Cortland, Illinois Population 2022

4,424
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Cortland is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 4,424, it is the 360th largest city in Illinois and the 7119th largest city in the United States. Cortland is currently growing at a rate of 0.29% annually and its population has increased by 0.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,398 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Cortland has a population density of 1,212 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cortland is $95,916 with a poverty rate of 4.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,300 per month, and the median house value is $162,700. 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: 82.61%
  • Black or African American: 11.43%
  • Two or more races: 4.34%
  • Asian: 0.94%
  • Other race: 0.68%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Cortland, Illinois is 4,424 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,398.

Cortland, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Cortland Population by Race

Cortland Population Pyramid 2022

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Cortland Median Age

30.2


Total

30.4


Male

29.9


Female

Cortland Adults

There are 3,152 adults, (336 of whom are seniors) in Cortland.

Cortland Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

11.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Cortland Sex Ratio

Female

1,931

45.32%

Male

2,330

54.68%

Cortland Population by Age

Cortland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cortland Household Types

73.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cortland Households and Families

3.48

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

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Cortland Households by Type

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Cortland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cortland Educational Attainment by Race

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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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$42,346

Average Earnings

$51,398

Average Male

$27,038

Average Female

Cortland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cortland Language by Age

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Cortland Language

88.58% of Cortland residents speak only English, while 11.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.81% of the population.

Cortland Language

Cortland Poverty by Race

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4.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.92%

Male Poverty Rate

6.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cortland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cortland is Asian, with 52.50% 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 13.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.00%.

Cortland Poverty

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Cortland Poverty Rate by Education

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Cortland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cortland Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Cortland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.7%

Male Marriage Rate

49.5%

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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198

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Cortland Veterans by War

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Cortland Veterans by Age

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Cortland Veterans by Race

Cortland Veterans by Education

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15.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cortland Veterans by Education

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81.3%

Labor Force Participation

77.1%

Employment Rate

5.1%

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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76.06%

Born in Cortland

93.41%

Native Born

6.59%

Foreign Born

3.29%

Non Citizen

3.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.41% of Cortland residents were born in the United States, with 76.06% having been born in Illinois. 3.29% 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

Cortland Population by Year