Lockport is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 2,531 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Lockport is the 142nd largest community in Louisiana.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Lockport is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.60% of the Lockport workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Lockport is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lockport who work in office and administrative support (13.98%), sales jobs (11.40%), and teaching (6.41%).
In Lockport, just 9.39% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Lockport in 2010 was $24,317, which is upper middle income relative to Louisiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,268 for a family of four. However, Lockport contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Native American. Important ancestries of people in Lockport include French Canadian, Irish, German, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Lockport is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.