Niagara Falls, Ontario Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for Niagara Falls, a city in Canada with a land area of 210.25 km2 and has a population density of 449.10 people per km2.

The data includes average age, age distribution, marital status, individual and household income, spoken languages, employment and unemployment rates, occupations, religion, and various other characteristics.

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Population Characteristics

Based on the latest census, it is estimated the total population in Niagara Falls is around 94,415 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of Niagara Falls in 2021 census have increased 7.20% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
88,07194,415 +7.20%

Population By Genders

Of the 94,415 total population in Niagara Falls, the largest gender is female with around 48,535 women within the population.

45,88548,535 +5.46%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 88,071 population in Niagara Falls, majority of them are in the age of 55 to 59 years years old, with 7.60% of them are male and 7.50% female. While the median age of the whole population is 44.80.

0 to 4 years2,115 4.60%1,980 4.10% 6.38%4,095 4.30%
5 to 9 years2,455 5.40%2,290 4.70% 6.72%4,750 5.00%
10 to 14 years2,570 5.60%2,480 5.10% 3.50%5,050 5.30%
15 to 19 years2,665 5.80%2,455 5.10% 7.88%5,125 5.40%
20 to 24 years2,910 6.30%2,600 5.40% 10.65%5,515 5.80%
25 to 29 years2,870 6.30%2,875 5.90% 0.17%5,750 6.10%
30 to 34 years2,885 6.30%2,860 5.90% 0.87%5,740 6.10%
35 to 39 years2,650 5.80%2,935 6.00% 9.71%5,585 5.90%
40 to 44 years2,710 5.90%2,915 6.00% 7.03%5,625 6.00%
45 to 49 years2,865 6.20%3,065 6.30% 6.53%5,925 6.30%
50 to 54 years3,095 6.70%3,285 6.80% 5.78%6,375 6.80%
55 to 59 years3,505 7.60%3,640 7.50% 3.71%7,145 7.60%
60 to 64 years3,285 7.20%3,785 7.80% 13.21%7,070 7.50%
65 to 69 years2,975 6.50%3,370 6.90% 11.72%6,340 6.70%
70 to 74 years2,515 5.50%2,845 5.90% 11.60%5,365 5.70%
75 to 79 years1,685 3.70%1,920 4.00% 12.24%3,610 3.80%
80 to 84 years1,095 2.40%1,440 3.00% 23.96%2,540 2.70%
85 years and over1,025 2.20%1,785 3.70% 42.58%2,810 3.00%
85 to 89 years660 1.40%960 2.00% 31.25%1,615 1.70%
90 to 94 years305 0.70%620 1.30% 50.81%920 1.00%
95 to 99 years60 0.10%185 0.40% 67.57%240 0.30%
100 years and over10 0.00%25 0.10% 60.00%30 0.00%

Broader Age Groups

If we look at the population data from the broader age groups, we can see that most people in Niagara Falls are within the 15 to 64 years age group.

0 to 14 years15.60%13.90%14.70%
15 to 64 years64.20%62.70%63.40%
65 years and over20.30%23.40%21.90%
Average age of the population42.60%45.10%43.90%
Median age of the population43.20%46.40%44.80%

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Population of Niagara Falls by Ethnicity and Origin

In Niagara Falls, the population data reflects a diverse range of ethnicities, contributing to the vibrant cultural landscape. Niagara Falls embraces various ethnic groups, each adding to its dynamic societal fabric.

The population statistics underscore the importance of this multicultural diversity, emphasizing Niagara Falls's dedication to inclusivity and the appreciation of distinct contributions that each ethnicity brings to the shared narrative of the area.

Here are the top 10 ethnicities in Niagara Falls.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
Indian (India)3.92%3.52%3.71%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in Niagara Falls, which totals 88,071, the majority, consisting of 24,990 people live in a single-detached house. Additionally, the majority of them are living in households with a size of 2 persons.

Household Size

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
1 person10,55513.95%
2 persons12,91517.10%
3 persons6,0057.95%
4 persons5,1856.85%
5 or more persons3,1354.15%

Income in Niagara Falls

The population data in a region can offer valuable insights when analyzed in relation to income levels. By examining the income distribution within Niagara Falls, we can gain a deeper understanding of the socioeconomic dynamics at play.

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in Niagara Falls is $35,600 (according to the 2020 data).

Per capita income data in a region provides a comprehensive snapshot of the average income earned by each individual residing within that area. By dividing the total income generated in the region by its population, per capita income quantifies the economic well-being of the population on an individual basis.

This data not only reflects the region's overall economic performance but also offers insights into income distribution, quality of life, and potential disparities.

Household Income

The median household income in Niagara Falls is $74,500 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a Niagara Falls provides crucial insights into the economic landscape and living standards of its residents. By analyzing this data, policymakers, researchers, and businesses in Canada gain a comprehensive understanding of income distribution, socioeconomic disparities, and trends within Niagara Falls.

Education Levels in Niagara Falls

This data captures the distribution of individuals across various educational milestones, such as high school diplomas, college degrees, and beyond.

This information is pivotal in shaping educational policies, workforce development strategies, and initiatives aimed at enhancing access to quality education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities within Niagara Falls.

Only using 25% sample data.
Bachelor's degree or higher11,74515,19526,94021.65%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate20,58020,67541,25032.10%
No certificate, diploma or degree8,5758,48517,07012.55%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree32,31536,97069,28555.40%

Employment in Niagara Falls

This comprehensive dataset offers a detailed snapshot of Niagara Falls's employment trends, encompassing various sectors, industries, and job categories.

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 13.20% which is very high acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate45.32%
Unemployment rate13.20%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in Niagara Falls working as an employee. Most of them (71.30%) are working permanent position as an employee.


On the other hand, this table provides the data on how many people in Niagara Falls working self-employed.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

The industry employment sectors census data provides valuable insights into the diverse economic landscape of a specific region in Niagara Falls. By categorizing and quantifying the distribution of employment across various sectors such as manufacturing, healthcare, technology, education, and more, this data illuminates the region's economic composition.

As we can see from the table below, most of the people (14%) in Niagara Falls are working in the accommodation and food services sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting3152101%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction35100%
Wholesale trade8353853%
Retail trade2,3703,09012%
Transportation and warehousing1,6004705%
Information and cultural industries3052151%
Finance and insurance6008053%
Real estate and rental and leasing3753652%
Professional, scientific and technical services1,1801,0555%
Management of companies and enterprises50350%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services1,0708404%
Educational services8451,8306%
Health care and social assistance1,0254,56512%
Arts, entertainment and recreation1,4451,1356%
Accommodation and food services3,0603,59014%
Other services (except public administration)9459004%
Public administration1,1508904%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within Niagara Falls. This data offers a comprehensive view of where individuals are employed, shedding light on the geographic distribution of workplaces and the flow of workers across various areas.

Only using 25% sample data.
Work LocationMenWomenTotalPercentage
Worked at home2,7403,4056,15017.20%
Worked outside Canada195902850.80%
No fixed workplace address3,5151,2454,75513.30%
Usual place of work12,18012,35024,53068.70%


This data reveals crucial information about how residents in Niagara Falls travel to work or school, highlighting the prevalence of various modes of transportation such as carpooling, public transit, cycling, and walking.

This data aids in the formulation of targeted transportation policies and the development of efficient transit systems, ultimately contributing to sustainable urban planning and enhancing the overall quality of life for residents in the region.

Commuting Duration

The commuting duration captures the average time individuals spend traveling to their workplaces, shedding light on the efficiency of public transit systems, road networks, and the overall accessibility of the region.

Only using 25% sample data.
Less than 15 minutes40.90%
15 to 29 minutes38.90%
30 to 44 minutes11.00%
45 to 59 minutes3.40%
60 minutes and over5.70%

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within Niagara Falls offers a multifaceted lens onto societal dynamics. This intricate data repository encapsulates the diverse array of marital bonds within the locale.

Long-term commitments, such as marriages, civil unions, and common-law partnerships, coalesce into a mosaic that mirrors the region's social fabric. By examining trends in marital status, we can discern evolving norms and preferences around Niagara Falls area, gauging the ebb and flow between tradition and modernity.

Married or living common-law
Married or living common-law

Language Spoken

This gathered data offers a panoramic view of linguistic diversity, showcasing bilingual harmonies and solo language elegances. Beyond mere language, this data narrates the symphony of Canada's cultural landscape.

In Niagara Falls, the most used official language is English. Around 90,560 people in the area speak English.

English and French290
Neither English nor French1,230


This gathered data offers a panoramic view of linguistic diversity, showcasing bilingual harmonies and solo language elegances. Beyond mere language, this data narrates the symphony of Canada's cultural landscape.

The most common religion in Niagara Falls is Christian. Around 55,670 people in Niagara Falls are Christian (26,070 males and 26,070 females).