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Cortland, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Cortland is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Trumbull County at latitude 41.3318 and longitude -80.7192. Trumbull County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,024 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Cortland, but most people and references simply refer to it as Cortland, Ohio.

The P1 Census Class Code for Cortland indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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

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Cortland, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 6,873
Population in Households 6,827
Population in Familes 5,628
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density1 1,618
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 2,945
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 1,993
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,182 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,146 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 799 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 237 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $133,629
Average Home Value $143,514


Median Household Income $53,691
Average Household Income $67,006
Per Capita Income $28,662
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.77% -0.51%
Households -0.51% -0.45%
Families -0.45% -0.66%
Median Household Income   4.02%
Per Capita Income   2.64%
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 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 233 81st
Population Density1 # 404 67th
Diversity Index2 # 729 40th
Median Household Income # 397 67th
Per Capita Income # 238 80th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.