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Population (year 2000): 11,304. Estimated population in July 2005: 11,320 (+0.1% change)
Males: 5,589 (49.4%), Females: 5,715 (50.6%)

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Median resident age: 41.9 years
Median household income: $56,334 (year 2000)
Median house value: $138,200 (year 2000)

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Races in Elma:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (34.4%), Polish (29.1%), Italian (14.4%), Irish (14.2%), English (9.2%), French (2.6%).

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For population 25 years and over in Elma

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elma town

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 66.7%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

2.7% Foreign born (2.1% Europe, 0.5% North America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NY Cheektowaga, (9.2 miles pop. 94,019).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NY Buffalo, (14.8 miles pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (310.8 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Center, NY (1.4 miles Elma NY (4.1 miles Lancaster, Heights, NY (4.7 miles Billington NY (5.9 miles Marilla, NY (5.9 miles Depew, Aurora, NY East (6.0 miles Line, NY (6.1 miles Town


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 32 buildings, average cost: $245,900
  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $180,500
  • 1998: 49 buildings, average cost: $188,900
  • 1999: 36 buildings, average cost: $183,900
  • 2000: 53 buildings, average cost: $236,900
  • 2001: 30 buildings, average cost: $212,700
  • 2002: 42 buildings, average cost: $256,100
  • 2003: 40 buildings, average cost: $216,800
  • 2004: 40 buildings, average cost: $253,000
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $305,300

Latitude: 42.85 N, Longitude: 78.64 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 716

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.9%), Manufacturing (16.3%), Retail trade (11.5%).

Average climate in Elma, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Elma,

Elma-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/19/1970, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the Elma city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/24/1967, a category 3 tornado 29.9 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


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Hospitals/medical centers near Elma:
  • ST JOSEPH INTERCOMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; CHEEKTOWAGA, NY)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; BUFFALO, NY)
  • OUR LADY OF VICTORY (about 13 miles; LACKAWANNA, NY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Elma:
  • BUFFALO NIAGARA INTL (about 8 miles; BUFFALO, NY; ID: BUF)
  • NIAGARA FALLS INTL (about 27 miles; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; ID: IAG)
  • CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY/JAMESTOWN (about 64 miles; JAMESTOWN, NY; ID: JHW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Elma:
  • BUFFALO AIRFIELD (about 5 miles; BUFFALO, NY; ID: 9G0)
  • BUFFALO-LANCASTER (about 6 miles; LANCASTER, NY; ID: D77)
  • POTOCZAK (about 14 miles; CLARENCE CENTER, NY; ID: D46)

Amtrak stations near Elma:
  • 8 miles: BUFFALO-DEPEW (DEPEW, 55 DICK RD.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 17 miles: BUFFALO-EXCHANGE STREET (BUFALO, EXCHANGE BTW ELLICOTT & WASHINGTON). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elma:
  • ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 10 miles; ORCHARD PARK, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,389)
  • ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 11 miles; WILLIAMSVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,464)
  • CANISIUS COLLEGE (about 16 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 4,002)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT BUFFALO (about 18 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 9,287)
  • D'YOUVILLE COLLEGE (about 18 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 2,033)
  • SUNY AT BUFFALO (about 18 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 21,661)
  • NIAGARA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; SANBORN, NY; FT enrollment: 3,520)
Public high school in Elma:
  • IROQUOIS SHS (Students: 972; Location: 2111 GIRDLE RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Elma:
  • IROQUOIS MS (Students: 755; Location: 2111 GIRDLE RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • IROQUOIS IS (Students: 410; Location: 2111 GIRDLE RD; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • ELMA PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 309; Location: 711 RICE RD; Grades: KG - 03)
Library in Elma:
  • ELMA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $291,786; Location: 1860 BOWEN ROAD; 33,726 books; 2,263 audio materials; 1,700 video materials; 168 serial subscriptions)

Elma compared to New York state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Elma:
  • WXRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, NY; Owner: DOME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNED (970 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY)
  • WHLD (1270 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTOR (770 AM; daytime; 9 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, NY; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBEN (930 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMNY (1120 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WECK (1230 AM; 1 kW; CHEEKTOWAGA, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WUFO (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; AMHERST, NY)
  • WJJL (1440 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: M.J. PHILLIPS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWWS (1400 AM; 1 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elma:
  • WTSS (102.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGRF (96.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBUF (92.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNED-FM (94.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/C ASSOC.)
  • WHTT-FM (104.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDCX (99.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WFBF (89.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBLK (93.7 FM; DEPEW, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJYE (96.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYRK (106.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WEDG (103.3 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNSA (107.7 FM; WETHERSFIELD TWNSHP, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • WLOF (101.7 FM; ATTICA, NY; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBFO (88.7 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • W284AP (104.7 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCOU (88.3 FM; WARSAW, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKSE (98.5 FM; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • W207BB (89.3 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Elma:
  • WGRZ-TV (Channel 2; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WKBW-TV (Channel 7; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WKBW-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WIVB-TV (Channel 4; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNYO-TV (Channel 49; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: NEW YORK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNED-TV (Channel 17; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NY PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOC.)
  • WUTV (Channel 29; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WUTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNLO (Channel 23; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDTB-LP (Channel 39; HAMBURG, NY; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFHW-LP (Channel 58; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITIZENS TELEVISION SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBXZ-LP (Channel 56; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNGS (Channel 67; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: CAROLINE K. POWLEY D/B/A UNICORN/SPRINGVILLE)
  • WBNF-CA (Channel 15; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPXJ-TV (Channel 51; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: PAXSON BUFFALO LICENSE, INC.)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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