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IndexWest ElmiraNew YorkNational
Income per capita$48,245$34,212$29,829
Median household income$76,784$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$81,029$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$65,461$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$53,375$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$40,652$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level5.6%15.5%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in West Elmira is 62% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in West Elmira is 39% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in West Elmira is 33% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in West Elmira is 63% lower than the national average

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      $51,184 $76,784 $153,568
      $40,489 $60,741 $121,482
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      West Elmira median earnings by income bracket

      West Elmira employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.6%10.6%
      Manufacturing sector15.6%15.6%
      Financial & insurance services3.5%3.5%
      Wholesale & retail services21.5%21.5%
      Public administration7.7%7.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.5%4.5%
      Education, health & social services12.8%12.8%

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      Horseheads North, NY2,569$68,38223.6%
      Breesport, NY873$66,04219.4%
      West Elmira, NY4,745$76,78438.8%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Dallas, NC4,744$46,18916.5%
      Highlands, NJ4,746$76,26337.9%
      DeWitt, MI4,743$92,65267.5%
      Guerneville, CA4,747$72,48031.0%
      Telford, PA4,747$68,68824.2%
      West Elmira, NY4,745$76,78438.8%
      Source: The West Elmira, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).