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Lockport is a city 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 41.589N. The longitude is -88.057W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 594 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 19,217.
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, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60446 ZIP code.
22% of Lockport residents report German ancestry, and 17% 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 $24,939, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Lockport residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Lockport include Lockport Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Lockport, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $576. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,345.
Libraries in Lockport include Des Plaines Valley Public Library, Homer Twp Public Library ... View libraries
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 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Lockport between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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