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Lockport is a town in Niagara County, in the Buffalo-Cheektowaga metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Lockport. For links to other places called Lockport, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Lockport is 43.153N. The longitude is -78.676W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 630 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 19,653.


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$45,977
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lockport demographic reports
Irish immigrants moved to the area in the early 1820s to work on the Erie Canal.

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28% of Lockport residents report German ancestry, and 14% 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 $22,194, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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20% of Lockport residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Lockport, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $364.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,155.


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Niagara County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lockport political report.

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The average commute time for Lockport workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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DUPLICATE NAMES
Other NY communities named Lockport:
  �Niagara County city

NY communities formerly known as Lockport:
  �Phillipsport, Sullivan County
  �Black River, Jefferson County

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