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Lockhart, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Lockhart had a population of 14,392 as of July 1, 2019. 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 29.8849 and longitude -97.67 in Caldwell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lockhart 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lockhart: Plum Creek.

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Lockhart, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Lockhart, TX Housing Affordability Index is 150
State of Texas Housing Affordability Index is 132
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Lockhart, TX Wealth Index is 56
State of Texas Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 14,392
Population in Households 13,166
Population in Familes 11,150
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,226
Population Density 922
Diversity Index1 73
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,713
Average Household Income $63,883
Per Capita Income $21,056
Wealth Index3 56

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,090 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,786 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,907 (37.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 398 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $145,799
Housing Affordability Index2 150
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,692
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 3,334
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.36% 1.42%
Households 1.47% 1.52%
Families 1.42% 1.47%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Lockhart, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lockhart to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 202 88th
Population Density # 790 55th
Diversity Index # 199 89th
Median Household Income # 750 57th
Per Capita Income # 1163 33rd

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