Lockhart, TX Profile: Facts & Data


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Lockhart, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Lockhart had a population of 14,162 as of July 1, 2018. 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, 2018)


Total Population 14,162
Population in Households 12,937
Population in Familes 10,996
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,225
Population Density2 909
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $45,949
Average Household Income $60,218
Per Capita Income $23,260


Total Housing Units 5,039 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,741 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,876 (37.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 422 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $137,481
Average Home Value $170,467


Total Households 4,617
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 3,279
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.33% 1.38%
Households 1.46% 1.49%
Families 1.39% 1.42%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

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, 2018 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 # 206 88th
Population Density # 799 54th
Diversity Index # 193 89th
Median Household Income # 914 48th
Per Capita Income # 934 47th

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