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"Crystal City"

Corning is a city in Steuben County.

Corning is in the Southern Tier region.

The community was named for Erastus Corning, early developer.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Corning. For links to other places called Corning, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Corning is 42.142N. The longitude is -77.055W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 932 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,625.


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Median household income
Local
$32,780
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Corning demographic reports
Corning is on the Chemung River, near the Pennsylvania border.
Corning is known for its glassmaking industry, which began when the Brooklyn Flint Glass company moved here in 1868. The company later became Corning Glass Works.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 23. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.1 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Margaret Sanger, early birth-control advocate
· Duane Eddy, guitarist
Local festivals include:
  • Crystal City Jazz Festival - Sept. 21-22, 2007
  • A Festival of Art - July 28-29, 2007
  • Bridge Street Blast- Bikes & Blues - Sept. 1, 2007
Dates often change. Check Corning web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes
Nearby parks & recreation: Spencer Crest Nature Center
Historic sites and museums: Corning Museum of Glass, Benjamin Patterson Inn Museum Complex, Rockwell Museum
Colleges and universities: Corning Community College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Corning 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 14830 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

16% of Corning residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Corning ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Corning was $22,056, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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30% of Corning residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Corning include Market Street Historic District (Corning) ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Corning, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $414.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $927.


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Libraries in Corning include Southeast Steuben County Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Corning include Corning Leader

TV stations in Corning include WYDC.

National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WSQE.

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Steuben County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Corning political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Corning workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Corning between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Corning include Budget Inn Corning, Comfort Inn Corning, Corning Days Inn, Fairfield Inn Corning, Radisson, Staybridge Suites Corning.

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