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Location of Lockwood, Missouri
|• Total||0.99 sq mi (2.55 km2)|
|• Land||0.97 sq mi (2.51 km2)|
|• Water||0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)|
|Elevation||1,086 ft (331 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||925.85/sq mi (357.55/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0729922|
Lockwood is a city in Dade County, Missouri, United States. The population was 846 at the 2020 census.
Lockwood was platted in 1881. The community was named after J. E. Lockwood, a railroad official. A post office has been in operation at Lockwood since 1881.
Lockwood is located at 37°23′11″N 93°57′15″W / 37.38639°N 93.95417°W (37.386502, -93.954046).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.99 square miles (2.56 km2), of which, 0.97 square miles (2.51 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 936 people, 381 households, and 244 families living in the city. The population density was 964.9 inhabitants per square mile (372.5/km2). There were 451 housing units at an average density of 464.9 per square mile (179.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.6% White, 0.3% African American, 1.2% Native American, 0.7% Asian, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.
There were 381 households, of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.0% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.0% were non-families. 34.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 19.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.93.
The median age in the city was 43.9 years. 23.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.5% were from 25 to 44; 24.6% were from 45 to 64; and 24.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.5% male and 52.5% female.
Public education in Lockwood is administered by Lockwood R-I School District.
Lockwood has a lending library, the Lockwood Public Library.