Lockhart is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 13,446 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Lockhart is the 191st largest community in Texas.
Lockhart is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Lockhart is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lockhart who work in office and administrative support (13.25%), sales jobs (9.58%), and food service (7.28%).
In Lockhart, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.61 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 rate of college-level education in Lockhart is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.94% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Lockhart in 2010 was $19,368, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $77,472 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 55.66% 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 Irish, English, French , and Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Lockhart is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.