Community Demographics & Statistics

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Niagara Falls at a glance (Facts and Figures)

  • Niagara Falls is part of the Regional Municipality of Niagara - Canada’s 12th largest CMA (Census Metropolitan Area)
  • Population: 82,997 (Statistics Canada Census, 2011)
  • Land Area: 212 sq. km. (81.9 sq. mi.)
  • Geographic Coordinates: 43:05:00N 79:04:15W
  • Elevation: 618 feet above sea level
  • Multi-season: (Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter)

Location

  • Niagara Falls is located in the heart of the most affluent consumer market in the world.
  • Quick access to 56% of the North American industrial marketplace.
  • Direct ‘one-day’ business opportunities to a market area of 150 million people.

Labour Force

  • Regional labour force capable of drawing from a population of more than 400,000 people.
  • Workforce in Niagara Falls (Population Ages 14-55) 69,016
  • Award-winning post secondary institutions Brock University, Niagara College, and several private training facilities.

Transportation / Logistics

  • Multimodal network including road, rail, air, and water.
  • Located along International Travel Corridor and connecting junction to all major ‘400’ routes and U.S. state highways.
  • CP and CN rail lines for passenger and freight.
  • GO Transit (Rail - seasonal, Bus - daily)
  • Municipal airport and located within one hour drive of three International airports.
  • Welland Canal, St. Lawrence Seaway System.
  • Three International border crossings in municipality.
  • Ontario’s 400 series highways run through Niagara Falls and connect directly with the U.S. Interstate system.
  • The St. Lawrence Seaway’s Welland Canal also offers a global port for bulk shipping needs.
  • U.S. and International travellers visiting Niagara by air can fly into any of three international airports located within a one-hour’s drive from Niagara!
  • Private charter flights are also available from the Niagara District Airport which is minutes from downtown and capable of handling passengers and products.