Lockport is a medium-sized city located in the state of New York. With a population of 20,305 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Lockport is the 78th largest community in New York. Lockport has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lockport is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lockport is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lockport who work in office and administrative support (16.04%), sales jobs (11.10%), and food service (6.88%).
The population of Lockport overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Lockport, 21.64% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Lockport in 2018 was $26,217, which is lower middle income relative to New York, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,868 for a family of four. However, Lockport contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Lockport is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lockport home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lockport residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lockport include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Lockport is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.