Elmira Information

Elmira Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Elmira, NY

General Elmira Information

State: New York

County: Chemung County

Close cities: Erin, NY, West Elmira, NY, Pine City, NY, Horseheads, NY, Pine Valley, NY, Big Flats, NY, Wellsburg, NY, Southport, NY, Lowman, NY, Elmira Heights, NY, Big Flats Airport, NY, Breesport, NY

Elmira Population (census data)
Total 29,437 (-4.6% since 2000)
Male 14,807 (50.3%)
Female 14,630 (49.7%)

Population Density: 4,024 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 82.1 (US Avg is 100)

Elmira Elevation: 873 feet above sea level

Land Area: 7.32 square miles

Median Household Income: $29,856

Zip Codes: 14905, 14901, 14904, 14902, 14903, and 14925.

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Elmira Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (80.8%)
  • Black (13.1%)
  • Hispanic (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Irish (17.4%)
  • German (16.5%)
  • Italian (11.0%)
  • English (9.6%)
  • Polish (6.7%)
  • United States (4.6%)
Foriegn Born: 671 people (2.3%)
  • Europe (40.0%)
  • Latin America (30.0%)
  • Asia (30.0%)

Local Elmira Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: New York Yankees, New York Mets
NBA Basketball: New York Knicks,
NHL Hockey: New York Islanders, New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils, Buffalo Sabres

Elmira School Information

High Schools
Elmira Alternative High School (309 W Thurston Street, Elmira, NY, 14901 - Elmira City School District District)
Southside High School (777 South Main Street, Elmira, NY, 14904 - Elmira City School District District)
Middle Schools
Broadway Middle School (1000 Broadway, Elmira, NY, 14904 - Elmira City School District District)
Ernie Davis Middle School (610 Lake Street, Elmira, NY, 14901 - Elmira City School District District)
Elementary Schools
Broadway Elementary School (1000 Broadway, Elmira, NY, 14904 - Elmira City School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Diven School (1115 Hall Street, Elmira, NY, 14901 - Elmira City School District District)
Elmira Children & Youth Services (100 Washington Street, Elmira, NY, 14901 - New York State Office Of Mental Health District)
Elmira Free Academy (933 Hoffman Street, Elmira, NY, 14905 - Elmira City School District District)
George Washington School (422 West Washington Avenue, Elmira, NY, 14901 - Elmira City School District District)
Hendy Avenue School (110 Hendy Avenue, Elmira, NY, 14905 - Elmira City School District District)
Parley Coburn School (216 Mount Zoar Street, Elmira, NY, 14904 - Elmira City School District District)
Riverside School (409 Riverside Avenue, Elmira, NY, 14904 - Elmira City School District District)
Schuyler-Chemung-Tioga BOCES (459 Philo Road, Elmira, NY, 14903 - Schuyler-Chemung-Tioga Boces District)
Thomas K. Beecher School (310 Sullivan Street, Elmira, NY, 14901 - Elmira City School District District)

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