Cortland DeKalb County, Illinois

Cortland: Township in DeKalb County, Illinois

About

Cortland is a township located in the county of DeKalb in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,270 and a population density of 121 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,393 inhabitants.

Cortland Quick Facts

Population : 4,393 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : DeKalb County
Area : 35.3 km2
Altitude : 850 feet / 259 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 17:20:08 (23rd January 2022)
Postal code : 60112
Density : 124 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.8% (2010-2020)
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Location of Cortland on Illinois map.
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Map highlighting Cortland Township DeKalb County Illinois
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Geography

Cortland is located at 41°55'12"N 88°41'19"W (41.9200300, -88.6887000).

Cortland map

Demographics

The population of Cortland increased by 2.8% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,270 - census
2011 4,286 0.37% estimation process
2012 4,320 0.79% estimation process
2013 4,322 0.05% estimation process
2014 4,340 0.41% estimation process
2015 4,337 -0.07% estimation process
2016 4,334 -0.07% estimation process
2017 4,342 0.18% estimation process
2018 4,382 0.91% estimation process
2019 4,418 0.81% estimation process
2020 4,393 -0.57% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 159,203
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 144,427
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 10.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 162,954
April 1, 2010 Population : 144,186
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.4%
People over 65 (%) : 12.1%
Female persons, % : 50.2%
White only, percent : 35.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 9.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.8%
Asians alone % : 27.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 2.2%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 7.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 40.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 16.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 4,394
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 38.7%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.8%

Cortland zip code is 60112. County name: DeKalb, County fips: 17037

Cortland, Courtland, Courtland Station, Lost Grove, Pampas, Richland

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $581,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,542
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $588
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,825
2015-2019 Households : 47,666
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.27
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 94.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 89.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 83.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 224,951
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,383,326
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 4,108,104
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,765,733
2012 total retail sales per capita : $11,819
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 34.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $86,744
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $33,748
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 10,978
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 6,167
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,421
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 6,869
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,477
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 705
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 9,496
2010 population per square mile : 3,181.3
2010 land area in square miles : 45.32

Schools in Cortland

College & universities near Cortland, IL

Code Name City ZIP
145424 Hair Professionals Career College Sycamore (IL) 60178

Stations (20)

Amtrak & bus stations near Cortland, IL

Code Name Address Type
PLO Plano 101 West Main Street RAIL
RCK Rockford, Illinois 7559 Walton St. BUS
NPV Naperville 105 E. Fourth Ave. RAIL
MDT Mendota station 783 Main Street RAIL
JOL Joliet Transportation Center 50 East Jefferson Street RAIL

Post offices near Cortland

Post Office Name City ZIP
Cortland Post Office Cortland (IL) 60112

Other places with the same name (4)

Other cities in DeKalb County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in DeKalb County , IL.

City Name Population Title
DeKalb 42,621 City in De Kalb County, Illinois, United States
Sycamore 18,317 City in Illinois
Sandwich 7,384 Town in DeKalb, Kendall, and LaSalle counties, Illinois, United States
Genoa 5,251 City in DeKalb County, Illinois, United States
Hinckley 2,042 Illinois
Somonauk 1,860 City in Illinois, United States of America
Kirkland 1,717 Village in DeKalb County, Illinois, United States
Waterman 1,497 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Malta 1,161 Village in Illinois, US
Shabbona 913 Township in DeKalb County, Illinois

Distance to Other Cities

Cortland distances to largest Illinois cities