Lockhart is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 14,379 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Lockhart is the 199th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lockhart is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lockhart is a city of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lockhart who work in office and administrative support (15.41%), sales jobs (12.70%), and management occupations (12.42%).
In Lockhart, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.91 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small city, Lockhart does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Lockhart with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.84% of adults in Lockhart have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Lockhart in 2018 was $24,744, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $98,976 for a family of four. However, Lockhart contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Lockhart is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lockhart home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Lockhart, accounting for 53.48% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Lockhart residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lockhart include German, Irish, English, French, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Lockhart is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.