Elma, New York

Elma: City in New York, United States of America


Elma is a city located in the county of Erie in the U.S. state of New York. Its population at the 2010 census was 11,317 and a population density of 328 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 11,752 inhabitants.

The city was created 167 years ago in 1856.

Elma locator map
Location of Elma on New York map.

Quick Facts about Elma

Population : 11,752 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : Erie County
Postal code : 14059
Phone Area Codes : 716
Area : 34.53 km2
Altitude : 2,851 feet / 869 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1857 (167 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 22:11:43 (15th July 2024)
Density : 340 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.7% (2010-2020)
Erie-Elma locator map image
Erie-Elma locator map image


Elma is located at 42°51'3"N 78°38'25"W (42.8508900, -78.6403000).

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The population of Elma increased by 3.7% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 11,317 - census
2011 11,368 0.45% estimation process
2012 11,529 1.4% estimation process
2013 11,592 0.54% estimation process
2014 11,683 0.78% estimation process
2015 11,708 0.21% estimation process
2016 11,738 0.26% estimation process
2017 11,731 -0.06% estimation process
2018 11,750 0.16% estimation process
2019 11,775 0.21% estimation process
2020 11,752 -0.2% estimation process

Elma zip code is 14059. County name: Erie, County fips: 36029

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People born in Elma (1)

American soccer player-coach Otto Orf was born in Elma

Schools in Elma

College & universities near Elma, NY

Code Name City ZIP
189981 Christ the King Seminary East Aurora (NY) 14052-0607

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Elma, NY

Code Name Address Type
BUF Buffalo–Depew station 55 Dick Road RAIL
BFX Buffalo–Exchange Street 75 Exchange Street RAIL
NFL Niagara Falls Station and Customhouse Interpretive Center 27th St. and Lockport Rd. RAIL
DUK Dunkirk, New York 411 Central Ave. BUS
FDN Fredonia, New York 1 State University of New York BUS

Post offices near Elma

Post Office Name City ZIP
Elma Post Office Elma (NY) 14059

Other places with the same name (3)

  • Elma , Washington City in Grays Harbor County, Washington, United States with a population of 3,378 people.
  • Elma , Iowa human settlement in Howard County, Iowa, United States of America with a population of 529 people.

Other cities in Erie County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Erie County , NY. (more)

City Name Population Title
Buffalo 254,479 The second most populous city in New York.
Amherst 120,809 Town in New York, United States
Cheektowaga 85,452 Town in Erie County, New York, United States
Hamburg 58,800 Town in Erie County, New York, United States
West Seneca 45,117 Town in Erie County, New York
Brighton 35,776 Town in Monroe County, New York, USA
Clarence 33,026 Town in Erie County, New York, United States
Grand Island 21,767 Town in New York
Lackawanna 17,632 City in New York, USA
Kenmore 14,947 City in Erie County, New York, United States of America
Depew 14,940 City in Creek County, Oklahoma, United States of America
Tonawanda 14,755 City in the state of New York, USA
Lancaster 10,064 Town in Erie County, New York
Alden 9,911 City in Freeborn County, Minnesota, United States of America
Ellicott 8,223 City in Chautauqua County, New York, United States of America
Boston 8,069 Town in New York, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Elma distances to largest New York cities