Niagara Falls demographics profile

StatisticNiagara FallsNew YorkNational
Population density (sq mi)3,49135991
Median age39.038.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%52%55%
Speak English95%70%79%
Speak Spanish1%15%13%
Niagara Falls, NY has a population of 49,180 and is the 835th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,491 per sq mi which is 873% higher than the New York average and 3754% higher than the national average. The median age in Niagara Falls is 39 which is approximately 2% higher than the New York average of 38. In Niagara Falls, 46% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 95% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 82% of Niagara Falls residents were born in New York, 12% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Niagara Falls is 873% higher than New York.
  • The median age in Niagara Falls is 2% higher than New York.
  • In Niagara Falls 69.68% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Niagara Falls 22.30% of the population is African American.
  • In Niagara Falls 1.01% of the population is Asian.

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Niagara Falls population breakdown by race

RaceNiagara FallsNew YorkNational
African American22.30%15.60%12.63%
American Indian1.63%0.38%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.03%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race4.58%2.93%3.06%
Other race0.76%8.62%4.75%
In Niagara Falls, 3.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Niagara Falls age breakdown

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Source: The Niagara Falls, NY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).