Lockhart, TX Population

Population: 11,615. Estimated population in July 2020: 13,567 (+16.8% change)
Males: 5,597 (48.2%), Females: 6,018 (51.8%)

Caldwell County

Zip code: 78644

Median resident age: 33.9 years
Median household income: $35,763
Median house value: $70,000

Races in Lockhart:

  • Hispanic (47.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (38.7%)
  • Other race (18.0%)
  • Black (12.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (9.9%), Irish (6.3%), English (5.0%), United States (2.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%).

Elevation: 526 feet

Land area: 11.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lockhart

  • High school or higher: 69.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lockhart city

  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 51.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

3.5% Foreign born (3.1% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,257 (+24.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Lockhart:

  • SETON EDGAR B DAVIS (about 13 miles; LULING, TX)
  • TEXAS NEURO REHABILITATION CENTER (about 24 miles; AUSTIN, TX)
  • CENTRAL TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER (about 26 miles; SAN MARCOS, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lockhart:

  • AUSTIN-BERGSTROM INTL (about 21 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Abbreviation: AUS)
  • SAN ANTONIO INTL (about 60 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Abbreviation: SAT)
  • LACKLAND AFB (KELLY FLD ANNEX) (about 71 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Abbreviation: SKF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lockhart:

  • LOCKHART MUNI (about 3 miles; LOCKHART, TX; Abbreviation: 50R)
  • THE CARTER MEMORIAL (about 12 miles; LULING, TX; Abbreviation: T91)
  • SAN MARCOS MUNI (about 13 miles; SAN MARCOS, TX; Abbreviation: HYI)
Amtrak station near Lockhart:

  • 18 miles: SAN MARCOS (LBJ DR. & COMAL ST.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lockhart:

  • SOUTHWEST TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; SAN MARCOS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 18,822)
  • SAINT EDWARD’S UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,870)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN (about 29 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 46,503)
  • AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 32 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 12,819)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE INCARNATE WORD (about 61 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,734)
  • ST PHILIPS COLLEGE (about 64 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,778)
  • SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE (about 64 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 11,226)

Schools

Public high schools in Lockhart:

  • LOCKHART H S (Students: 917; Location: #1 LION COUNTRY DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LOCKHART PRIDE HS (Students: 54; Location: 1503 N COLORADO; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lockhart:

  • LOCKHART JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,017; Location: 1015 CITY LINE RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PLUM CREEK EL (Students: 579; Location: 710 FLORES ST; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • CLEAR FORK EL (Students: 557; Location: 1102 CLEAR FORK ST; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • CARVER KINDERGARTEN SCHOOL (Students: 493; Location: 371 CARVER; Grades: PK – KG)
  • NAVARRO ELEMENTARY (Students: 491; Location: 715 MEDINA ST; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • LOCKHART HIGH SCHOOL FRESHMAN CAMP (Students: 387; Location: 419 BOIS D’ARC; Grades: 09 – 09)
  • CAMP COMANCHE (Students: 121; Location: 5299 S HWY 183; Grades: KG – 12)

Libraries

Library in Lockhart:

  • DR. EUGENE CLARK LIBRARY (Operating income: $334,117; Location: 217 S MAIN ST; 37,677 books; 2,405 audio materials; 4,001 video materials; 175 serial subscriptions)

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