Big city living. Home town Comfort.

Welcome to the neighbourhood

Niagara Falls offers big-city living with hometown comforts. With all the amenities of metropolitan living available in your own backyard, you’ll never have to travel too far to get a change of pace. If you ever miss the hectic pace of big-city living, Toronto or New York City, are just a few hours away by train, plane or car. Niagara Falls is a great place to live, work, and raise a family. With its strong education system, cultural and recreational attractions, dynamic business community, and abundance of exciting, vibrant neighbourhoods, you’ll enjoy a work-life balance that’s hard to beat. ‘Community’ still matters in Niagara Falls. You’ll know almost everyone where you work. Neighbours will pause to chat with one another on the street; old friends and new faces alike meet and greet at the local arena, community centre, golf course, or Rotary Club meeting. For residents and businesses, the quality of life in Niagara Falls is second to none.

Distance to Buffalo from Niagara Falls Canada
35 km
To Buffalo
30 min
128 km
To Toronto
65 min
Distance to Buffalo from Niagara Falls Canada
Niagara Falls population

Population

City of Niagara Falls
Niagara Region

Did you know?

419 children learned to swim in city pools last year.

There are 92 parks managed by Niagara Parks Commission.

Niagara Falls is home to 3 international border crossings.

54% of the population in Niagara Falls is between the ages of 20-59.

Average household income
$
Average household income per capita
$
Average cost of a single detached home
$
Source: FP Markets-Canadian Demographics, 2012 (Estimates) Wage Averages

Cost of Living

Source: FP Markets-Canadian Demographics, 2012 (Estimates) Consumer Expenditures

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Education
Education in Niagara Falls Canada

Niagara Falls residents have a number of high-quality education opportunities that are available to them. There are three boards of education with elementary and secondary schools in the city, offering instruction in English, French or French immersion and two post-secondary institutions in the Niagara Region.

School boards: District School Board of Niagara, Niagara Catholic District School Board, Conseil scolaire du district catholique centre-sud.

Post secondary: Brock University, Niagara College.

Healthcare
Healthcare in Niagara Falls Canada

The Niagara Health System (NHS) is a multi-site hospital amalgamation comprised of six sites serving 434,000 residents across the 12 municipalities making up the Regional Municipality of Niagara. The NHS provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient clinics/services at six sites and has 4,330 employees, 650 physicians and 850 volunteers, with an annual operating budget of approximately $468 million.

Greater Niagara General Hospital.

Recreation
Recreation in Niagara Falls Canada

Niagara Falls has a plethora of indoor and outdoor recreation opportunities for families, businesses and visitors. Niagara Falls parks, trails, and gardens are easily accessible for biking, hiking and walking along with the Gale Centre the City’s indoor 4-pad arena and Gale Centre containing pools and fitness facilities for the community to enjoy.

The Gale Centre, MacBain, Recreation and Culture.

Culture
Culture in Niagara Falls Canada

Niagara Falls is strong in cultural resources resulting in improved quality of life for residents. Niagara Falls continues to develop their cultural industry both as a cultural asset and an economic engine, as well as to create improved opportunities for artists and cultural organizations to network, and to showcase or exhibit their artistic talent.

Recreation and Culture, My City Guide, Niagara Falls Museum, Niagara Parks Commission, Wine Country, Tourism.

Shopping
Shopping in Niagara Falls Canada

Shopping in Niagara Falls is a fun experience. Niagara shopping offers visitors themed boutiques, delightful gift shops, and mainstream shopping centers whether you are looking for that perfect souvenir, name brand clothing or everyday necessities Niagara Falls has a store for you.

Niagara Square, Canada One Brand Name Outlets, The Outlet Collection, Fallsview Casino.

Entertainment
Entertainment in Niagara Falls Canada

Niagara Falls is home to blockbuster events and leading attractions. Each year begins with North America’s leading lights festival and Canada’s premier New Year’s Eve celebration, an event that kicks-off a dynamic, year-long run of celebrations, festivals, and special events. Live theatre, Vegas-styled shows, major entertainers, sporting events, business conferences, and even the occasional wirewalker – they’re all here in Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Fallsview Casino.

And by the way...

We're still the honeymoon capital of the world!

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