Niagara University is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 3,400 people and just one neighborhood, Niagara University is the 424th largest community in New York.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Niagara University is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Niagara University is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Niagara University who work in office and administrative support (19.74%), sales jobs (14.63%) and teaching (8.88%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Niagara University is a small town with a large college student population. Because of this, there is a real youthful, hip vibe to the place, and much of the life in the town is centered on the college. This has helped Niagara University to buck the trend of other small towns that have suffered declining populations over the past 20 to 30 years. Spending by students, and faculty and staff jobs, are a big part of the local economy.