Niagara County is located in northwestern New York. The County Seat is Lockport and the largest city is Niagara Falls. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.niagaracounty.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 213,525 and the 2010 census population was 216,477. The land area is 522.36 square miles and there are 414.4 persons per square mile.
88.6% of the population is White, 7% is Black or African American, 2.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 1% is Asian, 1.1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.2% is two or more races. 89.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 22.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $105,200, there are 88,376 households, an average of 2.39 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,991, the median household income is $47,955, and 13.7% of the persons in Niagara County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 12,552. Retail sales (in $1000) were $2,075,125, and sales per capita were $9,689. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 27.8%.
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