Elmira, NY Employment & Jobs

Elmira employment information

IndexElmiraNew YorkNational
Income per capita$17,372$32,104$28,051
Median household income$30,122$57,683$53,046
Median household income owner occupied$51,752$79,384$67,062
Median household income renter occupied$19,833$36,665$32,212
Median earnings male$25,551$39,239$35,771
Median earnings female$18,307$29,798$25,299
Unemployment rate5.9%5.6%6.0%
Poverty level29.1%14.9%14.9%
The data is based upon 2012 estimates.
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The income per capita in Elmira is 45.9% less than the New York average and 38.1% less than the National average. The median household income in Elmira is 47.8% less than the New York average and 43.2% less than the National average. The median household income in Elmira for owner occupied housing is 160.9% greater than the median household income for renter occupied housing in Elmira.

The poverty level in Elmira is 95.1% greater than the New York average and 95.3% greater than the National average. The median earnings for males in Elmira is 39.6% greater than the median earnings for females in Elmira.


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