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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cortlandwas:
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Cortland
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.