Income/capita 27%
Household income 53%
Unemployment 84%
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IndexElma CenterNew YorkNational
Income per capita$37,898$34,212$29,829
Median household income$84,519$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$88,977$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$54,338$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$40,505$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$36,797$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate0.7%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level2.1%15.5%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Elma Center is 27% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Elma Center is 53% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Elma Center is 84% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Elma Center is 86% lower than the national average

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      Elma Center employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector6.9%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services11.8%4.4%
      Wholesale & retail services17.2%16.0%
      Public administration8.3%0.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.4%0.0%
      Education, health & social services1.9%39.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Clarence Center, NY2,341$102,03184.4%
      Harris Hill, NY5,761$87,14357.5%
      Orchard Park, NY3,197$85,82155.1%
      Clarence, NY2,927$85,07853.8%
      Town Line, NY2,125$74,43234.5%
      Elma Center, NY2,701$84,51952.8%

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      Dayton, WA2,702$38,54730.3%
      Hortonville, WI2,702$65,45118.3%
      Elma Center, NY2,701$84,51952.8%
      Source: The Elma Center, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).