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ZIP Code 14901

Post Office City:Elmira, NY (View All Cities)
County: Chemung County
Timezone: Eastern (7:25pm)
Area code: 607 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.1, -76.7
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 14901

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 14901. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 14901 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred 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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55485541,102
5-9509450959
10-14468418886
15-196397391,378
20-248938981,791
25-297724921,264
30-347004351,135
35-39593379972
40-446533951,048
45-497135351,248
50-546025461,148
55-59521450971
60-64396382778
65-69236288524
70-74183223406
75-79147234381
80-84121228349
85 Plus122274396

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


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2426338364
25-34262653915
35-44365530895
45-545886551,243
55-646504171,067
65-74396242638
75-84327156483
85 Plus15248200

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


MaleFemaleTotal
19699195
2116117233
3109108217
4106127233
59666162
610496200
710697203
89881179
9105110215
109585180
119382175
128480164
1310085185
149686182
159088178
168791178
17125103228
18147195342
19190262452
20195264459

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.

For more information, see Elmira, NY home values.

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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,072 18.9%
 High School Graduate 6,445 58.8%
 Associate's degree 1,214 11.1%
 Bachelor's degree 773 7.1%
 Master's degree 407 3.7%
 Professional school degree 49 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 following school districts: New York State Office Mental Health (Omh) School District, Finn Academy-An Elmira Charter School, and Elmira City School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 14901.

Elmira Psychiatric Center
100 Washington St
Elmira, NY 14901
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: New York State Office Mental Health (Omh) School District
Finn Academy-An Elmira Charter School
610 Lake St
Elmira, NY 14901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Finn Academy-An Elmira Charter School
Diven School
1115 Hall St
Elmira, NY 14901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elmira City School District
Fassett Elementary School
309 W 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

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