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Wheeler is a town in Steuben County, in the Corning metro area.
Wheeler is in the Southern Tier region.
The community was named for Capt. Silas Wheeler, settler
The latitude of Wheeler is 42.443N. The longitude is -77.346W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,627 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,263.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wheeler demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Steuben County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 14873 ZIP code.
19% of Wheeler residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wheeler ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wheeler was $14,555, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Wheeler residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wheeler, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $342. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $786.
Steuben County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wheeler political report.
The average commute time for Wheeler workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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