Chemung, New York Population 2024

2,260

Chemung is a city located in Chemung County and Tioga County New York. Chemung has a 2024 population of 2,260. Chemung is currently declining at a rate of -1.05% annually and its population has decreased by -3.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,351 in 2020.

The average household income in Chemung is $78,586 with a poverty rate of 14.01%. The median age in Chemung is 45.3 years: 45.2 years for males, and 45.3 years for females.

Chemung Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Chemung was:

  • White: 97.51%
  • Asian: 1.66%
  • Two or more races: 0.57%
  • Other race: 0.22%
  • Black or African American: 0.04%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
49.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
45.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.87% (-91)
The current population of Chemung, New York is 2,260 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,351.

Population by Race

Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,23197.51%
Asian381.66%
Two or more races130.57%
Other race50.22%
Black or African American10.04%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Chemung Population by Race

Chemung Population Pyramid 2024

Chemung Median Age

45.3

Total

45.2

Male

45.3

Female

Chemung Adults

There are 1,763 adults, (486 of whom are seniors) in Chemung.

Chemung Age Dependency

79.2

Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Chemung Sex Ratio

Female1,25154.68%
Male1,03745.32%

Chemung Population by Age

Chemung Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9252.4380.119.9
Married4572.8296.33.7
Non Family3031.2259.740.3
Female1023.9371.628.4
Male632.8974.625.4

2.91

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

80.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chemung Households and Families

Male

Female

Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1368.72%
Associates Degree1227.83%
Bachelors Degree18711.99%
Graduate Degree1398.92%
High School Graduate57236.69%
Less Than 9th Grade714.55%
Some College33221.3%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Chemung Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chemung Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,5281,339316
2+ Races1320
Asian1255
Other Race555
Black110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Chemung Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$66,708$71,042$66,500
Graduate Degree$70,357$0$0
High School Graduate$38,083$44,583$35,263
Less Than 9th Grade$24,500$27,750$17,917
Overall$40,125$51,667$32,083
Some College$36,736$57,054$22,188

$40,125

Average Earnings

$51,667

Average Male

$32,083

Average Female

Chemung Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chemung Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Chemung Language

98.64% of Chemung residents speak only English, while 1.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.72% of the population.

Chemung Language

Chemung Poverty by Race

rate

Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,19831514.33%
Black11100%

14.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.05%

Male Poverty Rate

16.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chemung

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chemung is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chemung is White, with 14.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.5%.

Chemung Poverty

rate

Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.5%
High School16.78%
Some College8.81%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Chemung Poverty Rate by Education

rate

Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed52.78%
Male Unemployed42.11%
Male Employed5.36%
Female Employed1.93%

Chemung Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chemung Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

Name
Median
Mean
Families$63,167$87,408
Households$58,045$78,586
Married Families$77,721$-999,999,999
Non Families$35,703$49,536

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chemung Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Chemung Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Chemung Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Chemung Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chemung Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

179

Number of Veterans

157

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War
Veterans
Vietnam97
First Gulf War30
Second Gulf War18
Korea10
World War II0

Chemung Veterans by War

count

Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7464
75+47
55 to 6432
35 to 5430
18 to 346

Chemung Veterans by Age

count

Name
Veterans
% of Total
White17910.33%

Chemung Veterans by Race

Chemung Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chemung Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Chemung Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Chemung Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Chemung Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

52.58%

Born in Chemung

99.69%

Native Born

0.31%

Foreign Born

0.17%

Non Citizen

0.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.69% of Chemung residents were born in the United States, with 52.58% having been born in New York. 0.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Chemung Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change
Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,140-24-1.11%
20282,164-24-1.1%
20272,188-24-1.08%
20262,212-24-1.07%
20252,236-24-1.06%
20242,260-24-1.05%
20232,284-24-1.04%
20222,308-24-1.03%
20212,332-19-0.81%
20202,351-73-3.01%
20192,424-22-0.9%
20182,446-24-0.97%
20172,470-22-0.88%
20162,492-17-0.68%
20152,509-8-0.32%
20142,517-23-0.91%
20132,540-31-1.21%
20122,57110.04%
20112,57090.35%
20102,56100%

Chemung Population by Year