Niagara Falls, New York Population 2019
Niagara Falls is located in Ontario, Canada. It is located across the river from another Niagara Falls – the city in New York. The city has a population of 48,144 according to the latest estimates.
City Size and Population Density
The total land area is almost 81 square miles, making the overall population density 1,088 people per square mile. The urban area has a much larger population. With over 308,000 people, the urban population is ranked 12th in the country. The greater metro area has a population of over 390,000.
Niagra Falls City Population Statistics and Diversity
Almost 20% of the population of Niagara Falls is under the age of 18, but overall the city’s population is older the nation’s average. Approximately 10% of the total population are visible minorities, including but not limited to Chinese and Filipino residents.
The majority (almost 84%) identify as being Christian, with most following the Catholic religion.
The area has lower crime rates than some of the surrounding communities, but still maintains
Breaking down the population in Niagra Falls by decade shows that the city has mostly experienced growth except for the period between 1951 and 1961 when the population dropped by 2.3%. However, Niagara Falls immediately bounced back over the next ten years, when the population grew by a staggering 200%. Between 2011 and 2016, the population rose 6.1%, showing that the city is going to continue to grow in the coming years to soon hit that 100,000 resident milestone.
Niagara Falls, New York's estimated population is 48,144 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Niagara Falls, New York is the 14th largest city in New York based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.
The population density is 3417.87 people/mi² (1319.64 people/km²).
The overall median age is 38.6 years, 38 years for males, and 39.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.7 males.
Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 26,220 households in the city, with an average size of 2.28 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 12.4%, with a median rent of $645/month. The median house has 5.4 rooms, and has a value of $69,900.
The median income for households in Niagara Falls, New York is $33,965, while the mean household income is $47,744.
Niagara Falls Demographics
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Niagara Falls was:
- White: 69.46%
- Black or African American: 22.60%
- Two or more races: 4.55%
- Native American: 1.50%
- Asian: 1.01%
- Other race: 0.80%
- Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%