Elma Center, New York Population 2024

3,062

Elma Center is a city located in Erie County New York. Elma Center has a 2024 population of 3,062. Elma Center is currently declining at a rate of -5.73% annually and its population has decreased by -19.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,806 in 2020.

The average household income in Elma Center is $184,132 with a poverty rate of 2.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Elma Center is 40.4 years, 34.2 years for males, and 47.1 years for females.

Elma Center Demographics

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

  • White: 99.85%
  • Black or African American: 0.15%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
6.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
487.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-19.55% (-744)
The current population of Elma Center, New York is 3,062 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,806.

Elma Center, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,42999.85%
Black or African American50.15%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Elma Center Population by Race

Elma Center Population Pyramid 2024

Elma Center Median Age

40.4

Total

34.2

Male

47.1

Female

Elma Center Adults

There are 2,476 adults, (953 of whom are seniors) in Elma Center.

Elma Center Age Dependency

125.5

Age Dependency Ratio

62.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Elma Center Sex Ratio

Female1,50943.94%
Male1,92556.06%

Elma Center Population by Age

Elma Center Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2682.786.913.1
Married7883.5396.73.3
Non Family3691.1573.426.6
Female791.9946.853.2
Male321.941000

3.32

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

86.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Elma Center Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade140.59%
9th to 12th Grade472%
High School Graduate60525.69%
Some College33314.14%
Associates Degree1657.01%
Bachelors Degree41817.75%
Graduate Degree77332.82%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Elma Center Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elma Center Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,3502,2891,186
Black555

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

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

Elma Center Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$63,172$81,875$57,500
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$44,725$44,875$0
Some College$56,563$0$57,500
Bachelors Degree$60,956$80,048$0
Graduate Degree$0$149,211$63,705

$63,172

Average Earnings

$81,875

Average Male

$57,500

Average Female

Elma Center Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elma Center Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Elma Center Language

97.65% of Elma Center residents speak only English, while 2.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.35% of the population.

Elma Center Language

Elma Center Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,429661.92%
Black55100%

2.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.04%

Male Poverty Rate

3.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elma Center

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elma Center is White, with 1.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.83%.

Elma Center Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School10.41%
Bachelors or Greater0.59%
Some College0.2%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Elma Center Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Elma Center Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elma Center Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$102,159$184,132
Families$114,019$235,866
Married Families$137,679$-999,999,999
Non Families-$57,364

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Elma Center Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.9%

Male Marriage Rate

60.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Elma Center Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Elma Center Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Elma Center Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Elma Center Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

204

Number of Veterans

175

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam89
First Gulf War43
Korea27
Second Gulf War23
World War II0

Elma Center Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7475
75+70
35 to 5443
18 to 3416
55 to 640

Elma Center Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2048.26%

Elma Center Veterans by Race

Elma Center Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elma Center Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.6%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Elma Center Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Elma Center Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Elma Center 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

89.23%

Born in Elma Center

97.64%

Native Born

2.36%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

2.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.64% of Elma Center residents were born in the United States, with 89.23% having been born in New York. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Elma Center Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,062-186-5.73%
20233,248-186-5.42%
20223,434-308-8.23%
20213,742-64-1.68%
20203,80650515.3%
20193,3012588.48%
20183,0432087.34%
20172,8351344.96%
20162,701622.35%
20152,639331.27%
20142,606-53-1.99%
20132,659-73-2.67%
20122,732843.17%
20112,648772.99%
20102,57100%

Elma Center Population by Year