Elmira employment information

IndexElmiraNew YorkNational
Income per capita$17,372$32,104$28,051
Median household income$30,122$57,683$53,046
Median income owner occupied$51,752$79,384$67,062
Median 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%

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  • The income per capita in Elmira is 38% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Elmira is 43% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Elmira is equal to 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 industry7.6%0.4%
Manufacturing sector19.1%0.3%
Financial & insurance services1.6%3.5%
Wholesale & retail services18.2%13.0%
Public administration8.7%4.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.0%1.0%
Education, health & social services14.6%54.7%

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Breesport, NY966$98,26885%
Horseheads North, NY2,850$82,58356%
West Elmira, NY4,858$77,99147%
Big Flats, NY5,495$66,20825%
South Waverly, PA1,243$60,00013%
Elmira, NY29,173$30,12243%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Fruit Cove, FL29,161$97,20983%
East Haven, CT29,188$63,57420%
Los Altos, CA29,129$154,821192%
Morristown, TN29,112$32,58839%
Oak Ridge, TN29,235$52,9270%
Elmira, NY29,173$30,12243%
Source: The Elmira, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.