Ithaca, New York 

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Population

30,720

+3.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.5%

Median Income

$30,318

Median Home Price

$242,000

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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.

Ithaca, NY Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Attractive downtown
College-town amenities
Educated population
Cons
Clouds and rain
Harsh winters
Isolation


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.


QUICK FACTS

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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 4.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Tompkins county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 73.5% to 24.3%. 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 Real Estate: $242,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 0.7%.

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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Housing Market in Ithaca

It's a good time to buy in Ithaca. Home Appreciation is up 0.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Ithaca is $242,000.

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Reviews for Ithaca   30 Reviews
Ithaca a liberal cess-pool - 7/12/2021
I was born, raised, educated there (Ithaca High and Cornell). In my opinion, before leaving to pursue my career, it seemed like the most beautiful, clean, low crime,... Read More

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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

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


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14850 14853

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