Cortland is a city located in Cortland County New York. With a 2020 population of 18,696, it is the 46th largest city in New York and the 1958th largest city in the United States . Cortland is currently growing at a rate of 0.07% annually but its population has decreased by -2.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,204 in 2010. Cortland reached it's highest population of 20,138 in 1980. Spanning over 4 miles, Cortland has a population density of 4,801 people per square mile.
The average household income in Cortland is $58,634 with a poverty rate of 27.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $754 per month, and the median house value is $109,400. The median age in Cortland is 27.5 years, 28.5 years for males, and 26.6 years for females.