Cortland County, New York Population 2018

Cortland County, New York's estimated population is 47,786 with a growth rate of -1.90% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cortland County, New York is the 50th largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201747,786-927-1.90%
201648,7137791.63%
201647,934-360-0.75%
201548,294-448-0.92%
201448,742-170-0.35%
201348,912-112-0.23%
201249,024-349-0.71%
201149,373960.19%
201049,2773140.64%
199048,9631430.29%
198048,8202,9266.38%
197045,8944,78111.63%
196041,1133,95510.64%
195037,1583,49010.37%
194033,6681,9596.18%
193031,7092,0847.03%
192029,6253761.29%
191029,2491,6736.07%
190027,576-1,081-3.77%
189028,6572,83210.97%
188025,8256522.59%
187025,173-1,121-4.26%
186026,2941,1544.59%
185025,1405332.17%
184024,6078163.43%
183023,7917,28444.13%
182016,5077,63886.12%
18108,8690.00%

Cortland County, New York Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White45,887
Two or More Races988
Black or African American799
Some Other Race498
Asian451
American Indian and Alaska Native69
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander21

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Cortland County, New York Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Cortland County, New York Median Age

36.2


Total

35.7


Male

36.5


Female

Cortland County, New York Adults

There are 39,117 adults, (7,404 of which are seniors) in Cortland County, New York.

Cortland County, New York Age Dependency

53.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Cortland County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

24,935

51.19%

Male

23,778

48.81%

Cortland County, New York Households and Families

Cortland County, New York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cortland County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
All65.1%34.9%
Male50.8%49.2%
Non Family46.3%53.7%
Female43.5%56.5%

65.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cortland County, New York Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,6832.5665.1
Married8,1433.2387.2
Non Family6,7741.3946.3
Female1,7803.5743.5
Male9863.1750.8

3.15

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

9.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cortland County, New York Households

Cortland County, New York Education

Cortland County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8562.80%
9th to 12th Grade2,0696.77%
High School Graduate10,30733.72%
Some College5,59618.31%
Associates Degree4,16313.62%
Bachelors Degree4,32014.13%
Graduate Degree3,25510.65%

Cortland County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,68125,9687,043
Hispanic734632156
Black42734648
Multiple Races37335995
Asian317295212
Other Race31427245
Native American6969
Islander18186

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 66.88%.

Cortland County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,298$40,422$30,120
Less Than High School$20,559$22,324$17,128
High School Grad$30,186$35,766$22,472
Some College$31,855$40,365$28,314
Bachelors Degree$44,263$54,541$36,640
Graduate Degree$56,402$59,405$54,981

$34,298

Average Earnings

$40,422

Average Male

$30,120

Average Female

Cortland County, New York Language

Cortland County, New York Language by Age

Cortland County, New York Language

96.15% of Cortland County, New York residents speak only English, while 3.85% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.60% of the population.

Cortland County, New York Poverty

Cortland County, New York Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White42,0355,66713.48%
Multiple92921623.25%
Hispanic1,15821518.57%
Black64313821.46%
Other431337.66%
Asian422133.08%
Islander21419.05%
Native6934.35%

13.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.61%

Male Poverty Rate

16.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cortland County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cortland County, New York is Multiple, with 23.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cortland County, New York is Asian, with 3.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.48%.

Cortland County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.94%
High School11.45%
Some College8.33%
Bachelors or Greater4.35%

Cortland County, New York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.18%
Male Unemployed17.60%
Female Employed11.01%
Male Employed5.98%

Cortland County, New York Income

Cortland County, New York Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,910$64,736
Families$66,391$79,289
Married Families$79,072$91,895
Non Families$29,633$37,758

Cortland County, New York Marital Status

Cortland County, New York Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

41.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Cortland County, New York Married by Age and Sex

Cortland County, New York Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Cortland County, New York Marital Status by Race

Cortland County, New York Veterans

Cortland County, New York Veterans by War

3,149

Number of Veterans

2,971

Male Veterans

178

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,127
First Gulf War529
Second Gulf War470
Korea354
World War II141

Cortland County, New York Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74801
35 to 54730
55 to 64668
75+665
18 to 34285

Cortland County, New York Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,0458.22%
Hispanic11312.10%
Other8823.34%
2 or More163.36%

Cortland County, New York Veterans by Education

8.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cortland County, New York Employment Status

Cortland County, New York Employment by Age

63.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Cortland County, New York Employment by Race

Cortland County, New York Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Cortland County, New York

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Cortland1918218795-387-2.02%
Homer32903143-147-4.47%
McGraw1043998-45-4.31%
Marathon916878-38-4.15%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990