Niagara County NY Information


Niagara County Subdivisions

Niagara County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 213,710
Population in Households 209,629
Population in Familes 165,035
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,081
Population Density1 409
Diversity Index2 28


Median Household Income $51,458
Average Household Income $69,357
Per Capita Income $29,684


Total Housing Units 99,445 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 63,662 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 25,958 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,825 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $121,041
Average Home Value $157,338


Total Households 89,620
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 55,407
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.16% -0.17%
Households -0.13% -0.16%
Families -0.3% -0.27%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   3.14%


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, 2018 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 Density # 17 74th
Diversity Index # 30 53rd
Median Household Income # 40 37th
Per Capita Income # 27 58th

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