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Population (year 2000): 29,287. Estimated population in July 2005: 29,766 (+1.6% change)
Males: 14,830 (50.6%), Females: 14,457 (49.4%)

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Median resident age: 22.0 years
Median household income: $21,441 (year 2000)
Median house value: $96,200 (year 2000)

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Races in Ithaca:

  • White Non-Hispanic (71.3%)
  • Black (6.7%)
  • Chinese (5.7%)
  • Hispanic (5.3%)
  • Two or more races (3.4%)
  • Other Asian (3.0%)
  • Asian Indian (1.9%)
  • Other race (1.9%)
  • Korean (1.6%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Japanese (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (13.6%), Irish (12.4%), Italian (9.7%), English (9.2%), Polish (6.2%), Russian (5.2%).

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Land area: 5.5 square miles

Ithaca,

For population 25 years and over in Ithaca

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 57.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 31.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ithaca city

  • Never married: 65.3%
  • Now married: 23.4%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

15.9% Foreign born (8.0% Asia, 4.1% Europe, 2.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -304 (-1.0%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NY Syracuse, (48.4 miles pop. 147,306).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NY Rochester, (91.2 miles pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (193.1 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: NY Ithaca, (0.0 miles Heights, NY (1.8 miles Cayuga Home, NY (2.1 miles Forest Hill, NY (2.3 miles South Ithaca, NY (3.1 miles East Ithaca, NY (3.1 miles Northeast Ithaca, NY (3.2 miles Northwest NY (3.2 miles Lansing,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $171,500
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2004: 32 buildings, average cost: $209,500
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $196,800

Latitude: 42.44 N, Longitude: 76.50 W

Area code: 607


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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (53.6%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (13.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +16,105 (+55.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 9,967 (74.7%)

Average climate in Ithaca, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ithaca, Ithaca:

Ithaca-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1983, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.4 miles away from the Ithaca city center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/30/1955, a category 3 tornado 29.9 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


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Hospital/medical center in Ithaca:
  • CAYUGA MEDICAL CENTER AT ITHACA (101 DATES DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Ithaca:
  • CORTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; CORTLAND, NY)
  • SCHUYLER HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; MONTOUR FALLS, NY)
  • ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; ELMIRA, NY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ithaca:
  • ITHACA TOMPKINS REGIONAL (about 5 miles; ITHACA, NY; ID: ITH)
  • ELMIRA/CORNING REGIONAL (about 34 miles; ELMIRA/CORNING, NY; ID: ELM)
  • GREATER BINGHAMTON/EDWIN A LINK FIELD (about 41 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; ID: BGM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ithaca:
  • GRUND FIELD (about 6 miles; ITHACA, NY; ID: 5N3)
  • CORTLAND COUNTY-CHASE FIELD (about 23 miles; CORTLAND, NY; ID: N03)
  • OVID (about 25 miles; OVID, NY; ID: D82)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Natural Resources 9 $25,639 $34,185 0 $0
Financial Administration 15 $51,071 $40,856 1 $266
Other Government Administration 20 $72,897 $43,738 6 $9,239
Judicial and Legal 3 $11,458 $45,832 3 $6,333
Police Protection - Officers 62 $373,856 $72,359 0 $0
Police - Other 14 $30,055 $25,761 13 $6,307
Firefighters 66 $295,366 $53,702 0 $0
Fire - Other 3 $11,050 $44,200 1 $655
Streets and Highways 32 $95,613 $35,854 3 $3,463
Solid Waste Management 12 $71,737 $71,737 0 $0
Sewerage 28 $84,514 $36,220 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 44 $107,053 $29,196 62 $30,693
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4 $13,668 $41,004 0 $0
Water Supply 22 $70,873 $38,658 2 $1,896
Transit 25 $65,332 $31,359 3 $926
Other and Unallocable 40 $95,808 $28,742 11 $6,639
Totals for Government 399 $1,475,991 $44,390 105 $66,417


Colleges/Universities in Ithaca:
  • CORNELL UNIVERSITY-ENDOWED COLLEGES (Full-time enrollment: 12,036; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cornell.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • CORNELL UNIVERSITY-NY STATE STATUTORY COLLEGES (FT enrollment: 7,413; Public; Website: www.cornell.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • ITHACA COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 6,052; Location: 953 DANBY RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ithaca.edu; Offers Master's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Ithaca:
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT CORTLAND (about 24 miles; CORTLAND, NY; Full-time enrollment: 6,187)
  • ONONDAGA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; SYRACUSE, NY; FT enrollment: 5,132)
  • CORNING COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; CORNING, NY; FT enrollment: 2,797)
  • SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; SYRACUSE, NY; FT enrollment: 15,859)
  • SUNY AT BINGHAMTON (about 49 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; FT enrollment: 11,498)
  • BROOME COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; FT enrollment: 4,081)
  • LE MOYNE COLLEGE (about 51 miles; SYRACUSE, NY; FT enrollment: 2,517)
Private high school in Ithaca:
  • CASCADILLA PREP SCHOOL (Students: 38; Location: 116 SUMMIT ST PO BOX 878; Grades: 9 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Ithaca:
  • ITHACA SHS (Students: 1,551; Location: 1401 N CAYUGA ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • DEWITT MS (Students: 639; Location: 560 WARREN RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BOYNTON MS (Students: 611; Location: 1601 N CAYUGA ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • NORTHEAST SCHOOL (Students: 438; Location: 425 WINTHROP DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CAYUGA HTS ES (Students: 375; Location: 110 E UPLAND RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BELLE SHERMAN SCHOOL (Students: 369; Location: 501 MITCHELL ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SOUTH HILL SCHOOL (Students: 346; Location: 520 HUDSON ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • ENFIELD SCHOOL (Students: 288; Location: 20 ENFIELD MAIN RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • ALTERNATIVE COMM SCHOOL (Students: 263; Location: 111 CHESTNUT ST; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • BEVERLY J. MARTIN ES (Students: 241; Location: 302 W BUFFALO ST; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Ithaca:
  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL (Students: 169; Location: 320 WEST BUFFALO STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ELIZABETH ANN CLUNE MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF (Students: 155; Location: 120 E KING RD; Grades: UG - UG)
  • ITHACA MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 71; Location: 12 ASCOT PLACE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • HORIZONS SCHOOL OF ITHACA (Students: 16; Location: 317 N PLAIN ST; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Ithaca:
  • TOMPKINS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,051,806; Location: 101 E GREEN STREET; 142,943 books; 10,738 audio materials; 9,072 video materials; 287 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Rear Light (A).

Cemeteries: Ithaca City Cemetery (1), Mount Olivet Cemetery (2).

Lake: Beebe Lake (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cascadilla Creek (A), Linderman Creek (B), Sixmile Creek (C), Cliff Park Brook (D), Williams Brook (E), Fall Creek (F), Cayuga Inlet (G).

Parks in Ithaca include: Alan Treman State Marine Park (1), Baker Park (2), Stewart Park (3).


Ithaca compared to New York state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Ithaca:
  • WTKO (1470 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHCU (870 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPIE (1160 AM; 5 kW; TRUMANSBURG, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ITHACA LTD. N.A.)
  • WATS (960 AM; 5 kW; SAYRE, PA; Owner: WATS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLNL (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WWLZ (820 AM; 4 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WEBO (1330 AM; 5 kW; OWEGO, NY; Owner: TIOGA MEDIA, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WELM (1410 AM; 5 kW; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LIMITED)
  • WEHH (1590 AM; 5 kW; ELMIRA HTS/HORSEHEAD, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WNBF (1290 AM; 9 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ithaca:
  • WICB (91.7 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: ITHACA COLLEGE)
  • WYXL (97.3 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVBR-FM (93.5 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: CORNELL RADIO GUILD, INC.)
  • W242AB (96.3 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W276AO (103.1 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W262AD (100.3 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQNY (103.7 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W238AA (95.5 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W288AS (105.5 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: CORNELL RADIO GUILD, INC.)
  • W252AA (98.3 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPHR (106.9 FM; AUBURN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSQG-FM (90.9 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMM. COUNCIL)
  • W269AW (101.7 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: FRIENDS OF WMHR- ITHACA)
  • WIII (99.9 FM; CORTLAND, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W201CD (88.1 FM; LANSING, NY; Owner: ITHACA COMMUNITY RADIO)
  • WLVY (94.3 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WOKN (99.5 FM; SOUTHPORT, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WHWK (98.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WENY-FM (92.7 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXHC (101.5 FM; HOMER, NY; Owner: EVES BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ithaca:
  • W16AX (Channel 16; ITHACA, NY; Owner: WSYT LICENSEE L.P.)
  • W07BJ (Channel 7; ITHACA, NY; Owner: LILLY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WSYT (Channel 68; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSYT LICENSEE L.P.)
  • W20BT (Channel 20; ITHACA, NY; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WCNY-TV (Channel 24; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NEW YORK)
  • WETM-TV (Channel 18; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION OF NEW YORK LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WENY-TV (Channel 36; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: LILLY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

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