Cortland, Illinois Population 2022

4,519
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Cortland is a city located in Illinois. Cortland has a 2020 population of 4,519. Cortland is currently growing at a rate of 0.83% annually and its population has increased by 5.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,296 in 2010.

The average household income in Cortland is $95,916 with a poverty rate of 3.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,218 per month, and the median house value is $156,100. The median age in Cortland is 30.7 years, 30.7 years for males, and 30.8 years for females.

Cortland Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cortlandwas:

  • White: 84.77%
  • Black or African American: 13.46%
  • Asian: 0.90%
  • Two or more races: 0.87%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Cortland, Illinois is 4,519 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,519.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,296.

Cortland, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,49684.77%
Black or African American55513.46%
Asian370.90%
Two or More Races360.87%
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Cortland Population by Race

Cortland Population Pyramid $2022

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Cortland Median Age

30.7


Total

30.7


Male

30.8


Female

Cortland Adults

There are 2,975 adults, (207 of whom are seniors) in Cortland.

Cortland Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

7.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Cortland Sex Ratio

Female

1,904

46.17%

Male

2,220

53.83%

Cortland Population by Age

Cortland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cortland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family53.4%46.6%
Female58.4%41.6%
Male65.4%34.6%
All73.7%26.3%
Married89.3%10.7%

73.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cortland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3543.0573.7
Married7103.7689.3
Non Family4161.5753.4
Male1273.8265.4
Female1013.1358.4

3.57

Average Family Size

3.05

Average Household Size

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Cortland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade813.16%
9th to 12th Grade742.89%
High School Graduate67326.25%
Some College60623.63%
Associates Degree1937.53%
Bachelors Degree65025.35%
Graduate Degree28711.19%
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Cortland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cortland Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,9331,818635
Black367360201
Hispanic21818555
Asian373737
2+ Races232323

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Cortland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,674$58,295$29,826
Less Than 9th Grade$45,461$60,288$40,938
High School Graduate$37,500$51,484$21,975
Some College$46,806$58,977$27,966
Bachelors Degree$55,568$76,607$48,125
Graduate Degree$48,889$49,606$

$47,674

Average Earnings

$58,295

Average Male

$29,826

Average Female

Cortland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cortland Language by Age

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Cortland Language

89.72% of Cortland residents speak only English, while 10.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.32% of the population.

Cortland Language

Cortland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,061892.91%
Black550386.91%
Asian372156.76%
OtherNaN%

3.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.84%

Male Poverty Rate

4.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cortland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cortland is Asian, with 56.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cortland is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.50%.

Cortland Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School5.79%
Less Than 9th Grade4.52%
Bachelors or Greater2.88%
Some College1.38%

Cortland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed29.73%
Male Employed3.70%
Female Employed2.24%

Cortland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cortland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$84,900$95,916
Families$101,250$107,679
Married Families$99,125-
Non Families$59,766$65,674
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Income by Household Type

Cortland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Cortland Married by Age and Sex

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Cortland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Cortland Marital Status by Race

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Cortland Marital Status

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252

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam62
First Gulf War61
Second Gulf War37
Korea35
World War II

Cortland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54107
65 to 7437
18 to 3437
55 to 6436
75+35

Cortland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2068.12%
Black4612.17%
Hispanic82.58%

Cortland Veterans by Race

Cortland Veterans by Education

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4.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cortland Veterans by Education

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82.4%

Labor Force Participation

81.2%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Cortland Employment by Age

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Cortland Employment by Race

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Cortland Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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73.84%

Born in Cortland

93.11%

Native Born

6.89%

Foreign Born

3.06%

Non Citizen

3.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.11% of Cortland residents were born in the United States, with 73.84% having been born in Illinois. 3.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cortland Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20224,519370.83%
20214,482370.83%
20204,445370.84%
20194,408370.85%
20184,371380.88%
20174,33350.12%
20164,328-8-0.18%
20154,336-3-0.07%
20144,339180.42%
20134,32120.05%
20124,319340.79%
20114,285-11-0.26%
20104,2960.00%

Cortland Population by Year