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Niles, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Niles is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Trumbull County at latitude 41.1878 and longitude -80.7531. Trumbull County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 883 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Niles, but most people and references simply refer to it as Niles, Ohio.

The P1 Census Class Code for Niles indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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, 2014)


Total Population 19,269
Population in Households 19,116
Population in Familes 14,281
Population in Group Qrtrs 153
Population Density1 2,238
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 8,601
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 4,995
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,395 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,078 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,523 (37.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 794 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $81,644
Average Home Value $99,444


Median Household Income $35,681
Average Household Income $44,894
Per Capita Income $20,013
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% -0.18%
Households 0.28% -0.09%
Families 0.11% -0.35%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   3.0%
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, 2014 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 # 92 92nd
Population Density1 # 200 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 370 69th
Median Household Income # 1055 12th
Per Capita Income # 917 24th

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