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Cortland is a city in Cortland County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after the prominent Van Cortlandt family.
The latitude of Cortland is 42.601N. The longitude is -76.18W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,129 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 18,462.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Cortland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cortland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 13045 ZIP code.
15% of Cortland residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cortland ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cortland was $14,267, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Cortland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Cortland include Tompkins Street - Main Street Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Cortland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $387. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $865.
Libraries in Cortland include Cortland Free Library ... View libraries
Cortland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cortland political report.
The average commute time for Cortland workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Cortland between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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