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Population in 2012: 20,965 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.9%
 

Males: 9,920  (47.3%)
Females: 11,045  (52.7%)

Median resident age:  38.1 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 14094.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,592 (it was $35,222 in 2000)
Lockport:

$40,592
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,620

Lockport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $81,793 (it was $69,300 in 2000)
Lockport:

$81,793
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $91,617; Detached houses: $90,865; Townhouses or other attached units: $83,414; In 2-unit structures: $84,721; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $155,614; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $64,552

Median gross rent in 2012: $635.

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  • White alone - 17,560 (83.2%)
  • Black alone - 1,855 (8.8%)
  • Hispanic - 906 (4.3%)
  • Two or more races - 540 (2.6%)
  • Asian alone - 114 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 84 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 53 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lockport: 102.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (26.0%), Irish (16.9%), Italian (12.6%), English (8.4%), Polish (6.6%), United States (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1865

Land area: 8.53 square miles.

Population density: 2,458 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Lockport:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lockport city:

  • Never married: 34.6%
  • Now married: 42.2%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

510 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.6% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).

This city:  2.4%
New York:  22.6%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 77 registered sex offenders living in Lockport, New York as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Lockport to the number of sex offenders is 264 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,060 (3.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,628 (3.4%)

Lockport satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amherst, NY (12.7 miles , pop. 116,510).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (20.0 miles , pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (285.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: South Lockport, NY (1.6 miles ), Rapids, NY (2.3 miles ), Gasport, NY (2.5 miles ), Pendleton, NY (2.6 miles ), Cambria, NY (2.6 miles ), Royalton, NY (2.7 miles ), Newfane, NY (2.8 miles ), Hartland, NY (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 84 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 1999: 56 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2000: 100 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2003: 109 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2005: 118 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2006: 81 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2007: 64 buildings, average cost: $129,700
  • 2008: 50 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2009: 25 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2011: 19 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 2012: 19 buildings, average cost: $205,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 43.17 N, Longitude: 78.69 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -892 (-4.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,847 (30.5%)

Area code: 716

Lockport household income distribution Lockport home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Lockport by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 101001010
per 100,000 4.60.04.70.00.04.90.04.70.0
Rapes 161257113122
per 100,000 73.955.723.433.54.94.914.956.49.4
Robberies 232221351222151415
per 100,000 106.3102.298.5167.758.3107.574.365.970.6
Assaults 333626283534434043
per 100,000 152.5167.2121.9134.2169.9166.2213.1188.1202.5
Burglaries 188183198157188170151133127
per 100,000 868.7849.8928.4752.2912.8830.8748.5625.6598.1
Thefts 804745545561615565587584584
per 100,000 3715.03459.52555.32687.82985.92761.42909.52746.92750.4
Auto thefts 633937263444231719
per 100,000 291.1181.1173.5124.6165.1215.0114.080.089.5
Arson N/AN/A787563N/A
per 100,000 N/AN/A32.838.334.024.429.714.1N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.5) 360.2318.2260.8271.7249.6262.6252.5269.6226.2

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City-data.com crime rate 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: 54 (51 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.40
New York average:

3.23

Lockport, New York accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.3%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


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

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Lockport-area historical tornado activity is below New York state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/19/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 35.2 miles away from the Lockport city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/7/1961, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 12.6 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 11/26/1999 at 22:33:01, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 8.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 40.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 49.2 miles away from Lockport center
On 12/25/1998 at 13:30:26, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 11.2 mi) earthquake occurred 59.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2004 at 23:55:26, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MW, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 42.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/25/1995 at 14:22:32, a magnitude 3.0 (2.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 14.0 miles away from Lockport center
On 7/19/2007 at 17:07:58, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 45.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Niagara County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Snowstorms: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Chemical Waste: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lockport topographic map

Birthplace of: Daniel Webster Flagler - Brigadier General, Joyce Carol Oates - (born 1938), author, novelist, Daren Stone - Player of football, Brandon Stickney - Biographer of Timothy McVeigh, Jerry Cook - Racing driver, John Shulock - Baseball umpire, William Gregory - astronaut, Bernard Buzyniski - Football player.

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Lockport:

  • NIAGARA CO DEPT OF HEALTH NRSG DIV CHHA (Home Health Center, 5467 UPPER MOUNTAIN ROAD)
  • EASTERN NIAGARA HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 521 EAST AVENUE)
  • NIAGARA HOSPICE INC (Hospital, 4675 SUNSET DRIVE)
  • UCPA OF NIAGARA COUNTY (Hospital, 4900 MT VIEW ROAD)
  • BRIODY HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, 909 LINCOLN AVE)
  • MOUNT VIEW HEALTH FACILITY (Nursing Home, 5465 UPPER MOUNTAIN ROAD)
  • ODD FELLOW AND REBEKAH REHAB AND HLTH CARE CTR INC (Nursing Home, 104 OLD NIAGARA ROAD)
  • ST CLARE MANOR (Nursing Home, 543 LOCUST STREET)

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Airports located in Lockport:


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Amtrak stations near Lockport:

  • 18 miles: NIAGARA FALLS (27TH & LOCKPORT RD.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 19 miles: BUFFALO-DEPEW (DEPEW, 55 DICK RD.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: NIAGARA FALLS (4267 BRIDGE ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lockport:

  • Niagara County Community College (about 10 miles; Sanborn, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,647)
  • Daemen College (about 16 miles; Amherst, NY; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • University at Buffalo (about 17 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 24,102)
  • Niagara University (about 18 miles; Niagara University, NY; FT enrollment: 3,574)
  • Medaille College (about 19 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 2,594)
  • Canisius College (about 19 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 3,849)
  • SUNY College at Buffalo (about 19 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 9,410)

Public high schools in Lockport:

Private high school in Lockport:

  • CHRISTIAN ACADEMY OF WESTERN NEW YORK (Students: 136; Location: 120 MAIN ST; Grades: KG - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Lockport:

Private elementary/middle schools in Lockport:

  • DESALES CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 490; Location: 6914 CHESTNUT RIDGE RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HENRIETTA G LEWIS CAMPUS SCHOOL (Students: 78; Location: 6395 OLD NIAGARA RD; Grades: KG - 11)
  • ST PETER LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 44; Location: 4169 CHURCH RD; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Lockport, School District: STARPOINT CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Lockport:

  • LOCKPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,403,501; Location: 23 EAST AVENUE; 123,405 books; 8,247 audio materials; 9,582 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 8 other licensed databases; 184 print serial subscriptions; 5 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • "Victory Christian Academy" (listed under "private schools") is now "Christian Academy of Western New York"

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Notable locations in Lockport: Lockport Plaza (A), Lockport City Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Palace Theatre (C), Independent Order of Odd Fellows Home (D), Lockport Fire Department (E), Palace Theatre (F), Lockport Public Library (G), Briarwood Manor (H), Heritage Manor of Lockport (I), Lockport Presbyterian Home (J), Odd Fellow and Rebekah Rehabilitation and Health Care Center (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lockport include: Saint Patricks Church (A), Assembly of God Church (B), Church of Jesus Christ (C), Clinton Street United Methodist Church (D), Deliverance Temple Church of God in Christ (E), Emmanuel United Methodist Church (F), Faith Tabernacle Church (G), First African Methodist Episcopal Church (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Patricks Cemetery (1), Saint Peters Cemetery (2), Glenwood Cemetery (3), Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Cemetery (4), Mount Calvary Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lockport include: Outwater Memorial Park (1), Dolan Park (2), DeSales Athletic Field (3), Altro Park (4), Veterans Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Erie Canal Discovery Ctr (24 Church).

Hotels: Comfort Inn Lockport (551 South Transit Road), Comfort Inn (515 South Transit Street).

 
Niagara 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.8. This is about average.
City:

31.8
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.284. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.284
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.69. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.69
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

28.7
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.26
U.S.:

9.59
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00542. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00542
U.S.:

0.05378

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

  • CARLISLE GARDENS LOCKPORT WD#1 (Population served: 320, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • ZOAR VALLEY GIRL SCOUT CAMP (Population served: 160, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water)
  • COUNTRY EXPRESS (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.5%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.0% for Black residents, 15.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.7% for American Indian residents, 8.4% for other race residents, 37.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.5%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.7%
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: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lockport, NY

People in group quarters in Lockport in 2010:

  • 343 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 76 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 29 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 28 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere

People in group quarters in Lockport in 2000:

  • 185 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 12 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

Lockport compared to New York state average:

Lockport, New York environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Lockport (2011 data):

  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Shimer Drive-Up, City Of Lockport Branch, Administrative Center, Town Of Lockport Branch. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.
  • HSBC Bank USA, National Association: South Lockport Branch, Lockport Drive-In Branch, Lockport Branch. Info updated 2010/11/30: Bank assets: $206,009.7 mil, Deposits: $149,026.8 mil, headquarters in Mc Lean, VA, positive income, 474 total offices, Holding Company: Hsbc Holdings Plc
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Lockport/Tops Branch at 5827 South Transit Road, branch established on 2004/03/22; Lockport Branch at 5793 South Transit Street, branch established on 2000/02/14. 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
  • KeyBank National Association: Lockport Transit Branch at 5688 South Transit Road, branch established on 1981/09/30. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Lockport Branch at 118 Walnut Street, branch established on 1949/12/01. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lockport, New York:

  • Comfort Inn, 551 S Transit St, Lockport, NY 14094 , Phone: (716) 434-4411, Fax: (716) 434-9649
  • Best Western Plus Lockport Hotel, 515 S Transit St, Lockport, NY 14094 , Phone: (716) 434-6151, Fax: (716) 434-5117
  • Lockport Inn And Suites, 315 S Transit St, Lockport, NY 14094 , Phone: (716) 434-5595, Fax: (716) 433-0105
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lockport, New York

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Lockport travel time to work - commute


Lockport mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.25%
Here56.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents63.5%9.1%6.2%4.2%3.5%
Congregations19.2%10.4%11.0%7.7%7.1%
NameEpiscopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.5%2.0%1.7%1.2%6.1%
Congregations6.0%5.5%4.9%3.8%24.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 33
Niagara County:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 27
Niagara County:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
Niagara County:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 172
Here:

8.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Niagara County:

26.6%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.2%
State:

15.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 14$51,779$44,3821$1,030
Other Government Administration 3$9,750$39,0006$3,363
Judicial and Legal 1$4,443$53,3162$5,024
Police Protection - Officers 48$269,083$67,2710$0
Police - Other 4$11,670$35,01022$8,953
Firefighters 50$243,017$58,3240$0
Fire - Other 2$5,630$33,7800$0
Streets and Highways 17$80,908$57,1120$0
Solid Waste Management 15$36,925$29,5400$0
Sewerage 26$92,401$42,6470$0
Parks and Recreation 11$36,701$40,03710$3,879
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$15,846$47,5380$0
Water Supply 26$92,054$42,4860$0
Other and Unallocable 10$39,965$47,9580$0
Totals for Government 231$990,172$51,43841$22,249

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,541,000 ($121.20)
    General: $449,000 ($21.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $295,000 ($14.07)
    Water Utilities: $167,000 ($7.97)
    Sewerage: $45,000 ($2.15)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $5,386,000 ($256.90)
    Fire Protection: $3,269,000 ($155.93)
    Police Protection: $3,169,000 ($151.16)
    Sewerage: $2,277,000 ($108.61)
    Water Utilities: $2,060,000 ($98.26)
    Regular Highways: $1,189,000 ($56.71)
    Libraries: $1,158,000 ($55.23)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,031,000 ($49.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $684,000 ($32.63)
    Financial Administration: $612,000 ($29.19)
    Parks & Recreation: $457,000 ($21.80)
    Central Staff Services: $328,000 ($15.65)
    Natural Resources - Other: $201,000 ($9.59)
    General Public Buildings: $191,000 ($9.11)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $173,000 ($8.25)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $114,000 ($5.44)
    Health Services - Other: $5,000 ($0.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $168,000 ($8.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $122,000 ($5.82)
    Police Protection: $99,000 ($4.72)
    Fire Protection: $50,000 ($2.38)
    Libraries: $40,000 ($1.91)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($0.67)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($0.33)
    Natural Resource - Other: $7,000 ($0.33)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($0.10)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.05)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $12,105,000 ($577.39)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $423,000 ($20.18)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,786,000 ($132.89)
    All Other: $659,000 ($31.43)
    Housing & Community Development: $366,000 ($17.46)
    Parks & Recreation: $14,000 ($0.67)
    Parking Facilities: $12,000 ($0.57)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,164,000 ($55.52)
    All Other: $757,000 ($36.11)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,769,000 ($132.08)
    All Other: $770,000 ($36.73)
    Highways: $17,000 ($0.81)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,191,000 ($56.81)
    Interest Earnings: $572,000 ($27.28)
    Property Sale Other: $283,000 ($13.50)
    Special Assessments: $30,000 ($1.43)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,977,000 ($142.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,655,000 ($78.94)
    Highways: $940,000 ($44.84)
    All Other: $346,000 ($16.50)
  • Tax - Property: $8,110,000 ($386.84)
    Public Utilities: $2,235,000 ($106.61)
    NEC: $274,000 ($13.07)
    Other Selective Sales: $88,000 ($4.20)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $7,051,000 ($336.32)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,804,000 ($133.75)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $3,830,000 ($182.69)
    Water Utilities: $920,000 ($43.88)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $7,105,000 ($338.90)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $5,860,000 ($279.51)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $866,000 ($41.31)
    Other, NEC: $774,000 ($36.92)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $486,000 ($23.18)
    End of Fiscal Year: $465,000 ($22.18)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,225,000 ($201.53)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,881,000 ($232.82)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,617,000 ($77.13)

3.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,910 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.89%
New York average:

5.41%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($521 average AGI)
Niagara County:

0.07%
New York average:

0.24%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Erie County, NY  2.19% ($38,108 average AGI)
from Orleans County, NY  0.14% ($28,549)
from Monroe County, NY  0.09% ($37,676)


4.55% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,257 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
New York average:

6.26%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($453 average AGI)
Niagara County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Erie County, NY  2.00% ($37,162 average AGI)
to Monroe County, NY  0.12% ($29,510)
to Orleans County, NY  0.10% ($30,341)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lockport:

  • WLVL (1340 AM; 1 kW; LOCKPORT, NY; Owner: CULVER COMMUNICATIONS CORP., INC.)
  • WTOR (770 AM; daytime; 9 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, NY; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBEN (930 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJJL (1440 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: M.J. PHILLIPS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WXRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, NY; Owner: DOME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNED (970 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY)
  • WHLD (1270 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUFO (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; AMHERST, NY)
  • WLGZ (990 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WECK (1230 AM; 1 kW; CHEEKTOWAGA, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lockport:

  • WGRF (96.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W214BB (90.7 FM; LOCKPORT, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WTSS (102.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBFO (88.7 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WBLK (93.7 FM; DEPEW, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJYE (96.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKSE (98.5 FM; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WYRK (106.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WEDG (103.3 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNED-FM (94.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/C ASSOC.)
  • WJCA (102.1 FM; ALBION, NY; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WHTT-FM (104.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W284AP (104.7 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WLOF (101.7 FM; ATTICA, NY; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W207BG (89.3 FM; GRAND ISLAND, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lockport:

  • WNED-TV (Channel 17; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NY PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOC.)
  • WNLO (Channel 23; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WUTV (Channel 29; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WUTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBNF-CA (Channel 15; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGRZ-TV (Channel 2; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WNYO-TV (Channel 49; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: NEW YORK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKBW-TV (Channel 7; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WKBW-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WDTB-LP (Channel 39; HAMBURG, NY; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFHW-LP (Channel 58; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITIZENS TELEVISION SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WIVB-TV (Channel 4; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBXZ-LP (Channel 56; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WPXJ-TV (Channel 51; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: PAXSON BUFFALO LICENSE, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Lockport fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11
Total length: 58 meters (190ft)
Total costs: $84,322,000
Total average daily traffic: 60,660
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,960

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 2
  • 1910-1919: 3
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lockport, NY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lockport)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 99 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lockport, NY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 20 (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: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 235 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lockport)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Lockport)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 47 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED105$77,04881$76,519113$75,89422$10,59124$51,417
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$88,6675$45,20017$77,7060$04$48,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$76,88213$52,23180$81,27540$12,4755$42,600
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$82,1672$57,50040$85,9000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$42,0004$56,2509$69,3331$10,0002$31,500

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0235.00 , 0236.00, 0237.00, 0238.00, 0239.01, 0239.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$97,7066$113,3330$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$37,0002$59,5001$32,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$47,3334$142,5000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$134,6000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0235.00 , 0236.00, 0237.00, 0238.00, 0239.01, 0239.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 127
  • Hazardous Condition: 276
  • Service Call: 9
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Lockport


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lockport, NY

Most common first names in Lockport, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary49180.6 years
John45173.4 years
William40976.0 years
Robert30171.1 years
James24570.3 years
George23576.7 years
Helen23280.7 years
Joseph22374.6 years
Charles21875.1 years
Margaret20479.2 years
Most common last names in Lockport, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith16375.5 years
Miller8776.9 years
Wilson6775.8 years
Brown6574.7 years
Jones5476.3 years
Johnson5074.9 years
Taylor4774.3 years
Schultz4277.3 years
Robinson4179.6 years
Roberts3977.9 years
Businesses in Lockport, NY
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1La-Z-Boy1
AT&T2Lane Furniture2
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1New Balance1
Blockbuster1Nike5
Burger King1OfficeMax1
Carson Pirie Scott1Panera Bread1
Cold Stone Creamery1Payless1
Comfort Inn1Penske1
Cricket Wireless1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dennys1Rite Aid5
Dunkin Donuts1Sears1
Fashion Bug1Subway1
FedEx6T-Mobile2
GNC3Tim Hortons5
H&R Block1U-Haul3
Holiday Inn1UPS8
Home Depot1Walgreens1
Jones New York2Walmart1
Just Tires1Wendy's1
KFC1YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Lockport, NY


Lockport on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
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  • Richard V. Cooper, Jr. (4)
  • John F. O'Brien (4)
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Total of 160 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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