Niagara Falls, New York 

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Population

48,976

-3.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.4%

Best Places to Live in Niagara Falls, New York

Large city complex - Western New York at eastern end of Lake Erie. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Niagara Falls, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Niagara Falls, NY Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Pleasant summers
Nearby recreation
Arts and culture
Cons
Some unattractive areas
Winter snow
Economy

What Bert Has To Say About Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls Metro Area

New York’s second largest city is a major port and “rust belt” manufacturing center, although its industries are in various stages of decline. Heavy lake-effect snows make Buffalo one of the snowiest metropolitan areas in the country. Downtown is unremarkable but clean and improving, although there are many gritty areas around the city. But lake effects bring notably pleasant weather in spring, summer, and early fall, and there is a strong assortment of cultural amenities, historic districts, and architectural highlights with few crowds.


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QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: New York
County: Niagara County
Metro Area: Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Niagara Falls
Zip Codes: 14304 14305 14301 14303 14302
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 706 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Niagara Falls is 5.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Niagara Falls jobs have increased by 1.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Niagara Falls's cost of living is 24.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Niagara Falls's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Niagara county flipped Republican in the most recent Presidential election, after voting Democratic in the previous four. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Niagara Falls's population is 48,976 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 3.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Niagara Falls is Real Estate: $71,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.3%.

SCHOOLS
Niagara Falls public schools spend $18,467 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.7 students per teacher in Niagara Falls. More Education



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Housing Market in Niagara Falls

It's a good time to buy in Niagara Falls. Home Appreciation is up 9.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Niagara Falls is $71,800.

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Reviews for Niagara Falls   5 Reviews
Ghetto and Corrupt City - 7/15/2010
Niagara Falls has very high crime and a steady increase in gang activity. Unemployment is very high, there is a lot of pollution and winters are too long. The falls... Read More

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NIagara Falls and specifically 11th and South Str - 11/19/2008
Niagara Falls is plagued by contamination for radioactive waste and dumping, high crime high taxes and corrupt politicians. One would figure that a smaller town... Read More

Stay Away - 10/29/2007
Niagara Falls is a very dangerous city, backed up by corrupt politicians. Brick fights on the street are not uncommon. Even Buffalo makes fun of the dysfunction in... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN NIAGARA FALLS, NEW YORK
14304 14305 14301 14303 14302

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