East Ithaca, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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East Ithaca, New York - Basic Facts

The East Ithaca Census Designated Place had a population of 2,226 as of July 1, 2016. East Ithaca ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for East Ithaca is located at latitude 42.426 and longitude -76.4647 in Tompkins County. The formal boundaries for the East Ithaca Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Tompkins County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 804 feet.

The East Ithaca Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389437) 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.

The East Ithaca Census Designated Place is located within Town of Ithaca, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tompkins County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with East Ithaca population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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East Ithaca, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,226
Population in Households 2,226
Population in Familes 1,289
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,284
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 1,124
Average Household Size 1.98
Family Households 459
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,230 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 523 (42.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 601 (48.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $206,306
Average Home Value $239,933


Median Household Income $51,117
Average Household Income $81,702
Per Capita Income $40,609
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.04% 0.1%
Households -0.11% 0.11%
Families -1.01% 0.09%
Median Household Income   0.9%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

East Ithaca, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Ithaca 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 576 52nd
Population Density1 # 606 49th
Diversity Index2 # 202 83rd
Median Household Income # 791 34th
Per Capita Income # 312 74th

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