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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.
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.
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.
30% of Corning residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Corning include Market Street Historic District (Corning) ... View historic districts
Median rent in Corning, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $414. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $927.
Libraries in Corning include Southeast Steuben County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Corning include Corning Leader
TV stations in Corning include WYDC.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WSQE.
Steuben County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Corning political report.
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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