Lockport, Louisiana

Submit your own pictures of this town and show them to the world

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2019: 2,404 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.4%
 
Males: 1,098  (45.7%)
Females: 1,306  (54.3%)
Median resident age:

37.1 years
Louisiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 70374.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,531 (it was $34,688 in 2000)
Lockport:

$48,531
LA:

$51,073

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $20,495 (it was $15,769 in 2000)

Lockport town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $104,917 (it was $58,800 in 2000)
Lockport:

$104,917
LA:

$172,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $118,103; detached houses: $130,578; townhouses or other attached units: $136,771; mobile homes: $49,028

Median gross rent in 2019: $728.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lockport: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 19.0%
(19.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.1% for Black residents, 18.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 80.0% for American Indian residents, 23.9% for two or more races residents)
Settings
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2020 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Lockport, LA (2019)
    • 2,39186.2%White alone
    • 2228.0%Hispanic
    • 923.3%Two or more races
    • 441.6%Black alone
    • 100.4%American Indian alone
    • 50.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Lockport, Louisiana as of May 28, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lockport is 106 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Louisiana average:

3.79
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.
Lockport, LA forum
Recent posts about Lockport, Louisiana on our local forum with over 2,200,000 registered users. Lockport is mentioned 32 times on our forum:
Hurricane Ida  (30 replies)
Creole or Cajun???  (65 replies)
Move to Lockport  (2 replies)
houma vs. lake charles oilfield work  (49 replies)
What is Lockport like?  (11 replies)
Gustav news here  (152 replies)

Latest news from Lockport, LA collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: French Canadian (23.8%), French (21.0%), American (16.8%), English (4.2%), Cajun (1.7%), German (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 8 feet

Land area: 0.62 square miles.

Population density: 3,867 people per square mile   (average).

Lockport, Louisiana map

76 residents are foreign born (2.7% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

This town:

2.7%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $201 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $156 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kenner, LA (30.8 miles , pop. 70,517).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (36.8 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (291.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Lockport Heights, LA (0.8 miles ),
Mathews, LA (1.7 miles ),
Raceland, LA (2.6 miles ),
Bourg, LA (2.7 miles ),
Bayou Blue, LA (2.8 miles ),
Presquille, LA (2.9 miles ),
Larose, LA (3.3 miles ),
Houma, LA (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 29.64 N, Longitude: 90.54 W

Area code: 985

Distribution of median household income in Lockport, LA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lockport, LA in 2019
Lockport satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $29,600
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $54,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Lockport, LA residents
Average permit cost in Lockport, LA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.9%
Louisiana:

8.1%
Historical population in Lockport, LA
Historical housing units in Lockport, LA

Population change in the 1990s: +144 (+5.8%).
Most common industries in Lockport, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (16.5%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (25.3%)
  • Construction (12.3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.3%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Health care (4.1%)
  • Truck transportation (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.8%)
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Lockport, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (3.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (6.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Electricians (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.3%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.4%)

Average climate in Lockport, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lockport, Louisiana average temperatures Lockport, Louisiana average precipitation Lockport, Louisiana humidity Lockport, Louisiana wind speed Lockport, Louisiana snowfall Lockport, Louisiana sunshine Lockport, Louisiana clear and cloudy days

Lockport, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 55.0. This is better than average.

City:

55.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.18. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.18
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

Lockport-area historical tornado activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 4% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the Lockport town center killed 22 people and injured 165 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/6/1983, a category F4 tornado 29.6 miles away from the town center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lockport-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 334.8 miles away from the city center
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 220.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/6/2018 at 16:47:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 166.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 121.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 276.9 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 324.3 miles away from Lockport 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 Lafourche Parish (35) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 18, Floods: 8, Tropical Storms: 7, Storms: 6, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lockport topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lockport:

  • STEVENS HOME (910 JUSTIN ST)
  • BROADWAY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CTR (THE) (7534 HIGHWAY 1)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Lockport:

  • OCHSNER HOME HEALTH OF RACELAND (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; RACELAND, LA)
  • OCHSNER ST ANNE GENERAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 5 miles away; RACELAND, LA)
  • RACELAND DIALYSIS CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; RACELAND, LA)
  • BAYOU OAKS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; HOUMA, LA)
  • DIXIE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 11 miles away; HOUMA, LA)
  • DAVITA - HOUMA (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; HOUMA, LA)
  • LEONARD J CHABERT MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; HOUMA, LA)

Amtrak station near Lockport:

  • 18 miles: SCHRIEVER (SCHRIVER, S. RTE. 20 & RTE. 24) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lockport:

  • Nicholls State University (about 19 miles; Thibodaux, LA; Full-time enrollment: 5,997)
  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 33 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 33 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 11,089)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 35 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Delgado Community College (about 36 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)
  • University of New Orleans (about 39 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,201)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 61 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lockport:

Private elementary/middle school in Lockport:

  • HOLY SAVIOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 206, Location: 201 CHURCH ST, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Lockport

Points of interest:

Click to draw/clear town borders

Notable locations in Lockport: Lockport Sewer Plant (A), Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office - Communications Office (B), Bayou LaFourche Folklife and Heritage Museum (C), Lafourche Parish Library Lockport Branch (D), Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office - Criminal Operations Center (E), Lockport Volunteer Fire Department Central Station (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lockport include: Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (A), Holy Savior Catholic Church (B), Victory Life Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Bayou Lafourche Folk Life & Heritage Museum (110 Main Street).

Hotels: Lockport Motel (725 Crescent Avenue), Economy Inn (5656 North Highway 1).

Court: Lafourche Parish Clerk Of Court (710 Church Street).

Birthplace of: Jefferson J. DeBlanc - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Michel Claudet - Real estate businessman.

Lafourche Parish 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 Lockport and their reported violations in the past:

LAFOURCHE WATER DISTRICT 1 (Population served: 78,760, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-04-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-04-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-15-2006)
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

67.7%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

9.2%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
4 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
8 people in religious group quarters in 2000
6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Lockport (2011 data):

  • South Lafourche Bank & Trust Company: North Larose Office at 10960 Ushwy 1, branch established on 2007/06/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $157.5 mil, Deposits: $133.6 mil, headquarters in Larose, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Lafourche Bancshares, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Lockport Branch at 610 Crescent Avenue, branch established on 1931/09/24. 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.
  • Capital One, National Association: Lockport Branch at 400 Crescent Avenue, branch established on 1975/01/02. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Community Bank: Lockport Branch at Highway 1 And Ethyl Street, branch established on 1988/11/28. Info updated 2010/06/21: Bank assets: $396.1 mil, Deposits: $347.8 mil, headquarters in Raceland, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancorp Of Louisiana, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Lockport:

Marital status in Lockport, LA
  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 42.3%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

For population 25 years and over in Lockport:

  • High school or higher: 70.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Louisiana average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Lockport
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lockport, LA (based on Lafourche Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic55,45019
Evangelical Protestant6,15234
Mainline Protestant1,5899
Black Protestant5304
Other1405
None32,457-
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: 17
Lafourche Parish:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Lafourche Parish:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Here:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
Lafourche Parish:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
This county:

4.85 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.4%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.4%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

24.9%
Louisiana:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.9%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.6%
Louisiana:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.3%
State:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.5%
Louisiana:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.4%
Louisiana:

34.5%

General health condition:
Lockport:

54.4%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.0%
Louisiana:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lockport, LA 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
Police Protection - Officers 6$23,238$46,4764$1,517
Streets and Highways 2$6,960$41,7600$0
Judicial and Legal 1$1,610$19,3200$0
Sewerage 1$3,448$41,3760$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$596
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$3,370
Financial Administration 0$0 2$7,463
Police - Other 0$0 1$128
Totals for Government 10$35,256$42,30715$13,074

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $437,000 ($181.78)
    Sewerage: $200,000 ($83.19)
    General - Other: $110,000 ($45.76)
    Natural Resources - Other: $53,000 ($22.05)
    Financial Administration: $30,000 ($12.48)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000 ($6.24)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($4.16)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($2.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($0.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.42)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $450,000 ($187.19)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $268,000 ($111.48)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $268,000 ($111.48)
    Highways: $19,000 ($7.90)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $66,000 ($27.45)
    Sale of Property: $19,000 ($7.90)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($1.25)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.42)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $350,000 ($145.59)
    Property: $80,000 ($33.28)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000 ($1.66)
    Amusements License: $1,000 ($0.42)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.42)

Lockport government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,000,000 ($1663.89)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,000,000 ($1663.89)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,000,000 ($831.95)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000,000 ($831.95)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,000,000 ($831.95)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000,000 ($831.95)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $2,000,000 ($831.95)
    End of Fiscal Year: $2,000,000 ($831.95)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,000,000 ($831.95)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $800,000 ($332.78)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,000,000 ($1663.89)

4.98% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,939 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

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 Terrebonne Parish, LA  2.33% ($52,773 average AGI)
from Jefferson Parish, LA  0.25% ($37,153)
from Assumption Parish, LA  0.24% ($43,181)


5.48% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,471 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

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 Terrebonne Parish, LA  2.08% ($42,053 average AGI)
to Jefferson Parish, LA  0.32% ($39,083)
to Assumption Parish, LA  0.21% ($35,620)

Businesses in Lockport, LA

  • FedEx: 1
  • Ford: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Lockport:

  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KTIB (640 AM; 5 kW; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: LA TERR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • KLEB (1600 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN MEADOW, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • KJIN (1490 AM; 1 kW; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lockport:

  • KCIL (107.5 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • KLRZ (100.3 FM; LAROSE, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • WTIX-FM (94.3 FM; GALLIANO, LA; Owner: FLEUR DE LIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • KXOR-FM (106.3 FM; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • KTLN (90.5 FM; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: BD OF SV OF LSU & AGRIC. & MECH COLL)
  • WYLD-FM (98.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQUE-FM (93.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLMG (101.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZB (97.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTKL (95.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNOE-FM (101.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNO-FM (99.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWNO (89.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & A & M COLLEGE)
  • WKZN (105.3 FM; KENNER, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBZZ-FM (96.7 FM; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • WPRF (94.9 FM; RESERVE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Lockport:

  • KFOL-CA (Channel 30; HOUMA, LA; Owner: FOLSE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • WLPN-LP (Channel 61; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GLENN R. & KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYES-TV (Channel 12; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GREATER NEW ORLEANS ED TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXN-CA (Channel 10; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WGNO (Channel 26; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WNOL-TV (Channel 38; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EMMIS TELEIVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K66FW (Channel 14; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDSU (Channel 6; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: NEW ORLEANS HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KNOV-LP (Channel 57; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Lockport: Jefferson Joseph Deblanc.

Lockport fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Lockport fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 108ft / 32.6mTotal length
  • $3,970,000Total costs
  • 47,390Total average daily traffic
  • 3,338Total average daily truck traffic
  • 77,835Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lockport)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

66 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 612 Ethyl St (Lat: 29.640778 Lon: -90.542861), Call Sign: KNDF949,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.4400 MHz, Grant Date: 11/17/1997, Expiration Date: 02/19/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/12/2002, Registrant: Lockport, Town Of, 710 Church St, Lockport, LA 70374, Phone: (504) 532-8676
  • Valentine Field 5 Mi Se (Lat: 29.625778 Lon: -90.488417), Call Sign: KCR757, Licensee ID: L00008706,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.9400 MHz, Grant Date: 08/12/1998, Expiration Date: 08/12/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/27/2003, Certifier: Marc Coventry, Registrant: Chevron Usa Inc, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • 6236 Hwy 308 (Lat: 29.649667 Lon: -90.501472), Type: Building, Structure height: 11 m, Call Sign: WQDF643,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.085 MHz, Grant Date: 08/12/2005, Expiration Date: 02/08/2006, Cancellation Date: 04/15/2006, Certifier: Chris L Boudreaux, Registrant: Lao 20521703, 102 E Middle St, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 337-9630, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:
  • Lat: 29.631139 Lon: -90.507222, Call Sign: WQET805,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.545 MHz, 159.810 MHz, Grant Date: 01/20/2016, Expiration Date: 04/12/2026, Certifier: Dirk Barrios, Registrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Fax: (317) 564-8335, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lockport)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2620G, N2620G, N-2620G, Serial Number: 51920, Certificate Issue Date: 03/15/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Hugh F Caffery, 129 Valentine Dr, Lockport, LA 70374
  • Aircraft: LEARJET INC 31A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 10, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: ALLIEDSIGN TFE 731 SER (3500 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 331US, N331US, N-331US, Serial Number: 196, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 02/29/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 05/11/2017
    Registrant (Co-Owned): LLC Stranco, Po Box 128, Lockport, LA 70374, Other Owners: In The Sky LLC Up

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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 ORIGINATED1$154,6302$115,4356$98,3422$31,3101$81,6001$28,780
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$114,2100$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$45,7754$80,2251$40,7201$27,4001$77,620
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$143,9100$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$83,1300$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0217.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$91,860
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$103,650
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0217.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lockport, LA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lockport, LA - 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 fires per year is 12. The highest number of fire incidents - 48 took place in 2018, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Lockport, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (49.7%), and Structure Fires (34.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lockport, LA
    • 9949.7%Outside Fires
    • 6834.2%Structure Fires
    • 168.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 168.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lockport, LA
Most common first names in Lockport, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph3571.7 years
John2274.3 years
Marie2278.5 years
Louis1875.8 years
Sidney1775.6 years
Emile1473.9 years
Edmond1379.8 years
Roy1372.6 years
Lawrence1371.9 years
Henry1368.7 years
Most common last names in Lockport, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Leblanc5679.9 years
Adams49113.4 years
Hebert3873.3 years
Orgeron3777.9 years
Chiasson3677.6 years
Boudreaux3674.5 years
Dufrene3176.4 years
Allemand3177.4 years
Plaisance3174.9 years
Guidroz3077.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lockport, LA
  • 51.5%Electricity
  • 47.6%Utility gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lockport, LA
  • 79.0%Electricity
  • 21.0%Utility gas


Lockport compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Lockport on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Peru (population 500+)"
  • #49 (70374) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries"
  • #61 (70374) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #88 (70374) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
There are 2 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Melissa Odom (1)
  • Katie Boudreaux (1)
  • Bruce A. Comeaux (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2022.