Chemung County

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Chemung County, New York

PO Box 588
Elmira, NY 14902
Phone: (607) 737-2920
Fax: (607) 737-2897
www.chemungcounty.com

On central southern border of NY, southwest of Syracuse; organized Mar 29, 1836 from Tioga County. Name Origin: For a former Seneca village near the town of Chemung. The name means 'big horn.'

Area (sq mi):: 410.79 (land 408.17; water 2.62) Population per square mile: 219.30
Population 2005: 89,512 State rank: 32 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.70%; 1990-2000 -4.30% Population 2000: 91,070 (White 90.20%; Black or African American 5.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 0.80%; Other 2.30%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 37.90
Income 2000: per capita $18,264; median household $36,415; Population below poverty level: 13.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,350-$24,349
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 19.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 18.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Elmira County seat (30,073)

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