Cortlandt, New York Population 2024

40,183

Cortlandt is a city located in Putnam County and Westchester County New York. Cortlandt has a 2024 population of 40,183. Cortlandt is currently declining at a rate of -1.46% annually and its population has decreased by -5.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 42,329 in 2020.

The average household income in Cortlandt is $170,032 with a poverty rate of 5.66%. The median age in Cortlandt is 43 years: 41.5 years for males, and 45.1 years for females.

Cortlandt Demographics

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

  • White: 72.26%
  • Two or more races: 9.7%
  • Black or African American: 8.37%
  • Other race: 6.18%
  • Asian: 3.4%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
Land Area (mi²)
39.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,020.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.07% (-2,146)
The current population of Cortlandt, New York is 40,183 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 42,329.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White30,43772.26%
Two or more races4,0869.7%
Black or African American3,5248.37%
Other race2,6056.18%
Asian1,4323.4%
Native American250.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander130.03%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cortlandt Population by Race

Cortlandt Population Pyramid 2024

Cortlandt Median Age

43

Total

41.5

Male

45.1

Female

Cortlandt Adults

There are 33,353 adults, (7,791 of whom are seniors) in Cortlandt.

Cortlandt Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Cortlandt Sex Ratio

Female21,27150.5%
Male20,85149.5%

Cortlandt Population by Age

Cortlandt Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All14,5892.7978.321.7
Married8,6193.3990.49.6
Non Family3,9921.2455.544.5
Female1,3673.4370.429.6
Male6113.1373.826.2

3.3

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

78.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cortlandt Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade9183.15%
Associates Degree2,2517.73%
Bachelors Degree7,61026.13%
Graduate Degree7,33525.19%
High School Graduate5,71119.61%
Less Than 9th Grade7232.48%
Some College4,57515.71%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cortlandt Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cortlandt Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White20,82019,89411,423
Hispanic4,1643,6591,335
Black2,6622,5561,070
2+ Races2,1622,031962
Other Race1,3541,043328
Asian1,1191,053825
Native American2570

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 96.02%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 73.73%.

Cortlandt Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$82,155$90,862$76,250
Graduate Degree$103,239$120,484$93,289
High School Graduate$46,390$53,895$29,932
Less Than 9th Grade$36,576$53,631$21,667
Overall$71,480$74,885$66,741
Some College$51,621$60,972$43,264

$71,480

Average Earnings

$74,885

Average Male

$66,741

Average Female

Cortlandt Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cortlandt Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cortlandt Language

79.77% of Cortlandt residents speak only English, while 20.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.25% of the population.

Cortlandt Language

Cortlandt Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White28,3281,6055.67%
Hispanic7,0643524.98%
Black3,4033048.93%
Other2,5702178.44%
Multiple3,9751503.77%
Asian1,424392.74%

5.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.49%

Male Poverty Rate

4.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cortlandt

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cortlandt is Black, with 8.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cortlandt is Asian, with 2.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.26%.

Cortlandt Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.17%
Some College9.4%
High School6.12%
Bachelors or Greater2.5%

Cortlandt Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed6.88%
Male Employed3.71%
Female Employed3.19%
Female Unemployed2.92%

Cortlandt Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cortlandt Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$161,805$196,491
Households$136,234$170,032
Married Families$173,893$-999,999,999
Non Families$69,324$92,544

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cortlandt Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Cortlandt Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cortlandt Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Cortlandt Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cortlandt Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,480

Number of Veterans

1,447

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam459
Second Gulf War220
First Gulf War176
Korea149
World War II91

Cortlandt Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+521
65 to 74338
35 to 54299
55 to 64231
18 to 3491

Cortlandt Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,1194.48%
Black2528.77%
Hispanic841.72%
2+ Races682.61%
Other Race231.37%
Asian181.52%

Cortlandt Veterans by Race

Cortlandt Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cortlandt Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.1%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Cortlandt Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cortlandt Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cortlandt 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

71.49%

Born in Cortlandt

86.76%

Native Born

13.24%

Foreign Born

4.14%

Non Citizen

9.1%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.76% of Cortlandt residents were born in the United States, with 71.49% having been born in New York. 4.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cortlandt Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202937,208-595-1.57%
202837,803-595-1.55%
202738,398-595-1.53%
202638,993-595-1.5%
202539,588-595-1.48%
202440,183-595-1.46%
202340,778-595-1.44%
202241,373-595-1.42%
202141,968-361-0.85%
202042,329310.07%
201942,298-153-0.36%
201842,451-43-0.1%
201742,494-53-0.12%
201642,547710.17%
201542,476750.18%
201442,401550.13%
201342,3461770.42%
201242,1692700.64%
201141,8992390.57%
201041,66000%

Cortlandt Population by Year