Niagara County NY Information


Niagara County Subdivisions

Niagara County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 213,829
Daytime Population: Workers 77,317
Daytime Population: Residents 111,243
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 188,560
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 209,712
Population in Familes 164,062
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,117
Population Density2 409
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $50,163
Average Household Income $66,482
Per Capita Income $28,501


Total Housing Units 99,120 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 60,895 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 28,859 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,366 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $115,627
Average Home Value $145,636


Total Households 89,754
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 55,551
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 -0.17% -0.25%
Households -0.12% -0.23%
Families -0.31% -0.34%
Median Household Income   0.56%
Per Capita Income   2.35%


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, 2017 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 # 31 52nd
Median Household Income # 40 37th
Per Capita Income # 28 56th

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