Lockport, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 25,023 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +64.7%
Males: 12,147  (48.5%)
Females: 12,876  (51.5%)
Median resident age:  34.7 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60441.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $75,703 (it was $59,179 in 2000)
Lockport:

$75,703
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $32,020 (it was $24,939 in 2000)

Lockport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $200,779 (it was $148,300 in 2000)
Lockport:

$200,779
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $209,052; Detached houses: $227,066; Townhouses or other attached units: $168,408; In 2-unit structures: $127,613; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $100,062; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $147,132

Median gross rent in 2013: $870.

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  • Races in Lockport, IL (2010)

    Lockport races chart
    • 21,85488.0%White alone
    • 2,0258.2%Hispanic
    • 3291.3%Black alone
    • 3291.3%Asian alone
    • 2481.0%Two or more races
    • 310.1%American Indian alone
    • 170.07%Other race alone
    • 60.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lockport: 101.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (18.8%), Polish (17.1%), Irish (16.3%), Italian (6.9%), English (3.1%), United States (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/02/1890

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 7.08 square miles.

Population density: 3,532 people per square mile   (average).

Lockport,IL real estate house value index trend

Lockport, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Lockport:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lockport city:

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 56.1%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

1,586 residents are foreign born (3.7% Europe, 1.0% Latin America).

This city:

6.2%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Lockport, Illinois as of July 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lockport to the number of sex offenders is 864 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $5,689 (2.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,868 (2.6%)

Lockport satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Joliet, IL (5.0 miles , pop. 106,221).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (25.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fairmont, IL (1.4 miles ), Crest Hill, IL (1.9 miles ), Romeoville, IL (2.1 miles ), Ingalls Park, IL (2.2 miles ), Joliet, IL (2.2 miles ), Homer Glen, IL (2.4 miles ), Crystal Lawns, IL (2.4 miles ), Goodings Grove, IL (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 300 buildings, average cost: $214,100
  • 2007: 152 buildings, average cost: $263,100
  • 2008: 83 buildings, average cost: $255,200
  • 2009: 18 buildings, average cost: $206,000
  • 2010: 35 buildings, average cost: $233,800
  • 2011: 25 buildings, average cost: $343,000
  • 2012: 33 buildings, average cost: $328,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.59 N, Longitude: 88.05 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,594 (-26.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,637 (13.1%)

Area code: 815

Lockport household income distribution Lockport home values distribution

Property values in Lockport, IL


Crime rates in Lockport by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 15547
per 100,000 6.632.925.718.830.9
Robberies 866117
per 100,000 52.739.530.851.830.9
Assaults 1112121512
per 100,000 72.479.061.670.653.0
Burglaries 5359596629
per 100,000 348.9388.4303.1310.6128.1
Thefts 294302302249203
per 100,000 1,935.41,988.01,551.31,171.7897.0
Auto thefts 1324241215
per 100,000 85.6158.0123.356.566.3
Arson 12201
per 100,000 6.613.210.30.04.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 321.9) 152.5183.3143.0124.6100.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Lockport detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 44 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Illinois average:

2.76
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.1%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +5,445 (+55.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Lockport: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lockport, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lockport-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 60% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 5.5 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 F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lockport-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 217.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 191.6 miles away from Lockport center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 45.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 249.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 215.6 miles away from Lockport center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 207.3 miles away from the city 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 Will County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lockport topographic map

Birthplace of: Tom Haller - Baseball player and coach, Jake Christensen - Football player, Jim Donahue - Major League Baseball player, Nick Setta - Player of and football, Alando Tucker - College basketball player (Wisconsin Badgers), Kyle Higgins - Writer.

Hospitals and medical centers in Lockport:

  • SHADY OAKS WEST (16220 PARKER ROAD)
  • LOCKPORT DAVITA AT HOME (16626 W. 159TH STREET, STE. 703)
  • ELITE HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS (1000 SOUTH STATE ST, STE 301)

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.
  • 19 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lockport:

  • Lewis University (about 3 miles; Romeoville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,739)
  • University of St Francis (about 5 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 2,454)
  • Joliet Junior College (about 10 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 11,401)
  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 14 miles; Palos Hills, IL; FT enrollment: 12,008)
  • Benedictine University (about 14 miles; Lisle, IL; FT enrollment: 5,694)
  • North Central College (about 14 miles; Naperville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,860)
  • College of DuPage (about 18 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; FT enrollment: 18,910)

Public high school in Lockport:

Public elementary/middle schools in Lockport:

Private elementary/middle schools in Lockport:

  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 271; Location: 529 MADISON ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST DENNIS SCHOOL (Students: 238; Location: 1201 S WASHINGTON ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SANDBOX PRESCHOOL & CHILD CARE (Students: 188; Location: 12030 W 159TH ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • BOBBIE NOONANS CHILD CARE CENTER (Students: 104; Location: 947 E DIVISION ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CREST HILL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 33; Location: 21514 W DIVISION ST; Grades: KG - 9)
See full list of schools located in Lockport, map of school districts

Library in Lockport:

  • DES PLAINES VALLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $2,260,974; Location: 121 EAST EIGHTH STREET; 159,691 books; 12,161 audio materials; 5,150 video materials; 15 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 211 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Lockport: Broken Arrow Golf Course (A), Illinois and Michigan Canal Museum (B), Gladys Fox Museum (C), Gaylord Building (D), Lockport City Hall (E), Lockport Township Fire Protection District Station 1 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lockport include: Saint Dennis Roman Catholic Church (A), First United Methodist Church of Lockport (B), Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (C), Shepherd of the Hill Lutheran Church (D), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (E), Covenant Community Church (F), Church of Christ (G), Community Life Church (H), First Congregational Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Barnett Cemetery (1), Lockport Cemetery (2), Runyan Cemetery (3), Lockport Catholic Cemetery (4), Calvary Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fraction Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Lockport include: Morris Park (1), Dellwood Park (2), Legion Park (3), Lockport Historic District (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Will County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 97.6. This is worse than average.

City:

97.6
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.358. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.358
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 15.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.6
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.95. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.95
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0167. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0167
U.S.:

0.0147

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

SOUTHWEST DEVELOPMENT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Site Visit (enforcement) (JUN-16-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-16-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-27-2011)
NORTHWEST HOMER FIRE DEPT #1 (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-08-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-16-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-23-2010)
PATTY CAKES BAKERY (Address: 14929 S ARCHER , Population served: 25, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lockport that have no violations reported:

  • ST BERNARDS CHURCH (Population served: 1,600, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FIRST APOSTOLIC CHURCH (Population served: 730, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SIEGALS COTTONWOOD FARMS (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STRIKE N SPARE (Address: 811 N NORTHERN DR , Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LOCKPORT GOLF & RECREATION (Population served: 145, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HOMER CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH (Address: 14832 W 163RD ST , Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PAGODA HOUSE RESTAURANT (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROCCOS PUB (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HARRIS BANK (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.3%
(3.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.1% for Black residents, 3.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.5%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Lockport in 2010:

  • 77 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 16 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
4 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Lockport, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Lockport compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Banks with most branches in Lockport (2011 data):

  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Homer Township Branch at 14831 West 159th Street, branch established on 1998/03/14; 826 East Ninth Street Branch at 826 East Ninth Street, branch established on 1971/06/10. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • Woodforest National Bank: Lockport Walmart Branch at 16241 S Farrell Road, branch established on 2007/08/13. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • TCF National Bank: Jewel-Lockport Branch at 16625 W. 159th Street, branch established on 2002/09/18. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • Standard Bank and Trust Company: Lockport Branch at 16545 West 159th Street, branch established on 2005/08/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,140.2 mil, Deposits: $1,872.8 mil, headquarters in Hickory Hills, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices, Holding Company: Standard Bancshares, Inc.
  • Fifth Third Bank: Lockport Banking Center Branch at 16732 West 159th Street, branch established on 2005/10/11. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • GreenChoice Bank, fsb: South State Street Branch at 838 S State St, branch established on 2005/06/30. Info updated 2011/11/04: Bank assets: $65.6 mil, Deposits: $59.9 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Farrell & 159th Banking Center at 16057 South Farrell Road, branch established on 2007/08/29. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Lockport at 1103 East Ninth Street, branch established on 1988/05/23. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • First Midwest Bank: Lockport Branch at 800 South State Street, branch established on 1996/04/13. Info updated 2011/12/22: Bank assets: $7,848.0 mil, Deposits: $6,529.2 mil, headquarters in Itasca, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 100 total offices, Holding Company: First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lockport, Illinois:

  • Pleasant Hill Motel, 14556 Archer Ave, Lockport, IL 60441 , Phone: (815) 838-0373
  • Hotel President, 933 State St, Lockport, IL 60441 , Phone: (815) 838-1881
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lockport, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Illinois average:

12.4

Lockport travel time to work - commute Lockport mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (93%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Neighborhood in Lockport (Lockport, Illinois Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Lockport city (based on Will County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic212,25239
Evangelical Protestant46,404188
Mainline Protestant31,31373
Other12,57420
Black Protestant7,42616
Orthodox1,5366
None366,055-
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: 85
Will County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 32
Will County:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 122
Will County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 286
Here:

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Will County:

26.3%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.4%
State:

14.5%
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 3$14,362$57,4480$0
Other Government Administration 2$14,672$88,03211$6,044
Judicial and Legal 1$9,671$116,0521$315
Police Protection - Officers 37$277,022$89,8450$0
Police - Other 7$24,155$41,40915$7,066
Streets and Highways 10$54,298$65,1580$0
Sewerage 8$40,862$61,2932$3,109
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$19,769$59,3073$5,418
Water Supply 8$34,492$51,7383$4,207
Other and Unallocable 0$0 5$5,701
Totals for Government 80$489,303$73,39540$31,860

Lockport government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $1,676,000 ($66.98)
    Regular Highways: $910,000 ($36.37)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $3,360,000 ($134.28)
    Police Protection: $3,079,000 ($123.05)
    Sewerage: $2,435,000 ($97.31)
    General - Other: $2,309,000 ($92.28)
    Regular Highways: $1,206,000 ($48.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $671,000 ($26.82)
    General Public Buildings: $645,000 ($25.78)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $342,000 ($13.67)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $549,000 ($21.94)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,103,000 ($44.08)
    Parking Facilities: $510,000 ($20.38)
    Police Protection: $173,000 ($6.91)
    Regular Highways: $139,000 ($5.55)
    Central Staff: $15,000 ($0.60)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,660,000 ($146.27)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($0.08)

Lockport government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,644,000 ($105.66)
    All Other: $1,250,000 ($49.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $388,000 ($15.51)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $137,000 ($5.47)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,230,000 ($89.12)
    Interest Earnings: $503,000 ($20.10)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,891,000 ($155.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,273,000 ($90.84)
    Highways: $450,000 ($17.98)
    All Other: $241,000 ($9.63)
  • Tax - Property: $3,443,000 ($137.59)
    NEC: $258,000 ($10.31)

Lockport government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $38,000 ($1.52)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $9,350,000 ($373.66)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,615,000 ($104.50)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $8,760,000 ($350.08)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $29,000 ($1.16)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,205,000 ($128.08)
    Water Utilities: $9,000 ($0.36)

Lockport government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,692,000 ($67.62)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $11,010,000 ($440.00)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $975,000 ($38.96)

4.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,546 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($202 average AGI)
Will County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cook County, IL  2.09% ($47,918 average AGI)
from DuPage County, IL  0.84% ($51,756)
from Grundy County, IL  0.18% ($39,127)


5.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,984 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($498 average AGI)
Will County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  1.80% ($40,173 average AGI)
to DuPage County, IL  0.87% ($47,958)
to Grundy County, IL  0.20% ($42,112)

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)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WWHN (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JOLIET, IL; Owner: HAWKINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lockport:

  • WJTW (93.5 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLRA (88.1 FM; LOCKPORT, IL; Owner: LEWIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WLLI-FM (96.7 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WCSF (88.7 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: COLLEGE OF ST. FRANCIS)
  • WCCQ (98.3 FM; CREST HILL, IL; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF JOLIET, 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)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, 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)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WSPY-LP (Channel 30; PLANO, IL; Owner: WSPY-TV, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Lockport fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 164m538ftTotal length
  • $1,371,000Total costs
  • 127,525Total average daily traffic
  • 9,481Total average daily truck traffic
  • 170,996Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lockport, IL
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 143 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lockport)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lockport, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (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: 85 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lockport)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 25 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lockport)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED47$179,45245$189,669370$189,25310$73,7893$269,52310$129,4721$197,210
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$205,0603$226,27032$185,8680$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$141,5528$141,636102$194,9619$22,7360$04$117,7600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$177,0285$200,88444$193,9441$103,3600$01$145,9400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$143,9000$019$193,3530$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8805.02 , 8806.00, 8807.00, 8810.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$241,1877$237,434
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$253,2052$166,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$210,1533$262,400
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$345,0300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8805.02 , 8806.00, 8807.00, 8810.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 167
  • Hazardous Condition: 96
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Lockport

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lockport, IL
Businesses in Lockport, IL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Blockbuster1Quiznos1
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
CVS1Sprint Nextel1
Cold Stone Creamery1Starbucks2
DHL1Subway3
Dairy Queen1T-Mobile2
Dunkin Donuts1Taco Bell1
FedEx3U-Haul1
GameStop1U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block1UPS5
Jewel-Osco1Walgreens1
Jimmy John's1Walmart1
KFC1

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  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Primary, secondary, and special education school teachers: (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 (60441) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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