Corning, New York Population 2024

5,673

Corning is a city located in Chemung County, Schuyler County, and Steuben County New York. Corning has a 2024 population of 5,673. Corning is currently declining at a rate of -1.34% annually and its population has decreased by -3.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,904 in 2020.

The average household income in Corning is $120,745 with a poverty rate of 5.6%. The median age in Corning is 44.1 years: 45.2 years for males, and 42.4 years for females.

Corning Demographics

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

  • White: 93.96%
  • Black or African American: 2.44%
  • Two or more races: 1.61%
  • Other race: 1.22%
  • Asian: 0.74%
  • Native American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
36.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
153.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.91% (-231)
The current population of Corning, New York is 5,673 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,904.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,55393.96%
Black or African American1442.44%
Two or more races951.61%
Other race721.22%
Asian440.74%
Native American20.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Corning Population by Race

Corning Population Pyramid 2024

Corning Median Age

44.1

Total

45.2

Male

42.4

Female

Corning Adults

There are 4,589 adults, (1,088 of whom are seniors) in Corning.

Corning Age Dependency

68.8

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Corning Sex Ratio

Female3,11052.62%
Male2,80047.38%

Corning Population by Age

Corning Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,4592.3987.312.7
Married1,3092.8794.15.9
Non Family7681.282.217.8
Female2793.4471.328.7
Male1032.2581.618.4

2.87

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

87.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Corning Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade882.1%
Associates Degree68216.28%
Bachelors Degree71417.04%
Graduate Degree87220.82%
High School Graduate1,01424.21%
Less Than 9th Grade501.19%
Some College76918.36%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Corning Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Corning Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,9543,8331,472
Black12612451
2+ Races383812
Hispanic342117
Other Race311815
Asian232121
Native American220

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 91.3%.

Corning Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$67,250$72,596$64,261
Graduate Degree$108,917$129,278$78,929
High School Graduate$37,417$41,563$33,438
Less Than 9th Grade$39,489$0$39,489
Overall$63,295$70,561$54,688
Some College$58,308$67,951$43,409

$63,295

Average Earnings

$70,561

Average Male

$54,688

Average Female

Corning Earnings by Educational Attainment

Corning Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Corning Language

95.09% of Corning residents speak only English, while 4.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.47% of the population.

Corning Language

Corning Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,5113235.86%
Hispanic9366.45%

5.6%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.68%

Male Poverty Rate

5.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Corning

The race most likely to be in poverty in Corning is Hispanic, with 6.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Corning is White, with 5.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.31%.

Corning Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School10.65%
Less Than 9th Grade6.52%
Some College2.48%
Bachelors or Greater1.07%

Corning Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed5.88%
Female Employed3.34%
Male Employed2.28%
Female Unemployed0%

Corning Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Corning Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$115,825$144,299
Households$86,589$120,745
Married Families$128,047$-999,999,999
Non Families$62,870$66,812

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Corning Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

55.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Corning Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Corning Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Corning Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Corning Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

357

Number of Veterans

300

Male Veterans

57

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War112
Vietnam91
Second Gulf War66
Korea41
World War II2

Corning Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5496
75+88
65 to 7467
18 to 3454
55 to 6452

Corning Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3518.08%
Black32.21%
2+ Races35.45%

Corning Veterans by Race

Corning Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.4%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Corning Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Corning Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Corning Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Corning 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

69.64%

Born in Corning

94.72%

Native Born

5.28%

Foreign Born

1.91%

Non Citizen

3.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.72% of Corning residents were born in the United States, with 69.64% having been born in New York. 1.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Corning Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,288-77-1.44%
20285,365-77-1.41%
20275,442-77-1.4%
20265,519-77-1.38%
20255,596-77-1.36%
20245,673-77-1.34%
20235,750-77-1.32%
20225,827-77-1.3%
20215,90400%
20205,904-242-3.94%
20196,146-76-1.22%
20186,222-69-1.1%
20176,291-24-0.38%
20166,315-37-0.58%
20156,352240.38%
20146,328-65-1.02%
20136,3931732.78%
20126,220-37-0.59%
20116,25730.05%
20106,25400%

Corning Population by Year