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Upscale suburb; home to many Cornell faculty members
Cayuga Heights is a village in Tompkins County, in the Ithaca metro area.
The community was named for its location on a hill above Cayuga Lake.
The latitude of Cayuga Heights is 42.459N. The longitude is -76.486W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 787 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,776.
Bridges to Ithaca were completed in 1898, enabling trolley service.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Cayuga Heights demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Tompkins 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 14850 ZIP code.
17% of Cayuga Heights residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cayuga Heights ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cayuga Heights was $47,493, compared with $21,587 nationally.
88% of Cayuga Heights residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Cayuga Heights include Cornell Heights Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Cayuga Heights, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $677. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,821.
Tompkins County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cayuga Heights political report.
The average commute time for Cayuga Heights workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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