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Hornby is a town in Steuben County, in the Corning metro area.
Hornby is in the Southern Tier region.
The community was named for John Hornby, English landholder.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Hornby. For links to other places called Hornby, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hornby is 42.244N. The longitude is -77.044W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,617 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,742.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hornby 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 14812 ZIP code.
15% of Hornby residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hornby ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hornby was $16,743, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Hornby residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hornby, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $342. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $874.
Steuben County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hornby political report.
The average commute time for Hornby workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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