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Niagara County, NY
The county was named derives from Indian term for "bisected bottom lands"

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The county is in the Buffalo-Cheektowaga metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 218,060. This was a decrease of  -.81% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$38,136
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Niagara County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Niagara County was $25,381. This was an increase of 15.6% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 82% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Lockport

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24% of Niagara County residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Niagara County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Niagara County include Acacia Park Cemetery, Bear Ridge Cemetery, Beth Israel Cemetery, Budd Cemetery, Chestnut Ridge Cemetery, Cold Spring Cemetery, Corwin Cemetery, Fairmount Cemetery, Fort Niagara Cemetery, Friedens Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Niagara County include Appleton, Barker, Burt, Cambria, Gasport, Goat Island, Hartland, Lewiston, Lewiston, Lockport ... View communities

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Colleges in Niagara County include Niagara County Community College, Niagara University ... View colleges

School districts in Niagara County include Barker Central Schools District, Lewiston-Porter Central Schools District, Lockport City Schools District, Newfane Central Schools District, Niagara Falls City Schools District, Niagara-Wheatfield Central Schools District, North Tonawanda City Schools District, Royalton-Hartland Central Schools District, Starpoint Central Schools District, Wilson Central Schools District ... View school districts

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Libraries in Niagara County include Barker Free Library, Lewiston Public Library, Lockport Public Library, Middleport Free Library, Newfane Free Library, Niagara Falls Public Library, Niagara Falls Public Library - Lasalle Branch, North Tonawanda Public Library, Ransomville Free Library, Sanborn-Pekin Free Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Niagara County include Niagara Gazette ... View newspapers

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Niagara County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Niagara County political report.

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Hotels in Niagara County include Best Western Summit Inn, Best Western Summit Inn, Budget Host Inn, Budget Host Inn, Castle Motor Inn, Clarion Hotel Niagara Falls, Comfort Inn Lockport, Comfort Inn the Pointe, Days Inn, Days Inn at the Falls ... More hotels

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