South Lockport, New York Population 2024

8,462

South Lockport is a city located in Niagara County New York. South Lockport has a 2024 population of 8,462. South Lockport is currently growing at a rate of 0.36% annually and its population has increased by 1.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,344 in 2020.

The average household income in South Lockport is $71,652 with a poverty rate of 11.48%. The median age in South Lockport is 44.7 years: 44 years for males, and 45.2 years for females.

South Lockport Demographics

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

  • White: 86.75%
  • Two or more races: 5.55%
  • Black or African American: 3.62%
  • Other race: 2.48%
  • Asian: 1.34%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
6.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,365.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.41% (118)
The current population of South Lockport, New York is 8,462 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,344.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,29086.75%
Two or more races4665.55%
Black or African American3043.62%
Other race2082.48%
Asian1131.34%
Native American220.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

South Lockport Population by Race

South Lockport Population Pyramid 2024

South Lockport Median Age

44.7

Total

44

Male

45.2

Female

South Lockport Adults

There are 7,060 adults, (1,481 of whom are seniors) in South Lockport.

South Lockport Age Dependency

50.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Child Dependency Ratio

South Lockport Sex Ratio

Female4,23550.4%
Male4,16849.6%

South Lockport Population by Age

South Lockport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,9272.1265.734.3
Non Family1,8921.1859.340.7
Married1,4172.8688.411.6
Female4042.9637.962.1
Male2143.8725.774.3

2.89

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

65.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

South Lockport Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade3836.2%
Associates Degree95515.46%
Bachelors Degree88614.35%
Graduate Degree4907.93%
High School Graduate1,99932.37%
Less Than 9th Grade1201.94%
Some College1,34321.75%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

South Lockport Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Lockport Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White5,4234,9601,203
Black22921358
2+ Races20719198
Other Race1611530
Hispanic76760
Asian757517
Native American22220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 47.34%.

South Lockport Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$44,196$0$41,484
Graduate Degree$68,250$43,816$74,145
High School Graduate$33,454$34,601$31,203
Less Than 9th Grade$41,994$47,596$28,616
Overall$38,720$45,329$35,396
Some College$37,405$65,135$28,068

$38,720

Average Earnings

$45,329

Average Male

$35,396

Average Female

South Lockport Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Lockport Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

South Lockport Language

95.69% of South Lockport residents speak only English, while 4.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.09% of the population.

South Lockport Language

South Lockport Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,02574010.53%
Other20810148.56%
Asian1137465.49%
Hispanic3076019.54%
Black304165.26%
Multiple466163.43%

11.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.33%

Male Poverty Rate

13.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Lockport

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Lockport is Asian, with 65.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Lockport is Multiple, with 3.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.8%.

South Lockport Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.35%
High School19.78%
Some College6.22%
Bachelors or Greater2.25%

South Lockport Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed59.52%
Male Unemployed20.64%
Female Employed5.49%
Male Employed3.54%

South Lockport Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Lockport Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$81,545$98,397
Households$48,274$71,652
Married Families$102,721$-999,999,999
Non Families$36,646$41,109

mean

median

Income by Household Type

South Lockport Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.0%

Female Marriage Rate

South Lockport Married by Age and Sex

male

female

South 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 45-54.

South Lockport Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

South Lockport Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

860

Number of Veterans

743

Male Veterans

117

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War275
Vietnam268
Second Gulf War181
Korea43
World War II29

South Lockport Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54274
75+235
65 to 74166
55 to 64139
18 to 3446

South Lockport Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White72211.59%
2+ Races6920.97%
Black4318.78%
Asian1722.67%
Other Race95.59%
Hispanic67.89%

South Lockport Veterans by Race

South Lockport Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Lockport Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

South Lockport Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

South Lockport Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

South 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

82.2%

Born in South Lockport

95.83%

Native Born

4.17%

Foreign Born

2.09%

Non Citizen

2.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.83% of South Lockport residents were born in the United States, with 82.2% having been born in New York. 2.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

South Lockport Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20248,462300.36%
20238,432290.35%
20228,403-77-0.91%
20218,4801361.63%
20208,3441,27818.09%
20197,066-249-3.4%
20187,315-339-4.43%
20177,654-26-0.34%
20167,680-108-1.39%
20157,788-467-5.66%
20148,255-21-0.25%
20138,276400.49%
20128,236-184-2.19%
20118,420961.15%
20108,32400%

South Lockport Population by Year