Elmira is a city located in Chemung County New York. Elmira has a 2020 population of 27,138. Elmira is currently growing at a rate of 0.10% annually but its population has decreased by -7.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,255 in 2010.
The average household income in Elmira is $49,549 with a poverty rate of 26.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $729 per month, and the median house value is $74,500. The median age in Elmira is 34.1 years, 33.4 years for males, and 35.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Elmirawas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.15%.
95.28% of Elmira residents speak only English, while 4.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.47% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Elmira is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Elmira is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.66%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Elmira
97.43% of Elmira residents were born in the United States, with 78.60% having been born in New York. 1.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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