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Blue Book value is a good starting estimate, but the local market really determines what a vehicle is actually worth, plus of course, the individual who is buying. Something is worth what someone else is willing to pay. Some people are willing to pay more than what a vehicle is actually worth to get the vehicle they want in decent condition.
When it comes to upstate NY, I'd say the value has a lot to do with how much rust it has and how well kept the vehicle was. If it was garage kept and not driven much in snow/salt and so the underside is relatively rust-free or where at least the rocker panels aren't rusting apart and the exhaust is all original and generally rust-free, it's worth way more than a rust bucket that is falling apart, and most vehicles driven in upstate NY, like other winter climates, are rust buckets after a decade or so.
When it comes to the 8th gen in particular, a vehicle that doesn't burn oil and hasn't developed any of the common troubles is worth more since no money has to be dumped into it to fix those particular issues.
The other thing to consider is what else is available at the moment in the local area. If there are several other local Corollas/Prizms on different websites selling for $3,000-$4,000 but they all have way higher mileage and are in worse shape overall, if course you can try to sell yours for more and get someone who's after an older vehicle but with lower mileage and in decent shape.
With only 84,000 miles, it probably is worth ~$4,000 to the right buyer, if it is relatively rust-free and doesn't burn oil or have other issues.
I'd say the main thing that kills the value in the larger market is it being a Prizm and not a Corolla. There might be someone who likes the Prizm styling more or knows it's really a Toyota and doesn't care about the name on the outside, but the general public is largely ignorant of badge engineered vehicles and even mentioning that the vehicle is really a Toyota Corolla just makes those people think you're a scammer.
If nothing else, the general rule of selling most things is, try to sell it for a higher price than what you really want for it, then take the offer when someone asks if you'll sell it for a price that's somewhere in the range of what you really wanted to get for it. That might mean taking closer to $3,000 than $4,000, but that's still way better than $2,000-2,500.