Niagara Falls, New York Population 2020

47,684
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Niagara Falls is a city located in New York. Niagara Falls has a 2020 population of 47,684. Niagara Falls is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually and its population has decreased by -4.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 50,138 in 2010. Niagara Falls reached it's highest population of 50,138 in 2010.

The average household income in Niagara Falls is $51,835 with a poverty rate of 27.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $665 per month, and the median house value is $74,600. The median age in Niagara Falls is 38.3 years, 37.8 years for males, and 38.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.7 males.

Niagara Falls is located in Ontario, Canada. It is located across the river from another Niagara Falls – the city in New York.

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

Population Growth

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 Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Niagara Falls was:

  • White: 69.41%
  • Black or African American: 21.55%
  • Two or more races: 5.15%
  • Asian: 1.42%
  • Native American: 1.37%
  • Other race: 1.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of Niagara Falls, New York is 47,684, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 48,144.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 50,138.

Niagara Falls, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33,77469.41%
Black or African American10,48721.55%
Two or More Races2,5085.15%
Asian6891.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native6671.37%
Some Other Race5131.05%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander230.05%
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Niagara Falls Population Pyramid 2020

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Niagara Falls Median Age

38.3


Total

37.8


Male

38.8


Female

Niagara Falls Adults

There are 37,631 adults, (7,500 of whom are seniors) in Niagara Falls.

Niagara Falls Age Dependency

61.5

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Niagara Falls Sex Ratio

Female

25,918

53.26%

Male

22,743

46.74%

Niagara Falls Households and Families

Niagara Falls Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Niagara Falls Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.9%16.1%
All57.5%42.5%
Non Family48.8%51.2%
Male43.5%56.5%
Female40.2%59.8%

57.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,4742.2557.5
Non Family9,6351.1948.8
Married6,5063.0783.9
Female4,2633.0940.2
Male1,0703.4343.5

2.99

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Niagara Falls Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1073.33%
9th to 12th Grade2,9888.98%
High School Graduate12,71738.23%
Some College6,46119.42%
Associates Degree3,89211.70%
Bachelors Degree3,39910.22%
Graduate Degree2,6998.11%
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Niagara Falls Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White24,57721,9804,839
Black6,2765,311749
Hispanic1,094866162
Multiple Races624484185
Asian510356179
Native American40931875
Other Race29325210
Islander4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.43%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.10%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,915$36,831$29,677
Less Than High School$17,387$17,411$17,363
High School Grad$27,894$32,708$25,385
Some College$35,476$40,145$32,962
Bachelors Degree$37,017$43,250$34,044
Graduate Degree$53,442$56,875$52,344

$31,915

Average Earnings

$36,831

Average Male

$29,677

Average Female

Niagara Falls Language

Niagara Falls Language by Age

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Niagara Falls Language

94.34% of Niagara Falls residents speak only English, while 5.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.19% of the population.

Niagara Falls Poverty

Niagara Falls Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,3145,96118.45%
Black10,4294,49343.08%
Hispanic2,2931,39961.01%
Multiple2,4991,35954.38%
Other51330960.23%
Native62526041.60%
Asian66517626.47%
Islander2323100.00%

27.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.10%

Male Poverty Rate

28.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Niagara Falls

The race most likely to be in poverty in Niagara Falls is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Niagara Falls is White, with 18.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.32%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.34%
Some College22.23%
High School20.39%
Bachelors or Greater10.99%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed48.48%
Female Unemployed35.18%
Female Employed14.01%
Male Employed9.69%

Niagara Falls Income

Niagara Falls Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,377$51,835
Families$47,533$61,023
Married Families$67,835$79,481
Non Families$24,624$38,073
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Niagara Falls Marital Status

Niagara Falls Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.0%

Male Marriage Rate

34.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Niagara Falls Married by Age and Sex

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Niagara Falls Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Niagara Falls Marital Status by Race

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Niagara Falls Veterans

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2,918

Number of Veterans

2,705

Male Veterans

213

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,042
Second Gulf War390
First Gulf War384
Korea329
World War II102
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74769
35 to 54754
75+617
55 to 64570
18 to 34208
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,4598.80%
Black4095.54%
Hispanic352.75%
2 or More333.41%
Indian91.88%
Asian61.12%
Other20.66%

Niagara Falls Veterans by Education

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12.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Niagara Falls Employment Status

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58.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.6%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

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Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202047,684-230-0.48%
201947,914-230-0.48%
201848,144-230-0.48%
201748,374-269-0.55%
201648,643-253-0.52%
201548,896-319-0.65%
201449,215-244-0.49%
201349,459-200-0.40%
201249,659-234-0.47%
201149,893-245-0.49%
201050,1380.00%