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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNew York

Economic Statistics

Elmira, New York

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over24,142100.0
In labor force13,26955.0
Civilian labor force
13,26354.9
Employed
11,58348.0
Unemployed
1,6807.0
Percent of civilian labor force
12.7(X)
Armed Forces
60.0
Not in labor force10,87345.0
Females 16 years and over12,054100.0
In labor force6,72055.7
Civilian labor force
6,72055.7
Employed
6,01449.9
Own children under 6 years2,432100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,62566.8
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over11,241100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone8,07771.9
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,37312.2
Public transportation (including taxicab)3022.7
Walked1,0819.6
Other means1521.4
Worked at home2562.3
Mean travel time to work (minutes)17.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over11,583100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations3,16127.3
Service occupations2,81024.3
Sales and office occupations3,03826.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations260.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations6775.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,87116.2
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining370.3
Construction5204.5
Manufacturing1,73815.0
Wholesale trade2892.5
Retail trade1,58813.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities4563.9
Information3402.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing4013.5
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services5684.9
Educational, health and social services3,23627.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,1359.8
Other services (except public administration)5114.4
Public administration7646.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers8,79876.0
Government workers2,06517.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business6765.8
Unpaid family workers440.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households11,486100.0
Less than $10,0001,98717.3
$10,000 to $14,9991,23710.8
$15,000 to $24,9992,03417.7
$25,000 to $34,9991,77315.4
$35,000 to $49,9991,85716.2
$50,000 to $74,9991,62614.2
$75,000 to $99,9995394.7
$100,000 to $149,9993002.6
$150,000 to $199,999640.6
$200,000 or more690.6
Median household income (dollars)27,292(X)
With earnings8,22771.6
Mean earnings (dollars)
35,605(X)
With Social Security income3,54330.8
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,608(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,15110.0
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,941(X)
With public assistance income7826.8
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,406(X)
With retirement income2,36820.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
13,333(X)
Families6,767100.0
Less than $10,00069210.2
$10,000 to $14,9995978.8
$15,000 to $24,9991,15817.1
$25,000 to $34,9991,09716.2
$35,000 to $49,9991,26218.6
$50,000 to $74,9991,18817.6
$75,000 to $99,9994456.6
$100,000 to $149,9992153.2
$150,000 to $199,999620.9
$200,000 or more510.8
Median family income (dollars)33,592(X)
Per capita income (dollars)14,495(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers31,775(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,350(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,214(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.9
With related children under 18 years1,084(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.7
With related children under 5 years
507(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.2
Families with female householder, no husband present792(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)39.1
With related children under 18 years757(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)48.4
With related children under 5 years
337(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)60.0
Individuals6,286(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.1
18 years and over3,777(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.2
65 years and over
467(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.1
Related children under 18 years2,446(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.6
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,697(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.5
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,141(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.3
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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