Rapids is a hamlet (also a census-designated place) located in the Town of Lockport in Niagara County, New York, United States. The population was 1,636 at the 2010 census. The ZIP code for Rapids is 14094.
Rapids is located on the south edge of both the town and the county so that a small part of the community is in the Town of Clarence in Erie County. The hamlet is at the junction of Tonawanda Creek Road, Rapids Road, and Goodrich Road. The community consists of a fire hall, a few businesses, and many residences, primarily in Niagara County. It is part of the Buffalo–Niagara Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area.