Elmira, NY 14901 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 14901: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elmira, NY 14901

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 592
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,278
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 536
  • County: Chemung County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.098, Longitude -76.809
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Elmira, NY 14901 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,113
Population in Households 12,786
Population in Familes 9,189
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,327
Population Density1 514
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 5,519
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 3,021
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,492 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,509 (38.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,010 (46.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 973 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $69,473
Average Home Value $87,106


Median Household Income $31,102
Average Household Income $45,225
Per Capita Income $17,783
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.37% -0.29%
Households -0.38% -0.35%
Families -0.58% -0.47%
Median Household Income   -0.98%
Per Capita Income   0.85%
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.

Elmira, NY 14901 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 14901 to the other 1,741 ZIP Codes 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 # 383 78th
Population Density1 # 656 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 374 79th
Median Household Income # 1658 5th
Per Capita Income # 1635 6th

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