Niagara Falls, New York Population 2018
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 just over 88,000 according to 2016 data. The total land area is almost 81 square miles, making the total 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.
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. Breaking down the population by decade shows that the city has mostly experienced growth with the exception of the period between 1951 and 1961, when the population dropped by 2.3%. However, Niagara Falls immediately bounced back over the next 10 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.