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Niles is known for its ethnic diversity, and the community hosts a large [[Italian-American]] community. The local center of Italian-American culture and tradition is Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. The church's annual celebration of the feast day of Our Lady of Mount Carmel during July is considered one of Ohio's noteworthy Italian-American festivals.
 
As of the [[census]]<ref name ="FactFinder">{{cite web|title=American FactFinder|url=http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml|publisher=[[United States Census Bureau]]|accessdate=2013-01-06}}</ref> of 2010, there were 19,266 people, 8,499 households, and 4,971 families residingliving in the city. The population density was {{convert|2237.6|PD/sqmi|PD/km2|1}}. There were 9,417 housing units at an average density of {{convert|1093.7|/sqmi|/km2|1}}. The racial makeup of the city was 93.1% [[White (U.S. Census)|White]], 3.5% [[African American (U.S. Census)|African American]], 0.2% [[Native American (U.S. Census)|Native American]], 0.7% [[Asian (U.S. Census)|Asian]], 0.3% from [[Race (U.S. Census)|other races]], and 2.2% from two or more races. [[Hispanic (U.S. Census)|Hispanic]] or [[Latino (U.S. Census)|Latino]] of any race were 1.3% of the population.
 
There were 8,499 households of which 26.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.0% were married couples living together, 14.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.5% were non-families. 35.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.88.
 
===2000 census===
As of the [[census]]<ref name="GR2" /> of 2000, there were 20,932 people, 8,859 households, and 5,519 families residingliving in the city. The population density was 2,447.5 people per square mile (945.3/km²). There were 12,512 housing units at an average density of 1,112.7 per square mile (429.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.98% [[White (U.S. Census)|White]], 2.27% [[African American (U.S. Census)|African American]], 0.19% [[Native American (U.S. Census)|Native American]], 0.33% [[Asian (U.S. Census)|Asian]], 0.01% [[Pacific Islander (U.S. Census)|Pacific Islander]], 0.22% from [[Race (United States Census)|other races]], and 1.00% from two or more races. [[Hispanic (U.S. Census)|Hispanic]] or [[Latino (U.S. Census)|Latino]] of any race were 0.83% of the population.
 
There were 5,012 households out of which 26.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.1% were married couples living together, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.7% were non-families. 32.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.95.
 
==Notable people==<!--consensus reached to standardize this heading per WP:WikiProject Cities/US Guideline -->
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* [[Joseph Bangust]], World War II naval hero; received the [[Navy Cross]] in 1941, born in Niles
* [[Cynthia S. Burnett]] (1840–1932) educator, lecturer, temperance reformer, newspaper editor; born in Niles
* [[George_Burns_George Burns (first_basemanfirst baseman)|George Burns]], [[major league baseball]] player, [[1926]] [[American League]] [[Major_League_Baseball_Most_Valuable_Player_AwardMajor League Baseball Most Valuable Player Award|MVP]]
* [[Jim Capuzzi]], professional [[American football|football]] player; defensive back and quarterback for the [[Green Bay Packers]], born in Niles<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/C/CapuJi20.htm|title=James Capuzzi
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