Lockhart, Alabama

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Population in 2019: 504 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.0%
 
Males: 268  (53.3%)
Females: 236  (46.7%)
Median resident age:

49.1 years
Alabama median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 36455.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $32,265 (it was $23,281 in 2000)
Lockhart:

$32,265
AL:

$51,734

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,075 (it was $14,338 in 2000)

Lockhart town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $76,514 (it was $31,600 in 2000)
Lockhart:

$76,514
AL:

$154,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $89,668; detached houses: $100,437; mobile homes: $37,709

Median gross rent in 2019: $568.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lockhart: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 19.3%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.3% for Black residents, 29.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Lockhart, Alabama as of September 19, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lockhart is 138 to 1.


Crime rates in Lockhart by year

Type

2006

2008

2009

2010

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(183.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(371.7)
1
(184.5)
1
(191.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(1,149)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(182.8)
3
(550.5)
4
(743.5)
0
(0.0)
10
(1,916)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(183.5)
1
(185.9)
1
(184.5)
1
(191.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index7.391.7119.051.7210.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Lockhart, AL

Crime rate in Lockhart detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
Alabama average:

2.39
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Ancestries: American (45.1%), English (6.9%), Irish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 287 feet

Land area: 1.09 square miles.

Population density: 464 people per square mile   (low).

Lockhart, Alabama map

6 residents are foreign born (2.1% Europe).

This town:

2.1%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $206 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $210 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gulf Breeze-Harold, FL (50.8 miles , pop. 54,412).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (93.5 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (545.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Florala, AL (1.2 miles ),
Paxton, FL (1.8 miles ),
Laurel Hill, FL (2.7 miles ),
Paxton-Darlington, FL (3.6 miles ),
Onycha, AL (3.9 miles ),
Falco, AL (3.9 miles ),
Horn Hill, AL (4.0 miles ),
Libertyville, AL (4.2 miles)

Latitude: 31.01 N, Longitude: 86.35 W

Distribution of median household income in Lockhart, AL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lockhart, AL in 2019
Lockhart satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.0%
Alabama:

4.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +76 (+16.1%).
Most common industries in Lockhart, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (18.3%)
  • Public administration (12.5%)
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.7%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (13.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.2%)
  • Public administration (10.3%)
  • Truck transportation (4.7%)
  • Food (3.7%)
  • Lumber & other construction materials merchant wholesalers (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (33.7%)
  • Public administration (14.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.0%)
  • Educational services (4.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Lockhart, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (9.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.2%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (4.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (11.2%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (9.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Electricians (5.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (16.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (14.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11.9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)

Average climate in Lockhart, Alabama

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Tornado activity:

Lockhart-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 42% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.5 miles away from the Lockhart town center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused $250 million in damages.

On 12/10/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.8 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lockhart-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 55.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 173.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 244.5 miles away from Lockhart center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 146.5 miles away from Lockhart center
On 9/3/2020 at 15:07:53, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.8 miles away from Lockhart center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 206.5 miles away from Lockhart center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Covington County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 10, Hurricanes: 10, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 5, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lockhart topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lockhart:

  • Northwest Florida State College (about 34 miles; Niceville, FL; Full-time enrollment: 5,052)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 37 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 57 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 3,611)
  • Troy University (about 60 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 16,148)
  • The University of West Florida (about 61 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 10,240)
  • Pensacola State College (about 63 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 8,740)
  • Gulf Coast State College (about 69 miles; Panama City, FL; FT enrollment: 4,474)

Public elementary/middle school in Lockhart:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lockhart: Lockhart Florala Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Lockhart Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Covington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lockhart and their reported violations in the past:

LOCKHART WATER WORKS (Population served: 720, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

66.3%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.8%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Lockhart:

Marital status in Lockhart, AL
  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 16.9%

For population 25 years and over in Lockhart:

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 16.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 63.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Alabama average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lockhart, AL (based on Covington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,052103
Mainline Protestant2,09313
Black Protestant6776
Catholic2911
Other2733
None14,379-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Covington County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Covington County:

7.04 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
This county:

6.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.8%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.6%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Covington County:

5.7%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.0%
Alabama:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lockhart:

42.8%
Alabama:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Lockhart:

29.4
Alabama:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lockhart:

18.3%
Alabama:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lockhart:

11.3%
Alabama:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

30.7%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

55.1%
Alabama:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.5%
Alabama:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lockhart, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 3$7,927$31,7088$1,760
Sewerage 1$3,454$41,4480$0
Water Supply 1$2,303$27,6360$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$1,825
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,134
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 4$3,273
Totals for Government 5$13,684$32,84216$7,991

Lockhart government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $380,000 ($753.97)
    Police Protection: $186,000 ($369.05)
    General - Other: $90,000 ($178.57)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($27.78)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($11.90)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($1.98)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $77,000 ($152.78)

Lockhart government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $72,000 ($142.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $5,000 ($9.92)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($3.97)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $48,000 ($95.24)
    Electric Utilities: $16,000 ($31.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $354,000 ($702.38)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $63,000 ($125.00)
    Property: $22,000 ($43.65)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $7,000 ($13.89)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $5,000 ($9.92)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $5,000 ($9.92)
    Public Utility License: $3,000 ($5.95)
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000 ($1.98)

Lockhart government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $98,000 ($194.44)

4.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,403 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.20%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Coffee County, AL  0.46% ($31,754 average AGI)
from Okaloosa County, FL  0.36% ($26,911)
from Crenshaw County, AL  0.20% ($44,400)


4.68% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,935 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.68%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Coffee County, AL  0.55% ($34,074 average AGI)
to Crenshaw County, AL  0.28% ($30,514)
to Okaloosa County, FL  0.25% ($27,516)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lockhart:

  • WKWL (1230 AM; 1 kW; FLORALA, AL; Owner: FLORALA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJSB (1050 AM; 5 kW; CRESTVIEW, FL; Owner: CRESTVIEW BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGTX (1280 AM; 5 kW; DE FUNIAK SPRINGS, FL)
  • WOPP (1290 AM; 3 kW; OPP, AL; Owner: E. & R BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WAMI (860 AM; 1 kW; OPP, AL; Owner: THE OPP BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNVY (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CANTONMENT, FL; Owner: 1090-AM INC.)
  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WTKN (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALEVILLE, AL; Owner: JOSEPH A. ADAMS, SR.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lockhart:

  • WTKE (98.1 FM; HOLT, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRJM-FM (93.7 FM; GENEVA, AL; Owner: STAGE DOOR DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WDJR (96.9 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZNS (96.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKMX (106.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: WKMX, INC.)
  • WAAZ-FM (104.7 FM; CRESTVIEW, FL; Owner: CRESTVIEW BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTKX-FM (101.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKSM (99.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZTZ (101.1 FM; ELBA, AL; Owner: ELBA RADIO COMPANY)
  • WTJT (90.1 FM; BAKER, FL; Owner: OKALOOSA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WAMI-FM (102.3 FM; OPP, AL; Owner: THE OPP BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W218AO (91.5 FM; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Lockhart:

  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WDIQ (Channel 2; DOZIER, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W19BV (Channel 19; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: LOFLIN CHILDREN'S TRUST - FOUR)
  • W36BQ (Channel 36; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: LOFLIN CHILDREN'S TRUST - FOUR)
  • W40BE (Channel 40; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: DAVID M. LOFLIN)
  • W49BM (Channel 49; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: DAVID M. LOFLIN)
  • W57CC (Channel 57; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: LOFLIN CHILDREN'S TRUST - FOUR)
  • W59CQ (Channel 59; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: LOFLIN CHILDREN'S TRUST - FOUR)
  • W65CW (Channel 65; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: DAVID M. LOFLIN)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 10.9mTotal length
  • $3,659,000Total costs
  • 9,380Total average daily traffic
  • 1,315Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,350Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • (Florala Site) Water Tank In City Limits (Lat: 31.011944 Lon: -86.347778), Type: Tank, Structure height: 39.9 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: KNKQ378
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 09/04/2013, Expiration Date: 10/01/2023, Certifier: John T Scott IiiRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Water Tank In City Limits (Lat: 31.011944 Lon: -86.347778), Type: 45.7, Overall height: 39.9 m, Registrant: Lockhart, Town Of, 216 Lockh-art, Phone: (334) 858-6744

Most common first names in Lockhart, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James873.4 years
William774.3 years
John568.8 years
Thomas574.4 years
Mary575.2 years
George583.4 years
Charles469.5 years
Willie480.0 years
Jessie479.0 years
Albert369.7 years
Most common last names in Lockhart, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis777.4 years
Barnes686.0 years
Cobb681.0 years
Bass577.4 years
Brooks565.4 years
Robinson574.8 years
Chaney478.7 years
Thompson465.7 years
Mcleod479.5 years
Henderson483.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lockhart, AL
  • 89.9%Electricity
  • 10.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lockhart, AL
  • 67.5%Electricity
  • 20.0%Wood
  • 12.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Lockhart compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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