Cortland West CDP, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cortland West CDP, New York - Basic Facts

The Cortland West Census Designated Place had a population of 1,336 as of July 1, 2017. Cortland West CDP ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cortland West CDP is located at latitude 42.5942 and longitude -76.2259 in Cortland County. The formal boundaries for the Cortland West Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The Cortland West Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389362) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Cortland West Census Designated Place is located within Town of Cortlandville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cortland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cortland West CDP population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Cortland West CDP, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,336
Daytime Population: Workers 1,509
Daytime Population: Residents 694
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,203
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.65
Population in Households 1,306
Population in Familes 1,118
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density2 259
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $75,562
Average Household Income $91,211
Per Capita Income $36,266


Total Housing Units 556 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 461 (82.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 (11.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $165,038
Average Home Value $192,935


Total Households 523
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 393
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.2% -0.33%
Households -0.16% -0.27%
Families -0.68% -0.31%
Median Household Income   -0.08%
Per Capita Income   1.76%

Cortland West CDP, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cortland West CDP to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 743 38th
Population Density # 1093 9th
Diversity Index # 1022 15th
Median Household Income # 427 64th
Per Capita Income # 454 62nd

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