Niagara Falls, NY Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Niagara Falls?

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There are 48,502 residents in Niagara Falls, with a median age of 40.3. Of this, 48.85% are males and 51.15% are females. US-born citizens make up 93.71% of the resident pool in Niagara Falls, while non-US-born citizens account for 4.36%. Additionally, 1.94% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 43,029 people in Niagara Falls currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 48,502 -0.5%
Male Population 23,693 0.5%
Female Population 24,809 -1.5%
Male population 48.85%
Female population 51.15%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 40.3 0.5%
Citizen US Born 45,449 -0.5%
Citizen not US Born 2,114 -7.4%
Not Citizen 939 13.5%
Citizen US Born 93.71%
Citizen not US Born 4.36%
Not Citizen 1.94%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 127 18.7%
Moved from Same County 3,072 9.4%
Moved from Same State 1,394 13.0%
Moved from Different State 402 -20.9%
Same House as Last Year 43,029 -1.4%
Moved from Abroad 0.26%
Moved from Same County 6.4%
Moved from Same State 2.9%
Moved from Different State 0.84%
Same House as Last Year 89.6%

What are the employment statistics in Niagara Falls?

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White-collar workers make up 76.46% of the working population in Niagara Falls, while blue-collar employees account for 23.54%. There are also 1,490 entrepreneurs in Niagara Falls (7.21% of the workforce); 13,386 workers employed in private companies (64.81%); and 3,593 people working in governmental institutions (17.4%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 15,793 -3.6%
Blue Collar 4,861 4.2%
White Collar 76.46%
Blue Collar 23.54%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 1,490 12.9%
Private Companies 13,386 -4.0%
Governmental Workers 3,593 -4.7%
Not for Profit Companies 2,185 8.7%
Self Employees 7.21%
Private Companies 64.81%
Governmental Workers 17.4%
Not for Profit Companies 10.58%

How many households are there in Niagara Falls?

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There are a total of 22,428 households in Niagara Falls, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 52.18% of these Niagara Falls households, while non-family units account for the remaining 47.82%. Additionally, 25.59% of households have children and 74.41% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 22,428 1.4%
Average People Per Household 2 -2.3%
Family Households 11,704 0.4%
Non-family Households 10,724 2.4%
Family Households 52.18%
Non-family Households 47.82%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 5,739 3.1%
Households without Children 16,689 0.8%
Households with Children 25.59%
Households without Children 74.41%

What are the median and average incomes in Niagara Falls?

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The average annual household income in Niagara Falls is $62,833, while the median household income sits at $45,932 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $52,796, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $48,398. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $23,125 and $40,505, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $62,833 5.9%
Median Household Income $45,932 6.0%
People below Poverty Level 11,749 4.8%
People above Poverty Level 35,847 -2.1%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Niagara Falls?

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There are 26,141 housing units in Niagara Falls, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1947. Of the 22,428 occupied housing units in Niagara Falls, 55.99% are owner-occupied, while 44.01% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 49.53% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $111,100. In general, housing costs reach $753 per month in Niagara Falls.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 26,141 -0.0%
Median Year Built 1947 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 10,543 -4.6%
Built between 1940 and 1949 3,526 -3.6%
Built between 1950 and 1959 5,775 1.7%
Built between 1960 and 1969 2,059 3.0%
Built between 1970 and 1979 2,232 9.2%
Built between 1980 and 1989 713 15.6%
Built between 1990 and 1999 564 3.7%
Built between 2000 and 2009 506 29.1%
Built between 2010 and 2019 223 36.8%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 22,428 1.4%
Owner Occupied 12,558 -3.3%
Renter Occupied 9,870 7.9%
Owner Occupied 55.99%
Renter Occupied 44.01%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 6,220 -4.1%
Without Mortgage 6,338 -2.5%
Median Value with Mortgage $111,100 21.3%
Median Value without Mortgage $85,300 15.9%
Median Housing Costs per Month $753 9.1%
With Mortgage 49.53%
Without Mortgage 50.47%

What is the level of education in Niagara Falls?

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Approximately 45.32% of the population in Niagara Falls holds a high school degree (that's 17,302 residents), while 19.7% have attained a college certificate (10,248 locals) and 12.65% have a bachelor's degree (4,830 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 1,266 -4.6%
Some High School 17,302 3.6%
Some College 10,248 -6.7%
Associate Degree 4,124 -8.1%
Bachelor's Degree 4,830 8.7%
Graduate Degree 3,133 -1.0%
No High School 3.32%
Some High School 45.32%
Some College 19.7%
Associate Degree 10.8%
Bachelor's Degree 12.65%
Graduate Degree 8.21%

What is the marital status of Niagara Falls residents?

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A total of 17,069 people in Niagara Falls have never been married (which represents 42.78% of the total population), while 14,770 of them are wedded (37.02%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 994 (2.49%) and 5,091 (12.76%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 17,069 4.0%
Married 14,770 -3.0%
Separated 994 1.1%
Widowed 2,966 1.9%
Divorced 5,091 -1.0%
Never Married 42.78%
Married 37.02%
Separated 2.49%
Widowed 7.43%
Divorced 12.76%

What are the most common means of transportation in Niagara Falls?

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The top three means of transportation people in Niagara Falls use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 16,718 residents commute by car, 946 prefer going to work by walking and 546 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 16,718 -4.2%
Bus or TrolleyBus 546 20.0%
Subway or Elevated 72 N/A
Ferryboat 34 3.0%
Bicycle 37 -41.3%
Motorcycle 10 -41.2%
TaxiCab 182 25.5%
Walk 946 -1.5%

What is the median and average household income in Niagara Falls by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
14301 12,151 5,891 $32,111.00 $48,661.00
14302 206 111 $0.00 $0.00
14303 6,159 2,835 $39,256.00 $67,774.00
14304 28,582 12,661 $64,161.00 $80,935.00
14305 16,605 7,398 $45,412.00 $64,902.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2022 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 14301 14302 14303 14304 14305

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