The West Elmira Census Designated Place had a population of 4,919 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for West Elmira is located at latitude 42.0877 and longitude -76.8433 in Chemung County. The formal boundaries for the West Elmira Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Chemung County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 886 feet.
The West Elmira Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390468) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Elmira population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||4,896|
|Population in Familes||3,947|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||23|
|Average Household Size||2.28|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,278 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,801 (79.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||349 (15.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||128 ( 5.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$144,610|
|Average Home Value||$177,400|
|Median Household Income||$71,453|
|Average Household Income||$99,389|
|Per Capita Income||$43,752|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.26%|
|Per Capita Income||1.74%|
The table below compares West Elmira to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 353||71st|
|Population Density1||# 513||57th|
|Diversity Index2||# 779||35th|
|Median Household Income||# 435||64th|
|Per Capita Income||# 249||79th|
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