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.
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 service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lockhart who work in office and administrative support (12.03%), sales jobs (11.27%), and teaching (7.41%).
One downside of living in Lockhart is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Lockhart, the average commute to work is 31.45 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small city, Lockhart doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Lockhart are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.68% of adults in Lockhart have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Lockhart in 2010 was $19,177, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $76,708 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. The greatest number of Lockhart residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Lockhart also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 53.86% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lockhart include Irish, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Lockhart is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.