Horseheads, New York

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Population in 2022: 6,394 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.9%
 
Males: 3,076  (48.1%)
Females: 3,318  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

47.1 years
New York median age:

40.0 years

Zip codes: 14845.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $52,902 (it was $35,915 in 2000)
Horseheads:

$52,902
NY:

$79,557

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $32,277 (it was $20,779 in 2000)

Horseheads village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $126,928 (it was $70,200 in 2000)
Horseheads:

$126,928
NY:

$400,400

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $143,995; detached houses: $155,651; mobile homes: $21,553

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,161.

March 2022 cost of living index in Horseheads: 102.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 9.0%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.7% for Black residents, 13.1% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Horseheads, NY (2022)
    • 5,02479.1%White alone
    • 66010.4%Two or more races
    • 2473.9%Hispanic
    • 1973.1%Black alone
    • 1973.1%Asian alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Horseheads, New York as of May 30, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Horseheads is 315 to 1.


Crime rates in Horseheads by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(16.1)
1
(15.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.6)
2
(31.6)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(16.1)
1
(15.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.6)
2
(31.6)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(176.8)
10
(154.8)
4
(61.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(29.8)
2
(29.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.3)
10
(158.1)
5
(78.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
22
(353.6)
16
(247.6)
12
(184.9)
10
(153.9)
20
(298.5)
9
(133.7)
7
(104.0)
8
(120.2)
5
(76.2)
7
(108.3)
8
(125.2)
9
(142.3)
16
(250.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
111
(1,784)
123
(1,904)
117
(1,803)
139
(2,140)
90
(1,343)
86
(1,278)
80
(1,188)
94
(1,413)
38
(579.4)
87
(1,346)
91
(1,424)
81
(1,281)
48
(749.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(128.6)
6
(92.9)
2
(30.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(29.7)
2
(29.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.5)
2
(31.3)
7
(110.7)
2
(31.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index159.5148.999.896.480.668.857.264.928.562.791.7136.465.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Horseheads, NY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 10 (10 officers - 10 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
New York average:

3.28
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Ancestries: German (19.0%), Irish (10.5%), American (9.2%), English (8.3%), Italian (8.0%), Polish (5.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1837

Elevation: 898 feet

Land area: 3.87 square miles.

Population density: 1,651 people per square mile   (low).

Horseheads, New York map

480 residents are foreign born (4.3% Asia, 2.5% Latin America).

This village:

7.6%
New York:

22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $3,542 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $2,581 (2.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NY (41.5 miles , pop. 56,298).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (79.8 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (173.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Horseheads North, NY (1.4 miles ),
Big Flats Airport, NY (1.6 miles ),
Elmira Heights, NY (1.6 miles ),
Pine Valley, NY (2.0 miles ),
Breesport, NY (2.2 miles ),
Elmira, NY (2.3 miles ),
Big Flats, NY (2.3 miles ),
West Elmira, NY (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 42.17 N, Longitude: 76.83 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +680 (+10.7%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 625 (22.3%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 607

Distribution of median household income in Horseheads, NY in 2022
Distribution of house value in Horseheads, NY in 2022
Horseheads satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 4 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2021: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2020: 6 buildings, average cost: $249,500
  • 2019: 7 buildings, average cost: $232,700
  • 2018: 7 buildings, average cost: $334,400
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $334,400
  • 2016: 24 buildings, average cost: $575,600
  • 2015: 22 buildings, average cost: $575,600
  • 2014: 27 buildings, average cost: $575,600
  • 2013: 19 buildings, average cost: $575,600
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $215,000
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $174,200
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $204,800
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $234,800
  • 2007: 28 buildings, average cost: $215,100
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $230,400
  • 2005: 25 buildings, average cost: $227,000
  • 2004: 26 buildings, average cost: $184,700
  • 2003: 21 buildings, average cost: $165,800
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $171,400
  • 2001: 43 buildings, average cost: $217,700
  • 2000: 43 buildings, average cost: $218,700
  • 1999: 33 buildings, average cost: $190,800
  • 1998: 26 buildings, average cost: $197,600
  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $168,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Horseheads, NY residents
Average permit cost in Horseheads, NY
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.5%
New York:

4.4%
Historical population in Horseheads, NY
Historical housing units in Horseheads, NY
Most common industries in Horseheads, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.1%)
  • Construction (3.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (12.0%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (6.0%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Machinery (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.3%)
  • Educational services (14.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Horseheads, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Engineers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)

Average climate in Horseheads, New York

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Horseheads, New York environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 92.1. This is worse than average.

City:

92.1
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2023 was 0.156. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.156
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 2.25. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.25
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 0.0309. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0309
U.S.:

1.5147
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 36.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 9.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.50
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Horseheads-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.1 miles away from the Horseheads village center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/30/1955, a category F3 tornado 12.3 miles away from the village center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Horseheads-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 66% 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 176.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 300.2 miles away from Horseheads 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 189.7 miles away from Horseheads center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 226.1 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 224.1 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 133.5 miles away from Horseheads 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 Chemung County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tropical Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Horseheads topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Horseheads:

  • GUTHRIE SAME DAY SURGERY CENTER INC (31 ARNOT ROAD)
  • UCPA OF CHEMUNG COUNTY (398 OLD ITHACA RD)
  • BETHANY MANOR HRF (751 WATKINS RD)
  • BETHANY NURSING HOME (3005 WATKINS ROAD)
  • ELCOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (48 COLONIAL DRIVE)

Airports located in Horseheads:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Horseheads:

  • Corning Community College (about 14 miles; Corning, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,036)
  • Ithaca College (about 25 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 6,781)
  • Cornell University (about 27 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 20,360)
  • Mansfield University of Pennsylvania (about 29 miles; Mansfield, PA; FT enrollment: 2,826)
  • Tompkins Cortland Community College (about 37 miles; Dryden, NY; FT enrollment: 3,884)
  • SUNY College at Cortland (about 44 miles; Cortland, NY; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • SUNY at Binghamton (about 45 miles; Vestal, NY; FT enrollment: 15,096)

Public high school in Horseheads:

Public elementary/middle schools in Horseheads:

Private elementary/middle schools in Horseheads:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Horseheads: Horseheads Free Library (A), Bethany Nursing Home and Health Related Facility (B), Bethany Retirement Home (C), Horseheads Town Hall (D), Horseheads Village Hall (E), Horseheads Fire Department (F), Town and Country Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Horseheads include: Calvary Baptist Church (A), Church of Christ (B), First Baptist Church of Horseheads (C), First Presbyterian Church of Horseheads (D), First United Methodist Church of Horseheads (E), Saint Matthew's Episcopal Church (F), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (G), Our Saviour's Lutheran Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Marys Cemetery (1), Maple Grove Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Country Inn & Suites (105 East Mall Road), Best Western Marshall Manor (3527 Watkins Road), Country Inn-Suites Big Flats (105 East Mall Road), Elmira Horseheads (2671 Corning Road).

Courts: Horseheads Town - Justice Court (150 Wygant Road), Horseheads Village - Village Court (202 South Main Street).

Chemung 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 Horseheads and their reported violations in the past:

HIS TABERNACLE FAMILY CHURCH (Population served: 850, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HAYLOFT VENDORS MARKET (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
FILIPPO PIZZA RESTAURANT (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
BIRCHLAND MHC (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
GEROWS DAIRY (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
HORSEHEADS READI MART (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
HORSEHEADS BREWING INC. (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
RUNDLES TRAILER PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • RODEWAY INN MARSHALL MANOR (Population served: 280, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.1 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

54.5%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

6.1%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
116 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
23 people in nursing homes in 2000
12 people in homes for the physically handicapped in 2000

Banks with branches in Horseheads (2011 data):

  • Chemung Canal Trust Company: Arnot Road Office Branch at 29 Arnot Road, branch established on 1967/11/14; Horseheads Branch at 602 South Main Street, branch established on 1962/10/01. 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
  • Five Star Bank: Horseheads Branch at 1019 Center Street, branch established on 2002/11/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,329.4 mil, Deposits: $1,941.7 mil, headquarters in Warsaw, NY, positive income, 50 total offices, Holding Company: Financial Institutions, Inc.
  • HSBC Bank USA, National Association: Horseheads Branch at 309 South Main Street, branch established on 1937/06/03. 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
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Horseheads Branch at 2490 Corning Road, branch established on 1972/07/03. 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
  • Woodforest National Bank: Horseheads Branch at 1400 County Route 64, branch established on 2008/03/05. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Elmira Savings Bank: Horseheads Branch at 1102 Grand Central Avenue, branch established on 1969/11/29. 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

For population 15 years and over in Horseheads:

Marital status in Horseheads, NY
  • Never married: 34.5%
  • Now married: 39.8%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

For population 25 years and over in Horseheads:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
New York average:

13.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Horseheads
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Horseheads, NY (based on Chemung County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic14,5935
Mainline Protestant8,84246
Evangelical Protestant5,60446
Other2,3998
Black Protestant9653
Orthodox2302
None56,197-
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: 12
Chemung County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Chemung County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
This county:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 67
Chemung County:

7.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Chemung County:

9.1%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.0%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.2%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Horseheads:

53.2%
New York:

50.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Horseheads:

50.4%
State:

48.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Horseheads:

18.6%
State:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.7%
New York:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.2%
State:

33.4%

General health condition:
Horseheads:

58.0%
New York:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Horseheads:

77.4%
New York:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Horseheads, NY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 10$63,729$76,4756$6,286
Streets and Highways 5$20,381$48,9140$0
Judicial and Legal 3$7,568$30,2720$0
Water Supply 3$16,489$65,9560$0
Other Government Administration 2$10,493$62,9585$8,857
Financial Administration 2$8,130$48,7802$2,742
Police - Other 1$2,810$33,7200$0
Firefighters 0$0 5$1,993
Parks and Recreation 0$0 10$7,017
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$4,680
Totals for Government 26$129,600$59,81530$31,575

Horseheads government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $147,000 ($22.99)
    Police Protection: $29,000 ($4.54)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,418,000 ($221.77)
    Police Protection: $920,000 ($143.88)
    Water Utilities: $815,000 ($127.46)
    Regular Highways: $486,000 ($76.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $297,000 ($46.45)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $229,000 ($35.81)
    Central Staff Services: $222,000 ($34.72)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $110,000 ($17.20)
    Financial Administration: $106,000 ($16.58)
    General Public Buildings: $78,000 ($12.20)
    Local Fire Protection: $78,000 ($12.20)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $40,000 ($6.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($0.94)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($0.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $218,000 ($34.09)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Financial Administration: $7,000 ($1.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $56,000 ($8.76)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($1.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000 ($1.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.16)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,000 ($0.16)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,012,000 ($314.67)

Horseheads government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $94,000 ($14.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $86,000 ($13.45)
    Other: $60,000 ($9.38)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,147,000 ($179.39)
    Other: $50,000 ($7.82)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $228,000 ($35.66)
    Fines and Forfeits: $125,000 ($19.55)
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000 ($3.13)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($1.41)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $993,000 ($155.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $203,000 ($31.75)
    General Local Government Support: $46,000 ($7.19)
    Other: $34,000 ($5.32)
  • Tax - Property: $1,864,000 ($291.52)
    Public Utilities Sales: $161,000 ($25.18)
    Other License: $120,000 ($18.77)
    Amusements License: $1,000 ($0.16)

Horseheads government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,400,000 ($531.75)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,270,000 ($511.42)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $130,000 ($20.33)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $590,000 ($92.27)
    Beginning: $550,000 ($86.02)

Horseheads government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $185,000 ($28.93)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,180,000 ($653.74)
Businesses in Horseheads, NY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T4Kroger1
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy1
Aeropostale1Lane Bryant1
American Eagle Outfitters1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Arby's1McDonald's2
Ashley Furniture1Men's Wearhouse2
AutoZone1Motel 61
Bath & Body Works1Motherhood Maternity1
Best Western1Nike2
Buffalo Wild Wings1Nissan1
Burger King2Olive Garden1
Burlington Coat Factory1Outback1
Carson Pirie Scott1Outback Steakhouse1
Charlotte Russe1Pac Sun1
Dennys1Payless1
Domino's Pizza1Penske1
Dunkin Donuts2PetSmart1
FedEx4RadioShack2
Finish Line1Raymour & Flanigan1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Red Lobster1
GNC2Rite Aid2
GameStop2Ruby Tuesday1
Gap1Rue211
Goodwill1Sears3
H&R Block1Spencer Gifts1
Hilton2Sprint Nextel1
Holiday Inn1Subway3
Hot Topic1T-Mobile2
JCPenney1Talbots1
JoS. A. Bank1Toys"R"Us1
Jones New York1UPS3
Journeys1Vans1
Justice1Verizon Wireless1
Kmart1Victoria's Secret1
Knights Inn1Walmart1
Kohl's1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Horseheads:

  • WLNL (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WWLZ (820 AM; 4 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WEHH (1590 AM; 5 kW; ELMIRA HTS/HORSEHEAD, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WELM (1410 AM; 5 kW; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LIMITED)
  • WENY (1230 AM; 1 kW; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WATS (960 AM; 5 kW; SAYRE, PA; Owner: WATS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WABH (1380 AM; 10 kW; BATH, NY)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTKO (1470 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPIE (1160 AM; 5 kW; TRUMANSBURG, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ITHACA LTD. N.A.)
  • WHCU (870 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCBA (1350 AM; 1 kW; CORNING, NY)
  • WCLI (1450 AM; 1 kW; CORNING, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Horseheads:

  • WOKN (99.5 FM; SOUTHPORT, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WLVY (94.3 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • W205BR (88.9 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WSQE (91.1 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: WSKG PUB. TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WPGI (100.9 FM; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WNGZ (104.9 FM; MONTOUR FALLS, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WENY-FM (92.7 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBA-FM (98.7 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGMM (97.7 FM; BIG FLATS, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNKI (106.1 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • W201CO (88.1 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WQNY (103.7 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMTT (94.7 FM; TIOGA, PA; Owner: EUROPA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W236AK (95.1 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: EUROPA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCIH (90.3 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WREQ (96.9 FM; RIDGEBURY, PA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WNBQ (92.3 FM; MANSFIELD, PA; Owner: FARM & HOME BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHGL-FM (100.3 FM; CANTON, PA; Owner: CANTROAIR COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WAVR (102.3 FM; WAVERLY, NY; Owner: WATS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYXL (97.3 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Horseheads:

  • WETM-TV (Channel 18; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION OF NEW YORK LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WENY-TV (Channel 36; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: LILLY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W21BW (Channel 21; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK INC.)
  • W59DG (Channel 59; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W26BF (Channel 26; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: WYDC, INC.)
  • WYDC (Channel 48; CORNING, NY; Owner: WYDC, INC.)
  • W60AD (Channel 60; SAVONA, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • W52CE (Channel 52; SAYRE, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • W30AA (Channel 30; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
Horseheads fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Horseheads fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 40Number of bridges
  • 344ft / 105mTotal length
  • $87,564,000Total costs
  • 362,698Total average daily traffic
  • 43,855Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Horseheads, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 242000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Horseheads, NY
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Horseheads)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 100 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Horseheads, NY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 132 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Horseheads)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Horseheads)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 41 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full 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 ORIGINATED39$95,97332$87,43764$81,76132$16,5961$779,00011$56,0510$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$03$145,6674$76,8253$7,9700$00$01$88,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$105,8075$83,27421$88,02412$16,4730$02$46,9200$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$137,0004$116,50024$98,6301$24,7000$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$131,0000$04$117,7650$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0104.00 , 0105.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$131,5951$178,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$156,6670$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$87,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$112,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0104.00 , 0105.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Horseheads, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Horseheads, 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 59. The highest number of reported fires - 91 took place in 2005, and the least - 23 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Horseheads, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (52.7%), and Outside Fires (26.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Horseheads, NY
    • 53252.7%Structure Fires
    • 26626.4%Outside Fires
    • 15815.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 535.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Horseheads, NY

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

  • Holiday Inn - Horseheads, 2666 Corning Rd, Horseheads, New York 14845 , Phone: (607) 739-3681, Fax: (607) 796-6927
  • Knights Inn, 2707 Westinghouse Rd, Horseheads, New York 14845 , Phone: (607) 739-3807, Fax: (607) 796-5293
  • Country Inn & Suites Big Flats, 105 E Mall Rd, Horseheads, New York 14845 , Phone: (607) 739-9205, Fax: (607) 739-9205
  • Hilton Garden Inn Elmira\corning, 35 Arnot Rd, Horseheads, New York 14845 , Phone: (607) 795-1111, Fax: (607) 795-4103
  • Hampton Inn Elmira/Horseheads, 51 Arnot Rd, Horseheads, New York 14845 , Phone: (607) 795-3333, Fax: (607) 795-3335
  • Candlewood Suites, 198 Colonial Dr, Horseheads, New York 14845 , Phone: (607) 368-6363
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites, 1600 County Rt 64, Horseheads, New York 14845 , Phone: (607) 739-9200
  • Courtyard by Marriott Elmira Horseheads, 202 Colonial Dr, Horseheads, New York 14845 , Phone: (607) 795-5900, Fax: (607) 795-5901
  • Quality Inn Horseheads NY, 2666 Corning Rd, Horseheads, New York 14845 , Phone: (877) 424-6423, Fax: (607) 796-6927
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Horseheads, New York
Most common first names in Horseheads, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary18983.0 years
John16275.7 years
William14276.8 years
Helen12481.7 years
Robert12473.4 years
Charles10677.3 years
Margaret9179.9 years
James8573.9 years
Dorothy8180.9 years
Anna8084.4 years
Most common last names in Horseheads, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6576.6 years
Brown4877.6 years
Miller4077.6 years
Wood3479.1 years
Clark3176.4 years
Johnson2779.2 years
Wilson2376.4 years
Bennett22164.4 years
Allen2277.4 years
Lewis2180.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Horseheads, NY
  • 92.7%Utility gas
  • 5.3%Electricity
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Horseheads, NY
  • 59.3%Utility gas
  • 40.1%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Horseheads compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Horseheads on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of assaults per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
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