Elmira Heights, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Elmira Heights, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Elmira Heights had a population of 4,010 as of July 1, 2017. Elmira Heights ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Elmira Heights is located at latitude 42.1267 and longitude -76.8256 in Chemung County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Elmira Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Chemung County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 879 feet.

The Village of Elmira Heights (GNIS ID: 2391664) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Elmira Heights is located within Town of Horseheads, a minor civil division (MCD) of Chemung County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elmira Heights population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Elmira Heights, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,010
Daytime Population: Workers 1,413
Daytime Population: Residents 2,051
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,464
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 4,004
Population in Familes 2,933
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 3,498
Diversity Index3 17
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,481
Average Household Income $50,177
Per Capita Income $22,202

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,947 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 934 (48.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 867 (44.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $76,080
Average Home Value $86,483
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,802
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 1,000
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.3% -0.44%
Households -0.31% -0.44%
Families -0.38% -0.61%
Median Household Income   0.14%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Elmira Heights, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elmira Heights to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 408 66th
Population Density # 232 81st
Diversity Index # 735 38th
Median Household Income # 1134 5th
Per Capita Income # 1065 11th

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