Demographic Profile



Steuben County, with a population of nearly 100,000, grew slightly (0.3%), according to 2010 U.S. Census data from 2000 – 2010. The number of persons per square mile (71.2) is much lower than New York State’s overall rate (411.2).




According to the New York State Department of Labor, the 2010 average weekly wages for the top five job categories in Steuben County are highlighted below:

2010AnnualQCEW Graph


The 2009 employment segment by industry in Steuben County included the following**:

Employment Segment By Industry 2009



Steuben County’s size does not hinder residents from travelling to their jobs on a daily basis. Residents spend just over 21 minutes of travel time commuting to work, compared with the New York State average of over 31 minutes.


Additional key demographic factors highlighting Steuben County’s appeal are included in the following:

New York State & Steuben County Census Information
U.S. Census

Steuben County Economic Profile 2012
Southern Tier Central Regional Planning & Development Board

Average Wages
Bureau of Labor Statistics, Binghamton, NY

Elmira-Corning Profile 2010
Economic Development Resource Profile


*Southern Tier Central Regional Planning and Development Board Steuben County Economic Profile 2012
** 2011-2013 Steuben County Economic Development Plan