Cortland County, New York Population 2022

Cortland County, New York's estimated population is 47,158 with a growth rate of -0.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cortland County, New York is the 50th largest county in New York. The 2010 Population was 49,279 and has seen a growth of -4.30% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18108,8690.00%
182016,5077,63886.12%
183023,7917,28444.13%
184024,6078163.43%
185025,1405332.17%
186026,2941,1544.59%
187025,173-1,121-4.26%
188025,8256522.59%
189028,6572,83210.97%
190027,576-1,081-3.77%
191029,2491,6736.07%
192029,6253761.29%
193031,7092,0847.03%
194033,6681,9596.18%
195037,1583,49010.37%
196041,1133,95510.64%
197045,8944,78111.63%
198048,8202,9266.38%
199048,9631430.29%
201049,2793160.65%
201149,3801010.20%
201249,023-357-0.72%
201348,905-118-0.24%
201448,740-165-0.34%
201548,290-450-0.92%
201647,915-375-0.78%
201747,815-100-0.21%
201847,722-93-0.19%
201947,581-141-0.30%
202047,440-141-0.30%
202147,299-141-0.30%
202247,158-141-0.30%
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Cortland County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White44,71593.90%
Black or African American1,0162.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native560.12%
Asian4540.95%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.01%
Some Other Race3260.68%
Two or More Races1,0462.20%
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Cortland County, New York Population by Race

Cortland County, New York Population Pyramid 2022

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Cortland County, New York Median Age

36.4


Total

36


Male

37


Female

Cortland County, New York Adults

There are 38,620 adults, (7,755 of whom are seniors) in Cortland County, New York.

Cortland County, New York Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Cortland County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

24,203

50.83%

Male

23,415

49.17%

Cortland County, New York Population by Age

Cortland County, New York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cortland County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
All66.2%33.8%
Male57.5%42.5%
Female51.4%48.6%
Non Family46.4%53.6%

66.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cortland County, New York Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,9802.4666.2
Married8,3782.9986.3
Male1,0523.2257.5
Female2,1943.0251.4
Non Family6,3561.4346.4

2.89

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Cortland County, New York Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8062.69%
9th to 12th Grade1,9826.62%
High School Graduate9,33931.18%
Some College5,77619.28%
Associates Degree3,99113.32%
Bachelors Degree4,41114.73%
Graduate Degree3,64812.18%
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Cortland County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cortland County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian237197155
2+ Races622597274
Native American565622
White28,05425,4597,446
Hispanic591547148
Black46239478
Other Race1941648
Islander55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.40%.

Cortland County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,204$43,320$34,206
Less Than 9th Grade$27,017$35,164$17,500
High School Graduate$32,532$38,025$25,338
Some College$39,401$44,685$34,315
Bachelors Degree$50,099$53,810$46,186
Graduate Degree$54,871$54,740$55,064

$40,204

Average Earnings

$43,320

Average Male

$34,206

Average Female

Cortland County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cortland County, New York Language by Age

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Cortland County, New York Language

95.69% of Cortland County, New York residents speak only English, while 4.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.67% of the population.

Cortland County, New York Language

Cortland County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander55100.00%
Hispanic1,19052744.29%
Multiple92122924.86%
Black71912417.25%
White40,9465,50513.44%
Asian345277.83%
Other119NaN%

14.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.54%

Male Poverty Rate

17.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cortland County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cortland County, New York is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cortland County, New York is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.22%.

Cortland County, New York Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.32%
High School12.43%
Some College6.24%
Bachelors or Greater5.76%

Cortland County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.52%
Male Unemployed20.93%
Female Employed10.27%
Female Unemployed22.56%

Cortland County, New York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cortland County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,194$73,800
Families$71,430$85,253
Married Families$85,980$98,007
Non Families$34,728$44,261
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Income by Household Type

Cortland County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Cortland County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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Cortland County, New York 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 45-54.

Cortland County, New York Marital Status by Race

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Cortland County, New York Marital Status

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2,734

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War410
First Gulf War551
Vietnam950
Korea230
World War II61

Cortland County, New York Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34138
35 to 54656
55 to 64593
65 to 74756
75+591

Cortland County, New York Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,6517.33%
Black30.38%
Native American35.36%
Other Race175.69%
2+ Races607.75%
Hispanic595.91%

Cortland County, New York Veterans by Race

Cortland County, New York Veterans by Education

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8.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cortland County, New York Veterans by Education

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63.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.5%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Cortland County, New York Employment by Age

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Cortland County, New York Employment by Race

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Cortland County, New York 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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84.65%

Born in Cortland County, New York

97.49%

Native Born

2.51%

Foreign Born

0.98%

Non Citizen

1.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.49% of Cortland County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 84.65% having been born in New York. 0.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Cortland County, New York Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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