Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Cortland is 18,670. Cortland, New York is the 1,943rd largest city in the US.
Cortland is located entirely in Cortland County.
The peak population of Cortland was in 1990, when its population was 19,734. In 1990, Cortland was the 1,389th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,943rd largest city in the US. Cortland is currently 5.4% smaller than it was in 1990.
Cortland has shrunk 0.2% since the year 2000. Cortland, New York's growth is below average. 65% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Cortland, New York, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 15,748. The voting age population is 45.6% male and 54.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.8% of the residents of Cortland are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Cortland are 92.6% White, 3.8% Black, 2.3% Two or more races, 0.8% Other and 0.5% Asian. Additionally, 3.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Cortland, 27.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 24.3%. On a per-household basis, 11.0% of families are below the poverty line in Cortland.
Among those aged 16 and older, 57.9% of Cortland residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.7% of Cortland residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 27.6% have a bachelor's degree and 12.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Cortland residents aged 5 and older, 3.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Cortland is 5.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Cortland, 19.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Cortland is $44,317.
In Cortland, 46.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 53.3% of housing units in Cortland.
Of all the housing units in Cortland, 58.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Cortland, 1.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Cortland is $754.
In Cortland, 71.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|1933||Hawthorne, New Jersey||18,753||2.8%|
|1943||Cortland, New York||18,670||-0.2%|
|1947||Creve Coeur, Missouri||18,622||11.1%|
|1952||Forest Park, Ohio||18,583||-4.2%|
|1953||St. Marys, Georgia||18,567||24.6%|
|3132||New Hyde Park||9,807||2.8%|
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