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People

Total Population 7,793
Male Share of the Population 49.8%
Female Share of the Population 50.2%
Senior Citizens 17.1%
Employed Population 16+ 3,632
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 57.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 37.9%
Median Earnings25+ $51,831
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $65,417
Median Earnings With High School Degree $42,668

Wealth

Median Family Income $93,100
% Above Poverty Level 93.4%
% Below Poverty Level 6.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation 1%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.2%
Median Gross Rent $929
Median House Value $145,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.4%
US/American 0%
English 15.3%
Irish 21.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Big Flats Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 74 miles SW of Syracuse, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 111 miles SE of Buffalo, New York
County Chemung
Metro Area Elmira
Standard Zip Codes 14814
Phone Area Codes 607
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.137
Longitude -76.937

Big Flats Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ELMIRA
Distance 7.5 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.9 inches
Station ADDISON
Distance 15.3 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 31 to 58 F
Jul Temp 55 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 32.2 inches
Station BATH
Distance 25.8 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 32 F
Apr Temp 32 to 56 F
Jul Temp 55 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Corning 11,059 $65,030
Elmira 28,817 $38,317
Elmira Heights 3,945 $62,958

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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