Chemung County, New York Population 2018

Chemung County, New York's estimated population is 85,557 with a growth rate of -2.49% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Chemung County, New York is the 32nd largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201785,557-2,185-2.49%
201687,7421,7021.98%
201686,040-990-1.14%
201587,030-384-0.44%
201487,414-960-1.09%
201388,374-823-0.92%
201289,1972140.24%
201188,983-2-0.00%
201088,985-6,210-6.52%
199095,195-2,461-2.52%
198097,656-3,881-3.82%
1970101,5372,8312.87%
196098,70611,87913.68%
195086,82713,10917.78%
194073,718-962-1.29%
193074,6808,80813.37%
192065,87211,21020.51%
191054,6625991.11%
190054,0635,79812.01%
189048,2655,20012.07%
188043,0657,78422.06%
187035,2818,36431.07%
186026,917-1,904-6.61%
185028,8218,08939.02%
184020,7320.00%

Chemung County, New York Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White77,481
Black or African American5,143
Two or More Races2,966
Asian1,369
American Indian and Alaska Native392
Some Other Race381
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Chemung County, New York Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Chemung County, New York Median Age

41


Total

39.8


Male

42.3


Female

Chemung County, New York Adults

There are 68,527 adults, (14,741 of which are seniors) in Chemung County, New York.

Chemung County, New York Age Dependency

63.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Chemung County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

44,260

50.44%

Male

43,482

49.56%

Chemung County, New York Households and Families

Chemung County, New York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Chemung County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.9%13.1%
All68.3%31.7%
Male62.8%37.2%
Non Family53.6%46.4%
Female46.7%53.3%

68.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chemung County, New York Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All34,8872.3868.3
Married15,7943.0586.9
Non Family13,3881.2453.6
Female4,1523.2246.7
Male1,5533.0862.8

2.99

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

8.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Chemung County, New York Households

Chemung County, New York Education

Chemung County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5342.54%
9th to 12th Grade4,3757.25%
High School Graduate21,06334.88%
Some College11,19818.55%
Associates Degree7,45012.34%
Bachelors Degree8,04013.32%
Graduate Degree6,71911.13%

Chemung County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White54,02749,64613,532
Black3,5332,596288
Hispanic1,276833156
Asian863782643
Multiple Races836697150
Other Race25512225
Native American8456
Islander88

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 74.51%.

Chemung County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,977$42,234$30,207
Less Than High School$20,172$22,167$18,579
High School Grad$29,429$35,115$21,794
Some College$33,981$44,289$28,388
Bachelors Degree$46,927$58,958$40,896
Graduate Degree$57,142$70,551$52,864

$35,977

Average Earnings

$42,234

Average Male

$30,207

Average Female

Chemung County, New York Language

Chemung County, New York Language by Age

Chemung County, New York Language

96.30% of Chemung County, New York residents speak only English, while 3.70% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.52% of the population.

Chemung County, New York Poverty

Chemung County, New York Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White72,9829,73113.33%
Black3,5931,57643.86%
Multiple2,8961,19841.37%
Hispanic2,15055926.00%
Native37630982.18%
Other3037023.10%
Asian1,308523.98%
Islander10880.00%

15.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.27%

Male Poverty Rate

17.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chemung County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chemung County, New York is Native, with 82.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chemung County, New York is Asian, with 3.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.40%.

Chemung County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.71%
High School14.39%
Some College11.87%
Bachelors or Greater4.36%

Chemung County, New York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed36.30%
Female Unemployed29.43%
Female Employed9.50%
Male Employed5.38%

Chemung County, New York Income

Chemung County, New York Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,578$64,475
Families$66,192$79,569
Married Families$79,839$93,581
Non Families$26,888$37,495

Chemung County, New York Marital Status

Chemung County, New York Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

45.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Chemung County, New York Married by Age and Sex

Chemung County, New York Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Chemung County, New York Marital Status by Race

Chemung County, New York Veterans

Chemung County, New York Veterans by War

6,467

Number of Veterans

5,960

Male Veterans

507

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,216
First Gulf War965
Second Gulf War735
Korea672
World War II500

Chemung County, New York Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,616
65 to 741,574
35 to 541,553
55 to 641,330
18 to 34394

Chemung County, New York Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,1229.94%
Black2405.77%
Hispanic19511.42%
2 or More886.60%
Indian95.56%
Other82.78%

Chemung County, New York Veterans by Education

6.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chemung County, New York Employment Status

Chemung County, New York Employment by Age

57.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Chemung County, New York Employment by Race

Chemung County, New York Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Chemung County, New York

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Elmira2923727962-1275-4.36%
Horseheads643665411051.63%
Elmira Heights40973935-162-3.95%
Wellsburg576548-28-4.86%
Van Etten534512-22-4.12%
Millport312291-21-6.73%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990