Niagara County

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Niagara County, New York

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

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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