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Population (year 2000): 22,279. Estimated population in July 2005: 21,271 (-4.5% change)
Males: 10,660 (47.8%), Females: 11,619 (52.2%)

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Median resident age: 35.9 years
Median household income: $35,222 (year 2000)
Median house value: $69,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Lockport:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.9%)
  • Black (5.8%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (31.8%), Irish (23.0%), Italian (15.7%), English (14.4%), Polish (8.8%), United States (5.1%).

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Land area: 8.5 square miles

Lockport,

For population 25 years and over in Lockport

  • High school or higher: 81.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lockport city

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

2.5% Foreign born (1.0% Europe, 0.7% North America, 0.5% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -2,170 (-8.9%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NY Amherst, (15.2 miles pop. 116,510).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NY Buffalo, (21.3 miles pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (327.8 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: NY Lockport, (0.0 miles Lockport, NY (2.5 miles South NY (5.8 miles Rapids, NY (6.3 miles Pendleton, NY (8.0 miles Newfane, NY Gasport, (8.4 miles NY (9.3 miles Hartland,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 78 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 1998: 84 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 1999: 56 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2002: 97 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 2003: 109 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2004: 98 buildings, average cost: $128,500
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000

Latitude: 43.17 N, Longitude: 78.69 W

Area code: 716


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (21.1%), Educational,health and social services (20.5%), Retail trade (13.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -17 (-0.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,344 (33.8%)

Crime in Lockport (2004):
  • 1 murder (4.6 per 100,000)
  • 16 rapes (73.9 per 100,000)
  • 23 robberies (106.3 per 100,000)
  • 33 assaults (152.5 per 100,000)
  • 188 burglaries (868.7 per 100,000)
  • 804 thefts (3715.0 per 100,000)
  • 63 auto thefts (291.1 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 319.9 (higher means more crime, US average = 315.1)

Average climate in Lockport, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lockport,

Lockport-area historical tornado activity is below New York state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/19/1970, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 35.7 miles away from the Lockport city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/7/1961, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Joyce Carol Oates - (born 1938), author, novelist, William Gregory - astronaut.


Main business address for: FIRST NIAGARA FINANCIAL GROUP INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTIONS, NOT FEDERALLY CHARTERED).


Hospital/medical center in Lockport:
  • LOCKPORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (521 EAST AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Lockport:
  • INTER COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; NEWFANE, NY)
  • NIAGARA FALLS MEMORIAL MED CENTER (about 15 miles; NIAGARA FALLS, NY)
  • ST JOSEPH INTERCOMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; CHEEKTOWAGA, NY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lockport:
  • BUFFALO NIAGARA INTL (about 17 miles; BUFFALO, NY; ID: BUF)
  • NIAGARA FALLS INTL (about 18 miles; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; ID: IAG)
  • GREATER ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL (about 71 miles; ROCHESTER, NY; ID: ROC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lockport:
  • NORTH BUFFALO SUBURBAN (about 5 miles; LOCKPORT, NY; ID: 0G0)
  • CLARENCE AERODROME (about 8 miles; BUFFALO, NY; ID: D51)
  • HOLLANDS INTL FIELD (about 9 miles; NEWFANE, NY; ID: 85N)

Amtrak station near Lockport:
  • 19 miles: BUFFALO-DEPEW (DEPEW, 55 DICK RD.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lockport:
  • NIAGARA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; SANBORN, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,520)
  • ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 14 miles; WILLIAMSVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,464)
  • NIAGARA UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, NY; FT enrollment: 2,833)
  • CANISIUS COLLEGE (about 21 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 4,002)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT BUFFALO (about 22 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 9,287)
  • D'YOUVILLE COLLEGE (about 24 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 2,033)
  • ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 29 miles; ORCHARD PARK, NY; FT enrollment: 2,389)
Public high schools in Lockport:
  • LOCKPORT HS (Students: 1,804; Location: 250 LINCOLN AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • STARPOINT HS (Students: 899; Location: 4363 MAPLETON RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Lockport:
  • VICTORY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 251; Location: 120-140 MAIN STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Lockport:
  • STARPOINT MS (Students: 738; Location: 4363 MAPLETON RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • EMMET BELKNAP MS (Students: 696; Location: 491 HIGH ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • NORTH PARK MS (Students: 675; Location: 160 PASSAIC AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • STARPOINT IS (Students: 648; Location: 4363 MAPLETON RD; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • FRICANO PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 563; Location: 4363 MAPLETON RD; Grades: KG - 02)
  • GEORGE SOUTHARD ES (Students: 562; Location: 6385 LOCUST ST EXT; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CHARLES A. UPSON ES (Students: 500; Location: 28 HARDING AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • ROY KELLEY ES (Students: 355; Location: 610 12 E HIGH ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ANNA MERRITT ES (Students: 311; Location: 389 GREEN ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WASHINGTON HUNT SCHOOL (Students: 275; Location: 50 ROGERS AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Lockport:
  • DESALES CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 549; Location: 6914 CHESTNUT RDG RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST. PETER LUTHERAN SCHOOL (N. (Students: 112; Location: 4169 CHURCH RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • WYNDHAM LAWN CAMPUS SCHOOL (Students: 59; Location: 6395 OLD NIAGARA RD; Grades: 6 - 11)
  • CTR FOR EARLY CHLDHD EDUC (Students: 43; Location: 6700 LINCOLN AVE; Grades: PK - 2)
Library in Lockport:
  • LOCKPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,208,034; Location: 23 EAST AVENUE; 122,770 books; 5,889 audio materials; 6,353 video materials; 243 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Lockport: Lockport Plaza (A), Independent Order of Odd Fellows Home (B).

Churches in Lockport include: Calvary Church (A), Saint Patricks Church (B).

Cemeteries: Saint Patricks Cemetery (1), Saint Peters Cemetery (2), Glenwood Cemetery (3), Mount Calvary Cemetery (4).

Parks in Lockport include: Veterans Park (1), DeSales Athletic Field (2), Dolan Park (3), Altro Park (4), Outwater Memorial Park (5).


Lockport compared to New York state average:
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Lockport:
  • WLVL (1340 AM; 1 kW; LOCKPORT, NY; Owner: CULVER COMMUNICATIONS CORP., INC.)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTOR (770 AM; daytime; 9 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, NY; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBEN (930 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WXRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, NY; Owner: DOME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJJL (1440 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: M.J. PHILLIPS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNED (970 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY)
  • WHLD (1270 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUFO (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; AMHERST, NY)
  • WECK (1230 AM; 1 kW; CHEEKTOWAGA, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWWS (1400 AM; 1 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lockport:
  • WGRF (96.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W214BB (90.7 FM; LOCKPORT, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WTSS (102.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBFO (88.7 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WBLK (93.7 FM; DEPEW, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJYE (96.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYRK (106.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WEDG (103.3 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKSE (98.5 FM; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNED-FM (94.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/C ASSOC.)
  • WHTT-FM (104.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W284AP (104.7 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lockport:
  • WNED-TV (Channel 17; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NY PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOC.)
  • WNLO (Channel 23; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WUTV (Channel 29; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WUTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WGRZ-TV (Channel 2; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WKBW-TV (Channel 7; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WKBW-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBNF-CA (Channel 15; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNYO-TV (Channel 49; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: NEW YORK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WDTB-LP (Channel 39; HAMBURG, NY; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WIVB-TV (Channel 4; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFHW-LP (Channel 58; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITIZENS TELEVISION SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBXZ-LP (Channel 56; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

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