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ZIP Code 14905

Primary City:Elmira, NY (View All Cities)
County: Chemung County
Timezone: Eastern (11:19pm)
Area code: 607 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.09, -76.84
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 14905

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 14905. 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 14905. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 14905, 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 14905 ZIP Code

ZIP code 14905 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 14905 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 14905 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,070
Population Density 2,177 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,326
Median Home Value $123,000
Land Area 4.17 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,024
Median Household Income $59,159

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5308283591
5-9304270574
10-14280260540
15-19271245516
20-24209207416
25-29247291538
30-34255272527
35-39235263498
40-44296302598
45-49295314609
50-54341364705
55-59332390722
60-64294336630
65-69202243445
70-74142175317
75-79121146267
80-84103165268
85 Plus96213309

Gender

 Male 4,331 48%
 Female 4,739 52%
Gender

Race

 White 8,100 89.3%
 Black Or African American 534 5.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.1%
 Asian 104 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 54 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 261 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2414155169
25-34241293534
35-44405235640
45-54537215752
55-64674167841
65-7441099509
75-8428076356
85 Plus16558223

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,802 45%
 Single Guardian 632 16%
 Singles 1,331 33%
 Singles With Roommate 259 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,904 72%
 Households with Kids 1,120 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16148109
24952101
37170141
45959118
56552117
65052102
75752109
86455119
96859127
105868126
114458102
125947106
13514495
146843111
156157118
166240102
175462116
18454590
19494190
20314273

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 14905 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 14905 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 14905 real estate data, the median home value of $123,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 14905. Rentals in 14905 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 14905 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,988 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 8 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 39 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 35 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,759 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 967 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,298 30%
 Households Vacant 302 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 75 24.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1.7%
 For Sale Only 49 16.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 7.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 10.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 116 38.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 59 5%
 1 Bedroom 370 29%
 2 Bedroom 566 44%
 3+ Bedroom 283 22%
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 $59,159 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 14905 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 14905 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 3,172 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,986 27%
 No Earnings 2,255 30%
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 3,172 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,986 27%
 No Earnings 2,255 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,058 89.4%
 Public transportation 139 3.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 19 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 223 4.9%
 Worked at Home 98 2.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 149 5%
 High School Graduate 1,209 42%
 Associate's degree 210 7%
 Bachelor's degree 580 20%
 Master's degree 389 14%
 Professional school degree 259 9%
 Doctorate degree 61 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,421 79.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 207 11.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 166 9.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 14905

ZIP Code 14905 is in the Elmira City School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 14905.

Hendy Avenue School
110 Hendy Ave
Elmira, NY 14905
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elmira City School District
Elmira Free Academy
933 Hoffman St
Elmira, NY 14905
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Elmira City School District

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