Niagara County, New York Population 2020

Niagara County, New York's estimated population is 209,567 with a growth rate of -0.21% 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
2020209,567-433-0.21%
2019210,000-433-0.21%
2018210,433-433-0.21%
2017210,866-668-0.32%
2016211,534-832-0.39%
2015212,366-956-0.45%
2014213,322-788-0.37%
2013214,110-603-0.28%
2012214,713-996-0.46%
2011215,709-770-0.36%
2010216,479-4,277-1.94%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.21%
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Founded
March 11, 1808
County Seat
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Niagara County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White185,19287.48%
Black or African American15,1457.15%
Two or More Races5,2222.47%
Asian2,2771.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,2031.04%
Some Other Race1,5900.75%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander750.04%
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Niagara County, New York Population Pyramid 2020

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Niagara County, New York Median Age

43.2


Total

41.7


Male

44.5


Female

Niagara County, New York Adults

There are 168,858 adults, (38,400 of whom are seniors) in Niagara County, New York.

Niagara County, New York Age Dependency

62.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Niagara County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

108,577

51.29%

Male

103,127

48.71%

Niagara County, New York Households and Families

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

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Niagara County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.8%10.2%
All71.3%28.7%
Male59.8%40.2%
Non Family56.4%43.6%
Female52.3%47.7%

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All88,2112.3571.3
Married40,1823.0189.8
Non Family33,1931.1956.4
Female10,8543.1352.3
Male3,9823.359.8

2.97

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Niagara County, New York Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,7562.49%
9th to 12th Grade9,5016.31%
High School Graduate51,50934.20%
Some College29,87219.83%
Associates Degree20,17013.39%
Bachelors Degree20,45913.58%
Graduate Degree15,34010.19%
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Niagara County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White134,222124,09732,763
Black9,1947,5871,265
Hispanic2,9082,325605
Asian1,5301,215717
Multiple Races1,4651,140325
Native American1,4091,103219
Other Race891697172
Islander5641

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.46%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.86%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,932$47,975$32,481
Less Than High School$20,841$25,076$16,917
High School Grad$32,061$41,772$25,295
Some College$37,772$46,082$32,480
Bachelors Degree$53,185$62,245$44,789
Graduate Degree$61,359$71,417$54,163

$39,932

Average Earnings

$47,975

Average Male

$32,481

Average Female

Niagara County, New York Language

Niagara County, New York Language by Age

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Niagara County, New York Language

95.88% of Niagara County, New York residents speak only English, while 4.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.87% of the population.

Niagara County, New York Poverty

Niagara County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White178,61217,86610.00%
Black14,7385,45437.01%
Hispanic5,8652,23838.16%
Multiple5,1191,90537.21%
Native2,14166631.11%
Other1,49865243.52%
Asian2,21034115.43%
Islander753445.33%

13.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.42%

Male Poverty Rate

14.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Niagara County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Niagara County, New York is Islander, with 45.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Niagara County, New York is White, with 10.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.41%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.60%
High School12.65%
Some College10.37%
Bachelors or Greater4.99%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed42.26%
Female Unemployed31.89%
Female Employed6.87%
Male Employed4.23%

Niagara County, New York Income

Niagara County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,085$69,983
Families$71,366$85,247
Married Families$84,519$98,104
Non Families$31,034$41,794
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Niagara County, New York Marital Status

Niagara County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Niagara County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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Niagara County, New York 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 County, New York Marital Status by Race

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Niagara County, New York Veterans

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14,373

Number of Veterans

13,519

Male Veterans

854

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,901
First Gulf War1,945
Second Gulf War1,630
Korea1,426
World War II548
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 744,188
75+3,590
35 to 542,934
55 to 642,707
18 to 34954
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Name Veterans % of Total
White13,5168.95%
Black5935.50%
Hispanic1824.84%
2 or More1647.15%
Asian533.07%
Indian261.59%
Other211.82%

Niagara County, New York Veterans by Education

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6.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Niagara County, New York Employment Status

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61.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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84.76%

Born in New York

96.09%

Native Born

3.91%

Foreign Born

1.43%

Non Citizen

2.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.09% of Niagara County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 84.76% having been born in New York. 1.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

  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