Central New York Regional Planning & Development Board
David V. Bottar, Executive Director  

Cortland County Demographics Information

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Subject Total Population Population Change
2000 2010 Number Percent
Cortland County
48599
49336
737 1.5
Male 23330 24,093 763 3.3
Female 23479 25,243 1764 7.5
Under 5 years 2866 2,711 -155 -5.4
5 to 9 years 3228 2789 -439 -13.6
10 to 14 years 3389 2,979 -410 -12.1
15 to 19 years 4645 4,740 95 2.0
20 to 24 years 4935 5,780 845 17.1
25 to 34 years 5753 5249 -504 -8.8
35 to 44 years 7148 5635 -1513 -21.2
45 to 54 years 6332 7044 712 11.2
55 to 59 years 2370 3163 793 33.5
60 to 64 years 1877 2,788 911 48.5
65 to 74 years 3013 3460 447 14.8
75 to 84 years 2256 2053 -203 -9.0
85 years and over 787 945 158 20.1
median age (years) 34 36 2 4.7
total households 18210 18671 461 2.5
family households (families) 11619 11489 -130 -1.1
married couple family 8966 8414 -552 -6.2
female householder, no husband 1877 2032 155 8.3
nonfamily households 6591 7182 591 9.0
householder living alone 4827 5220 393 8.1
householder 65 years and older 1893 4607 2714 143.4
average household size 3 2 0 -2.0
total housing units 20116 20577 461 2.3
occupied housing units 18210 18671 461 2.5
vacant housing units 1906 1906 0 0.0
homeowner vacancy rate 2.3 1.4 -0.9 -39.1
renter occupied vacancy rate 8.1 4.9 -3.2 -39.5
owner occupied housing units 11714 12121 407 3.5
renter occupied housing units 6496 6550 54 0.8
average household size of owner occupied units 2.64 2.56 -0.08 -3.0
average size of renter occupied units 2.24 2.26 0.02 0.9

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 and 2010.

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