Lockwood is a census-designated place (CDP) in Yellowstone County, Montana, United States. Lockwood had the largest growth rate in the state of Montana with 57.8% growth since 2000. The 2010 census put Lockwood’s population at 6,797. Lockwood is a suburb of Billings and is the second largest community in the Billings Metropolitan Area. Annexation of Lockwood to Billings has been studied; however, the June 2009 Billings City Council Annexation Plan states that the city has no plans to annex Lockwood in the foreseeable future.
Lockwood is located at 45°48′27″N 108°25′25″W / 45.80750°N 108.42361°W / 45.80750; -108.42361 (45.807504, -108.423600). The CDP has a total area of 12.90 square miles (33.4 km) with 527 inhabitants per square mile (203/km)..mw-parser-output .tmulti .thumbinnerdisplay:flex;flex-direction:column.mw-parser-output .tmulti .trowdisplay:flex;flex-direction:row;clear:left;flex-wrap:wrap;width:100%;box-sizing:border-box.mw-parser-output .tmulti .tsinglemargin:1px;float:left.mw-parser-output .tmulti .theaderclear:both;font-weight:bold;text-align:center;align-self:center;background-color:transparent;width:100%.mw-parser-output .tmulti .thumbcaptiontext-align:left;background-color:transparent.mw-parser-output .tmulti .thumbcaption-centertext-align:center;background-color:transparent.mw-parser-output .tmulti .text-align-lefttext-align:left.mw-parser-output .tmulti .text-align-righttext-align:right.mw-parser-output .tmulti .text-align-centertext-align:center@media all and (max-width:720px).mw-parser-output .tmulti .thumbinnerwidth:100%!important;box-sizing:border-box;max-width:none!important;align-items:center.mw-parser-output .tmulti .trowjustify-content:center.mw-parser-output .tmulti .tsinglefloat:none!important;max-width:100%!important;box-sizing:border-box;text-align:center.mw-parser-output .tmulti .thumbcaptiontext-align:center
As of the census of 2000, there were 6,797 people, 2,651 households, and 2,566 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 577.5 people per square mile (222.9/km²). There were 2,651 housing units at an average density of 224.8 per square mile (86.7/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 86.0% White, 0.4% African American, 4.5% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 1.02% from other races, and 2.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.74% of the population.
There were 1,599 households out of which 40.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.7% were married couples living together, 12.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.3% were non-families. 20.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.10.
In the CDP, the population was spread out with 29.9% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 7.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 101.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.4 males.
Lockwood’s census data shows that the Lockwood CDP has a population of 8,477 and a 2011 Median Household Income (MHI) of $47,059 compared to the State of Montana’s MHI of $43,872. With this MHI it may make it more difficult to secure grants specific to low income residents.