Lockhart, Texas

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Population in 2017: 13,788 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +18.7%
 
Males: 6,679  (48.4%)
Females: 7,109  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

36.5 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 78644.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,031 (it was $35,763 in 2000)
Lockhart:

$53,031
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,501 (it was $13,621 in 2000)

Lockhart city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $150,066 (it was $67,800 in 2000)
Lockhart:

$150,066
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $173,710; detached houses: $193,505; townhouses or other attached units: $210,126; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $174,400; mobile homes: $106,600; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $39,374

Median gross rent in 2017: $887.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lockhart: 91.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.4%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.5% for Black residents, 15.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.0% for American Indian residents, 12.7% for other race residents, 4.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lockhart, TX (2017)
    • 7,84756.5%Hispanic
    • 4,70233.9%White alone
    • 1,1828.5%Black alone
    • 810.6%Two or more races
    • 530.4%Asian alone
    • 170.1%American Indian alone
    • 90.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Lockhart detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 75 registered sex offenders living in Lockhart, Texas as of August 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lockhart is 182 to 1.


Crime rates in Lockhart by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(14.6)
4
(28.7)
7
(50.2)
8
(57.7)
1
(7.2)
4
(27.6)
7
(54.0)
9
(69.2)
7
(54.0)
3
(22.8)
4
(30.0)
7
(51.5)
3
(22.0)
1
(7.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(21.8)
6
(43.0)
2
(14.3)
7
(50.5)
3
(21.6)
5
(34.6)
3
(23.1)
8
(61.5)
5
(38.5)
7
(53.1)
1
(7.5)
6
(44.2)
5
(36.6)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
53
(385.6)
67
(480.3)
72
(516.3)
62
(447.0)
73
(525.5)
68
(470.0)
42
(323.9)
44
(338.1)
32
(246.7)
15
(113.8)
20
(149.8)
23
(169.2)
27
(197.6)
10
(71.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
73
(531.1)
92
(659.5)
103
(738.6)
75
(540.8)
99
(712.7)
68
(470.0)
57
(439.6)
101
(776.1)
91
(701.6)
75
(568.8)
104
(778.8)
79
(581.3)
34
(248.9)
44
(315.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
350
(2,546)
301
(2,158)
247
(1,771)
214
(1,543)
238
(1,713)
291
(2,011)
284
(2,191)
281
(2,159)
322
(2,482)
303
(2,298)
275
(2,059)
229
(1,685)
226
(1,654)
120
(860.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(101.9)
13
(93.2)
12
(86.0)
4
(28.8)
15
(108.0)
18
(124.4)
15
(115.7)
20
(153.7)
12
(92.5)
18
(136.5)
15
(112.3)
10
(73.6)
18
(131.8)
7
(50.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(21.5)
1
(7.2)
1
(7.2)
2
(14.4)
4
(27.6)
1
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.7)
1
(7.6)
1
(7.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)242.5271.8305.8252.6244.4249.8258.0294.4275.3199.5202.0202.3162.295.0

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City-data.com crime index in Lockhart, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 38 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.86
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: German (7.4%), American (5.3%), Irish (2.9%), English (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 526 feet

Land area: 11.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,226 people per square mile   (low).

Lockhart, Texas map

831 residents are foreign born (5.1% Latin America).

This city:

6.0%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,140 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,872 (2.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Austin, TX (29.3 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (58.4 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Uhland, TX (3.0 miles ),
Niederwald, TX (3.1 miles ),
Martindale, TX (3.2 miles ),
Mustang Ridge, TX (3.4 miles ),
Staples, TX (3.4 miles ),
Luling, TX (3.7 miles ),
Kyle, TX (3.8 miles ),
Redwood, TX (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 29.88 N, Longitude: 97.68 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Barbecue Capital of Texas

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,061 (-7.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,014 (34.8%)

Area code: 512

Distribution of median household income in Lockhart, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lockhart, TX in 2017

Lockhart satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 45 buildings, average cost: $74,600
  • 1998: 24 buildings, average cost: $75,800
  • 1999: 39 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 2000: 57 buildings, average cost: $49,600
  • 2001: 140 buildings, average cost: $82,900
  • 2002: 108 buildings, average cost: $91,300
  • 2003: 105 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 2004: 65 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2005: 56 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 2006: 29 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $99,900
  • 2008: 28 buildings, average cost: $89,400
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $123,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $97,400
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2014: 80 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2015: 43 buildings, average cost: $101,200
  • 2016: 105 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 2017: 31 buildings, average cost: $124,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Lockhart, TX residents
Average permit cost in Lockhart, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Lockhart, TX
Historical housing units in Lockhart, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +2,257 (+24.1%).
Most common industries in Lockhart, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (10.2%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.5%)
  • Public administration (8.1%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Public administration (12.6%)
  • Health care (12.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Lockhart, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Child care workers (3.4%)

Average climate in Lockhart, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lockhart-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 27% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.9 miles away from the Lockhart city center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused $15 million in damages.

On 12/1/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.0 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lockhart-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 341.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 78.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 284.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 70.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 70.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 363.2 miles away from Lockhart center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Caldwell County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 7, Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lockhart topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lockhart:

  • CENTURY HOUSE (1604 CENTURY OAKS)
  • LOCKHART COMMUNITY HOME (1501 SUNRISE TER DR)
  • LOCKHART HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 901 BOIS D ARC ST)
  • QUALITY PROVIDERS HOME CARE INC (110 EAST MARKET STREET SUITE B)
  • CHISOLM TRAIL NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (107 N MEDINA)
  • PARKVIEW NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1501 S MAIN ST)

Airports located in Lockhart:

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Amtrak station near Lockhart:

  • 16 miles: SAN MARCOS (LBJ DR. & COMAL ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lockhart:

  • Texas State University (about 16 miles; San Marcos, TX; Full-time enrollment: 29,202)
  • Saint Edward's University (about 25 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 4,308)
  • The University of Texas at Austin (about 29 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 45,500)
  • Austin Community College District (about 32 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 25,957)
  • Concordia University-Texas (about 39 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 2,192)
  • University of the Incarnate Word (about 56 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 6,875)
  • Trinity University (about 57 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,467)

Public high schools in Lockhart:

Private high school in Lockhart:

  • THE GOSPEL LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 32, Location: 2220 S COLORADO ST, Grades: PK-10)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lockhart:

  • LOCKHART J H (Students: 962, Location: 500 CITY LINE RD, Grades: 6-8)
  • BLUEBONNET EL (Students: 583, Location: 211 S MOCKINGBIRD LN, Grades: PK-5)
  • PLUM CREEK EL (Students: 441, Location: 710 FLORES ST, Grades: 1-5)
  • CLEAR FORK EL (Students: 409, Location: 1102 CLEAR FORK ST, Grades: 1-5)
  • NAVARRO EL (Location: 715 MEDINA ST, Grades: 1-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Lockhart:

  • LOCKHART MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 36, Location: 610 WESTWOOD RD, Grades: PK-2)
See full list of schools located in Lockhart

Library in Lockhart:

  • DR EUGENE CLARK LIBRARY (Operating income: $328,738; Location: 217 S MAIN ST; 42,300 books; 1,400 audio materials; 3,700 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 179 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lockhart: Caldwell County Courthouse Historic District (A), Caldwell County Museum (B), American Indian Horse Museum (C), Lockhart Fire Rescue Station 1 (D), Lockhart Fire / Rescue Station 2 (E), City of Lockhart Emergency Medical Services (F), Caldwell County Medical Assist Team (G), Golden Age Home (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lockhart include: Center Union Missionary Church (A), Saint Marks United Methodist Church (B), Emmanuel Episcopal Church (C), Church of Christ (D), Trinity Baptist Church (E), Saint Johns United Baptist Church (F), Mason Lone Oak Baptist Church (G), Brazos Street Baptist Church (H), First Apostolic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Guadalupe Cemetery (1), Hooks Cemetery (2), San Pablo Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Barth Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Lockhart: Lockhart City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Caldwell County Scrapbook (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 518 West Prairie Lea Street).

Hotels: Best Western-Plum Creek Inn (2001 South Colorado Street), Best Western Plum Creek Inn (2001 Highway 183 South).

Birthplace of: Robert Schwarz Strauss - Diplomat, Scott H. Biram - Blues, Billy Grabarkewitz - Baseball player, Willie Ellison - Football player.

Caldwell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.8 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

71.4%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.9%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Lockhart in 2010:

  • 1,000 people in state prisons
  • 171 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 151 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in Lockhart in 2000:

  • 995 people in state prisons
  • 277 people in nursing homes
  • 99 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 25 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Lockhart (2011 data):

  • Sage Capital Bank, National Association: Lockhart Branch at 501 Colorado, branch established on 1995/09/25. Info updated 2010/01/13: Bank assets: $286.7 mil, Deposits: $258.4 mil, headquarters in Gonzales, TX, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Anb Bancshares, Inc.
  • OMNIBANK, National Association: Lockhart Branch at Church And Market Streets, branch established on 1958/03/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $335.9 mil, Deposits: $302.2 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Bancshares, Inc.
  • First-Lockhart National Bank: at 111 Main Street, branch established on 1934/01/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $159.9 mil, Deposits: $142.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Lockhart Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Lockhart:

Marital status in Lockhart, TX
  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

For population 25 years and over in Lockhart:

  • High school or higher: 79.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.4
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lockhart
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lockhart, TX (based on Caldwell County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,94933
Catholic5,8943
Mainline Protestant2,78721
Black Protestant6394
Other272
None21,770-
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: 3
This county:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Caldwell County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Caldwell County:

5.46 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

5.19 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Caldwell County:

28.5%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.4%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.4%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.7%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lockhart:

20.9%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lockhart:

11.7%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lockhart:

34.0%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Lockhart:

54.2%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Lockhart:

80.5%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lockhart, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 25$103,210$49,5411$1,718
Police Protection - Officers 23$101,417$52,9130$0
Health 17$63,041$44,50012$10,016
Firefighters 14$53,028$45,4530$0
Electric Power 9$27,579$36,7720$0
Streets and Highways 7$16,935$29,0310$0
Local Libraries 5$12,316$29,5582$2,187
Parks and Recreation 5$10,243$24,5831$868
Water Supply 5$12,737$30,5690$0
Judicial and Legal 4$9,991$29,9730$0
Sewerage 4$8,806$26,4180$0
Solid Waste Management 3$6,302$25,2080$0
Other and Unallocable 3$11,751$47,0040$0
Fire - Other 1$5,323$63,8760$0
Police - Other 1$6,253$75,0360$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$2,081
Totals for Government 126$448,932$42,75521$16,870

Lockhart government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,016,000 ($73.69)
    Sewerage: $97,000 ($7.04)
    Regular Highways: $93,000 ($6.74)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $8,451,000 ($612.92)
    Water Utilities: $1,955,000 ($141.79)
    Police Protection: $1,938,000 ($140.56)
    Sewerage: $1,600,000 ($116.04)
    Health - Other: $1,566,000 ($113.58)
    General - Other: $1,455,000 ($105.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,164,000 ($84.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,113,000 ($80.72)
    Central Staff Services: $923,000 ($66.94)
    Regular Highways: $498,000 ($36.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $394,000 ($28.58)
    General Public Buildings: $393,000 ($28.50)
    Libraries: $343,000 ($24.88)
    Financial Administration: $237,000 ($17.19)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $200,000 ($14.51)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $192,000 ($13.93)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $89,000 ($6.45)
    Air Transportation: $62,000 ($4.50)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $75,000 ($5.44)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $551,000 ($39.96)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $369,000 ($26.76)
    Police Protection: $29,000 ($2.10)
    Water Utilities: $23,000 ($1.67)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,972,000 ($433.13)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $229,000 ($16.61)

Lockhart government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,033,000 ($147.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,298,000 ($94.14)
    Other: $1,231,000 ($89.28)
    Air Transportation: $70,000 ($5.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($1.16)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,000 ($0.29)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $129,000 ($9.36)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $39,000 ($2.83)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $534,000 ($38.73)
    Fines and Forfeits: $270,000 ($19.58)
    Interest Earnings: $22,000 ($1.60)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $10,637,000 ($771.47)
    Water Utilities: $3,298,000 ($239.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $417,000 ($30.24)
    Water Utilities: $34,000 ($2.47)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($0.15)
  • Tax - Property: $3,402,000 ($246.74)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,821,000 ($132.07)
    Other License: $307,000 ($22.27)
    Public Utilities Sales: $293,000 ($21.25)
    Other Selective Sales: $100,000 ($7.25)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($0.15)

Lockhart government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,720,000 ($1285.18)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,365,000 ($1186.90)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,355,000 ($98.27)

Lockhart government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,208,000 ($377.72)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,177,000 ($520.53)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $605,000 ($43.88)

9.76% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,312 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.76%
Texas average:

7.43%

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 Travis County, TX  2.79% ($40,237 average AGI)
from Hays County, TX  2.41% ($36,721)
from Guadalupe County, TX  0.52% ($39,176)


8.54% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,425 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.54%
Texas average:

7.26%

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 Hays County, TX  2.30% ($38,627 average AGI)
to Travis County, TX  1.57% ($34,382)
to Guadalupe County, TX  0.55% ($34,429)
Businesses in Lockhart, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1SONIC Drive-In1
Cricket Wireless1Subway1
Curves1T-Mobile1
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
Domino's Pizza1True Value1
FedEx2U-Haul1
Ford1UPS1
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1

Strongest AM radio stations in Lockhart:

  • KQQA (1530 AM; 10 kW; CREEDMOOR, TX; Owner: YELLOW ROSE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLBJ (590 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • WMOP (900 AM; 5 kW; OCALA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA SPORTSTALK, INC.)
  • KDRY (1100 AM; 11 kW; ALAMO HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: KDRY RADIO, INC.)
  • KJCE (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROLLINGWOOD, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY RADIO L.P.)
  • KVET (1300 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTSA (550 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF SAN ANTONIO)
  • KOKE (1600 AM; 5 kW; PFLUGERVILLE, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lockhart:

  • KEYI-FM (103.5 FM; SAN MARCOS, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • K203CC (88.5 FM; LOCKHART, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KVET-FM (98.1 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQQT (106.3 FM; GONZALES, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS RADIO, INC.)
  • KASE-FM (100.7 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAMX (94.7 FM; LULING, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY RADIO L.P.)
  • KKMJ-FM (95.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY RADIO L.P.)
  • KMFA (89.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION, INC)
  • K284AH (104.7 FM; MENDOZA, TX; Owner: MEDIA FOR THE HOLY FAMILY FOUNDATION)
  • KLBJ-FM (93.7 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KROX-FM (101.5 FM; BUDA, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KPEZ (102.3 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDHT (93.3 FM; CEDAR PARK, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • K203CX (88.1 FM; SAN MARCOS, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KFMK (105.9 FM; ROUND ROCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUT (90.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN)
  • K260AB (99.9 FM; LOCKHART, TX; Owner: GILBERT GARCIA)

TV broadcast stations around Lockhart:

  • KTXU-LP (Channel 38; SAN MARCOS, TX; Owner: GERALD G. BENAVIDES)
  • KTBC (Channel 7; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KTBC LICENSE, INC.)
  • KEYE-TV (Channel 42; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KTDF-LP (Channel 18; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: JOSEPH W. SHAFFER)
  • KVUE (Channel 24; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KVUE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KQUX-CA (Channel 11; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: LOUIS MARTINEZ FAMILY GROUP, LLC)
  • KLRU (Channel 18; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPITAL OF TEXAS PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • KXAN-TV (Channel 36; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • KNVA (Channel 54; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: 54 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBVO-CA (Channel 49; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • KRRT (Channel 35; KERRVILLE, TX; Owner: SAN ANTONIO (KRRT-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • K34FM (Channel 34; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KGBS-CA (Channel 65; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION AUSTIN, INC.)
  • KVDA (Channel 60; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KABB (Channel 29; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KABB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • K63AY (Channel 63; MULLIN, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KADF-LP (Channel 20; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: JOSEPH W. SHAFFER)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Lockhart fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 87Number of bridges
  • 1,588ft / 484mTotal length
  • $922,000Total costs
  • 668,024Total average daily traffic
  • 91,964Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,145,875Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lockhart, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 21930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 11980-1989
  • 101990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 582010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lockhart, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lockhart)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 115 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Lockhart, TX)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lockhart)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lockhart)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$120,05827$101,82637$99,1715$38,88811$71,7642$102,695
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$200,8005$81,4624$83,0581$16,1902$88,3851$80,290
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$145,6978$81,77825$101,9306$45,2434$76,4505$58,242
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$74,5333$80,11011$118,1001$16,1900$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$93,2401$221,9200$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9602.00 , 9603.00, 9604.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$121,648
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$92,590
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9602.00 , 9603.00, 9604.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lockhart, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lockhart, TX - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 59. The highest number of fire incidents - 79 took place in 2005, and the least - 29 in 2016. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Lockhart, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (48.4%), and Structure Fires (32.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lockhart, TX
    • 48648.4%Outside Fires
    • 32132.0%Structure Fires
    • 15615.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 414.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lockhart, TX
Most common first names in Lockhart, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6879.1 years
John6576.6 years
James6073.8 years
William5480.6 years
Robert4370.4 years
George4078.9 years
Joe3170.1 years
Henry2778.3 years
Charles2680.9 years
Dorothy2675.8 years
Most common last names in Lockhart, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5778.5 years
Williams4379.1 years
Ellison4180.2 years
Perez3668.3 years
Rodriguez3368.1 years
Alexander3278.9 years
Gonzales2771.7 years
Hernandez2677.7 years
Roberts2675.0 years
Johnson2378.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lockhart, TX
  • 53.7%Electricity
  • 43.6%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lockhart, TX
  • 69.7%Electricity
  • 27.9%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%No fuel used


Lockhart compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
There are 24 pilots and 14 other airmen in this city.
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