Ransomville, New York

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Ransomville

Ransomville, New York

Contact Accredited Schools With Online Options

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

High Points

Ransomville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Ransomville Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Ransomville Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Ransomville People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Ransomville, New York

Comparing Ransomville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 4
Well-Paid Single Women 7 3
Age of the Population 6 6
Racial Diversity 5 3
Senior Citizens 5 5
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 8
Portion of People Married 9 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 6
Median Family Income 9 5
College Educated Adults 7 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 7
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Short Commute Times 6 7
Public Transportation Use 5 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 5 9
Housing Recently Built 3 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 8
People Living Alone 2 3

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Ransomville

Ransomville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles NE of Niagara Falls, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 24 miles N of Buffalo, New York
County Niagara
Metro Area Buffalo - Niagara Falls
Standard Zip Codes 14131
Phone Area Codes 716
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.238
Longitude -78.91

Ransomville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.8 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.9 inches
Station LOCKPORT 3 S
Distance 13.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 60 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 55 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 41 to 60 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Ransomville

Ransomville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,488 100%
Male 745 50.1%
Female 743 49.9%
Under 18 365 24.5%
18+ 1,123 75.5%
65+ 210 14.1%
Median Age 38.4
Average Family Size 3.13
White 1,444 97%
African-American 16 1.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 18 1.2%
Other 4 0.3%
Mixed Race 5 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 0.7%

Ransomville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 24.4%
Irish 15.2%
English 13.6%
Polish 12.5%
Italian 10.9%
US/American 5.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.7%
Scotch-Irish 2.7%
British 2.2%
French Canadian 2%
Dutch 1.5%
Scottish 1.2%
Swedish 1.2%
European 1%
Canadian 0.6%
Czech 0.6%
Croatian 0.5%
Hungarian 0.5%
Pennsylvania German 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Scandinavian 0.4%
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Ransomville

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Ransomville 1,488 $53,239
Lewiston 2,781 $50,457
Lockport 22,279 $44,614
Newfane 3,129 $48,869
Olcott 1,156 $52,000
Wilson 1,213 $42,656
Youngstown 1,957 $60,089

Ransomville Public Libraries

Ransomville Free Library
Ransomville, New York
(716) 791-4073

library logo

More Information for Librarians

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Ransomville

Featured Colleges in the Ransomville Area (QuickSchools™)

quickinfoThese schools offer particularly quick info upon request, and we have written detailed profiles for each (click school names to see the profiles).

Request info from multiple schools, by clicking the Request Info links.

Matching School Ads

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: MSHUS- Organizational and Social Services, MS in Psychology - Addictions, AAS in Business Administration - Small Business Management, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Associate, Bachelor

Grow Your Career with the University of Saint Mary

  • Programs: Masters of Business Administration - Human Resources Management, RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Masters of Business Administration - Health Care Management, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

The Berkeley Advantage®is part of a proven approach to career-focused education that can help students prepare for success.

  • Programs: BS, International Business, BS,National Security, BS, Legal Studies, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Associate

Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.

  • Programs: Creative Writing, Master of Fine Arts (Online), Entertainment Business, Master of Science (Online), Audio Production Bachelors (Online), more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Technology changes everything®

You’ve found Ashford University, where school comes to you

  • Programs: BA/Sports and Recreation Management - Project Management, Master of Public Administration, BA/Public Relations and Marketing - Project Management, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master
Matching School Ads

Ransomville Colleges

(List of New York Colleges)

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Ransomville

Advanced Controls

Click this [+/-] link to see or edit the similarity criteria used.

Limit Results to One State?

Sorry, no cities with similar criterias found in our database. Please choose any other state and try.
You are visiting:

Find a school near you

Study Online in Ransomville

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

Career and College Resources on CityTownInfo

Real-World Career Reports

Career Stories from workers: daily activities, job tips, best/worst job aspects, training, etc.
Daily Career & Education News from our staff. We're an approved Google News provider!

Career References and Original Articles

Resource Center. A starting point for all CityTownInfo career and college resources.
Career Overviews of hundreds of careers: descriptions, salaries, forecasts, schools, more.
Best Careers Not Requiring Degrees: Good pay, job growth, low need for degrees.
Helpful Articles, many in "how-to" format; e.g., "How to Become a Chef".
Infographics covering employment and educational trends.

College Directories and Lists

These lists link to thousands of detailed school profiles.

Colleges by State. Nearly every college and trade school in the country.
Colleges Listed Alphabetically. About 7,000 colleges & trade schools, including online schools.
Colleges by Major City. Browse cities with multiple college options.
Online Colleges. Colleges with online degree programs.
Graduate Schools by State. Colleges offering graduate degree programs.
Graduate Schools by Major City. Find cities with multiple graduate school options.

Additional Resources

Large City Map

Info for Ransomville Government Officials

Are you an official in the Ransomville government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.