Niagara County, New York Population 2022

Niagara County, New York's estimated population is 206,944 with a growth rate of -0.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Niagara County, New York is the 19th largest county in New York. The 2010 Population was 216,475 and has seen a growth of -4.40% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18108,9710.00%
182022,99014,019156.27%
183018,482-4,508-19.61%
184031,13212,65068.44%
185042,27611,14435.80%
186050,3998,12319.21%
187050,437380.08%
188054,1733,7367.41%
189062,4918,31815.35%
190074,96112,47019.95%
191092,03617,07522.78%
1920118,70526,66928.98%
1930149,32930,62425.80%
1940160,11010,7817.22%
1950189,99229,88218.66%
1960242,26952,27727.52%
1970235,720-6,549-2.70%
1980227,354-8,366-3.55%
1990220,756-6,598-2.90%
2010216,475-4,281-1.94%
2011215,719-756-0.35%
2012214,713-1,006-0.47%
2013214,105-608-0.28%
2014213,305-800-0.37%
2015212,358-947-0.44%
2016211,554-804-0.38%
2017210,848-706-0.33%
2018210,060-788-0.37%
2019209,281-779-0.37%
2020208,502-779-0.37%
2021207,723-779-0.37%
2022206,944-779-0.38%
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Niagara County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White181,79986.51%
Black or African American14,3636.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,9580.93%
Asian1,9460.93%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander970.05%
Some Other Race2,2691.08%
Two or More Races7,7133.67%
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Niagara County, New York Population by Race

Niagara County, New York Population Pyramid 2022

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Niagara County, New York Median Age

43.4


Total

41.6


Male

44.8


Female

Niagara County, New York Adults

There are 168,042 adults, (40,194 of whom are seniors) in Niagara County, New York.

Niagara County, New York Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Niagara County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

107,758

51.28%

Male

102,387

48.72%

Niagara County, New York Population by Age

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%
All71.7%28.3%
Male61.8%38.2%
Non Family57.1%42.9%
Female54.9%45.1%

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Niagara County, New York Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All90,0222.2971.7
Married40,3232.9689.8
Male4,2453.0361.8
Female10,6743.0454.9
Non Family34,7801.1957.1

2.9

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Niagara County, New York Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,4012.25%
9th to 12th Grade9,3566.20%
High School Graduate48,82832.35%
Some College29,09119.27%
Associates Degree21,62214.32%
Bachelors Degree22,25114.74%
Graduate Degree16,40110.87%
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Niagara County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Niagara County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1,3521,083547
2+ Races3,0132,559929
White133,089123,29935,255
Hispanic3,3292,646691
Other Race1,4721,155293
Native American1,4011,176221
Black8,8737,4991,061
Islander2723

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.64%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.46%.

Niagara County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,628$50,118$34,734
Less Than 9th Grade$28,716$32,196$22,795
High School Graduate$32,426$42,033$25,217
Some College$39,666$48,945$33,188
Bachelors Degree$53,877$63,456$45,999
Graduate Degree$64,794$80,105$57,170

$41,628

Average Earnings

$50,118

Average Male

$34,734

Average Female

Niagara County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Niagara County, New York Language by Age

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Niagara County, New York Language

95.22% of Niagara County, New York residents speak only English, while 4.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.09% of the population.

Niagara County, New York Language

Niagara County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander976162.89%
Black13,8444,60633.27%
Hispanic6,5141,90329.21%
Native1,91553627.99%
Multiple7,5281,85024.57%
Asian1,83132517.75%
White175,32216,5739.45%
Other632NaN%

12.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.45%

Male Poverty Rate

13.37%

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 62.89% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.68%.

Niagara County, New York Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.40%
High School13.09%
Some College11.13%
Bachelors or Greater4.08%

Niagara County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.84%
Male Unemployed29.49%
Female Employed6.47%
Female Unemployed25.81%

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

Niagara County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,252$73,525
Families$75,900$89,237
Married Families$87,689$101,588
Non Families$33,769$45,380
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Income by Household Type

Niagara County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

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 35-44.

Niagara County, New York Marital Status by Race

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Niagara County, New York Marital Status

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14,239

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,301
First Gulf War2,172
Vietnam5,534
Korea1,352
World War II577

Niagara County, New York Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341,175
35 to 542,765
55 to 642,467
65 to 744,095
75+3,737

Niagara County, New York Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White13,2318.90%
Black6736.46%
Native American10.06%
Asian563.83%
Other Race864.99%
2+ Races1924.93%
Hispanic2145.20%

Niagara County, New York Veterans by Race

Niagara County, New York Veterans by Education

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6.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Niagara County, New York Veterans by Education

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60.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Niagara County, New York Employment by Age

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Niagara County, New York Employment by Race

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Niagara County, New York Employment by Education

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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84.00%

Born in Niagara County, New York

96.09%

Native Born

3.91%

Foreign Born

1.48%

Non Citizen

2.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.09% of Niagara County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 84.00% having been born in New York. 1.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Niagara County, New York Place of Birth

  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

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