Elmira, NY Employment & Jobs

Elmira employment information

IndexElmiraNew YorkNational
Income per capita$17,399$34,481$25,804
Median household income$31,724$71,524$52,328
Median household income owner occupied$48,994$79,472$63,664
Median household income renter occupied$20,380$41,550$35,685
Median earnings male$27,048$45,665$38,921
Median earnings female$15,434$26,443$23,115
Unemployment rate (2000)12.7%4.5%4.0%
Unemployment rate (2010)12.3%8.2%9.5%
Unemployment rate (2013)7.7%7.6%7.3%
Poverty level23.1%8.8%12.3%
The data is based upon 2010 estimates.
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The income per capita in Elmira is 49.5% less than the New York average and 32.6% less than the National average. The median household income in Elmira is 55.6% less than the New York average and 39.4% less than the National average. The median household income in Elmira for owner occupied housing is 140.4% greater than the median household income for renter occupied housing in Elmira.

The poverty level in Elmira is 161% greater than the New York average and 87.7% greater than the National average. The median earnings for males in Elmira is 75.2% greater than the median earnings for females in Elmira.


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Data displayed in the above graphs is based on 2000 census data.

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