Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area NY Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 87,679
Daytime Population: Workers 39,562
Daytime Population: Residents 47,154
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 86,716
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 83,110
Population in Familes 64,672
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,569
Population Density2 215
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $50,009
Average Household Income $67,123
Per Capita Income $27,705


Total Housing Units 38,369 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,208 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,787 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,374 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $99,082
Average Home Value $133,195


Total Households 34,995
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 21,960
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.18% -0.3%
Households -0.18% -0.35%
Families -0.37% -0.45%
Median Household Income   0.5%
Per Capita Income   2.3%