East Ithaca, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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East Ithaca, New York - Basic Facts

The East Ithaca Census Designated Place had a population of 2,318 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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


Total Population 2,318
Population in Households 2,318
Population in Familes 1,351
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,338
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $58,963
Average Household Income $96,355
Per Capita Income $47,411


Total Housing Units 1,245 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 539 (43.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 621 (49.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $214,035
Average Home Value $288,290


Total Households 1,160
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 470
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 0.46% 0.5%
Households 0.3% 0.43%
Families -0.48% 0.42%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   3.32%

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, 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 # 562 53rd
Population Density # 594 50th
Diversity Index # 198 84th
Median Household Income # 652 46th
Per Capita Income # 259 78th

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