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The West Elmira Census Designated Place had a population of 4,777 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for West Elmira is located at latitude 42.0781 and longitude -76.8452 in Chemung County. The formal boundaries for the West Elmira Census Designated Place 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.
|Total Population||4,777 (100%)|
|Population in Households||4,759 (99.6%)|
|Population in Families||3,820 (80.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||18 ( 0.4%)|
|Median Household Income||$79,865|
|Average Household Income||$111,438|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||7%|
|Per Capita Income||$48,774|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,254 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,744 (77.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||339 (15.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||171 ( 7.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$136,655|
|Average Home Value||$163,281|
|Housing Affordability Index3||241|
|Average Household Size||2.28|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.19%|
|Per Capita Income||1.35%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.69%|
The table below compares West Elmira to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 354||70th|
|Population Density||# 523||56th|
|Median Household Income||# 426||64th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 937||78th|
|Per Capita Income||# 259||78th|
|Diversity Index||# 787||34th|
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