Lockport, New York Population 2020

20,444
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Lockport is a city located in New York. With a 2020 population of 20,444, it is the 41st largest city in New York and the 1814th largest city in the United States. Lockport is currently growing at a rate of 0.02% annually but its population has decreased by -3.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,165 in 2010. Lockport reached it's highest population of 26,443 in 1960. Spanning over 8 miles, Lockport has a population density of 2,434 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lockport is $58,356 with a poverty rate of 16.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $690 per month, and the median house value is $90,100. The median age in Lockport is 38.7 years, 36.9 years for males, and 40.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.1 males.

Lockport Demographics

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

  • White: 86.08%
  • Black or African American: 7.79%
  • Two or more races: 3.70%
  • Asian: 1.29%
  • Other race: 0.80%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of Lockport, New York is 20,444, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,434.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 21,165.

Lockport, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,71586.08%
Black or African American1,6047.79%
Two or More Races7623.70%
Asian2661.29%
Some Other Race1650.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native570.28%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.05%
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Lockport Population Pyramid 2020

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Lockport Median Age

38.7


Total

36.9


Male

40.1


Female

Lockport Adults

There are 16,079 adults, (3,084 of whom are seniors) in Lockport.

Lockport Age Dependency

58.4

Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lockport Sex Ratio

Female

10,603

51.52%

Male

9,977

48.48%

Lockport Households and Families

Lockport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lockport Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.7%18.3%
All55.3%44.7%
Non Family42.6%57.4%
Female37%63%
Male29.4%70.6%

55.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,8792.2955.3
Non Family3,9371.2342.6
Married3,2353.0481.7
Female1,1943.1837
Male5133.5829.4

3.01

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

8.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Lockport Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3992.77%
9th to 12th Grade1,2168.45%
High School Graduate4,20629.24%
Some College3,27022.74%
Associates Degree2,32016.13%
Bachelors Degree1,82912.72%
Graduate Degree1,1437.95%
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Lockport Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,75011,5612,677
Black85060670
Hispanic45734667
Asian208158131
Multiple Races11910840
Other Race10779
Native American433210
Islander11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 90.76%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.98%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,272$41,510$30,010
Less Than High School$25,170$31,683$12,476
High School Grad$30,900$40,916$24,250
Some College$35,204$41,228$30,680
Bachelors Degree$39,123$42,500$32,948
Graduate Degree$63,523$67,250$62,883

$35,272

Average Earnings

$41,510

Average Male

$30,010

Average Female

Lockport Language

Lockport Language by Age

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Lockport Language

95.43% of Lockport residents speak only English, while 4.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.36% of the population.

Lockport Poverty

Lockport Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,7962,42314.43%
Black1,58941526.12%
Hispanic83728033.45%
Multiple74915620.83%
Other1588654.43%
Asian259207.72%
Native571119.30%
Islander1111100.00%

16.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.00%

Male Poverty Rate

18.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lockport

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lockport is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lockport is Asian, with 7.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.90%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.26%
High School17.31%
Some College14.75%
Bachelors or Greater3.98%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed52.78%
Female Unemployed37.99%
Female Employed9.46%
Male Employed3.93%

Lockport Income

Lockport Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,911$58,356
Families$61,575$73,041
Married Families$75,599-
Non Families$27,135$36,777
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Lockport Marital Status

Lockport Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.6%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lockport Married by Age and Sex

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Lockport 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 55-64.

Lockport Marital Status by Race

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Lockport Veterans

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1,378

Number of Veterans

1,320

Male Veterans

58

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam616
First Gulf War330
Second Gulf War133
Korea77
World War II42
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74394
55 to 64357
35 to 54316
75+199
18 to 34112
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3019.11%
Black494.38%
Asian199.13%
Hispanic91.52%
2 or More93.49%

Lockport Veterans by Education

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9.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lockport Employment Status

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63.8%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

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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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83.54%

Born in New York

96.71%

Native Born

3.29%

Foreign Born

1.15%

Non Citizen

2.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.71% of Lockport residents were born in the United States, with 83.54% having been born in New York. 1.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202020,44450.02%
201920,43950.02%
201820,434-95-0.46%
201720,52950.02%
201620,524-102-0.49%
201520,626-140-0.67%
201420,766-131-0.63%
201320,897-67-0.32%
201220,964-82-0.39%
201121,046-113-0.53%
201021,159-1,120-0.51%
200022,279-2,147-0.92%
199024,426-418-0.17%
198024,844-555-0.22%
197025,399-1,044-0.40%
196026,4431,3100.51%
195025,1337540.31%
194024,3791,2190.51%
193023,1601,8520.84%
192021,3083,3381.72%
191017,9701,3890.81%
190016,5815430.33%
189016,0382,5161.72%
188013,5221,0960.85%
187012,4261,5551.35%
186010,8710.00%