Lockport, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Lockport, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Lockport had a population of 25,807 as of July 1, 2018. Lockport ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lockport is located at latitude 41.5897 and longitude -88.0291 in Will County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lockport (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Will County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 594 feet.

The City of Lockport (GNIS ID: 2395740) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Lockport is located within Township of Lockport, a minor civil division (MCD) of Will County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lockport: Runyontown, Yankee Settlement.

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Lockport, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 25,807
Population in Households 25,766
Population in Familes 22,240
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density2 2,268
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $84,182
Average Household Income $99,647
Per Capita Income $36,092


Total Housing Units 9,524 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,701 (80.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,510 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 313 ( 3.3%)
Median Home Value $233,311
Average Home Value $255,110


Total Households 9,211
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 6,665
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.45% 0.78%
Households 0.46% 0.83%
Families 0.27% 0.7%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Lockport, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lockport to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 88 94th
Population Density # 212 85th
Diversity Index # 364 73rd
Median Household Income # 149 89th
Per Capita Income # 219 84th

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