Ransomville is a hamlet (and census-designated place) located in the Town of Porter in Niagara County, New York, United States. The population was 1,419 at the 2010 census. Portions of the hamlet of Ransomville are also in Town of Wilson and Town of Cambria. Ransomville is north of the City of Niagara Falls and is part of the Buffalo–Niagara Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Ransomville is located at 43°14′13″N 78°54′55″W / 43.23694°N 78.91528°W / 43.23694; -78.91528 (43.236955, -78.915327).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.2 square miles (16 km), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,488 people, 488 households, and 386 families residing in the hamlet. The population density was 240.0 per square mile (92.7/km²). There were 504 housing units at an average density of 81.3/sq mi (31.4/km²). The racial makeup of the community was 97.04% White, 1.08% African American, 1.21% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.27% from other races, and 0.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.67% of the population.
There were 488 households out of which 37.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.3% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.7% were non-families. 17.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.13.
In the community, the population was spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 100.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.1 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $48,000, and the median income for a family was $53,239. Males had a median income of $30,833 versus $25,227 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $22,063. None of the families and 2.8% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 3.4% of those over 64.
The hamlet is served by the Ransomville Volunteer Fire Company with their station located on NY Route 93 Youngstown-Lockport Road. The Upper Mountain Fire Company of Lewiston, New York provides Advanced Life Support services to Ransomville.
Ransomville New York neighborhoods include: Rainbow Park, Ransomville Guard, The TP, Watts Orchards