In 2020, Cortland, NY had a population of 18.6k people with a median age of 27.2 and a median household income of $48,859. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Cortland, NY declined from 18,739 to 18,633, a −0.566% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,317 to $48,859, a 10.2% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cortland, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.49%), White (Hispanic) (2.58%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.19%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.912%).
None of the households in Cortland, NY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98.9% of the residents in Cortland, NY are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Cortland, NY are SUNY Cortland (1,855 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2020, the median property value in Cortland, NY was $112,500, and the homeownership rate was 47%. Most people in Cortland, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Cortland, NY was 2 cars per household.