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Population (year 2000): 15,191. Estimated population in July 2005: 22,161 (+45.9% change)
Males: 7,471 (49.2%), Females: 7,720 (50.8%)

Will County

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Median resident age: 33.4 years
Median household income: $59,179 (year 2000)
Median house value: $149,700 (year 2000)

Lockport, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Lockport:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.7%)
  • Hispanic (4.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Black (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (30.2%), Irish (23.9%), Polish (20.0%), Italian (15.8%), English (7.6%), Swedish (4.5%).

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Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 7.1 square miles

Lockport,

For population 25 years and over in Lockport

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 33.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lockport city

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 62.1%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

3.9% Foreign born (2.1% Europe, 1.0% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +5,445 (+55.9%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Joliet, (5.7 miles www.ZipRealty.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (30.7 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL (2.1 miles Fairmont, Hill, IL (4.5 miles Crest Park, IL (4.8 miles Ingalls IL (5.2 miles Romeoville, IL Joliet, (5.7 miles Heights, IL (6.6 miles Preston IL Lemont, (6.8 miles IL (7.3 miles Rockdale,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 273 buildings, average cost: $99,400
  • 1997: 214 buildings, average cost: $101,200
  • 1998: 207 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 1999: 357 buildings, average cost: $111,200
  • 2000: 425 buildings, average cost: $106,900
  • 2001: 382 buildings, average cost: $123,400
  • 2002: 426 buildings, average cost: $140,200
  • 2003: 433 buildings, average cost: $150,700
  • 2004: 427 buildings, average cost: $165,600
  • 2005: 563 buildings, average cost: $207,800

Latitude: 41.59 N, Longitude: 88.05 W

Area code: 815


Lockport, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.3%), Manufacturing (13.4%), Retail trade (11.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,481 (-16.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,267 (16.3%)


 

Crime in Lockport by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 5 2 5 1
    per 100,000 32.9 13.2 32.9 6.6
Robberies 8 8 6 8
    per 100,000 52.7 52.7 39.5 52.7
Assaults 17 20 12 11
    per 100,000 111.9 131.7 79.0 72.4
Burglaries 45 49 59 53
    per 100,000 296.2 322.6 388.4 348.9
Thefts 339 314 302 294
    per 100,000 2231.6 2067.0 1988.0 1935.4
Auto thefts 17 15 24 13
    per 100,000 111.9 98.7 158.0 85.6
170.3 160.6 160.2 141.6


Average climate in Lockport, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lockport,

Lockport-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the Lockport city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Alando Tucker - College basketball player (Wisconsin Badgers).


Hospitals/medical centers near Lockport:
  • SILVER CROSS HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; JOLIET, IL)
  • PROVENA ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; JOLIET, IL)
  • ROCK CREEK CENTER,THE (about 8 miles; LEMONT, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lockport:
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 25 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 28 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 45 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lockport:
  • LEWIS UNIVERSITY (about 3 miles; CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE, IL; ID: LOT)
  • CLOW INTL (about 9 miles; BOLINGBROOK, IL; ID: 1C5)
  • JOLIET REGIONAL (about 10 miles; JOLIET, IL; ID: JOT)

Amtrak stations near Lockport:
  • 5 miles: JOLIET (50 E. JEFFERSON ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: NAPERVILLE (E. 4TH & ELLSWORTH AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1 $4,129 $49,548 1 $1,459
Other and Unallocable 2 $5,435 $32,610 0 $0
Water Supply 7 $18,883 $32,370 2 $2,245
Sewerage 7 $17,322 $29,694 1 $1,957
Streets and Highways 9 $30,440 $40,586 9 $5,825
Police Protection - Officers 28 $124,498 $53,356 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $5,477 $65,724 0 $0
Police - Other 4 $10,543 $31,629 16 $10,612
Other Government Administration 10 $38,079 $45,694 12 $7,324
Totals for Government 69 $254,807 $44,314 41 $29,422


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lockport:
  • LEWIS UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; ROMEOVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,974)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST FRANCIS (about 6 miles; JOLIET, IL; FT enrollment: 2,361)
  • JOLIET JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 11 miles; JOLIET, IL; FT enrollment: 6,075)
  • NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 14 miles; NAPERVILLE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,088)
  • BENEDICTINE UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; LISLE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; PALOS HILLS, IL; FT enrollment: 7,610)
  • WHEATON COLLEGE (about 20 miles; WHEATON, IL; FT enrollment: 2,684)
Public high school in Lockport:
  • LOCKPORT TOWNSHIP HIGH SCH EAST (Students: 3,297; Location: 1333 E 7TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Lockport:
  • OAK PRAIRIE JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 665; Location: 15161 S GOUGAR RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WILLIAM J BUTLER SCHOOL (Students: 606; Location: 1900 FARRELL RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WALSH ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 469; Location: 514 N MACGREGOR RD; Grades: PK - 01)
  • REED ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 467; Location: 14939 W 143RD STREET; Grades: 02 - 03)
  • KELVIN GROVE JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 460; Location: 808 ADAMS ST; Grades: 04 - 08)
  • LUDWIG ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 454; Location: 710 N STATE ST; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • LUTHER J SCHILLING SCHOOL NORTH (Students: 431; Location: 16025 CEDAR RD; Grades: KG - 02)
  • GOODINGS GROVE SCHOOL (Students: 431; Location: 12914 W 143RD ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • FAIRMONT SCHOOL (Students: 332; Location: 735 GREEN GARDEN PL; Grades: PK - 08)
  • LUTHER J SCHILLING SCHOOL SOUTH (Students: 325; Location: 16025 CEDAR RD; Grades: 03 - 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Lockport:
  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 280; Location: 529 MADISON STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST DENNIS SCHOOL (Students: 246; Location: 1201 S WASHINGTON STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SANDBOX PS - CHILD CARE (Students: 205; Location: 12030 WEST 159TH STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
  • BOBBIE NOONANS CHILD CARE (Students: 91; Location: 947 EAST DIVISION; Grades: PK - KG)
  • JOLIET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 9; Location: 21514 WEST DIVISION; Grades: 3 - 8)
Libraries in Lockport:
  • HOMER TWP. P.L.D. (Operating income: $1,177,370; Location: 14320 WEST 151ST STREET; 96,243 books; 4,507 audio materials; 865 video materials; 180 serial subscriptions)
  • DES PLAINES VALLEY P.L.D. (Operating income: $1,174,216; Location: 121 E 8TH STREET; 148,210 books; 9,328 audio materials; 4,161 video materials; 470 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Lockport: Broken Arrow Golf Course (A), Gaylord Building (B), Lockport City Hall (C), Illinois and Michigan Canal Museum (D), Gladys Fox Museum (E).

Churches in Lockport include: Shepherd of the Hill Lutheran Church (A), Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (B), Saint Joseph's Catholic Church (C), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (D), First Congregational Church (E), First United Methodist Church of Lockport (F), Covenant Community Church (G), Community Life Church (H).

Cemeteries: Barnett Cemetery (1), Calvary Cemetery (2), Runyan Cemetery (3), Lockport Cemetery (4), Lockport Catholic Cemetery (5).

Parks in Lockport include: Morris Park (1), Legion Park (2), Dellwood Park (3), Lockport Historic District (4).

Post office: (A).  


Lockport compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Lockport:
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAGG (610 AM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WJOL (1340 AM; 1 kW; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WWHN (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JOLIET, IL; Owner: HAWKINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lockport:
  • WJTW (93.5 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLLI-FM (96.7 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLRA (88.1 FM; LOCKPORT, IL; Owner: LEWIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WCSF (88.7 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: COLLEGE OF ST. FRANCIS)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCQ (98.3 FM; CREST HILL, IL; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF JOLIET, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Lockport:
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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