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-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Elmira NY General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||28,899||19,651,127|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||29,200||19,378,105|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||-1.0%||1.4%|
|Population, 2010 ||29,200||19,378,102|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||7.2%||6.0%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||23.7%||22.3%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||11.8%||13.5%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||49.4%||51.6% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||78.3%||65.7%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||14.6%||15.9%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.4%||0.6%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.6%||7.3%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||Z||0.0%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||5.0%||3.0%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||4.3%||17.6%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||76.4%||58.3% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||77.5%||88.8%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||2.1%||22.1%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||4.1%||29.9%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||82.8%||85.2%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||13.7%||33.2%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||2,105||912,499|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||17.1||31.6|
|Housing units, 2010 ||12,313||8,108,103|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||48.1%||54.2%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||46.8%||50.6%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$67,400||$288,200|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||11,001||7,234,743|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.28||2.61|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$17,699||$32,382|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$30,804||$58,003|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||29.2%||15.3%|
|Business Attributes||Elmira||New York|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||1,471||1,956,733|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||10.4%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||0.7%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||10.1%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||9.9%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||38.7%||30.4% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||403,040||162,720,173|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||151,729||313,461,904|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||308,295||230,718,065|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$10,491||$11,879|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||33,314||39,813,499|
|Geographic Attributes||Elmira||New York|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||7.25||47,126.40|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||4,028.1||411.2|
|FIPS Code ||24229||36|
|Counties ||Chemung County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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