NY

National Population : 333,590,059
New York State Population : 18,700,215

About Elmira, NY

Elmira, NY is located in Chemung County in the state of New York.

The total City Population for Elmira is about 49,642 with about 1,440 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 62,989.

The Average Home Value is $95,975.00, which is roughly 64% lower than the Average Home Value of $267,700.00 for the state of New York, and roughly 49% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $47,459.75, which is roughly 31% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $68,931.00 for the state of New York, and roughly 17% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Elmira is about 8.1%.

New York is ranked #2 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 85.46 out of 100.

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Voting

Chemung County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 24.11% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 55.2%
Democratic: 41.89%
Libertarian: 1.41%
Other: 1.2%
Green: 0.29%


Nearby Locations

Elmira Hts, NY (3.71 mi.)
Elmira Hgts, NY (3.71 mi.)
Pine City, NY (4.42 mi.)
Lowman, NY (4.92 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 14901, 14903, 14904, 14905
Latitude : 42.069237
Longitude : -76.803688
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 861 ft.
Area Code(s) : 607

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.32
Male Population Estimate : 49.68%
Female Population Estimate : 50.32%
Median Age : 38.9
Male Median Age : 36.7
Female Median Age : 40.0

White Population Estimate : 88.41%
Black Population Estimate : 12.27%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 3.11%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.05%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.09%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.05%
Other Population Estimate : 1.06%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Elmira specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Chemung County: About 3 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Chemung County: About 193 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Chemung County is about 20% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 33% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.