Live Here


Where We Live

Ithaca and Tompkins County offer housing of all types for all income levels, with a model commitment to sustainability and walkability.



Median Home Price ($)

Housing Economy

Median Mortgage ($)

Median Rent ($)


Where We Learn

Area schools are among the best in the state. We’re also home to an Ivy League university and two colleges that play important roles locally.

Primary & Secondary Schools

Primary Schools

High Schools

Our Education is Our Future

  • High School Graduate or Higher (Age 25+) 94.24% 94.24%
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (Age 25+) 50.83% 50.83%

Culture and Entertainment

How We Unwind

Ithaca and Tompkins County are host to vibrant arts, culture, and foodie scenes. If it’s worth hearing, seeing, or tasting, you’ll find it here.

Things to Do

Annual Festivals


Farmer's Markets

Parks & Natural Areas

How We Stay Busy

“Ithaca is Gorges” doesn’t just describe us, it defines us. Scenic vistas and stunning waterfalls frame Cayuga Lake, the longest of the 11 Finger Lakes.

Wander Our Wonders


State Parks


Plan your stay

How to Join In

Experience Ithaca and Tompkins County for yourself! We’ve got all you need to stay as long as you like.

Visitor Resources

We Make It Easy