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Overview

Introduction to Niles, Ohio

Niles, Ohio, in Trumbull county, is 8 miles NW of Youngstown, Ohio (center to center) and 53 miles SE of Cleveland, Ohio. Part of the surrounding Youngstown - Warren metro area, the city is not an isolated city.

Niles History

In 1806, Niles was founded by James Heaton, owner of the first iron-ore processing plants of Ohio. Originally, it was named as Heaton's Furnace but was changed to Nilestown. Niles was named after the editor of the Niles Register, Hezekiah Niles. In 1843, Nilestown was shortened to Niles. The 25th President of the United States, William McKinley, was born in Niles on January 29, 1843.

Niles and Nearby Attractions

  • National McKinley Birthplace Memorial
  • Children's Museum of the Valley
  • Packard Museum Association
  • Lake Milton State Park
  • Arms Family Museum of Local History
  • Sutliff Museum

Things To Do In Niles

While staying at Niles, you can visit the McKinley Birthplace Memorial. The city also offers a number of churches such as Hungarian Presbyterian Church, Niles Wesleyan Methodist Church, Fairview United Methodist Church, Niles Christian Assembly Church and Mount Sinai Church of God in Christ. Niles includes an indoor shopping center called the Eastwood Mall. In addition, shopping can be enjoyed at Jamesplace Plaza Shopping Center, Romar Plaza Shopping Center, Great East Plaza Shopping Center and the Village Center Shopping Center.

Niles Transportation

Youngstown - Warren Regional Airport is nearby.

Niles Higher Education

Higher educational facilities are provided by Youngstown State University, Mount Union College, ETI Technical College and Kent State University - Main Campus.

Demographics

People

Total Population18,877
Male Share of the Population45.8%
Female Share of the Population54.2%
Senior Citizens18.4%
Employed Population 16+7,889
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married39.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.8%
Median Earnings25+$31,449
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,533
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,366

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,435
% Above Poverty Level80.2%
% Below Poverty Level19.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home1%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone35.5%
Median Gross Rent$649
Median House Value$78,700

Ancestry

Italian19.6%
Irish15.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.6%
English6%
Polish3.2%
Hungarian2.9%
Slovak2%
Welsh1.9%
Croatian1.7%
Dutch1.4%
French Except Basque1.2%
Ukrainian1%
Scottish0.7%
Slovene0.5%
Russian0.5%
Greek0.5%
German0.4%
Romanian0.4%
Norwegian0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Albanian0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Serbian0.2%
Macedonian0.2%
Arab0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
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Niles Almanac

CategoryValue
County Trumbull County
Standard Zip Codes44446
Phone Area Codes330
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.18
Approximate Longitude-80.75

Niles Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationMINERAL RIDGE WTR WKS
Distance2.4 miles
Jan Temp18 to 36 F
Apr Temp38 to 62 F
Jul Temp61 to 86 F
Oct Temp41 to 65 F
Annual Precip37.2 inches
StationWARREN 3 S
Distance2.9 miles
Jan Temp15 to 33 F
Apr Temp33 to 59 F
Jul Temp58 to 82 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip37.8 inches
StationNEW CASTLE 1 N
Distance23.8 miles
Jan Temp16 to 35 F
Apr Temp34 to 61 F
Jul Temp59 to 85 F
Oct Temp38 to 65 F
Annual Precip38.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Canfield7,376$88,916
Girard9,615$48,163
Lordstown3,325$65,286
McDonald3,173$52,361
Warren40,433$37,441
Youngstown65,161$31,507

Niles Public Libraries

Mckinley Memorial Library
40 N. MAIN ST.
Niles, Ohio
(330) 652-1704

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Niles Public Schools

Mckinley High School
616 Dragon Dr
ZIP: 44446
(330) 652-9968
High
Total Enrollment 666
Niles Intermediate School
120 E Margaret Ave
ZIP: 44446
(330) 989-5093
Primary
Total Enrollment 588
Niles Middle School
411 Brown St
ZIP: 44446
(330) 652-5656
Middle
Total Enrollment 639
Niles Primary School
960 Frederick St
ZIP: 44446
(330) 989-5091
Primary
Total Enrollment 539

Niles Private Schools

St Stephen Elementary School
45 S Chestnut Ave
ZIP: 44446
Elementary
Total Enrollment 88
Victory Christian School
2053 Pleasant Valley Rd
ZIP: 44446
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 77
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