Tompkins County, New York 

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Population

104,415

+3.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.9%

Median Income

$52,836

Median Home Price

$202,600

United States / New York / No Metro Area / Tompkins County / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Tompkins County, New York

College town - Central upstate New York, 60 miles southwest of Syracuse. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Tompkins County, 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
 $120,000 
76 Cayuta Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1888 SqFt
 $369,000 
455 Harvey Hill Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2112 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: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: Ithaca, Ithaca town, 19 total
Zip Codes: 14850, 14886, 13073, 14867, 13068, 13053, 14882, 14853, 14817, 14881, 13 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 836 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Tompkins County is 3.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Tompkins County jobs have increased by 2.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Tompkins County's cost of living is 5.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Tompkins County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Tompkins County, 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
Tompkins County's population is 104,415 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 3.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Tompkins County is $202,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 0.6%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Tompkins County public schools spend $21,329 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.1 students per teacher in Tompkins County. More Education



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ZIP CODES IN TOMPKINS COUNTY, NEW YORK
14850, 14886, 13073, 14867, 13068, 13053, 14882, 14853, 14817, 14881, 13 total

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

$120,000
76 Cayuta Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$369,000
455 Harvey Hill Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$199,999
11 Tannery Cir
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$2,400
117 Prospect St
Bed 4 | Bath 1

$219,900
1074 Shaffer Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$925,000
16 Elm St
Bed 7 | Bath 8

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