Cortland, NY Micropolitan Statistical Area NY Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Cortland, NY Micropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Cortland, NY Micropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 49,541
Population in Households 45,687
Population in Familes 33,688
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,854
Population Density1 99
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 18,834
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 11,459
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,987 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,966 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,868 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,153 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $113,293
Average Home Value $141,869


Median Household Income $48,277
Average Household Income $61,622
Per Capita Income $23,972
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% -0.07%
Households 0.14% 0.03%
Families -0.04% -0.07%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.