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Cortland

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    grade B+
    Overall Niche Grade
    1. Public Schools
      grade B
    2. Crime & Safety
      grade B
    3. Housing
      grade B minus
    4. Nightlife
      grade B
    5. Good for Families
      grade B+
    6. Diversity
      grade A minus
    7. Jobs
      grade B
    8. Weather
      grade C+
    9. Cost of Living
      grade C+
    10. Health & Fitness
      grade B
    11. Outdoor Activities
      grade A minus
    12. Commute
      grade B

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    Cortland is a with a population of 4,734. Cortland is in DeKalb County. Living in Cortland offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Cortland and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Cortland are above average.

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    Real Estate

    Median Home Value
    $196,300
    National
    $281,900
    Median Rent
    $1,423
    National
    $1,268
    Area Feel
    Suburban Rural Mix
    Rent vs. Own
    • Rent
      27%
    • Own
      73%
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    Crime & Safety

    Crime & Safety
    grade B
    Based on violent and property crime rates.
    Violent Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Assault
      0
      national  282.7
    • Murder
      0
      national  6.1
    • Rape
      0
      national  40.7
    • Robbery
      0
      national  135.5
    Property Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Burglary
      0
      national  500.1
    • Theft
      726.6
      national  2,042.8
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      0
      national  284

    Residents

    Diversity
    grade A minus
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Age
    • <10 years
      12%
    • 10-17 years
      11%
    • 18-24 years
      9%
    • 25-34 years
      23%
    • 35-44 years
      16%
    • 45-54 years
      7%
    • 55-64 years
      12%
    • 65+ years
      9%
    Education Levels
    • Master's degree or higher
      13%
      national  13%
    • Bachelor's degree
      20%
      national  21%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      34%
      national  28%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      27%
      national  26%
    • Less than high school diploma
      7%
      national  11%

    Working in Cortland

    Jobs
    grade B
    Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
    Median Household Income
    $76,869
    National
    $75,149

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