Corning, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Corning, New York - Basic Facts

The City of Corning had a population of 10,761 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Corning, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 10,761
Population in Households 10,588
Population in Familes 7,346
Population in Group Qrtrs 173
Population Density2 3,490
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $47,985
Average Household Income $63,810
Per Capita Income $28,975


Total Housing Units 5,574 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,552 (45.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,313 (41.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 709 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $95,559
Average Home Value $123,442


Total Households 4,865
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 2,460
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.47% -0.67%
Households -0.52% -0.68%
Families -0.76% -0.83%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   3.3%

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, 2018 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 # 228 81st
Diversity Index # 603 50th
Median Household Income # 950 21st
Per Capita Income # 745 38th

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