For population 25 years and over in Niagara:
For population 15 years and over in Niagara town:
319 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 1.4% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Niagara Falls, NY (2.1 miles , pop. 55,593).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (16.2 miles , pop. 292,648).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (293.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Niagara Falls, NY (1.4 miles ), Lewiston, NY (2.2 miles ), Wheatfield, NY (2.2 miles ), Sanborn, NY (2.3 miles ), Grand Island, NY (2.7 miles ), North Tonawanda, NY (2.8 miles ), Grandyle Village, NY (2.9 miles ), Cambria, NY (3.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.12 N, Longitude: 78.99 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 716
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (4 officers).
Crime rates in Niagara (2001):
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Niagara: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Niagara-area historical tornado activity is below New York state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/19/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.3 miles away from the Niagara town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 7/7/1961, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Niagara-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/26/1999 at 22:33:01, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 8.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 41.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 60.9 miles away from Niagara center
On 12/25/1998 at 13:30:26, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 11.2 mi) earthquake occurred 72.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/25/1995 at 14:22:32, a magnitude 3.0 (2.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 11.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2004 at 23:55:26, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MW, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.4 miles away from Niagara center
On 7/19/2007 at 17:07:58, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Niagara County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 9
Causes of natural disasters: Snowstorms: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Chemical Waste: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: James Madison (Medal of Honor) - Army Medal of Honor recipient.
Medal of Honor Recipients born in Niagara: Dennis T. Kirby, James Madison.
Hospitals/medical centers near Niagara:
Amtrak stations near Niagara:
Local government website: WWW.TOWNOFNIAGARA.COM
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Niagara:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.300. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.59. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00542. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
4 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
Niagara compared to New York state average:
Banks with branches in Niagara (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Niagara town (based on Niagara County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.25%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 33
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 27
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
Number of full-service restaurants: 172
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
3.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,910 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($521 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.55% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,257 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($453 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Niagara:
Strongest FM radio stations in Niagara:
TV broadcast stations around Niagara:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 21See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Niagara, NY
Total length: 85 meters (279ft)
Total costs: $11,391,000
Total average daily traffic: 266,266
Total average daily truck traffic: 12,112
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Niagara)
Businesses in Niagara, NY
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.