Rapids, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Rapids, New York - Basic Facts

The Rapids Census Designated Place had a population of 1,563 as of July 1, 2016. Rapids ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rapids is located at latitude 43.0976 and longitude -78.6441 in Niagara County. The formal boundaries for the Rapids Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Niagara County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 591 feet.

The Rapids Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389727) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Rapids Census Designated Place is located within Town of Lockport, a minor civil division (MCD) of Niagara County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rapids population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,563
Population in Households 1,560
Population in Familes 1,310
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 429
Diversity Index2 13
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 595
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 406
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 643 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 478 (74.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 118 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $152,049
Average Home Value $140,952
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $66,982
Average Household Income $80,586
Per Capita Income $31,370
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.73% -0.48%
Households -0.66% -0.44%
Families -1.35% -0.55%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
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.

Rapids, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rapids to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 697 42nd
Population Density1 # 995 17th
Diversity Index2 # 873 27th
Median Household Income # 467 61st
Per Capita Income # 553 54th

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