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ZIP Code 14901

Primary City:Elmira, NY (View All Cities)
County: Chemung County
Timezone: Eastern (8:37am)
Area code: 607 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.1, -76.7
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 14901

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 14901. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 14901. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 14901, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Elmira, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 14901 ZIP Code

ZIP code 14901 is located in central New York and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 14901 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 14901 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,736
Population Density 448 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,617
Median Home Value $68,600
Land Area 37.37 sq mi
Water Area 0.78 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,805
Median Household Income $28,844

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male548509468639893772700593653713602521396236183147121122
Female554450418739898492435379395535546450382288223234228274
Total1,1029598861,3781,7911,2641,1359721,0481,2481,148971778524406381349396

Gender

 Male 8,816 53%
 Female 7,920 47%
Gender

Race

 White 12,509 74.7%
 Black Or African American 3,014 18.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 82 0.5%
 Asian 111 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 219 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 798 4.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner26262365588650396327152
Renter33865353065541724215648
Total3649158951,2431,067638483200

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,788 31%
 Single Guardian 1,426 25%
 Singles 2,164 37%
 Singles With Roommate 427 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,025 69%
 Households with Kids 1,780 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male961161091069610410698105959384100969087125147190195
Female991171081276696978111085828085868891103195262264
Total195233217233162200203179215180175164185182178178228342452459

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 14901 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 14901 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 14901 real estate data, the median home value of $68,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 14901 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 14901 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 14901 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,390 80.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,991 11.9%
 Juvenile Facilities 2 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 257 1.5%
 Other Institutional 83 0.5%
 College Student Housing 948 5.7%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 65 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,627 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,139 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,039 46%
 Households Vacant 812 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 400 49.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1.1%
 For Sale Only 86 10.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 2.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 34 4.2%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 264 32.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 97 3%
 1 Bedroom 958 31%
 2 Bedroom 1,074 34%
 3+ Bedroom 1,008 32%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $28,844 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 14901 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 14901 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 14901 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,415 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,388 24%
 No Earnings 7,339 52%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,415 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,388 24%
 No Earnings 7,339 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,395 80.1%
 Public transportation 313 5.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 12 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 537 9.8%
 Worked at Home 229 4.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,426 22.9%
 High School Graduate 3,706 59.6%
 Associate's degree 642 10.3%
 Bachelor's degree 311 5.0%
 Master's degree 105 1.7%
 Professional school degree 24 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,360 76.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 212 6.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 502 16.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 14901

ZIP Code 14901 is in the Elmira City School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 14901.

Elmira Alternative High School at Washington School
422 West Washington Ave
Elmira, NY 14901
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Elmira City School District
Diven School
1115 Hall St
Elmira, NY 14901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elmira City School District
Fassett Elementary School
309 West Thurston St
Elmira, NY 14901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elmira City School District
Thomas K Beecher School
310 Sullivan St
Elmira, NY 14901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elmira City School District
Ernie Davis Middle School
610 Lake St
Elmira, NY 14901
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Elmira City School District
Holy Family Middle School
1010 Davis St
Elmira, NY 14901
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private

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