Niagara Falls Niagara County, New York

Niagara Falls: City in New York, USA

About

Niagara Falls is a city located in the county of Niagara in the U.S. state of New York. Its population at the 2010 census was 50,193 and a population density of 1,152 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 47,392 inhabitants.

Niagara Falls Quick Facts

Population : 47,392 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : Niagara County
Postal code : 14301–14305
Phone Area Codes : 607
Area : 43.58 km2
Named for : Niagara Falls
Altitude : 614 feet / 187 meters
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 10:49:27 (16th May 2022)
Density : 1,087 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.91% (2010-2020)
Niagara Falls locator map
Location of Niagara Falls on New York map.
Niagara Falls  New York from Skylon Tower image
Niagara Falls New York from Skylon Tower
Niagara Falls  New York from Skylon Tower image

Geography

Niagara Falls is located at 43°5'40"N 79°3'24"W (43.0945000, -79.0567100).

Niagara Falls map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Niagara Falls decreased by 5.91% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 50,193 - census
2011 49,760 -0.87% estimation process
2012 49,526 -0.47% estimation process
2013 49,328 -0.4% estimation process
2014 49,083 -0.5% estimation process
2015 48,769 -0.64% estimation process
2016 48,526 -0.5% estimation process
2017 48,249 -0.57% estimation process
2018 48,012 -0.49% estimation process
2019 47,720 -0.61% estimation process
2020 47,392 -0.69% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 114,434
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 89,515
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 27.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 118,960
April 1, 2010 Population : 89,513
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 19.7%
People over 65 (%) : 13.1%
Female persons, % : 48.1%
White only, percent : 94.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.1%
Asians alone % : 1.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.1%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 4.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 91.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 6,324
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.3%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 52,554

Niagara Falls zip code is 14301. County name: Niagara, County fips: 36063

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 52,554
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 61.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $357,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,762
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $528
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,074
Permits for construction, 2020 : 2,038
2015-2019 Households : 43,777
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.37
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 78.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 94.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 87.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 96.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 72.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 348,072
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 437,473
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 491,046
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,710,262
2012 total retail sales per capita : $18,467
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $66,397
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $36,924
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.3%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 6,009
2019 total employment : 50,667
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 2,219,894
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 4.1%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 13,841
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 14,905
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,897
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,320
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 515
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 13,729
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,455
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 12,429
2010 population per square mile : 34.4
2010 land area in square miles : 2,602.69

People born in Niagara Falls (109)

People born in Niagara Falls, including stage and film actor Franchot Tone, mixed martial artist Rashad Evans, actor, musician and singer Nino Tempo, .

List

  • April Stevens (American singer) she was born in 29/04/1936
  • Jonny Flynn (American basketball player) he was born in 06/02/1989
  • Kathleen Howard (Opera singer, actress, magazine editor) she was born in 17/07/1884
  • Charles Cyphers (American actor) he was born in 28/07/1939
  • Don Gais (American musician and pianist) he was born in 09/09/1919
  • Fred Beir (American actor (1927-1980)) he was born in 21/09/1927
  • Gary Baker (American musician) he was born in 08/08/1952
  • Lee Hyla (composer) he was born in 31/08/1952
  • Mark Bridges (American costume designer) he was born in 01/01/2000
  • Ron LaSalle (American musician) he was born in 01/01/2000
  • Michael Cassius McDonald he was born in 01/01/1839
  • Kerry Von Erich (American professional wrestler (1960-1993)) he was born in 03/02/1960
  • Tommy Tedesco (American guitarist) he was born in 03/07/1930
  • Walter Douglas La Mont
  • Barbara Frum (Canadian journalist) she was born in 08/08/1937
  • Ellis Hobbs (Player of American football) he was born in 16/05/1983
  • James Starks (American football player) he was born in 25/02/1986
  • Marc Magliarditi (American ice hockey goaltender) he was born in 09/07/1976

Schools in Niagara Falls

College & universities near Niagara Falls, NY

Code Name City ZIP
193973 Niagara University Niagara University (NY) 14109

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Niagara Falls, NY

Code Name Address Type
NFL Niagara Falls Station and Customhouse Interpretive Center 27th St. and Lockport Rd. RAIL
BFX Buffalo–Exchange Street 75 Exchange Street RAIL
BUF Buffalo–Depew station 55 Dick Road RAIL
DUK Dunkirk, New York 411 Central Ave. BUS
FDN Fredonia, New York 1 State University of New York BUS

Post offices near Niagara Falls

Post Office Name City ZIP
Niagara Fall Post Office Niagara Falls (NY) 14301

Other cities in Niagara County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Niagara County , NY.

City Name Population Title
North Tonawanda 30,050 City in New York, USA
Lockport 19,834 Town in Niagara County, New York, United States
Newfane 9,271 Town in Windham County, Vermont
South Lockport 8,324 Census-designated place in Niagara County, New York
Pendleton 6,820 Town in Niagara County, New York, USA
Hartland 3,802 Town in New York, United States
Lewiston 2,572 Village in New York
Somerset 2,539 Town in Niagara County, New York, United States
Youngstown 1,833 Town in New York, United States
Rapids 1,636 Section of a river where the river bed is relatively steep, increasing the water's velocity and turbulence
Ransomville 1,419 Census-designated place in Niagara County, New York
Gasport 1,248 Hamlet in town of Royalton, Niagara County, New York, United States
Olcott 1,241 Census-designated place in Niagara County, New York
Wilson 1,211 Village in Niagara County, New York, United States
Barker 504 Village in the town of Somerset, Niagara County, New York

Distance to Other Cities

Niagara Falls distances to largest New York cities