Ithaca, New York 

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Population

30,720

+3.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.9%

Median Income

$30,318

Median Home Price

$242,000

Best Places to Live in Ithaca, New York

College town - Central upstate New York, 60 miles southwest of Syracuse. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Ithaca, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Attractive downtown
College-town amenities
Educated population
Cons
Clouds and rain
Harsh winters
Isolation
 $5,600 
309 S Aurora St
Bed 8 | Bath 3 | 1936 SqFt
 $2,400 
117 Prospect St
Bed 4 | Bath 1 | 1300 SqFt
 $4,500 
517 S Aurora St
Bed 6 | Bath 2 | 2457 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Ithaca Metro Area

Ithaca is most noted as home to Ivy League Cornell University. As might be expected, the town is attractive and progressive, activities are plentiful, and educational attainment is high. The location, at the south end of the Finger Lakes region, affords access to nearby outdoor recreation, interesting landscapes, and a number of wineries. The economy is growing, bolstered by the university and the many small new-economy businesses it attracts.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: New York
County: Tompkins County
Metro Area: Ithaca Metro Area
Political Ideology: Strongly liberal
City: Ithaca
Zip Codes: 14850 14853
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 836 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Ithaca is 4.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Ithaca jobs have increased by 2.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Ithaca's cost of living is 1.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Ithaca's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Ithaca, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Tompkins county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Ithaca's population is 30,720 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 3.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 16.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Ithaca is $242,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 0.7%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Ithaca public schools spend $21,180 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11 students per teacher in Ithaca. More Education



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Reviews for Ithaca   29 Reviews
Ithaca is great (if you don't want to date). - 4/27/2018
I think Ithaca is a superb community. The city is beautiful, there are tons of things to do and it's a hub for learning. The natural surroundings are exquisite. Parks... Read More

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Ithaca NY - 3/17/2018
Ithaca is the best little liberal town in America. The people are amazing and it’s a beautiful... Read More

mixed review - 9/5/2013
I moved to Ithaca from the southeastern US to escape red America at the height of the Bush era, both to find a community where I felt more at home and to find a good... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN ITHACA, NEW YORK
14850 14853

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NEW LISTINGS IN ITHACA
$5,600
309 S Aurora St
Bed 8 | Bath 3

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117 Prospect St
Bed 4 | Bath 1

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Bed 6 | Bath 2

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