Corning, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Corning, New York - Basic Facts

The City of Corning had a population of 10,925 as of July 1, 2017. Corning 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 Corning is located at latitude 42.1482 and longitude -77.0566 in Steuben County. The formal boundaries for the City of Corning (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles. Steuben County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 932 feet.

The City of Corning (GNIS ID: 978867) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Corning 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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Corning, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,925
Daytime Population: Workers 7,074
Daytime Population: Residents 5,371
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,445
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.14
Population in Households 10,752
Population in Familes 7,391
Population in Group Qrtrs 173
Population Density2 3,543
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $44,014
Average Household Income $58,953
Per Capita Income $26,874


Total Housing Units 5,572 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,464 (44.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,493 (44.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 615 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $96,134
Average Home Value $118,243


Total Households 4,957
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 2,508
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.32% -0.48%
Households -0.34% -0.46%
Families -0.6% -0.61%
Median Household Income   0.28%
Per Capita Income   1.7%

Corning, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Corning 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 # 183 85th
Population Density # 227 81st
Diversity Index # 599 50th
Median Household Income # 1005 16th
Per Capita Income # 790 34th

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