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Lockport is a township in Will County, in the Chicago metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Lockport. For links to other places called Lockport, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Lockport is 41.596N. The longitude is -88.084W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 653 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 42,048.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lockport demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Will County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60432 ZIP code.
20% of Lockport residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lockport ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lockport was $22,104, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Lockport residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lockport, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $599. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,138.
Will County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lockport political report.
The average commute time for Lockport workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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