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South Lockport, New York - Basic Facts

The South Lockport Census Designated Place had a population of 8,062 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for South Lockport is located at latitude 43.1374 and longitude -78.6828 in Niagara County. The formal boundaries for the South Lockport Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Niagara County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 633 feet.

The South Lockport Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390322) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The South Lockport Census Designated Place is located within Town of Lockport, a minor civil division (MCD) of Niagara County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with South Lockport population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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South Lockport, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,062
Population in Households 8,019
Population in Familes 6,090
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density1 1,411
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 3,565
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 2,113
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,856 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,481 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,084 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 291 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $73,479
Average Home Value $98,308


Median Household Income $43,586
Average Household Income $57,854
Per Capita Income $25,577
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.51% -0.4%
Households -0.33% -0.29%
Families -0.62% -0.47%
Median Household Income   -0.47%
Per Capita Income   1.22%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

South Lockport, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Lockport to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 230 81st
Population Density1 # 568 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 474 61st
Median Household Income # 991 17th
Per Capita Income # 814 32nd

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