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0.36% decline
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Median Household Income
1.3% growth
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0.2% decline
Median Property Value
3.24% growth

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The economy of Niagara County, NY employs 100,521 people. The economy of Niagara County, NY is specialized in Manufacturing; Utilities; and Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, which employ respectively 1.4; 1.31; and 1.17 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Niagara County, NY are Healthcare & Social Assistance (15,319), Manufacturing (14,505), and Retail trade (12,180), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($62,018), Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($61,458), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($41,134).

Median household income in Niagara County, NY is $50,094. Males in Niagara County, NY have an average income that is 1.11 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,315. The income inequality of Niagara County, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.431 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Niagara County, NY. In Niagara County, NY the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 44 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,473. Bronx County, NY has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in New York.


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Niagara County, NY is home to a population of 213,374 people, from which 98.5% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Niagara County, NY is composed of 184,173 White residents (86.3%), 15,120 Black residents (7.09%), 5,555 Hispanic residents (2.6%), 3,851 Two+ residents (1.8%), and 2,233 Asian residents (1.05%). The most common foreign languages in Niagara County, NY are Spanish (2,358 speakers), Italian (1,162 speakers), and Chinese (623 speakers), but compared to other places, Niagara County, NY has a relative high number of Italian (1,162 speakers), Polish (554 speakers), and Armenian (179 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Niagara County, NY awarded 2,333 degrees. The student population of Niagara County, NY is skewed towards females, with 836 male students and 1,497 female students. Most students in Niagara County, NY are White (1,704 and 73%), followed by Black or African American (116 and 4.97%), Unknown (60 and 2.57%), and Hispanic or Latino (59 and 2.53%). The largest universities in Niagara County, NY by number of graduates are Niagara University (1,171 and 50.2%), Niagara County Community College (1,080 and 46.3%), and Orleans Niagara BOCES-Practical Nursing Program (31 and 1.33%). The most popular majors in Niagara County, NY are Humanistic Studies (131 and 5.62%), Registered Nursing (109 and 4.67%), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (80 and 3.43%). The median tuition costs in Niagara County, NY are N/A for private four year colleges, and $29,500 and $29,500 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Niagara County, NY is $111,500, which is 0.54 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $108,000 to $111,500, a 3.24% increase. The homeownership rate of Niagara County, NY is 71.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Niagara County, NY have an average commute time of 21.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Niagara County, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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