Lockport, New York

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Population in 2017: 20,569 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.7%
 
Males: 9,921  (48.2%)
Females: 10,648  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

38.8 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 14094.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,956 (it was $35,222 in 2000)
Lockport:

$43,956
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,290 (it was $19,620 in 2000)

Lockport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $96,286 (it was $69,300 in 2000)
Lockport:

$96,286
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $130,770; detached houses: $121,039; townhouses or other attached units: $64,202; in 2-unit structures: $109,638; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $517,543; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $774,954

Median gross rent in 2017: $714.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lockport: 100.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.4%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.8% for Black residents, 30.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 34.0% for other race residents, 17.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lockport, NY (2017)
    • 17,32683.6%White alone
    • 1,3266.4%Black alone
    • 8934.3%Hispanic
    • 6423.1%Two or more races
    • 3241.6%Asian alone
    • 100.05%American Indian alone
    • 30.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 84 registered sex offenders living in Lockport, New York as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lockport is 245 to 1.


Crime rates in Lockport by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
12
(55.7)
5
(23.4)
7
(33.5)
1
(4.9)
1
(4.9)
3
(14.9)
12
(56.4)
2
(9.4)
6
(28.7)
2
(9.7)
1
(4.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
22
(102.2)
21
(98.5)
35
(167.7)
12
(58.3)
22
(107.5)
15
(74.3)
14
(65.9)
15
(70.6)
24
(114.8)
14
(67.8)
25
(121.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
36
(167.2)
26
(121.9)
28
(134.2)
35
(169.9)
34
(166.2)
43
(213.1)
40
(188.1)
43
(202.5)
40
(191.4)
56
(271.3)
69
(336.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
183
(849.8)
198
(928.4)
157
(752.2)
188
(912.8)
170
(830.8)
151
(748.5)
133
(625.6)
127
(598.1)
120
(574.1)
101
(489.3)
129
(628.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
745
(3,459)
545
(2,555)
561
(2,688)
615
(2,986)
565
(2,761)
587
(2,910)
584
(2,747)
584
(2,750)
523
(2,502)
414
(2,006)
508
(2,476)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
39
(181.1)
37
(173.5)
26
(124.6)
34
(165.1)
44
(215.0)
23
(114.0)
17
(80.0)
19
(89.5)
6
(28.7)
11
(53.3)
22
(107.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A7
(32.8)
8
(38.3)
7
(34.0)
5
(24.4)
6
(29.7)
3
(14.1)
N/AN/A0
(0.0)
4
(19.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)321.0263.1274.1251.9265.0254.7272.0228.3238.2201.1259.3

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 50 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.34
New York average:

2.90
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Ancestries: American (32.3%), German (14.8%), Italian (8.8%), Irish (6.6%), English (4.9%), Polish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1865

Land area: 8.53 square miles.

Population density: 2,412 people per square mile   (low).

Lockport, New York map

855 residents are foreign born (1.3% Europe, 1.2% Latin America, 0.7% North America).

This city:

4.2%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,476 (3.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,235 (3.4%)

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 )

Latitude: 43.17 N, Longitude: 78.69 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -766 (-3.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,148 (31.7%)

Area code: 716

Distribution of median household income in Lockport, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lockport, NY in 2017
Lockport satellite photo by USGS

Lockport tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $57,000
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $68,600
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $68,600
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,700
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $149,300
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $250,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Lockport, NY residents
Average permit cost in Lockport, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.3%
New York:

4.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Lockport, NY
Historical housing units in Lockport, NY
Most common industries in Lockport, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (12.7%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.0%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.8%)
  • Educational services (14.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Lockport, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)

Average climate in Lockport, New York

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Lockport, New York environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.4. This is about average.

City:

62.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.255. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.255
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.43. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.43
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.408. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.408
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.50
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/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.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Lockport-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 145.2 miles away from Lockport center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 224.6 miles away from Lockport center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 166.3 miles away from Lockport center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 264.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 137.0 miles away from the city center
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 Lockport center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Niagara County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Snowstorms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Chemical Waste: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lockport topographic map

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Lockport:

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

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.

College/University in Lockport:

  • MarJon School of Beauty ltd-Lockport (Full-time enrollment: 36; Location: 144 Main Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.marjonbeauty.com/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lockport:

  • Niagara County Community College (about 10 miles; Sanborn, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,757)
  • University at Buffalo (about 13 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 25,415)
  • Daemen College (about 16 miles; Amherst, NY; FT enrollment: 2,365)
  • Niagara University (about 19 miles; Niagara University, NY; FT enrollment: 3,677)
  • Medaille College (about 19 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 2,361)
  • Canisius College (about 19 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 4,376)
  • Buffalo State SUNY (about 19 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 10,439)

Public high schools in Lockport:

Private high school in Lockport:

Public elementary/middle schools in Lockport:

Private elementary/middle school in Lockport:

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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"

Points of interest:

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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).

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

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

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

  • CARLISLE GARDENS LOCKPORT WD#1 (Population served: 323, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Lockport:

Marital status in Lockport, NY
  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 43.9%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

For population 25 years and over in Lockport:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
New York average:

13.6

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lockport, NY (based on Niagara County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic51,94830
Mainline Protestant18,83671
Evangelical Protestant17,17478
Other3,15717
Black Protestant1,89511
Orthodox8105
None122,649-
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: 33
Niagara County:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

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
Niagara County:

8.02 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

8.4%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Niagara County:

26.6%
State:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.2%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lockport:

50.5%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.2%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lockport:

20.0%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lockport:

9.8%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lockport:

6.8
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.0%
New York:

33.3%

General health condition:
Lockport:

57.5%
New York:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.0%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lockport, NY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 63$462,869$88,1660$0
Police Protection - Officers 60$512,517$102,5030$0
Sewerage 33$175,994$63,9980$0
Water Supply 33$175,333$63,7570$0
Streets and Highways 21$154,104$88,0590$0
Solid Waste Management 19$70,330$44,4190$0
Financial Administration 18$98,622$65,7481$2,302
Parks and Recreation 14$69,904$59,91811$8,670
Other and Unallocable 13$76,120$70,2650$0
Police - Other 5$22,228$53,34725$20,011
Housing and Community Development (Local) 5$30,182$72,4370$0
Other Government Administration 4$18,571$55,7137$7,517
Fire - Other 3$10,723$42,8920$0
Judicial and Legal 1$8,462$101,5442$11,229
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 292$1,885,959$77,50546$49,729

Lockport government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,425,000 ($69.28)
    Water Utilities: $560,000 ($27.23)
    General - Other: $117,000 ($5.69)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($0.58)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $9,555,000 ($464.53)
    Police Protection: $4,612,000 ($224.22)
    Water Utilities: $3,355,000 ($163.11)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,907,000 ($141.33)
    Sewerage: $2,885,000 ($140.26)
    Regular Highways: $1,490,000 ($72.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,091,000 ($53.04)
    Financial Administration: $695,000 ($33.79)
    Central Staff Services: $531,000 ($25.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $352,000 ($17.11)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $274,000 ($13.32)
    Natural Resources - Other: $220,000 ($10.70)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $212,000 ($10.31)
    General Public Buildings: $196,000 ($9.53)
    Health - Other: $42,000 ($2.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $856,000 ($41.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $213,000 ($10.36)
    Sewerage: $84,000 ($4.08)
    Police Protection: $82,000 ($3.99)
    General - Other: $65,000 ($3.16)
    Water Utilities: $20,000 ($0.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($0.78)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($0.15)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.15)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,705,000 ($617.68)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($0.68)

Lockport government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,117,000 ($151.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,302,000 ($63.30)
    Other: $289,000 ($14.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($0.78)
    Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($0.10)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $37,000 ($1.80)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,748,000 ($182.22)
    Sewerage: $638,000 ($31.02)
    Highways: $26,000 ($1.26)
    Other: $12,000 ($0.58)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $567,000 ($27.57)
    Fines and Forfeits: $192,000 ($9.33)
    Special Assessments: $40,000 ($1.94)
    Rents: $10,000 ($0.49)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($0.29)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,714,000 ($180.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,651,000 ($128.88)
    Highways: $1,163,000 ($56.54)
    Other: $657,000 ($31.94)
  • Tax - Property: $12,050,000 ($585.83)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,468,000 ($119.99)
    Other License: $363,000 ($17.65)
    Other Selective Sales: $133,000 ($6.47)

Lockport government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,935,000 ($434.39)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,106,000 ($394.09)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,000,000 ($194.47)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,000,000 ($194.47)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,880,000 ($91.40)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,051,000 ($51.10)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $12,690,000 ($616.95)
    End of Fiscal Year: $7,361,000 ($357.87)

Lockport government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,096,000 ($53.28)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,791,000 ($184.31)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,537,000 ($269.19)

3.80% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,558 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.80%
New York average:

4.90%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($804 average AGI)
Niagara County:

0.03%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Erie County, NY  2.18% ($45,440 average AGI)
from Orleans County, NY  0.13% ($30,793)
from Monroe County, NY  0.08% ($37,653)


4.26% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,516 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.26%
New York average:

5.85%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($314 average AGI)
Niagara County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Erie County, NY  2.07% ($44,193 average AGI)
to Orleans County, NY  0.14% ($36,107)
to Monroe County, NY  0.09% ($43,679)
Businesses in Lockport, NY
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1KFC1
AT&T2La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture2
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1New Balance1
Blockbuster1Nike5
Burger King1Nissan1
Carson Pirie Scott1OfficeMax1
Chevrolet1Panera Bread1
Cold Stone Creamery1Payless1
Comfort Inn1Penske1
Cricket Wireless1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dennys1Rite Aid5
Dunkin Donuts1Sears1
Fashion Bug1Subway1
FedEx6T-Mobile2
Ford1Tim Hortons5
GNC3Toyota1
H&R Block1U-Haul3
Holiday Inn1UPS8
Home Depot1Walgreens1
Honda1Walmart1
Jones New York2Wendy's1
Just Tires1YMCA1

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
See more detailed statistics of Lockport fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 292ft / 88.9mTotal length
  • $142,048,000Total costs
  • 85,406Total average daily traffic
  • 4,290Total average daily truck traffic
  • 81,944Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lockport, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 41910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lockport, NY
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lockport)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 140 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lockport, NY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 30 (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: 266 (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: 35 (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 in Lockport, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lockport, NY - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 130. The highest number of fires - 187 took place in 2003, and the least - 25 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Lockport, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (45.7%), and Outside Fires (35.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lockport, NY
    • 1,01045.7%Structure Fires
    • 78135.3%Outside Fires
    • 29013.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1315.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lockport, NY

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

  • Comfort Inn, 551 S Transit St, Lockport, New York 14094 , Phone: (716) 434-4411, Fax: (716) 434-9649
  • Best Western Plus Lockport Hotel, 515 S Transit St, Lockport, New York 14094 , Phone: (716) 434-6151, Fax: (716) 434-5117
  • Lockport Inn And Suites, 315 S Transit St, Lockport, New York 14094 , Phone: (716) 434-5595, Fax: (716) 433-0105
  • Hampton by Hilton Lockport, 6082 S Transit Rd, Lockport, New York 14094 , Phone: (716) 625-6900, Fax: (716) 625-6969
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lockport, New York
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lockport, NY
  • 89.2%Utility gas
  • 5.0%Electricity
  • 4.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lockport, NY
  • 69.4%Utility gas
  • 24.8%Electricity
  • 3.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel


Lockport compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Lockport on our top lists:

  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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