Elmira Heights, New York Population 2020

3,785
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Elmira Heights is a city located in New York. With a 2020 population of 3,785, it is the 198th largest city in New York and the 5560th largest city in the United States. Elmira Heights is currently declining at a rate of -0.84% annually and its population has decreased by -7.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,097 in 2010. Elmira Heights reached it's highest population of 5,157 in 1960. Spanning over 1 miles, Elmira Heights has a population density of 3,302 people per square mile.

The average household income in Elmira Heights is $64,989 with a poverty rate of 10.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $733 per month, and the median house value is $84,800. The median age in Elmira Heights is 37.9 years, 35 years for males, and 41.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 108.3 males.

Elmira Heights Demographics

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

  • White: 91.64%
  • Two or more races: 3.52%
  • Asian: 2.98%
  • Black or African American: 1.36%
  • Other race: 0.50%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Elmira Heights, New York is 3,785, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,849.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,097.

Elmira Heights, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,69591.64%
Two or More Races1423.52%
Asian1202.98%
Black or African American551.36%
Some Other Race200.50%
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Elmira Heights Population Pyramid 2020

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Elmira Heights Median Age

37.9


Total

35


Male

41.3


Female

Elmira Heights Adults

There are 3,044 adults, (655 of whom are seniors) in Elmira Heights.

Elmira Heights Age Dependency

68.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Elmira Heights Sex Ratio

Female

1,936

48.02%

Male

2,096

51.98%

Elmira Heights Households and Families

Elmira Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elmira Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.7%29.3%
Male56.3%43.7%
All47.2%52.8%
Female30.2%69.8%
Non Family29.4%70.6%

47.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8112.2247.2
Non Family8371.1729.4
Married7313.2370.7
Female1723.0130.2
Male712.2156.3

3.03

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

8.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Elmira Heights Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade541.92%
9th to 12th Grade2518.92%
High School Graduate1,04137.01%
Some College66223.53%
Associates Degree2458.71%
Bachelors Degree35312.55%
Graduate Degree2077.36%
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Elmira Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,6182,344520
Multiple Races7474
Black5050
Asian404040
Hispanic31
Other Race20

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,665$40,865$28,275
Less Than High School$30,313$40,568$16,771
High School Grad$32,545$37,132$26,293
Some College$29,809$36,548$26,972
Bachelors Degree$42,857$59,938$35,990
Graduate Degree$49,063$42,981$57,688

$33,665

Average Earnings

$40,865

Average Male

$28,275

Average Female

Elmira Heights Language

Elmira Heights Language by Age

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Elmira Heights Language

96.20% of Elmira Heights residents speak only English, while 3.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.62% of the population.

Elmira Heights Poverty

Elmira Heights Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,6723419.29%
Multiple1408258.57%

10.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.94%

Male Poverty Rate

11.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elmira Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elmira Heights is Multiple, with 58.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elmira Heights is White, with 9.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.80%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.02%
Some College13.01%
High School9.70%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed41.13%
Female Employed7.49%
Male Employed3.15%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Elmira Heights Income

Elmira Heights Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,968$64,989
Families$61,974$90,761
Married Families$71,350-
Non Families$23,036$31,929
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Elmira Heights Marital Status

Elmira Heights Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Elmira Heights Married by Age and Sex

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Elmira Heights 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 35-44.

Elmira Heights Marital Status by Race

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Elmira Heights Veterans

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281

Number of Veterans

274

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War68
Vietnam40
Second Gulf War38
World War II26
Korea18
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54127
75+73
55 to 6441
65 to 7440
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2558.97%
Black2650.00%

Elmira Heights Veterans by Education

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7.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elmira Heights Employment Status

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67.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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82.79%

Born in New York

98.07%

Native Born

1.93%

Foreign Born

0.89%

Non Citizen

1.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.07% of Elmira Heights residents were born in the United States, with 82.79% having been born in New York. 0.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,785-32-0.84%
20193,817-32-0.83%
20183,849-38-0.98%
20173,887-32-0.82%
20163,919-49-1.23%
20153,968-24-0.60%
20143,992-45-1.11%
20134,037-50-1.22%
20124,087-4-0.10%
20114,091-7-0.17%
20104,098-72-0.17%
20004,170-189-0.44%
19904,359800.19%
19804,279-627-1.36%
19704,906-251-0.50%
19605,1571480.29%
19505,0091800.37%
19404,829-232-0.47%
19305,0618731.91%
19204,1881,4564.36%
19102,7320.00%