Elmira employment information

IndexElmiraNew YorkNational
Income per capita$16,645$34,212$29,829
Median household income$29,955$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$54,797$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,099$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$21,587$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$19,889$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate4.5%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level31.7%15.5%15.1%
The Elmira, NY employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Elmira is $16,645, which is 51% lower than than the New York average and 44% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $29,955, which is 51% lower than than the New York average and 46% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Elmira is 4%, which is 4% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Elmira is 32% which is 110% higher than than the national average.

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$19,968$29,955$59,910
City
$40,489$60,741$121,482
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Elmira is 44% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Elmira is 46% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Elmira is 4% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Elmira is 110% higher than the national average.

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Elmira employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.7%0.6%
Manufacturing sector17.2%0.5%
Financial & insurance services1.7%4.5%
Wholesale & retail services15.3%16.7%
Public administration8.2%2.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.2%1.1%
Education, health & social services17.6%47.2%
Other24.4%21.1%

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Big Flats, NY5,446$63,44815%
Breesport, NY745$61,91712%
South Waverly, PA1,239$61,80612%
Elmira, NY28,583$29,95546%

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Kingman, AZ28,586$42,64623%
West Springfield Town, MA28,575$50,6498%
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Northampton, MA28,534$61,81312%
Jacksonville, AR28,661$42,99122%
Elmira, NY28,583$29,95546%
Source: The Elmira, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).