Most Expensive Lockport Neighborhoods
Lockport is a medium-sized city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 25,119 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Lockport is the 92nd largest community in Illinois. Much of the housing stock in Lockport was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Lockport economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Lockport, where the median household income is $79,845.
Lockport real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Lockport house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Lockport isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Lockport are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lockport is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lockport who work in office and administrative support (16.99%), management occupations (9.73%) and sales jobs (9.56%).
Also of interest is that Lockport has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Lockport is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Lockport a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Lockport has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Lockport’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Lockport, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.56 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The education level of Lockport citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.26% of adults in Lockport have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Lockport in 2010 was $33,487, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $133,948 for a family of four.
The people who call Lockport home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lockport residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lockport include German, Polish, Irish, Italian, English and Lithuanian.
The most common language spoken in Lockport is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||9,005|
|LOCKPORT HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||86.92%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||13.08%|
|TYPE OF LOCKPORT HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||68.01%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||21.09%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||5.19%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||5.71%|
|SIZE OF LOCKPORT HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||3.81%|
|AGE OF LOCKPORT HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||38.91%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||31.28%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||17.93%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||11.88%|
|LOCKPORT REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$236,177|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$996|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||1.67%|
|$54,001 - $109,000||3.46%|
|$109,001 - $218,000||41.83%|
|$218,001 - $327,000||35.08%|
|$327,001 - $435,000||13.68%|
|$435,001 - $544,000||3.41%|
|$544,001 - $816,000||0.88%|
|$816,001 - $1,088,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF LOCKPORT||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.75%|
|5 TO 17||20.09%|
|18 TO 24||7.21%|
|25 TO 34||14.44%|
|35 TO 54||30.45%|
|55 TO 64||10.60%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||9.47%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.59%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$79,845|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$33,487|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||4.28%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (12.51%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (8.06%)
Public Service (3.49%)
Information Technology (2.27%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.76%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.11%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.41%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.84%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||8.30%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (25.60%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (86.83%)
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