Latest Data (2017)
Population 27,773
Nationwide Rank 1353

Quick Facts

Elmira, New York is the 1,353rd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Elmira, New York is a city.

Elmira, New York is currently 17.9% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Elmira, New York's growth is extremely below average. 95% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Elmira, New York Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1343 Canton, Georgia 27,936 228.8%
1344 Winchester, Virginia 27,932 17.8%
1345 Bergenfield, New Jersey 27,927 6.4%
1346 Millville, New Jersey 27,918 4.0%
1347 Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina 27,906 240.4%
1348 Big Spring, Texas 27,905 11.1%
1349 Middletown, New York 27,891 9.9%
1350 Slidell, Louisiana 27,883 8.5%
1351 Fridley, Minnesota 27,853 1.3%
1352 Garfield Heights, Ohio 27,835 -9.2%
1353 Elmira, New York 27,773 -10.2%
1354 Dodge City, Kansas 27,720 9.8%
1355 Monroeville, Pennsylvania 27,716 -5.3%
1356 Oak Forest, Illinois 27,685 -1.8%
1357 Kirkwood, Missouri 27,653 1.0%
1358 Independence, Kentucky 27,634 82.0%
1359 Frankfort, Kentucky 27,621 -0.5%
1360 Round Lake Beach, Illinois 27,607 5.5%
1361 Maywood, California 27,586 -1.9%
1362 Windsor, California 27,548 19.4%
1363 Glen Cove, New York 27,500 3.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In New York

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
772 Troy 49,565 0.6%
799 Niagara Falls 48,460 -12.7%
848 Binghamton 45,179 -4.4%
876 Freeport 43,508 -0.6%
1017 Valley Stream 37,935 4.4%
1134 Long Beach 33,750 -4.8%
1171 Spring Valley 32,724 41.9%
1178 Rome 32,473 -6.8%
1229 Ithaca 31,006 7.3%
1245 Poughkeepsie 30,614 1.5%
1250 North Tonawanda 30,475 -8.1%
1275 Port Chester 29,711 6.5%
1281 Jamestown 29,591 -7.2%
1322 Harrison 28,587 18.0%
1330 Newburgh 28,363 0.0%
1341 Saratoga Springs 28,027 6.0%
1349 Middletown 27,891 9.9%
1353 Elmira 27,773 -10.2%
1363 Glen Cove 27,500 3.1%
1380 Lindenhurst 27,153 -2.4%
1403 Auburn 26,704 -6.2%
1460 Watertown 25,687 -3.5%
1473 Ossining 25,403 5.4%
1516 Rockville Centre 24,848 1.1%
1553 Peekskill 24,272 7.7%
1562 Kiryas Joel 24,155 81.9%
1614 Kingston 23,169 -1.2%
1648 Garden City 22,698 3.8%
1780 Lockport 20,569 -7.4%
1843 Lynbrook 19,716 -1.0%
1847 Plattsburgh 19,696 4.6%
1869 Mamaroneck 19,423 5.0%
1873 Mineola 19,387 0.7%
1925 Cortland 18,698 0.0%
1976 Scarsdale 18,079 1.2%
1990 Lackawanna 17,934 -5.7%
1996 Amsterdam 17,844 -2.5%
2037 Oswego 17,465 -3.4%
2050 Massapequa Park 17,266 -1.3%
2074 Cohoes 16,875 8.2%
2161 Floral Park 16,103 0.8%
2174 Rye 16,009 6.9%
2230 Westbury 15,493 7.7%
2255 Kenmore 15,217 -7.1%
2257 Depew 15,193 -8.3%
2278 Gloversville 14,951 -2.6%
2282 Tonawanda 14,904 -7.4%
2298 Mastic Beach 14,762
2303 Batavia 14,661 -9.6%
2323 Johnson City 14,508 -6.2%
2329 Glens Falls 14,439 0.7%
2345 Beacon 14,289 -3.2%
2365 Oneonta 14,057 6.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 27,773 1,353
2016 27,962 1,339
2015 28,213 1,319
2014 28,647 1,288
2013 28,899 1,272
2012 28,987 1,259
2011 29,074 1,244
2010 29,200 1,225
2009 29,310 1,198
2008 29,225 1,190
2007 29,386 1,173
2006 29,493 1,163
2005 29,516 1,141
2004 29,985 1,113
2003 30,224 1,097
2002 30,494 1,074
2001 30,677 1,048
2000 30,959 1,034
1990 33,833 814
1890 30,893 99
1880 20,541 97
1870 15,863 93