Cortland, OH

Cortland profile

Living in Cortland

Cortland is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 6,768 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Cortland is the 211th largest community in Ohio.

Unlike some cities, Cortland isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Cortland are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cortland is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cortland who work in teaching (11.78%), sales jobs (8.77%), and healthcare (7.76%).

Also of interest is that Cortland has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Cortland is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The education level of Cortland citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.27% of adults in Cortland have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Cortland in 2018 was $33,445, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $133,780 for a family of four. However, Cortland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Cortland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cortland residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Cortland include German, Italian, Irish, English, and Slovak.

The most common language spoken in Cortland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Greek.