Elmira is a city located in Chemung County New York. With a 2020 population of 27,110, it is the 31st largest city in New York and the 1414th largest city in the United States . Elmira is currently growing at a rate of 0.10% annually but its population has decreased by -7.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,200 in 2010. Elmira reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 8 miles, Elmira has a population density of 3,738 people per square mile.
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.