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Lockport township, IL map Land area: 35.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.7 sq. mi.
Population: 42,048 (99% urban, 1% rural)
Males: 22,250  (52.9%)
Females: 19,798  (47.1%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 38,263 (30,975 owner occupied, 7,288 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

33%


Races in Lockport township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 77.3%
  • Black: 11.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 1.3%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.7%
  • Two or more races: 1.1%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 33.1
Median age of females: 34.5

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Average household size: 2.64

Lockport township:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.14

Estimated median household income in 2009: $59,432 ($51,242 in 1999)
This township:

$59,432
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $799 (lower quartile is $713, upper quartile is $1,083)
Here:

$799
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $196,793 (it was $126,700 in 2000)
Lockport township:

$196,793
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $150,828 - $257,206

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $203,219
Here:

$203,219
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $199,901
Here:

$199,901
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $120,742
Here:

$120,742
State:

$282,193

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $195,345
Here:

$195,345
State:

$320,044

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $159,014
Here:

$159,014
State:

$280,866

Mobile homes: $41,544
Here:

$41,544
State:

$35,670
Population density: 1172 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

4.2%
Whole state:

10.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

1.8%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Lockport, Crest Hill, Fairmont.


Click to draw/clear Lockport township borders

Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Lockport township: Lockport Golf and Recreation Club (A), Big Run Golf Club (B), Lockport Township Fire Protection District Station 4 (C), Will County Electric Generating Station (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Lockport township: First Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Long Run (A), Fiddyment Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lockport township include: Bonnie Brae Park (1), Runyon County Forest Preserve (2), Long Run Seep Nature Preserve (3), Lambs Woods County Forest Preserve (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 2,559 (35% naturalized citizens)

Lockport township:  6.1%
State:  12.3%

54% of Lockport township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 87% lived in Illinois.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 33582
  • Northeast: 676
  • Midwest: 2227
  • South: 2194
  • West: 579

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $135,800

Lockport township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Lockport township, Illinois:

  • 2,691 people in state prisons
  • 898 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 145 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 16 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,885
  • One, attached: 1,385
  • Two: 482
  • 3 or 4: 470
  • 5 to 9: 614
  • 10 to 19: 874
  • 20 to 49: 476
  • 50 or more: 81
  • Mobile homes: 121

Median worth of mobile homes: $26,100


Housing units in Lockport township with a mortgage: 7,619 (680 second mortgage, 1,032 home equity loan, 19 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,841

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 1,247
  • 1995 to 1998: 2,396
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,184
  • 1980 to 1989: 801
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,276
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,336
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,447
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,047
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,654

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lockport township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 44
  • 3 rooms: 178
  • 4 rooms: 1,076
  • 5 rooms: 3,307
  • 6 rooms: 2,738
  • 7 rooms: 2,065
  • 8 rooms: 1,192
  • 9 or more rooms: 721

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lockport township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 130
  • 2 rooms: 163
  • 3 rooms: 673
  • 4 rooms: 1,075
  • 5 rooms: 724
  • 6 rooms: 196
  • 7 rooms: 157
  • 8 rooms: 39
  • 9 or more rooms: 21

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lockport township:

  • no bedroom: 14
  • 1 bedroom: 206
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,980
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,031
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,797
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 293

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lockport township:

  • no bedroom: 155
  • 1 bedroom: 817
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,622
  • 3 bedrooms: 447
  • 4 bedrooms: 120
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 17

Cars and other vehicles available in Lockport township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 356
  • 1 vehicle: 3,101
  • 2 vehicles: 5,529
  • 3 vehicles: 1,708
  • 4 vehicles: 478
  • 5 or more vehicles: 149

Cars and other vehicles available in Lockport township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 274
  • 1 vehicle: 1,708
  • 2 vehicles: 974
  • 3 vehicles: 205
  • 4 vehicles: 11
  • 5 or more vehicles: 6

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Registered nurses (3%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Lockport township:

  • German (18.2%)
  • Irish (13.2%)
  • Polish (12.3%)
  • Italian (10.6%)
  • United States or American (4.9%)
  • English (3.9%)
  • Swedish (1.8%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Mexico (38%)
  • Poland (9%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (6%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)
  • India (3%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 16,521 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 1,628 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 117 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 6 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 5 (0%)
  • Railroad: 273 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 20 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 24 (0%)
  • Walked: 427 (2%)
  • Other means: 98 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 306 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (93%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

People in group quarters in Lockport township, Illinois:

  • 2,691 people in state prisons
  • 898 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 145 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 16 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

89.2% of residents of Lockport township speak English at home.
6.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
3.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 38,257
  • In family households: 33,372 (8,240 male householders, 2,165 female householders)
    8,404 spouses, 12,070 children (10,949 natural, 336 adopted, 785 stepchildren), 897 grandchildren, 237 brothers or sisters, 319 parents, 459 other relatives, 581 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,885 (2,035 male householders (1,581 living alone)), 2,058 female householders (1,805 living alone)), 792 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,791 (2,823 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,109 2-persons, 2,535 3-persons, 2,136 4-persons, 1,028 5-persons, 407 6-persons, 190 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 3,386 1-person, 621 2-persons, 61 3-persons, 22 4-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons,

7,215 married couples with children.
1,751 single-parent households (459 men, 1,292 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 354
Here:

8.3%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 211
Here:

10.6%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,205
Here:

48.3%
Illinois:

25.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Lockport township:

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