Niagara County, New York Population 2018

Niagara County, New York's estimated population is 211,328 with a growth rate of -0.96% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Niagara County, New York is the 18th largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017211,328-2,046-0.96%
2016213,3741,5760.74%
2016211,798-742-0.35%
2015212,540-935-0.44%
2014213,475-760-0.35%
2013214,235-547-0.25%
2012214,782-965-0.45%
2011215,747-739-0.34%
2010216,486-4,270-1.93%
1990220,756-6,598-2.90%
1980227,354-8,366-3.55%
1970235,720-6,549-2.70%
1960242,26952,27727.52%
1950189,99229,88218.66%
1940160,11010,7817.22%
1930149,32930,62425.80%
1920118,70526,66928.98%
191092,03617,07522.78%
190074,96112,47019.95%
189062,4918,31815.35%
188054,1733,7367.41%
187050,437380.08%
186050,3998,12319.21%
185042,27611,14435.80%
184031,13212,65068.44%
183018,482-4,508-19.61%
182022,99014,019156.27%
18108,9710.00%

Niagara County, New York Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White187,520
Black or African American15,251
Two or More Races4,827
Asian2,299
American Indian and Alaska Native2,145
Some Other Race1,238
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander94

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

Niagara County, New York Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Niagara County, New York Median Age

42.9


Total

41.5


Male

44.1


Female

Niagara County, New York Adults

There are 169,632 adults, (36,914 of which are seniors) in Niagara County, New York.

Niagara County, New York Age Dependency

60.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Niagara County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

109,576

51.35%

Male

103,798

48.65%

Niagara County, New York Households and Families

Niagara County, New York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Niagara County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
All71.1%28.9%
Male66.1%33.9%
Non Family56.7%43.3%
Female48.2%51.8%

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Niagara County, New York Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All87,6382.3971.1
Married39,7313.0589.9
Non Family32,9621.1856.7
Female11,0533.2748.2
Male3,8923.3166.1

3.02

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Niagara County, New York Households

Niagara County, New York Education

Niagara County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,8872.59%
9th to 12th Grade9,8206.54%
High School Graduate52,38434.87%
Some College30,57120.35%
Associates Degree18,27312.16%
Bachelors Degree20,58113.70%
Graduate Degree14,7159.79%

Niagara County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White134,531123,45932,305
Black9,0277,4241,311
Hispanic2,6932,328593
Multiple Races1,5191,292264
Asian1,4791,193662
Native American1,2931,109257
Other Race654558153
Islander615223

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.77%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 44.76%.

Niagara County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,846$44,377$30,948
Less Than High School$18,990$22,277$14,540
High School Grad$31,247$39,366$24,373
Some College$35,843$44,020$30,822
Bachelors Degree$50,523$61,499$39,771
Graduate Degree$56,063$69,311$50,907

$36,846

Average Earnings

$44,377

Average Male

$30,948

Average Female

Niagara County, New York Language

Niagara County, New York Language by Age

Niagara County, New York Language

95.93% of Niagara County, New York residents speak only English, while 4.07% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.95% of the population.

Niagara County, New York Poverty

Niagara County, New York Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White181,02518,92610.45%
Black14,8786,04640.64%
Hispanic5,3341,53328.74%
Multiple4,7251,44330.54%
Native2,03369734.28%
Other1,11037333.60%
Asian2,27430513.41%
Islander941920.21%

13.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.38%

Male Poverty Rate

14.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Niagara County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Niagara County, New York is Black, with 40.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Niagara County, New York is White, with 10.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.58%.

Niagara County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.53%
High School12.11%
Some College9.95%
Bachelors or Greater4.97%

Niagara County, New York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed33.65%
Female Unemployed30.12%
Female Employed8.44%
Male Employed4.15%

Niagara County, New York Income

Niagara County, New York Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,094$64,691
Families$66,617$79,104
Married Families$78,107$91,916
Non Families$28,266$37,999

Niagara County, New York Marital Status

Niagara County, New York Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Niagara County, New York Married by Age and Sex

Niagara County, New York Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Niagara County, New York Marital Status by Race

Niagara County, New York Veterans

Niagara County, New York Veterans by War

15,223

Number of Veterans

14,361

Male Veterans

862

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam5,637
First Gulf War1,894
Second Gulf War1,765
Korea1,567
World War II943

Niagara County, New York Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 744,273
75+3,572
35 to 543,341
55 to 642,917
18 to 341,120

Niagara County, New York Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White14,2839.39%
Black6035.57%
Hispanic2627.55%
2 or More2049.39%
Indian795.23%
Asian301.68%
Hawaiian1317.33%
Other111.20%

Niagara County, New York Veterans by Education

6.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Niagara County, New York Employment Status

Niagara County, New York Employment by Age

61.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Niagara County, New York Employment by Race

Niagara County, New York Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Niagara County, New York

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Niagara Falls5017348632-1541-3.07%
North Tonawanda3157430607-967-3.06%
Lockport2118720480-707-3.34%
Lewiston27042591-113-4.18%
Youngstown19691910-59-3.00%
Middleport18401776-64-3.48%
Wilson12641224-40-3.16%
Barker533510-23-4.32%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990