West Elmira, New York Population 2020

4,827
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West Elmira is a city located in New York. West Elmira has a 2020 population of 4,827. West Elmira is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -2.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,967 in 2010. West Elmira reached it's highest population of 5,160 in 2015.

The average household income in West Elmira is $97,644 with a poverty rate of 7.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $924 per month, and the median house value is $132,200. The median age in West Elmira is 51.8 years, 53.1 years for males, and 51.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.0 males.

West Elmira Demographics

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

  • White: 97.95%
  • Asian: 1.10%
  • Black or African American: 0.66%
  • Other race: 0.23%
  • Two or more races: 0.06%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of West Elmira, New York is 4,827, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,827.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,967.

West Elmira, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,72897.95%
Asian531.10%
Black or African American320.66%
Some Other Race110.23%
Two or More Races30.06%
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West Elmira Population Pyramid 2020

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West Elmira Median Age

51.8


Total

53.1


Male

51.1


Female

West Elmira Adults

There are 3,810 adults, (1,255 of whom are seniors) in West Elmira.

West Elmira Age Dependency

88.9

Age Dependency Ratio

49.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

West Elmira Sex Ratio

Female

2,624

54.36%

Male

2,203

45.64%

West Elmira Households and Families

West Elmira Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Elmira Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Male100%0%
Married95.6%4.4%
All88.5%11.5%
Non Family75.8%24.2%

88.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2042.1888.5
Married1,2402.8395.6
Non Family8261.1475.8
Female932.57100
Male452.51100

2.79

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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West Elmira Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade280.75%
9th to 12th Grade691.85%
High School Graduate69718.70%
Some College63316.98%
Associates Degree40510.87%
Bachelors Degree90324.23%
Graduate Degree99226.62%
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West Elmira Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,5823,4851,802
Hispanic707040
Asian535353
Black2222
Other Race111111

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$46,225$51,107$43,811
Less Than High School$22,083$$
High School Grad$36,935$29,219$44,659
Some College$34,185$44,236$29,549
Bachelors Degree$51,654$52,286$50,917
Graduate Degree$67,721$77,906$55,865

$46,225

Average Earnings

$51,107

Average Male

$43,811

Average Female

West Elmira Language

West Elmira Language by Age

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West Elmira Language

93.90% of West Elmira residents speak only English, while 6.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.46% of the population.

West Elmira Poverty

West Elmira Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,6473557.64%
Hispanic701014.29%

7.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.23%

Male Poverty Rate

9.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Elmira

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Elmira is Hispanic, with 14.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Elmira is White, with 7.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.88%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.65%
Some College11.46%
Bachelors or Greater3.54%
High School1.43%
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Name Poverty
Male Employed2.94%
Female Employed2.60%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

West Elmira Income

West Elmira Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$72,733$97,644
Families$85,357$106,611
Married Families$90,750-
Non Families$49,524$82,453
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West Elmira Marital Status

West Elmira Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

65.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.3%

Male Marriage Rate

59.6%

Female Marriage Rate

West Elmira Married by Age and Sex

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West Elmira Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

West Elmira Marital Status by Race

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West Elmira Veterans

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325

Number of Veterans

325

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam142
Korea40
World War II33
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
75+150
65 to 74134
55 to 6429
35 to 5412
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3248.70%
Black14.55%

West Elmira Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Elmira Employment Status

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65.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

4%

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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74.06%

Born in New York

95.09%

Native Born

4.91%

Foreign Born

0.79%

Non Citizen

4.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.09% of West Elmira residents were born in the United States, with 74.06% having been born in New York. 0.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,8270.00%
20194,8270.00%
20184,827-164-3.29%
20174,991-126-2.46%
20165,117-43-0.83%
20155,160831.63%
20145,0771272.57%
20134,950921.89%
20124,858-32-0.65%
20114,890-77-1.55%
20104,9670.00%