490.2%
201425,07620.01%
201325,074
201225,074650.26%
201125,009900.36%
201024,9199,72864.04%
200015,1915,79061.59%
19909,4012312.52%
19809,170-815-8.16%
19709,9852,42532.08%
19607,5602,60552.57%
19504,9551,48042.59%
19403,475922.72%
19303,38369926.04%
19202,6841295.05%
19102,555-104-3.91%
19002,659
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Lockport Population by Year