Niagara County NY Information


Niagara County Subdivisions

Niagara County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 213,415
Population in Households 209,161
Population in Familes 163,933
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,254
Population Density1 409
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 90,249
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 56,015
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 99,720 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 61,107 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 29,142 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,471 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $108,693
Average Home Value $137,579


Median Household Income $47,564
Average Household Income $63,183
Per Capita Income $27,335
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.23% -0.24%
Households -0.05% -0.14%
Families -0.23% -0.24%
Median Household Income   0.79%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Niagara County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Niagara County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 18 73rd
Population Density1 # 17 74th
Diversity Index2 # 32 50th
Median Household Income # 42 34th
Per Capita Income # 27 58th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.