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Lockport, New York - Basic Facts

The City of Lockport had a population of 20,812 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Lockport is located at latitude 43.1694 and longitude -78.6958 in Niagara County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lockport (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Niagara County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 614 feet.

The City of Lockport (GNIS ID: 979164) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lockport population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lockport: De-o-do-sote, Ta-ga-ote.

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Lockport, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 20,812
Daytime Population: Workers 13,814
Daytime Population: Residents 11,461
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 25,275
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.21
Population in Households 20,358
Population in Familes 14,835
Population in Group Qrtrs 454
Population Density2 2,478
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $39,983
Average Household Income $54,218
Per Capita Income $24,172


Total Housing Units 10,080 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,853 (48.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,180 (41.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,047 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $86,098
Average Home Value $110,736


Total Households 9,033
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 5,005
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.23% -0.27%
Households -0.18% -0.26%
Families -0.45% -0.42%
Median Household Income   -0.11%
Per Capita Income   1.87%

Lockport, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lockport to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 77 94th
Population Density # 346 71st
Diversity Index # 433 64th
Median Household Income # 1090 9th
Per Capita Income # 951 21st

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