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Lockhart, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Lockhart had a population of 13,847 as of July 1, 2017. Lockhart ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lockhart is located at latitude 29.8788 and longitude -97.6833 in Caldwell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lockhart (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Caldwell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 515 feet.

The City of Lockhart (GNIS ID: 2410853) 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.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Lockhart is located within Lockhart Division of Caldwell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lockhart 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 Lockhart: Plum Creek.

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Lockhart, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,847
Daytime Population: Workers 5,510
Daytime Population: Residents 6,780
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,290
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 12,610
Population in Familes 10,670
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,237
Population Density2 889
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $45,655
Average Household Income $60,901
Per Capita Income $23,438


Total Housing Units 4,944 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,616 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,894 (38.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 434 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $126,020
Average Home Value $160,432


Total Households 4,510
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 3,207
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 1.2% 1.36%
Households 1.33% 1.49%
Families 1.27% 1.44%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

Lockhart, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lockhart to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas 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 # 204 88th
Population Density # 806 54th
Diversity Index # 181 89th
Median Household Income # 906 48th
Per Capita Income # 890 49th

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