|— census-designated place —|
|San Joaquin County and the state of California|
|• Type||Municipal Advisory Council|
|• Chairman||Robert Marty|
|• Senate||Tom Berryhill (R)|
|• Assembly||Greg Aghazarian (R)|
|• U. S. Congress||Jerry McNerney (D)|
|• Total||8.387 sq mi (21.723 km2)|
|• Land||8.341 sq mi (21.603 km2)|
|• Water||0.046 sq mi (0.120 km2) 0.55%|
|Elevation||102 ft (31 m)|
|• Density||390/sq mi ( 150/km2)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC-7)|
|GNIS feature ID||0277543|
Lockeford is registered as California Historical Landmark #365. The town is named after Dean Jewett Locke, who, with his brother Elmer, settled in the area in 1851. Dean Locke then established a ranch and later the town in the region. It was Dean Locke's wife Delia who first coined the name "Lockeford" in 1859, referencing the ford that he built across the Mokelumne River.
Lockeford is located at .(38.157565, -121.151455)
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 8.4 square miles (22 km2), 99.45% of it land, and 0.55% of it water.
The 2010 United States Census reported that Lockeford had a population of 3,233. The population density was 385.5 people per square mile (148.8/km²). The racial makeup of Lockeford was 2,526 (78.1%) White, 10 (0.3%) African American, 22 (0.7%) Native American, 64 (2.0%) Asian, 13 (0.4%) Pacific Islander, 413 (12.8%) from other races, and 185 (5.7%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 956 persons (29.6%).
The Census reported that 3,217 people (99.5% of the population) lived in households, 16 (0.5%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.
There were 1,142 households, out of which 401 (35.1%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 650 (56.9%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 103 (9.0%) had a female householder with no husband present, 73 (6.4%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 70 (6.1%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 5 (0.4%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 257 households (22.5%) were made up of individuals and 127 (11.1%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82. There were 826 families (72.3% of all households); the average family size was 3.32.
The population was spread out with 829 people (25.6%) under the age of 18, 264 people (8.2%) aged 18 to 24, 743 people (23.0%) aged 25 to 44, 929 people (28.7%) aged 45 to 64, and 468 people (14.5%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39.2 years. For every 100 females there were 108.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.8 males.
There were 1,221 housing units at an average density of 145.6 per square mile (56.2/km²), of which 862 (75.5%) were owner-occupied, and 280 (24.5%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.3%; the rental vacancy rate was 11.1%. 2,278 people (70.5% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 939 people (29.0%) lived in rental housing units.
As of the census of 2000, there were 3,179 people, 1,099 households, and 856 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 379.7 people per square mile (146.6/km²). There were 1,136 housing units at an average density of 135.7 per square mile (52.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 77.41% White, 0.25% African American, 1.04% Native American, 1.42% Asian, 0.38% Pacific Islander, 16.07% from other races, and 3.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 24.66% of the population.
There were 1,099 households out of which 36.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.4% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.1% were non-families. 18.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.89 and the average family size was 3.26.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 27.8% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 105.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.4 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $43,750, and the median income for a family was $55,750. Males had a median income of $37,759 versus $24,353 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $19,533. About 10.5% of families and 12.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.5% of those under age 18 and 3.6% of those age 65 or over.
- "California's 9th Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 12, 2013.
- U.S. Census
- "Lockeford". Office of Historical Preservation, California State Parks. Retrieved 2012-10-14.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- All data are derived from the United States Census Bureau reports from the 2010 United States Census, and are accessible on-line here. The data on unmarried partnerships and same-sex married couples are from the Census report DEC_10_SF1_PCT15. All other housing and population data are from Census report DEC_10_DP_DPDP1. Both reports are viewable online or downloadable in a zip file containing a comma-delimited data file. The area data, from which densities are calculated, are available on-line here. Percentage totals may not add to 100% due to rounding. The Census Bureau defines families as a household containing one or more people related to the householder by birth, opposite-sex marriage, or adoption. People living in group quarters are tabulated by the Census Bureau as neither owners nor renters. For further details, see the text files accompanying the data files containing the Census reports mentioned above.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Vino Piazza, the Winery Plaza
- Diaries of Delia Locke, wife of Lockeford founder Dean Jewett Locke, from 1855-1879 are available online at the University of the Pacific Library Digital Collections.