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-Cost of living
-Nearby recreation
-Attractive setting

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What Bert Has To Say About Elmira Metro Area


Elmira is a quiet, nondescript town in the hills of southwestern New York with a fairly diverse economic base. The biggest industrial landmark is the Corning Glass Works 14 miles west in Corning, which benefited from the 1990’s fiber optic boom, fell on hard times, then picked up again with the growing flat panel display business. Such cycles, though not as sharp, have hurt other area businesses, and employment and income levels have had their bumps.

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Small town - Western New York along Pennsylvania border south of the Finger Lakes region See Local Real Estate
Country: United States
State: New York
County: Chemung County
Metro Area: Elmira Metro Area
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Schools: See Local Schools
City: Elmira
Zip Codes: 14901, 14904, ... 2 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 903 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Elmira


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Elmira is 6.80 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Elmira jobs have Decreased by 0.40 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Elmira's cost of living is 16.90% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Elmira's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Elmira's population is 28,213 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -16.34 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Elmira is $69,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 14.01%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Elmira public schools spend $15,362 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.7 students per teacher in Elmira. Learn more...

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Elmira Housing Market


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The median home price in Elmira is $69,600. Browse Homes in this Range.
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  1/3/2018
Great place

I have been living in elmira for 17 years and it is a great place to live i feel safe almost all the time i run the streets with my friends, go hiking, bike riding there... (Read More)

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  11/30/2015
ELMIRA

JUST NEEDED TO SAY THAT ELMIRA IS A DISGUSTING HOLE IN THE WORLD AND ITS RUN BY WILD MONKEES THAT ARE RUDE , DISGUSTING , ILLITERATE AND FILTHY PEOPLE THAT SHOW NO... (Read More)

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  2/28/2014
City of Elmira, NY

I have lived & worked on the Southside of Elmira for nearly 30 years. I recently retired from F. M. Howell & Company, a nationally known pharmaceutical packaging and... (Read More)

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