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.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201748,460-227-0.47%
201648,687-254-0.52%
201548,941-311-0.63%
201449,252-238-0.48%
201349,490-187-0.38%
201249,677-225-0.45%
201149,902-237-0.47%
201050,139-5,454-9.81%
200055,593-6,247-10.10%
199061,840-9,544-13.37%
198071,384-14,231-16.62%
197085,615-16,779-16.39%
1960102,39411,52212.68%
195090,87212,84316.46%
194078,0292,5693.40%
193075,46024,70048.66%
192050,76020,31566.73%
191030,44510,98856.47%
190019,45713,955253.64%
18905,5022,18265.72%
18803,32031410.45%
18703,0060.00%

Niagara Falls Population in 2018Source: By No machine-readable author provided. Mav assumed (based on copyright claims). [CC BY-SA 2.5 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5)], via Wikimedia Commons

Population by Race

Race Population
White34,267
Black or African American10,969
Two or More Races2,252
American Indian and Alaska Native803
Asian496
Some Other Race376
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander17

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Niagara Falls Population Pyramid 2018

0k0k0k0k0k Male Population0k0k0k0k0k Female Population757065605550454035302520151050

Niagara Falls Median Age

39


Total

38.3


Male

40


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 37,508 adults in Niagara Falls.

Niagara Falls Age Dependency

60.6

Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Niagara Falls Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.4
Houses Without Mortgage
5,647
Houses With Mortgage
6,152
Vacancy Rate
18.5
Median Rent
648
Median Home Value
69,200
Renter-Occupied Units
9,346
Owner-Occupied Units
11,799
Total Housing Units
25,948

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Niagara Falls for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 6% and the labor force participation rate is 58.4%.

Niagara Falls Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.31
Average Family Size
3.08
Total Households
21145
Married Couple Households
6659
Male Householder (no wife) Families
953
Female Householder (no husband) Families
4101
Non Family Households
9432
Total Families
11713
Households With Own Children
5195
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
7
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.3

Niagara Falls Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
2,781
$10,000 to $14,999
2,108
$15,000 to $24,999
3,219
$25,000 to $34,999
3,121
$35,000 to $49,999
2,655
$50,000 to $74,999
3,293
$75,000 to $99,999
1,856
$100,000 to $149,999
1,520
$150,000 to $199,999
398
Over $200,000
194

Niagara Falls Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Niagara Falls

New York

$32,322

$60,741

$46,066

$89,397

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.040.080.120.16

Niagara Falls Education Data

Niagara Falls Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
1,1093.33%
9th to 12th Grade
3,49310.47%
High School Graduate
13,02239.04%
Some College
6,83920.50%
Associates Degree
3,2069.61%
Bachelors Degree
3,3149.94%
Graduate Degree
2,3707.11%