Niagara County

Niagara County, New York

PO Box 461
Lockport, NY 14095
Phone: (716) 439-7022
Fax: (716) 439-7066

In northwestern corner of NY on Lake Ontario; organized Mar 11, 1808 from Genesee County. Name Origin: For the Niagara River, which forms its western border

Area (sq mi):: 1139.83 (land 522.95; water 616.89) Population per square mile: 415.00
Population 2005: 217,008 State rank: 17 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.30%; 1990-2000 -0.40% Population 2000: 219,846 (White 90.00%; Black or African American 6.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.60%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 3.90%. Median age: 38.20
Income 2000: per capita $19,219; median household $38,136; Population below poverty level: 10.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,499-$26,033
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 20.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Niagara Falls (53,708)
  • North Tonawanda (32,188)
  • Lockport County seat (21,504)

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    The Niagara Falls Air Reserve Stations is the largest single-site employer in Niagara County, supporting more than 3,000 airmen, airwomen and soldiers.
    This project was also made possible thanks to the involvement of organizations such as the State of New York, Empire State Development, the City of Niagara Falls, the Niagara County Industrial Development Agency, the New York Power Authority and the New York Department of Environment Conservation.
    com)-- Precision Health Care has announced that Mount St Mary's Hospital's Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine in Lewiston, NY is the first center in the Niagara County to receive full National Accreditation with the Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS).
    By 1973, with Plan 21 operative and glowingly praised by key public officials, (58) Bloneva, who had been employed by the Niagara County Welfare Office since 1964 and who was perceptive of human needs and concerns, articulated some of the problems that still remained for the Black Niagarans.
    The Cornerstone CFCU Arena will be a lasting community resource that will anchor the ongoing rebirth of the Erie Canal corridor in downtown Lockport and improve the lives of residents throughout Niagara County for decades to come," said Dave Nemi, chair of Cornerstone CFCU board of directors.
    Seneca will serve as the foundation shipper for TGP's Niagara Expansion Project, which is designed to provide transportation from the Marcellus Shale to TGP's interconnect with TransCanada Pipeline in Niagara County, NY, to serve growing markets in eastern Canada.
    This is a necessary part of our economy in Niagara County.
    Niagara County District Attorney's Office: $152,100
    Spencer) Lovely, longtime resident of Niagara County, passed away suddenly on Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Mount St.
    McWhorter (reading and writing, Niagara County Community College) supplies college students with a plan for accomplishing reading tasks within an efficient and realistic framework, as well as developing reading flexibility in their comprehension and rate to suit the purpose, type, and complexity of the material, and degree of familiarity with the content, and develop successful academic reading strategies.
    Cornerstone Community Federal Credit Union is to open a branch in Niagara County.
    Crawley, West Susssex (UK)-based Edwards opened earlier this year its new North American headquarters in Sanborn, NY, Niagara County.