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Cortland, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Cortland had a population of 6,838 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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

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Cortland, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,838
Daytime Population: Workers 1,565
Daytime Population: Residents 3,655
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,220
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 6,788
Population in Familes 5,601
Population in Group Qrtrs 50
Population Density2 1,610
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $60,229
Average Household Income $73,841
Per Capita Income $31,504


Total Housing Units 3,118 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,103 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 813 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 203 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $150,631
Average Home Value $152,699


Total Households 2,915
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 1,966
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 -0.52% -0.62%
Households -0.44% -0.57%
Families -0.45% -0.72%
Median Household Income   4.0%
Per Capita Income   3.23%

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, 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 # 236 81st
Population Density # 417 66th
Diversity Index # 721 41st
Median Household Income # 314 74th
Per Capita Income # 230 81st

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