Lockport, Louisiana

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Lockport, Louisiana

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High Points

Lockport strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Louisiana):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Lockport Affordability of Property Taxes
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 18% Lockport Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 19% Lockport People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 19% Lockport Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Lockport, Louisiana

Comparing Lockport to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Louisiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 8 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 3
Racial Diversity 6 1
Well-Paid Single Women 5 9
Senior Citizens 4 6
Age of the Population 4 8
Well-Paid Single Men 3 7
Male Share of the Population 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 6
Portion of People Married 7 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 5 9
People in Middle Class or Better 4 9
College Educated Adults 4 5
People Above Poverty 2 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Short Commute Times 4 5
Working at Home 4 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 7
Affordability of Rents 6 3
Housing Recently Built 6 3
People Living Alone 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Lockport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles SW of Kenner, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 35 miles SW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Lafourche
Metro Area Houma
Standard Zip Codes 70374
Phone Area Codes 985
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 29.645
Longitude -90.539

Lockport Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station PARADIS 7 S
Distance 11.4 miles
Jan Temp 43 to 64 F
Apr Temp 58 to 78 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 58 to 81 F
Annual Precip 65.7 inches
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 63 F
Apr Temp 58 to 78 F
Jul Temp 73 to 91 F
Oct Temp 58 to 81 F
Annual Precip 68.9 inches
Distance 30.7 miles
Jan Temp 45 to 63 F
Apr Temp 60 to 79 F
Jul Temp 75 to 92 F
Oct Temp 62 to 81 F
Annual Precip 63.7 inches
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Lockport Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,624 100%
Male 1,228 46.8%
Female 1,396 53.2%
Under 18 678 25.8%
18+ 1,946 74.2%
65+ 366 13.9%
Median Age 35.9
Average Family Size 3.06
White 2,512 95.7%
African-American 27 1%
Asian 11 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 43 1.6%
Other 16 0.6%
Mixed Race 15 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 31 1.2%

Estimated Lockport Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,596
Growth -28
Growth % -1.1%

Lockport Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
French (except Basque) 28.9%
US/American 20%
French Canadian 15.4%
Acadian/Cajun 13.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.9%
German 3%
Italian 2.2%
Irish 1.5%
English 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Serbian 0.7%
Lebanese 0.6%
European 0.5%
Canadian 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
Portuguese 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Scottish 0.2%
Dutch 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lockport 2,624 $40,288
Golden Meadow 2,193 $36,944
Houma 32,393 $40,679
Thibodaux 14,431 $36,551
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