Cortland, Ohio Population 2024

7,032

Cortland is a city located in Trumbull County Ohio. Cortland has a 2024 population of 7,032. Cortland is currently declining at a rate of -0.21% annually and its population has decreased by -0.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,094 in 2020.

The average household income in Cortland is $84,488 with a poverty rate of 10.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cortland is 51.4 years, 45.8 years for males, and 55.2 years for females.

Cortland Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cortland was:

  • White: 90.07%
  • Two or more races: 5.16%
  • Black or African American: 2.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.05%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
4.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,623.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.87% (-62)
The current population of Cortland, Ohio is 7,032 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,094.

Cortland, Ohio Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,37190.07%
Two or more races3655.16%
Black or African American1692.39%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1452.05%
Native American230.33%
Asian00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Asian

Other race

Cortland Population by Race

Cortland Population Pyramid 2024

Cortland Median Age

51.4

Total

45.8

Male

55.2

Female

Cortland Adults

There are 5,676 adults, (2,021 of whom are seniors) in Cortland.

Cortland Age Dependency

93.5

Age Dependency Ratio

55.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Cortland Sex Ratio

Female3,69152.18%
Male3,38247.82%

Cortland Population by Age

Cortland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,2282.1675.924.1
Married1,5432.8895.74.3
Non Family1,1591.0453.346.7
Female3822.4778.521.5
Male1442.6238.261.8

2.75

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cortland Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade410.77%
9th to 12th Grade1162.19%
High School Graduate1,82734.43%
Some College86816.36%
Associates Degree4528.52%
Bachelors Degree82515.55%
Graduate Degree1,17722.18%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cortland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cortland Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,9074,7561,802
2+ Races177175110
Black14914522
Islander454545
Native American232323
Hispanic20180

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Cortland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$56,422$58,982$45,118
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$43,134$51,964$29,405
Some College$42,109$58,596$32,353
Bachelors Degree$59,531$100,047$42,266
Graduate Degree$59,493$69,276$59,161

$56,422

Average Earnings

$58,982

Average Male

$45,118

Average Female

Cortland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cortland Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cortland Language

97.41% of Cortland residents speak only English, while 2.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.07% of the population.

Cortland Language

Cortland Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,23563910.25%
Multiple3635414.88%
Black162138.02%

10.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.04%

Male Poverty Rate

10.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cortland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cortland is Multiple, with 14.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cortland is Black, with 8.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.86%.

Cortland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School20.99%
Less Than 9th Grade13.11%
Some College10.88%
Bachelors or Greater1.61%

Cortland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed3.49%
Male Employed0.9%
Female Unemployed0%

Cortland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cortland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$60,767$84,488
Families$86,607$107,001
Married Families$116,868$-999,999,999
Non Families$36,419$41,400

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cortland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Cortland Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Cortland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cortland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

536

Number of Veterans

503

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War192
Vietnam123
Korea53
Second Gulf War34
World War II5

Cortland Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+176
35 to 54138
65 to 74120
55 to 64102
18 to 340

Cortland Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White53310.09%
Black32.01%

Cortland Veterans by Race

Cortland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.5%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cortland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Cortland Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cortland Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cortland Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

74.85%

Born in Cortland

97.16%

Native Born

2.84%

Foreign Born

0.48%

Non Citizen

2.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.16% of Cortland residents were born in the United States, with 74.85% having been born in Ohio. 0.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Cortland Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,954-16-0.23%
20286,970-15-0.21%
20276,985-16-0.23%
20267,001-15-0.21%
20257,016-16-0.23%
20247,032-15-0.21%
20237,047-16-0.23%
20227,063-28-0.39%
20217,091-3-0.04%
20207,0943144.63%
20196,780-35-0.51%
20186,815-32-0.47%
20176,847-51-0.74%
20166,898-52-0.75%
20156,950-47-0.67%
20146,997-46-0.65%
20137,043-35-0.49%
20127,078-48-0.67%
20117,126-19-0.27%
20107,1453154.61%
20006,8301,16420.54%
19905,66665513.07%
19805,0112,48698.46%
19702,52500%

Cortland Population by Year