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Cortland, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Cortland had a population of 6,772 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Cortland is located at latitude 41.3318 and longitude -80.7192 in Trumbull County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cortland (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Trumbull County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,024 feet.

The City of Cortland (GNIS ID: 2393640) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cortland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cortland: Baconsburg, Baconsburgh, Leroy.

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Cortland, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,772
Population in Households 6,721
Population in Familes 5,552
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density1 1,594
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 2,921
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 1,975
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,205 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,096 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 824 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 284 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $147,055
Average Home Value $149,583


Median Household Income $57,489
Average Household Income $70,534
Per Capita Income $30,478
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.76% -0.68%
Households -0.48% -0.5%
Families -0.45% -0.63%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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.

Cortland, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cortland to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 236 81st
Population Density1 # 419 66th
Diversity Index2 # 720 41st
Median Household Income # 309 75th
Per Capita Income # 208 83rd

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