Niagara Falls, NY
Community & Region
-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Niagara Falls NY General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Demographics||Niagara Falls||New York|
|Population, 2013 estimate ||49,468||19,651,127|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||50,172||19,378,105|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||-1.4%||1.4%|
|Population, 2010 ||50,193||19,378,102|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||6.1%||6.0%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||22.0%||22.3%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||15.5%||13.5%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||52.3%||51.6% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||70.5%||65.7%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||21.6%||15.9%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||1.9%||0.6%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||1.2%||7.3%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||Z||0.0%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||3.9%||3.0%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||3.0%||17.6%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||69.1%||58.3% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||90.0%||88.8%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||5.1%||22.1%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||5.1%||29.9%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||85.5%||85.2%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||14.8%||33.2%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||3,495||912,499|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||17.5||31.6|
|Housing units, 2010 ||26,220||8,108,103|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||55.8%||54.2%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||37.2%||50.6%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$66,900||$288,200|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||21,737||7,234,743|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.28||2.61|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$20,549||$32,382|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$32,326||$58,003|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||24.9%||15.3%|
|Business Attributes||Niagara Falls||New York|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||2,565||1,956,733|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||10.4%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.7%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||10.1%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||9.9%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||30.4% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||1,073,255||162,720,173|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||160,592||313,461,904|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||512,980||230,718,065|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$9,948||$11,879|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||520,944||39,813,499|
|Geographic Attributes||Niagara Falls||New York|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||14.09||47,126.40|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||3,563.3||411.2|
|FIPS Code ||51055||36|
|Counties ||Niagara County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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