Elmira employment information

IndexElmiraNew YorkNational
Income per capita$17,460$32,829$28,555
Median household income$29,865$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$53,024$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$19,591$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$23,952$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$19,590$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate4.6%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level30.4%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Elmira is 39% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Elmira is 44% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Elmira is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Elmira is 95% higher than the national average.

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Elmira median earnings by income bracket

Elmira employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.6%0.8%
Manufacturing sector17.3%0.5%
Financial & insurance services2.1%3.7%
Wholesale & retail services15.2%12.4%
Public administration7.1%3.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.8%0.9%
Education, health & social services17.3%54.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Horseheads North, NY2,658$85,25959%
West Elmira, NY5,077$81,18252%
Breesport, NY913$81,05352%
Big Flats, NY5,247$65,04522%
South Waverly, PA1,189$60,78114%
Elmira, NY29,046$29,86544%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Austintown, OH29,034$41,60122%
Sterling, VA29,016$86,96863%
Schererville, IN29,082$69,01129%
Burbank, IL29,097$56,8696%
O'Fallon, IL29,100$79,79549%
Elmira, NY29,046$29,86544%
Source: The Elmira, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.