Elba, New York

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Elba, New York

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High Points

Elba strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

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People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Elba People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Elba College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Elba, New York

Comparing Elba to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 7 4
Racial Diversity 7 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Well-Paid Single Women 6 2
Age of the Population 5 4
Senior Citizens 3 3
Female Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 8
Portion of People Married 9 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
College Educated Adults 9 5
People Above Poverty 8 6
Median Family Income 8 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 4 6
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Public Transportation Use 3 1
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 4
Affordability of Rents 2 6
People Living Alone 2 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 7
Housing Recently Built 1 2

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Elba Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles W of Rochester, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 37 miles E of Buffalo, New York
County Genesee
Metro Area Rochester
Standard Zip Codes 14058
Phone Area Codes 585
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.077
Longitude -78.187

Elba Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 61 F
Annual Precip 30.2 inches
Distance 25.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 31 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 41 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.9 inches
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Elba Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 696 100%
Male 353 50.7%
Female 343 49.3%
Under 18 197 28.3%
18+ 499 71.7%
65+ 88 12.6%
Median Age 37.2
Average Family Size 3.28
White 671 96.4%
African-American 10 1.4%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.6%
Other 8 1.1%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 23 3.3%

Estimated Elba Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 667
Growth -29
Growth % -4.2%

Elba Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 20.9%
English 19.1%
Italian 15.3%
Irish 12.9%
Polish 8.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.9%
French Canadian 3.8%
Scottish 2.5%
Swedish 1.5%
US/American 1.5%
Canadian 1.2%
Swiss 1.2%
French (except Basque) 1%
Danish 0.8%
Greek 0.7%
Celtic 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
British 0.5%
Dutch 0.3%
European 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Elba 696 $51,042
Albion 7,438 $34,881
Alexander 481 $60,000
Batavia 16,256 $42,460
Bergen 1,240 $54,327
Le Roy 4,462 $43,594
Oakfield 1,805 $45,270
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Elba High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 287 students.

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