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Niles, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Niles had a population of 19,010 as of July 1, 2015. Niles ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Niles is located at latitude 41.1878 and longitude -80.7531 in Trumbull County. The formal boundaries for the City of Niles (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Trumbull County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 883 feet.

The City of Niles (GNIS ID: 2395235) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Niles is located within Township of Weathersfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Trumbull County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Niles population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Niles: Heatons Furnace, Mahoning, Mahoning Salt Springs, Mohoning, Niles City, Nilestown.

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Niles, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 19,010
Population in Households 18,845
Population in Familes 14,106
Population in Group Qrtrs 165
Population Density1 2,208
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 8,500
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 4,916
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,396 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,979 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,521 (37.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 896 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $86,926
Average Home Value $106,288


Median Household Income $35,898
Average Household Income $46,083
Per Capita Income $20,575
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.25% -0.23%
Households 0.0% -0.17%
Families -0.21% -0.46%
Median Household Income   2.77%
Per Capita Income   2.91%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Niles, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Niles to the other 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 96 92nd
Population Density1 # 209 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 365 70th
Median Household Income # 1046 13th
Per Capita Income # 871 28th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.