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Lockport, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Lockport had a population of 2,568 as of July 1, 2017. Lockport ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lockport is located at latitude 29.6433 and longitude -90.5362 in Lafourche Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lockport (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Lafourche Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Town of Lockport (GNIS ID: 2406035) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Lockport is located within Parish Governing Authority District 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lafourche Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lockport population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lockport: Longueville, Longville.

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Lockport, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,568
Daytime Population: Workers 965
Daytime Population: Residents 1,586
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,551
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 2,557
Population in Familes 2,063
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 4,029
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $47,027
Average Household Income $64,366
Per Capita Income $25,766


Total Housing Units 1,113 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 662 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 361 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 90 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $91,720
Average Home Value $110,687


Total Households 1,023
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 682
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.05% 0.12%
Households 0.09% 0.21%
Families -0.12% 0.06%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.65%

Lockport, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lockport to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 175 63rd
Population Density # 10 98th
Diversity Index # 402 16th
Median Household Income # 158 67th
Per Capita Income # 119 75th

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