West Elmira, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,266 housing units in West Elmira. This represents a 2% growth from 2,221 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,176 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 90 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in West Elmira is about 86.7%. West Elmira's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.9%. Average household size is 2.38 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in West Elmira were built after 1950.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0%
One Bedroom1.40%
Two Bedrooms18%
Three Bedrooms51.30%
Four Bedrooms25%
Five Bedrooms or more4.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.45
Median year structure was built1947
Median Value of occupied units$92,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$72,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.88
Median year structure was built1965
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$892

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage4.30%
Home Equity Loan10.40%
Simple Mortgage43.80%
Debt Free41.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.5%