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Elmira, New York Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $68,972 (it was $52,500 in 2000)
Elmira:

$68,972
New York:

$277,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $53,810 - $91,518
Median year house/condo built: 1938

Median year apartment built: 1935

Household type by relationship:

Households: 27,176

Size of family households: 2,668 2-persons, 1,657 3-persons, 1,332 4-persons, 743 5-persons, 229 6-persons, 138 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,949 1-person, 665 2-persons, 80 3-persons, 25 4-persons.

3,548 married couples with children.
3,342 single-parent households (560 men, 2,782 women).

95.2% of residents of Elmira speak English at home.
2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (81% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (83% speak English very well, 17% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 671 (2.2%)
(38.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.5
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.4
State:

3.6

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Elmira, New York:

  • 8no bedroom
  • 601 bedroom
  • 1,1232 bedrooms
  • 2,7873 bedrooms
  • 1,2974 bedrooms
  • 2615+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Elmira, New York:

  • 233no bedroom
  • 1,8881 bedroom
  • 1,9362 bedrooms
  • 1,5413 bedrooms
  • 3124 bedrooms
  • 295+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Elmira in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 459no vehicle
  • 2,2341 vehicle
  • 2,1112 vehicles
  • 6023 vehicles
  • 1064 vehicles
  • 245+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Elmira in renter-occupied apartments

  • 2,099no vehicle
  • 2,8101 vehicle
  • 8742 vehicles
  • 1143 vehicles
  • 174 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Elmira, New York:

  • 01 room
  • 82 rooms
  • 393 rooms
  • 3074 rooms
  • 7795 rooms
  • 1,6596 rooms
  • 1,1917 rooms
  • 8378 rooms
  • 7169+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Elmira, New York:

  • 1771 room
  • 3722 rooms
  • 1,2403 rooms
  • 1,3644 rooms
  • 1,0615 rooms
  • 9026 rooms
  • 5267 rooms
  • 1968 rooms
  • 1019+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Elmira, NY household income distribution

  • Elmira, NY household income distribution
  • 1,987Less than $10,000
  • 1,237$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,096$15,000 to $19,999
  • 938$20,000 to $24,999
  • 903$25,000 to $29,999
  • 870$30,000 to $34,999
  • 734$35,000 to $39,999
  • 644$40,000 to $44,999
  • 479$45,000 to $49,999
  • 857$50,000 to $59,999
  • 769$60,000 to $74,999
  • 539$75,000 to $99,999
  • 199$100,000 to $124,999
  • 101$125,000 to $149,999
  • 64$150,000 to $199,999
  • 69$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Elmira, NY

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Elmira, NY
  • 34Less than $10,000
  • 1$15,000 to $19,999
  • 21$20,000 to $24,999
  • 85$25,000 to $29,999
  • 120$30,000 to $34,999
  • 56$35,000 to $39,999
  • 803$40,000 to $49,999
  • 397$50,000 to $59,999
  • 670$60,000 to $69,999
  • 658$70,000 to $79,999
  • 620$80,000 to $89,999
  • 342$90,000 to $99,999
  • 332$100,000 to $124,999
  • 146$125,000 to $149,999
  • 53$150,000 to $174,999
  • 23$175,000 to $199,999
  • 34$200,000 to $249,999
  • 67$250,000 to $299,999
  • 87$300,000 to $399,999
  • 92$400,000 to $499,999
  • 77$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Elmira, NY

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Elmira, NY
  • 305Less than $100
  • 153$100 to $149
  • 46$150 to $199
  • 155$200 to $249
  • 132$250 to $299
  • 109$300 to $349
  • 317$350 to $399
  • 331$400 to $449
  • 683$450 to $499
  • 737$500 to $549
  • 855$550 to $599
  • 333$600 to $649
  • 375$650 to $699
  • 404$700 to $749
  • 307$750 to $799
  • 268$800 to $899
  • 27$900 to $999
  • 202$1,000 to $1,249
  • 14$1,250 to $1,499
  • 175No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 941995 to March 2000
  • 881990 to 1994
  • 1281985 to 1989
  • 1391980 to 1984
  • 71975 to 1979
  • 461970 to 1974
  • 501965 to 1969
  • 119Before 1965
Elmira commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 872
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,417
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2,581
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,979
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,193
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 301
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 714
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 105
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 108
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 307
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 251
  • 90 or more minutes: 157
Elmira, NY Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 88.8%
Number of people working at home: 256 (2.3% of all workers)

Elmira mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 8,077 (72%)
  • Carpooled: 1,373 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 226 (2%)
  • Taxi: 76 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 11 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 79 (1%)
  • Walked: 1,081 (10%)
  • Other means: 62 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 256 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 3,712
 Irish: 3,560
 German: 3,285
 Italian: 2,888
 English: 1,767
 Polish: 1,457
 United States or American: 1,424
 French (except Basque): 446
 Dutch: 385
 Ukrainian: 340
 Scottish: 276
 Scotch-Irish: 223
 Welsh: 199
 French Canadian: 195
 Swedish: 164
 Pennsylvania German: 152
 Russian: 124
 Arab:: 123
 European: 109
 Lebanese: 103
 Greek: 73
 British: 71
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 64
 Czechoslovakian: 58
 Slovak: 58
 Hungarian: 56
 Norwegian: 55
 Subsaharan African:: 48
 Portuguese: 45
 Danish: 43
 African: 41
 Finnish: 36
 Austrian: 36
 Lithuanian: 33
 Jamaican: 23
 British West Indian: 22
 Syrian: 20
 Swiss: 17
 Canadian: 15
 Scandinavian: 10
 Northern European: 9
 Belgian: 9
 Zimbabwean: 7
 Israeli: 7
 Bahamian: 7
 Czech: 6
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 6
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 6
 Croatian: 5
 Slavic: 5
 Latvian: 5
 Slovene: 4

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 12%Italy
  • 7%Canada
  • 6%Germany
  • 5%Other Caribbean
  • 5%Jamaica
  • 5%Philippines
  • 5%Laos

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

50% of Elmira residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in New York.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 83
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 53
  • 5th and 6th grade: 92
  • 7th and 8th grade: 582
  • 9th grade: 541
  • 10th grade: 779
  • 11th grade: 444
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 343
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,190
  • Less than 1 year of college: 563
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 936
  • Associate degree: 571
  • Bachelor's degree: 846
  • Master's degree: 347
  • Professional school degree: 113
  • Doctorate degree: 53

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 114
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 17
  • 5th and 6th grade: 81
  • 7th and 8th grade: 455
  • 9th grade: 276
  • 10th grade: 457
  • 11th grade: 326
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 293
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,637
  • Less than 1 year of college: 751
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,010
  • Associate degree: 766
  • Bachelor's degree: 833
  • Master's degree: 425
  • Professional school degree: 145
  • Doctorate degree: 25

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 13.6%Males
  • 9.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 26.5%Males
  • 17.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 20.8%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 32.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 66.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 35.2%Males
  • 3.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 15.0%Males
  • 25.7%Females
Elmira marital status for males
Elmira marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

Median worth of mobile homes: $24,152

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Elmira:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 94.9%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Electricity
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 77.4%Utility gas
  • 17.7%Electricity
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 378
Here:

10.6%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 77
Here:

4.8%
New York:

13.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,167
Here:

62.5%
New York:

38.2%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)