Ithaca, New York

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Population in 2017: 31,006 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.9%
 
Males: 15,669  (50.5%)
Females: 15,337  (49.5%)
Median resident age:

22.2 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 14850, 14853.

Ithaca Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,235 (it was $21,441 in 2000)
Ithaca:

$32,235
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,486 (it was $13,408 in 2000)

Ithaca city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $251,738 (it was $96,300 in 2000)
Ithaca:

$251,738
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $258,975; detached houses: $255,501; townhouses or other attached units: $178,162; in 2-unit structures: $175,013; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $196,087; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $584,450; mobile homes: $72,327

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,152.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ithaca: 113.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 43.4%
(32.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.9% for Black residents, 49.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.6% for American Indian residents, 59.3% for other race residents, 60.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ithaca, NY (2017)
    • 19,44363.1%White alone
    • 5,66818.4%Asian alone
    • 2,2817.4%Hispanic
    • 1,8205.9%Black alone
    • 1,4554.7%Two or more races
    • 1190.4%Other race alone
    • 710.2%American Indian alone

Races in Ithaca detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 48 registered sex offenders living in Ithaca, New York as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ithaca is 640 to 1.


Crime rates in Ithaca by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(6.5)
1
(3.2)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(13.4)
8
(26.7)
1
(3.3)
2
(6.7)
4
(13.4)
4
(13.2)
10
(32.3)
6
(19.4)
9
(28.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
28
(93.8)
22
(73.4)
28
(93.0)
26
(87.1)
23
(77.2)
30
(99.3)
19
(61.4)
21
(68.0)
26
(83.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
30
(100.5)
28
(93.4)
29
(96.3)
39
(130.6)
33
(110.8)
31
(102.6)
41
(132.5)
28
(90.7)
37
(118.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
147
(492.5)
147
(490.5)
207
(687.4)
140
(468.8)
152
(510.2)
177
(585.8)
88
(284.4)
75
(242.9)
62
(199.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
995
(3,334)
805
(2,686)
861
(2,859)
1,021
(3,419)
963
(3,233)
1,033
(3,419)
787
(2,544)
805
(2,607)
738
(2,370)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
25
(83.8)
13
(43.4)
26
(86.3)
24
(80.4)
28
(94.0)
28
(92.7)
19
(61.4)
18
(58.3)
15
(48.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.3)
0
(0.0)
N/A1
(3.2)
N/A1
(3.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)233.5207.3219.2233.6228.6246.1210.3186.5184.5

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City-data.com crime index in Ithaca, NY

Crime rate in Ithaca detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 73 (68 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
New York average:

2.90
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Ancestries: American (11.6%), German (4.2%), Irish (4.2%), Italian (3.8%), English (2.1%), European (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1888

Land area: 5.46 square miles.

Population density: 5,676 people per square mile   (average).

Ithaca, New York map

5,450 residents are foreign born (7.6% Asia, 2.2% Europe, 2.2% Latin America).

This city:

17.7%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,896 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $7,278 (2.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NY (33.4 miles , pop. 56,298).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (75.3 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (174.6 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities:

Forest Home, NY (1.3 miles ),
Cayuga Heights, NY (1.3 miles ),
South Hill, NY (1.5 miles ),
East Ithaca, NY (1.5 miles ),
Northeast Ithaca, NY (1.6 miles ),
Northwest Ithaca, NY (1.6 miles ),
Lansing, NY (1.8 miles ),
Enfield, NY (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 42.44 N, Longitude: 76.50 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +18,977 (+61.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,971 (65.2%)

Area code: 607

Distribution of median household income in Ithaca, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ithaca, NY in 2017
Ithaca satellite photo by USGS

Detailed articles:

Ithaca tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $48,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $117,500
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $201,300
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $196,800
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $198,700
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $174,300
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $168,200
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $170,300
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $169,300
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $169,300
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $169,300
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $169,300
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $169,300
  • 2016: 16 buildings, average cost: $200,900
  • 2017: 15 buildings, average cost: $200,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Ithaca, NY residents
Average permit cost in Ithaca, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
New York:

4.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Ithaca, NY
Historical housing units in Ithaca, NY
Most common industries in Ithaca, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (46.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Health care (4.1%)
  • Social assistance (3.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.0%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (2.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (48.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.2%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (3.0%)
  • Public administration (2.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (2.7%)
  • Construction (2.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (44.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.4%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (2.6%)
Most common occupations in Ithaca, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (14.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Computer specialists (4.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (17.9%)
  • Computer specialists (6.5%)
  • Life and physical scientists (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (10.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.8%)

Average climate in Ithaca, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ithaca-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/30/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.8 miles away from the Ithaca city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 27.9 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ithaca-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 150.8 miles away from Ithaca center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 198.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 210.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 148.2 miles away from Ithaca center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 246.4 miles away from Ithaca center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.8 miles away from Ithaca center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tompkins County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ithaca topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Ithaca:

  • CAYUGA MEDICAL CENTER AT ITHACA (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 101 DATES DRIVE)
  • HOSPICARE AND PALLIATIVE SVCS OF TOMPKINS CO INC (172 E KING RD)
  • BEECHTREE CARE CENTER (318 SOUTH ALBANY STREET)
  • CAYUGA RIDGE EXTENDED CARE (1229 TRUMANSBURG ROAD)
  • KENDAL AT ITHACA (2230 NORTH TRIPHAMMER ROAD)
  • OAK HILL MANOR NURSING HOME (602 HUDSON ST)
  • ITHACA DIALYSIS CLINIC (201 DATES DRIVE)
  • TOMPKINS COUNTY HOME HEALTH CARE (55 BROWN ROAD)
  • VNS ITHACA TOMPKINS CO CHHA (138 CECIL A MALONE DRIVE)

Airports located in Ithaca:

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Colleges/Universities in Ithaca:

  • Cornell University (Full-time enrollment: 20,360; Location: 300 Day Hall; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cornell.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Ithaca College (Full-time enrollment: 6,781; Location: 953 Danby Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ithaca.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Finger Lakes School of Massage (Full-time enrollment: 131; Location: 1251 Trumansburg Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.flsm.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Ithaca:

  • Tompkins Cortland Community College (about 12 miles; Dryden, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,884)
  • SUNY College at Cortland (about 19 miles; Cortland, NY; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • Cayuga County Community College (about 35 miles; Auburn, NY; FT enrollment: 3,141)
  • SUNY at Binghamton (about 37 miles; Vestal, NY; FT enrollment: 15,096)
  • SUNY Broome Community College (about 37 miles; Binghamton, NY; FT enrollment: 4,969)
  • Corning Community College (about 38 miles; Corning, NY; FT enrollment: 3,036)
  • Hobart William Smith Colleges (about 38 miles; Geneva, NY; FT enrollment: 2,476)

Public high schools in Ithaca:

Private high school in Ithaca:

  • CASCADILLA SCHOOL (Students: 41, Location: 116 SUMMIT AVE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ithaca:

Private elementary/middle schools in Ithaca:

  • EAC MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 203, Location: 120 E KING RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL (Students: 99, Location: 320 W BUFFALO ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • NAMASTE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 52, Location: 1608 TRUMANSBURG RD, Grades: PK-5)
  • ITHACA WALDORF SCHOOL (Students: 43, Location: 402 AURORA ST, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Ithaca

Library in Ithaca:

  • TOMPKINS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,634,031; Location: 101 E GREEN STREET; 191,122 books; 13,465 audio materials; 12,737 video materials; 16 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 13 other licensed databases; 295 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ithaca: Rear Light (A), Minns Garden (B), Van Natta Dam Pumping Station Ithaca Water Works (C), Ithaca Water Works Filter Plant (D), Ithaca Area WastewaterTreatment Facility (E), Greentree Nursery (F), Ithaca Boating Center (G), Newman Municipal Golf Course (H), Clinton House (I), Fall Creek Pictures (J), Fairview Manor (K), Oak Hill Manor Nursing Home (L), Ithaca Fire Station Number 7 (M), Claude L Kulp Hall (N), Tompkins County Jail (O), Tompkins County Court House (P), State Theatre (Q), Women's Community Building (R), The Reconstruction Home (S), Tompkins County Chapter American Red Cross (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Ithaca Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Ithaca include: South Hill Church of the Nazarene (A), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (B), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C), Tabernacle Baptist Church (D), Seventh Day Adventist Church (E), First Church of Christ Scientist (F), Unitarian Church of Ithaca (G), First Presbyterian Church (H), Temple Beth-El (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Olivet Cemetery (1), Ithaca City Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Beebe Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sixmile Creek (A), Williams Brook (B), Fall Creek (C), Cliff Park Brook (D), Cayuga Inlet (E), Cascadilla Creek (F), Linderman Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Ithaca include: Stewart Park (1), Deans Garden (2), Students Centennial Garden (3), Farrand Garden (4), Rockwell Azalea Garden (5), Peter Plaza (6), Robison Alumni Fields (7), Schoellkopf Field (8), Hoy Field (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Cayuga Nature Center (Museums; 1420 Taughannock Boulevard), Dewitt Historical Society of Tompkins County Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 401 East State Street), Cornell University - Veterinary Medicine College- Laboratory of Ornitho (Nature Centers; 159 Sapsucker Woods Road), Cyberstation (Amusement & Theme Parks; 40 Catherwood Road).

Hotels: Comfort Inn Ithaca (356 Elmira Road), Bed & Breakfast at the Foot of Buttermilk Falls (110 Buttermilk Falls Road), Comfort Inn (356 Elmira Road), Budget Hillside Inn (518 Stewart Avenue), Clarion Hotel Univ. Htl & Conf Cntr (1 Sheraton Drive), Cayuga Motor Court (358 Enfield Main Road), Dapper's Restaurant (2310 North Triphammer Road), Cornell University - Statler Hotel (Statler Drive), The Statler Hotel at Cornell University (130 Statler Drive).

Courts: Ithaca Town - Town Court (215 North Tioga Street), Tompkins County - Family Drug Treatment Court Program (312 North Cayuga Street), Tompkins County - Supreme & County Court Clerks (320 North Tioga Street), Tompkins County - Supreme Court Justices (320 North Tioga Street), Danby Town - Town Court (1830 Danby Road), Ithaca City Court (120 East Clinton Street), Tompkins County - Supreme Court Justices- Robert C Mulvey (320 North Tioga Street), Tompkins County - Family Court- Office (320 North Tioga Street), Enfield Town - Town Justice Court (168 Enfield Main Road).

Birthplace of: Kirkpatrick Sale - Historian, Alex Haley - (1921-1992), author of Roots fame, Jonah Bokaer - Artist, Eugene Schuyler - Diplomat, Jim Marshall (Georgia politician) - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Tom Valenti - Chef, Daisy Fried - Poet, Tamdan McCrory - Martial artist, J. Barkley Rosser, Jr. - Economist, Alonzo B. Cornell - Politician.

Tompkins County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ithaca and their reported violations in the past:

COUNTRY MEADOW TRAILER PARK (Population served: 122, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
GROTON KINGDOM HALL (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
JOHN JOSEPH INN (Address: 613 Route 34 , Population served: 42, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
BAILEY PARK (Population served: 37, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BOICEVILLE APARTMENTS (Population served: 32, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
DANOS HEURINGER ON SENECA (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ithaca that have no violations reported:

  • CAYUGA HEIGHTS VILLAGE (Population served: 3,170, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • OASIS DANCE CLUB (Population served: 145, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • COUNTRY GARDENS (Address: 107 THE COMMONS SUITE 200 , Population served: 110, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KUMAS (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ITHACA YACHT CLUB (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RASCALS (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HILLENDALE GOLF COURSE (Address: 218 APPLEGATE ROAD , Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GLENWOOD PINES (Address: 1213 TAUGHANNOCK BLVD , Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater under infl of surface water)
  • COLLEGEVIEW NORTH M.H.P. (Address: 570 Bostwick Road , Population served: 58, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ORMSBY DENTAL (Address: 2570 NORTH TRIPHAMMER ROAD , Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

27.7%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.9%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Ithaca in 2010:

  • 7,245 people in college/university student housing
  • 172 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 162 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 75 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 40 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Ithaca in 2000:

  • 7,095 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 171 people in nursing homes
  • 48 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 45 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 27 people in other group homes
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 9 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 6 people in religious group quarters

Arenas or stadiums:

  • Lynah Rink. Cornell University.
  • Newman Arena. Cornell University.

Banks with branches in Ithaca (2011 data):

  • Tompkins Trust Company: 9 branches. Info updated 2007/03/28: Bank assets: $1,565.0 mil, Deposits: $1,153.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Tompkins Financial Corporation
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: E Buffalo St Drive-In Facility, Ithaca Main Office Branch, Collegetown Branch, Triphammer Branch. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Elmira Savings Bank: Ithaca Branch, Ithaca Branch, North Triphammer Road Branch. Info updated 2012/03/30: Bank assets: $523.4 mil, Deposits: $382.0 mil, headquarters in Elmira, NY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 11 total offices
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: North Triphammer/Tops Branch, Ithaca Branch, South Meadow/Tops Branch. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Chemung Canal Trust Company: Ithaca Station Branch at 806 West Buffalo Street, branch established on 2006/05/22; Community Corners Branch at 903 Hanshaw Road, branch established on 2006/06/30. Info updated 2011/06/07: Bank assets: $1,213.6 mil, Deposits: $1,000.4 mil, headquarters in Elmira, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Chemung Financial Corporation
  • HSBC Bank USA, National Association: East Hill Branch at 302 Pine Tree Road, branch established on 1972/06/26; Ithaca Branch at 300 North Tioga Street, branch established on 1896/01/01. Info updated 2010/11/30: Bank assets: $206,009.7 mil, Deposits: $149,026.8 mil, headquarters in Mc Lean, VA, positive income, 474 total offices, Holding Company: Hsbc Holdings Plc
  • Bank of America, National Association: Commons Branch at 202 The Commons, branch established on 1864/01/01; Ithaca South Branch at 304 Elmird Road, branch established on 1971/12/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Community Bank, National Association: Ithaca Branch at 200 East Buffalo Street, branch established on 1996/11/13. Info updated 2011/06/13: Bank assets: $6,460.6 mil, Deposits: $4,840.4 mil, headquarters in Canton, NY, positive income, 175 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bank System, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Ithaca:

Marital status in Ithaca, NY
  • Never married: 76.8%
  • Now married: 17.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 1.5%
  • Divorced: 3.2%

For population 25 years and over in Ithaca:

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 64.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 37.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
New York average:

13.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Ithaca
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Neighborhoods in Ithaca:

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Religion statistics for Ithaca, NY (based on Tompkins County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8,10234
Catholic7,3447
Evangelical Protestant4,64936
Other2,78813
Orthodox2151
Black Protestant571
None78,409-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 19
This county:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Tompkins County:

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Tompkins County:

2.39 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 105
This county:

10.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.0%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.3%
State:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Tompkins County:

12.8%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.5%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ithaca:

57.2%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Ithaca:

26.5
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.6%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.2%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

24.0%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
Ithaca:

64.2%
New York:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Ithaca:

84.5%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ithaca, NY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 65$420,263$77,5870$0
Police Protection - Officers 62$426,688$82,5850$0
Parks and Recreation 55$230,653$50,32459$42,014
Other and Unallocable 54$241,911$53,7582$4,451
Streets and Highways 36$163,197$54,3991$3,627
Water Supply 27$126,586$56,2600$0
Sewerage 27$118,283$52,5701$1,373
Other Government Administration 20$103,642$62,18511$9,757
Police - Other 17$74,378$52,50214$5,890
Financial Administration 10$53,059$63,6710$0
Natural Resources 9$37,528$50,0370$0
Solid Waste Management 5$17,931$43,0340$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$15,985$63,9401$2,810
Judicial and Legal 3$21,005$84,0201$3,822
Fire - Other 2$14,322$85,9320$0
Totals for Government 395$2,065,431$62,74790$73,744

Ithaca government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $10,513,000 ($339.06)
    Water Utilities: $10,339,000 ($333.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,277,000 ($73.44)
    General - Other: $616,000 ($19.87)
    Police Protection: $129,000 ($4.16)
    Sewerage: $51,000 ($1.64)
    Local Fire Protection: $28,000 ($0.90)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($0.26)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $19,980,000 ($644.39)
    Police Protection: $7,613,000 ($245.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,052,000 ($195.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,367,000 ($173.10)
    Sewerage: $3,601,000 ($116.14)
    Water Utilities: $3,312,000 ($106.82)
    Central Staff Services: $2,874,000 ($92.69)
    Parking Facilities: $2,120,000 ($68.37)
    Regular Highways: $1,888,000 ($60.89)
    Financial Administration: $840,000 ($27.09)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $594,000 ($19.16)
    Transit Utilities: $525,000 ($16.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $470,000 ($15.16)
    General Public Buildings: $446,000 ($14.38)
    Health - Other: $60,000 ($1.94)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $29,000 ($0.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,056,000 ($195.32)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Financial Administration: $81,000 ($2.61)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Transit Utilities: $10,000 ($0.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $139,000 ($4.48)
    Sewerage: $113,000 ($3.64)
    Water Utilities: $105,000 ($3.39)
    Local Fire Protection: $35,000 ($1.13)
    Central Staff Services: $27,000 ($0.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000 ($0.77)
    General Public Building: $21,000 ($0.68)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($0.45)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $25,911,000 ($835.68)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $52,000 ($1.68)

Ithaca government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,610,000 ($180.93)
    Parking Facilities: $2,381,000 ($76.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $961,000 ($30.99)
    Other: $633,000 ($20.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $485,000 ($15.64)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,739,000 ($120.59)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($0.48)
    Highways: $13,000 ($0.42)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,692,000 ($54.57)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,497,000 ($48.28)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,181,000 ($38.09)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,013,000 ($32.67)
    Rents: $270,000 ($8.71)
    Sale of Property: $111,000 ($3.58)
    Interest Earnings: $26,000 ($0.84)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,904,000 ($158.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,404,000 ($142.04)
    General Local Government Support: $2,610,000 ($84.18)
    Highways: $335,000 ($10.80)
  • Tax - Property: $21,911,000 ($706.67)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $13,315,000 ($429.43)
    Other License: $2,338,000 ($75.40)
    Public Utilities Sales: $385,000 ($12.42)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($0.03)

Ithaca government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $65,252,000 ($2104.50)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,423,000 ($1948.75)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,829,000 ($155.74)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $71,237,000 ($2297.52)
    Beginning: $57,152,000 ($1843.26)

Ithaca government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,802,000 ($993.42)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,147,000 ($488.52)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $654,000 ($21.09)

7.44% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,314 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.44%
New York average:

4.90%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($622 average AGI)
Tompkins County:

0.09%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cortland County, NY  0.52% ($37,158 average AGI)
from Tioga County, NY  0.28% ($34,084)
from Cayuga County, NY  0.27% ($32,989)


8.98% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,722 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.98%
New York average:

5.85%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,118 average AGI)
Tompkins County:

0.20%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cortland County, NY  0.64% ($34,059 average AGI)
to New York County, NY  0.44% ($62,901)
to Cayuga County, NY  0.33% ($38,298)
Businesses in Ithaca, NY
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Marriott1
AT&T4MasterBrand Cabinets2
Advance Auto Parts1Maurices1
Aeropostale1McDonald's2
American Eagle Outfitters1New Balance2
Applebee's1Nike7
Arby's2Nissan1
Audi1Old Navy1
AutoZone1Panera Bread1
Barnes & Noble1Papa John's Pizza1
Bath & Body Works1Payless1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Penske1
Best Western1PetSmart1
Budget Car Rental1Pier 1 Imports1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Pizza Hut1
Burger King2RadioShack1
CVS1Ramada1
Carson Pirie Scott1Rite Aid3
Chevrolet1Rodeway Inn1
Clarion1Sears2
Comfort Inn1Spencer Gifts1
DHL1Sprint Nextel1
Domino's Pizza1Staples1
Dunkin Donuts1Starbucks2
Famous Footwear1Subaru1
FedEx17Subway7
Finish Line1Super 81
Foot Locker1T-Mobile2
Ford1T.J.Maxx1
GNC3Taco Bell1
GameStop2Talbots1
Gap1Target1
Goodwill12Tim Hortons2
H&R Block3Toyota1
Hilton1Toys"R"Us1
Holiday Inn1True Value2
Home Depot1U-Haul3
Honda1UPS16
Hyundai1Urban Outfitters1
Jimmy John's1Vans1
Jones New York1Verizon Wireless3
Kmart1Victoria's Secret1
Kohl's1Volkswagen1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Lowe's1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ithaca:

  • WTKO (1470 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHCU (870 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPIE (1160 AM; 5 kW; TRUMANSBURG, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ITHACA LTD. N.A.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLNL (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WWLZ (820 AM; 4 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WEBO (1330 AM; 5 kW; OWEGO, NY; Owner: TIOGA MEDIA, INC.)
  • WATS (960 AM; 5 kW; SAYRE, PA; Owner: WATS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNBF (1290 AM; 9 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFLR (1570 AM; 5 kW; DUNDEE, NY; Owner: LAKES COUNTY COMMUNICATION CORP.)
  • WELM (1410 AM; 5 kW; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LIMITED)
  • WEHH (1590 AM; 5 kW; ELMIRA HTS/HORSEHEAD, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ithaca:

  • WYXL (97.3 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVBR-FM (93.5 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: CORNELL RADIO GUILD, INC.)
  • W242AB (96.3 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WICB (91.7 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: ITHACA COLLEGE)
  • WQNY (103.7 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W276AO (103.1 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W262AD (100.3 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W288AS (105.5 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: CORNELL RADIO GUILD, INC.)
  • W238AA (95.5 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W252AA (98.3 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPHR (106.9 FM; AUBURN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSQG-FM (90.9 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMM. COUNCIL)
  • WIII (99.9 FM; CORTLAND, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W201CD (88.1 FM; LANSING, NY; Owner: ITHACA COMMUNITY RADIO)
  • W269AW (101.7 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: FRIENDS OF WMHR- ITHACA)
  • WHWK (98.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOKN (99.5 FM; SOUTHPORT, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WLVY (94.3 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WAAL (99.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSKG-FM (89.3 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUB.TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)

TV broadcast stations around Ithaca:

  • W16AX (Channel 16; ITHACA, NY; Owner: WSYT LICENSEE L.P.)
  • W07BJ (Channel 7; ITHACA, NY; Owner: LILLY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WSYT (Channel 68; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSYT LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WCNY-TV (Channel 24; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NEW YORK)
  • WETM-TV (Channel 18; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION OF NEW YORK LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSTM-TV (Channel 3; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSTM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • W20BT (Channel 20; ITHACA, NY; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WIXT-TV (Channel 9; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WSKG-TV (Channel 46; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WENY-TV (Channel 36; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: LILLY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WICZ-TV (Channel 40; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: STAINLESS BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WNYS-TV (Channel 43; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RKM MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBNG-TV (Channel 12; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Ithaca: William S. Beebe.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Ithaca fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 37Number of bridges
  • 394ft / 120mTotal length
  • $84,322,000Total costs
  • 306,781Total average daily traffic
  • 12,601Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Ithaca, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 71930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 131960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ithaca, NY
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ithaca)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Ithaca, NY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 343 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ithaca)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 63 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ithaca)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$163,08658$167,921110$136,94716$141,2786$895,83325$218,1781$138,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$285,9006$125,1281$101,1100$01$99,6400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$05$174,54626$149,0444$32,2830$010$149,9220$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$196,10010$155,4402$38,9750$01$229,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$264,4202$173,8000$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0001.00 , 0002.00, 0003.00, 0006.00, 0007.00, 0008.00, 0009.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$172,8062$131,140
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$194,1600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0001.00 , 0002.00, 0003.00, 0006.00, 0007.00, 0008.00, 0009.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ithaca, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ithaca, NY - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 177. The highest number of fires - 239 took place in 2005, and the least - 147 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Ithaca, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (57.5%), and Outside Fires (24.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ithaca, NY
    • 1,73157.5%Structure Fires
    • 73024.3%Outside Fires
    • 39313.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1565.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ithaca, NY

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ithaca, New York:

  • Econo Lodge, 2303 N Triphammer Rd, Ithaca, New York 14850 , Phone: (607) 257-1400, Fax: (607) 257-6359
  • Meadow Court Inn, 529 S Meadow St, Ithaca, New York 14850 , Phone: (607) 273-3885, Fax: (607) 277-0758
  • Super 8 Motel Of Ithaca, 400 S Mdw, Ithaca, New York 14850 , Phone: (607) 273-8088, Fax: (607) 273-4832
  • Clarion University Hotel & Conference CTR, 1 Sheraton Dr, Ithaca, New York 14850 , Phone: (800) 257-6992, Fax: (607) 257-3998
  • Quality Inn Ithaca, 356 Elmira Rd, Ithaca, New York 14850 , Phone: (607) 272-0100, Fax: (607) 272-2405
  • Hampton Inn Ithaca, 337 Elmira Rd, Ithaca, New York 14850 , Phone: (607) 277-5500, Fax: (607) 277-5700
  • Hilton Garden Inn Ithaca, 130 E Seneca St, Ithaca, New York 14850 , Phone: (607) 277-8900, Fax: (607) 277-8910
  • Homewood Suite Ithaca, 36 Cinema Dr, Ithaca, New York 14850 , Phone: (607) 266-0000
  • 5 other hotels and motels
All 13 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ithaca, New York
Most common first names in Ithaca, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John33575.8 years
Mary30182.0 years
William25376.0 years
Robert22973.5 years
Helen21882.8 years
George17578.2 years
Margaret16980.4 years
Charles15876.3 years
Ruth15581.1 years
James14774.1 years
Most common last names in Ithaca, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12279.6 years
Brown8580.8 years
Miller7378.3 years
Wilson5177.9 years
Johnson4477.0 years
Baker4379.3 years
Davis4276.2 years
Jones4079.3 years
Hall3777.8 years
Williams3183.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ithaca, NY
  • 84.7%Utility gas
  • 6.7%Electricity
  • 4.3%Wood
  • 3.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ithaca, NY
  • 61.4%Utility gas
  • 31.4%Electricity
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Wood


Ithaca compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Ithaca on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of males (15+ years) which never married (with at least 10,000 males in this group)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 10,000+"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most recent year of entry for the foreign-born population (2,000+ people)+"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 1,000+"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of males (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 males in this group)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time park and recreation workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Malaysia (population 500+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of females (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 females in this group)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely lesbian couples (counted as self-reported female-female unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people walking to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #49 (14850) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most full service restaurants in 2005"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • Harold G. Craighead (35)
  • Rajit Manohar (31)
  • Lincoln C. Young (29)
  • Leo B. Kriksunov (28)
  • Chun-Chieh Chang (25)
  • Jay J. Farmer (24)

Total of 1847 patent applications in 2008-2020.