Lockport, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 15,191. Estimated population in 2021: 22,161 (+45.9% change)
Males: 7,471 (49.2%), Females: 7,720 (50.8%)

Will County

Zip code: 60441

Median resident age: 33.4 years
Median household income: $59,179
Median house value: $149,700

Races in Lockport:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.7%)
  • Hispanic (4.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Black (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (30.2%), Irish (23.9%), Polish (20.0%), Italian (15.8%), English (7.6%), Swedish (4.5%).

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 7.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lockport

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 22.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 33.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lockport city

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 62.1%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

3.9% Foreign born (2.1% Europe, 1.0% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +5,445 (+55.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Lockport:

  • SILVER CROSS HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; JOLIET, IL)
  • PROVENA ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; JOLIET, IL)
  • ROCK CREEK CENTER,THE (about 8 miles; LEMONT, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lockport:

  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 25 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 28 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 45 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lockport:

  • LEWIS UNIVERSITY (about 3 miles; CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: LOT)
  • CLOW INTL (about 9 miles; BOLINGBROOK, IL; Abbreviation: 1C5)
  • JOLIET REGIONAL (about 10 miles; JOLIET, IL; Abbreviation: JOT)
Amtrak stations near Lockport:

  • 5 miles: JOLIET (50 E. JEFFERSON ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: NAPERVILLE (E. 4TH & ELLSWORTH AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lockport:

  • LEWIS UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; ROMEOVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,974)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST FRANCIS (about 6 miles; JOLIET, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,361)
  • JOLIET JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 11 miles; JOLIET, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,075)
  • NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 14 miles; NAPERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,088)
  • BENEDICTINE UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; LISLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,102)
  • MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; PALOS HILLS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,610)
  • WHEATON COLLEGE (about 20 miles; WHEATON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,684)
Public high school in Lockport:

  • LOCKPORT TOWNSHIP HIGH SCH EAST (Students: 3,297; Location: 1333 E 7TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Lockport:

  • OAK PRAIRIE JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 665; Location: 15161 S GOUGAR RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WILLIAM J BUTLER SCHOOL (Students: 606; Location: 1900 FARRELL RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WALSH ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 469; Location: 514 N MACGREGOR RD; Grades: PK – 01)
  • REED ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 467; Location: 14939 W 143RD STREET; Grades: 02 – 03)
  • KELVIN GROVE JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 460; Location: 808 ADAMS ST; Grades: 04 – 08)
  • LUDWIG ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 454; Location: 710 N STATE ST; Grades: 04 – 05)
  • LUTHER J SCHILLING SCHOOL NORTH (Students: 431; Location: 16025 CEDAR RD; Grades: KG – 02)
  • GOODINGS GROVE SCHOOL (Students: 431; Location: 12914 W 143RD ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • FAIRMONT SCHOOL (Students: 332; Location: 735 GREEN GARDEN PL; Grades: PK – 08)
  • LUTHER J SCHILLING SCHOOL SOUTH (Students: 325; Location: 16025 CEDAR RD; Grades: 03 – 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Lockport:

  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 280; Location: 529 MADISON STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST DENNIS SCHOOL (Students: 246; Location: 1201 S WASHINGTON STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • SANDBOX PS – CHILD CARE (Students: 205; Location: 12030 WEST 159TH STREET; Grades: PK – KG)
  • BOBBIE NOONANS CHILD CARE (Students: 91; Location: 947 EAST DIVISION; Grades: PK – KG)
  • JOLIET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 9; Location: 21514 WEST DIVISION; Grades: 3 – 8)
Libraries in Lockport:

  • HOMER TWP. P.L.D. (Operating income: $1,177,370; Location: 14320 WEST 151ST STREET; 96,243 books; 4,507 audio materials; 865 video materials; 180 serial subscriptions)
  • DES PLAINES VALLEY P.L.D. (Operating income: $1,174,216; Location: 121 E 8TH STREET; 148,210 books; 9,328 audio materials; 4,161 video materials; 470 serial subscriptions)

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