Tompkins County

Tompkins County, New York

320 N Tioga St
Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: (607) 274-5431
Fax: (607) 274-5445
www.co.tompkins.ny.us

In south-central NY, northeast of Elmira; organized Apr 7, 1817 from Cayuga and Seneca counties. Name Origin: For Daniel D. Tompkins (1774-1825), associate justice of the NY supreme court (1804-07), governor (1807-17) and U.S. vice president (1817-25)

Area (sq mi):: 491.63 (land 476.05; water 15.57) Population per square mile: 210.10
Population 2005: 100,018 State rank: 29 Population change: 2000-20005 3.60%; 1990-2000 2.60% Population 2000: 96,501 (White 83.80%; Black or African American 3.60%; Hispanic or Latino 3.10%; Asian 7.20%; Other 3.70%). Foreign born: 10.50%. Median age: 28.60
Income 2000: per capita $19,659; median household $37,272; Population below poverty level: 17.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,038-$26,042
Unemployment (2004): 3.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 17.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 8.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Ithaca County seat (29,952)

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    Jane Sprague, a teaching artist with a specialty in dramatics from the Community Arts Partnership of Tompkins County, visited each classroom 10 times over a six- to eight-week period to work with the children.
    Elmira Savings Bank, with USD518m in total assets, is insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and is a state-chartered bank with six offices in Chemung County, NY; three offices and a loan centre in Tompkins County, NY; two offices in Steuben County, NY; one office in Cayuga County, NY; one office in Schuyler County; a loan centre in Cortland County, NY; and a loan centre in Broome County, NY.
    The Tompkins County Soil and Water Conservation District (District), in coordination with the Hydrilla Task Force of the Cayuga Lake Watershed (Task Force), invites written quotes for work to conduct water quality analysis for residual herbicide levels and concentrations associated with herbicide treatments for the invasive aquatic plant Hydrilla (Hydrilla verticillata)
    With USD495m in total assets, Elmira Savings Bank FSB, is insured by Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and is a federally chartered Bank with five offices in Chemung County, three offices and a loan centre in Tompkins County, one office in Steuben County and one office in Cayuga County, New York.
    CORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION (CCE) in Tompkins County has launched a new program to teach parenting skills and strategies to those raising African American children.
    Taughannock Falls State Park in Trumansburg, Tompkins County, boasts the highest (214 feet) continuous falls in the Finger Lakes.
    The Tompkins County Soil and Water Conservation District (District), in coordination with the Hydrilla Task Force of the Cayuga Lake Watershed (Task Force), invites Proposals for work to conduct extensive monitoring and sampling for the invasive aquatic Hydrilla plant (Hydrilla verticillata) AND overall plant community (native, non-native, invasive, etc.
    4m in total assets Elmira Savings Bank FSB, is a federally chartered bank with five offices in Chemung County, New York; three offices and a loan centre in Tompkins County, New York; one office in Steuben County, New York; and one office in Cayuga County, New York.
    That first successful year at Camp Danaca in Tompkins County led to the expansion of the camp program to the present three locations: Camp DeBruce near Livingston Manor in Sullivan County, in operation since 1948; Camp Colby near Saranac Lake in Franklin County, in operation since 1963; and Camp Rushford near Caneadea in Allegany County, in operation since 1952.