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B
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B+
Elba is a town in New York with a population of 2,164. Elba is in Genesee County. Living in Elba offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Elba and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Elba are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$112,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$731
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    18%
  • Own
    82%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    18%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    13%

Working in Elba

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$63,690
National
$55,322
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Elba Reviews

2 reviews
Elba is a small town. The community always comes together in the bad times and the good times. I've loved living in Elba.
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Mainly it is all farm work that is available in this town.