Cortland, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 4,341 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +110.1%
Males: 2,149  (49.5%)
Females: 2,192  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  29.9 years
Illinois median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 60112, 60115, 60151.

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Estimated median household income in 2015: $77,419 (it was $52,750 in 2000)
Cortland:

$77,419
IL:

$59,588

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $24,770 (it was $18,775 in 2000)

Cortland town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $145,080 (it was $134,600 in 2000)
Cortland:

$145,080
IL:

$180,300

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $187,382; Detached houses: $199,558; Townhouses or other attached units: $146,294; In 2-unit structures: $162,182; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $142,603; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $88,284; Mobile homes: $30,513

Median gross rent in 2015: $1,044.

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  • Races in Cortland, IL (2010)

    Cortland races chart
    • 3,35678.6%White alone
    • 52712.3%Hispanic
    • 2315.4%Black alone
    • 721.7%Asian alone
    • 731.7%Two or more races
    • 90.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.05%Other race alone

Races in Cortland detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cortland: 100.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (19.4%), Swedish (6.2%), American (5.2%), Irish (4.3%), European (4.2%), English (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/16/1865

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 1.76 square miles.

Population density: 2,472 people per square mile   (low).

Cortland,IL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Cortland:

  • High school or higher: 92.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cortland town:

  • Never married: 37.0%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 1.8%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

408 residents are foreign born (5.9% Latin America, 1.4% Africa).

This town:

9.4%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Cortland, Illinois as of December 17, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Cortland to the number of sex offenders is 864 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $5,457 (3.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $4,185 (3.5%)

Cortland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Elgin, IL (22.3 miles , pop. 94,487).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (52.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: DeKalb, IL (1.7 miles ), Sycamore, IL (2.0 miles ), Maple Park, IL (2.2 miles ), Malta, IL (2.9 miles ), Virgil, IL (3.0 miles ), Kaneville, IL (3.3 miles ), Hinckley, IL (3.3 miles ), Waterman, IL (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $102,000
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $77,000
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2001: 48 buildings, average cost: $84,900
  • 2002: 86 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 2003: 132 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2004: 88 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 2005: 138 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 2006: 92 buildings, average cost: $131,600
  • 2007: 88 buildings, average cost: $120,400
  • 2008: 30 buildings, average cost: $174,400
  • 2009: 42 buildings, average cost: $175,700
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $163,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.92 N, Longitude: 88.69 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 815

Cortland household income distribution Cortland home values distribution

Crime rates in Cortland by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 10013
per 100,000 48.40.00.040.4104.6
Robberies 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 32201
per 100,000 145.296.889.80.034.9
Burglaries 433133
per 100,000 193.6145.2134.7525.0104.6
Theft 1721212041
per 100,000 822.81,016.5943.0807.81,430.1
Auto thefts 01100
per 100,000 0.048.444.90.00.0
Arson 00010
per 100,000 0.00.00.040.40.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 321.9) 118.977.171.5101.4155.2

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Crime rate in Cortland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.92
Illinois average:

2.52
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +934 (+82.5%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Cortland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Cortland, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cortland-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.5 miles away from the Cortland town center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.5 miles away from the town center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cortland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 244.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 33.9 miles away from Cortland center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 218.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 276.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 242.7 miles away from Cortland center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 232.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cortland topographic map

Birthplace of: Charles Williams Nash - Chief executive, Albert J. Hopkins - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Cortland:

  • DEKALB COUNTY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; DEKALB, IL)
  • DAVITA - SYCAMORE (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; SYCAMORE, IL)
  • OAK CREST (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; DEKALB, IL)
  • BETHANY HEALTH CARE AND REHAB CT (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; DEKALB, IL)
  • BETHESDA LUTHERAN-SYCAMORE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; SYCAMORE, IL)
  • THC CHICAGO INC DBA KINDRED HOSP (Hospital, about 4 miles away; SYCAMORE, IL)
  • DEKALB COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMEN (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; DEKALB, IL)

Amtrak station near Cortland:

  • 20 miles: PLANO (MAIN ST. WEST OF CENTER ST.)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cortland:

  • Northern Illinois University (about 4 miles; Dekalb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,126)
  • Kishwaukee College (about 10 miles; Malta, IL; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Waubonsee Community College (about 15 miles; Sugar Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 7,698)
  • Elgin Community College (about 21 miles; Elgin, IL; FT enrollment: 8,173)
  • Aurora University (about 22 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 4,596)
  • McHenry County College (about 29 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; FT enrollment: 4,886)
  • North Central College (about 31 miles; Naperville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,860)

Public elementary/middle school in Cortland:

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Library in Cortland:

  • CORTLAND COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $210,854; Location: 63 SOUTH SOMONAUK ROAD; 19,863 books; 1,227 audio materials; 2,597 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 15 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 72 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Cortland: Cortland Fire Department (A), A - Tec Ambulance (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

DeKalb County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 67.3. This is about average.

City:

67.3
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.49. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.49
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 10.2%
(3.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  3.0 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  78.6%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.8%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Cortland (2011 data):

  • Resource Bank, National Association: Cortland Branch at 2007 Somonauk Road, branch established on 1988/03/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $344.9 mil, Deposits: $293.7 mil, headquarters in Dekalb, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Resource Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Illinois average:

12.3

Cortland travel time to work - commute Cortland mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cortland town (based on DeKalb County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic19,4476
Mainline Protestant14,71937
Evangelical Protestant9,84349
Other4,26712
Orthodox4001
Black Protestant1821
None56,302-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
DeKalb County:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
DeKalb County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
DeKalb County:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 67
Here:

6.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.0%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
DeKalb County:

26.1%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cortland:

48.6%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cortland:

47.3%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Cortland:

28.9
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.5%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cortland:

9.3%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Cortland:

34.8%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

57.5%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.9%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cortland, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$13,636$54,5440$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,688$44,2566$3,675
Police Protection - Officers 3$11,629$46,5168$6,033
Streets and Highways 3$12,768$51,0720$0
Water Supply 3$10,722$42,8880$0
Totals for Government 13$52,443$48,40914$9,708

Cortland government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $368,000 ($84.77)
    Sewerage: $220,000 ($50.68)
    Central Staff Services: $166,000 ($38.24)
    Water Utilities: $161,000 ($37.09)
    General - Other: $127,000 ($29.26)
    Libraries: $66,000 ($15.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($4.15)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $101,000 ($23.27)
    Sewerage: $67,000 ($15.43)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $291,000 ($67.04)

Cortland government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $242,000 ($55.75)
    All Other: $11,000 ($2.53)
    Parks & Recreation: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $71,000 ($16.36)
    Interest Earnings: $40,000 ($9.21)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $179,000 ($41.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $272,000 ($62.66)
    All Other: $154,000 ($35.48)
    Highways: $81,000 ($18.66)
  • Tax - Property: $271,000 ($62.43)
    NEC: $205,000 ($47.22)
    Public Utilities: $116,000 ($26.72)

Cortland government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $294,000 ($67.73)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $280,000 ($64.50)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $14,000 ($3.23)

Cortland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $5,000 ($1.15)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,330,000 ($306.38)

6.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,252 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kane County, IL  1.16% ($34,066 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  1.03% ($24,568)
from DuPage County, IL  0.50% ($31,708)


8.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,502 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.51%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($483 average AGI)
DeKalb County:

0.05%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  1.30% ($29,187 average AGI)
to Kane County, IL  1.20% ($41,188)
to DuPage County, IL  0.62% ($36,543)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cortland:

  • WLBK (1360 AM; 1 kW; DEKALB, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WSQR (1560 AM; 0 kW; SYCAMORE, IL; Owner: DEKALB COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cortland:

  • WDEK (92.5 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WYCH (106.3 FM; GENOA, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WDKB (94.9 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: DEKALB COUNTY RADIO, LIMITED)
  • WNIU (89.5 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WSPY-FM (107.1 FM; PLANO, IL; Owner: NELSON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WNIJ (90.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WERV-FM (95.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WZSR (105.5 FM; WOODSTOCK, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMKB (102.9 FM; EARLVILLE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF EARLVILLE, L.L.C.)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cortland:

  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WSPY-LP (Channel 30; PLANO, IL; Owner: WSPY-TV, INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W54BE (Channel 54; SUGAR GROVE, IL; Owner: WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
Cortland fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Cortland fatal accident list:

Dec 22, 2007 10:10 AM, 12, Cortland Center Rd, Lat: 41.93321, Lon: -88.68881, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cortland)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 1800 Llanos (Lat: 41.918917 Lon: -88.685611), Type: Bant, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WPUG601
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.037 MHzGrant Date: 02/28/2002, Expiration Date: 02/28/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2012, Certifier: Chris M WolvertonRegistrant: Lao 20115101, 102 East Middle St, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:
  • 1609 S (Lat: 41.915806 Lon: -88.689333), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WPUJ808
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.037 MHzGrant Date: 03/19/2002, Expiration Date: 03/19/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/03/2012, Certifier: Chris M WolvertonRegistrant: Lao 20114906, 102 East Middle St, Gettyburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:
  • Lat: 41.922250 Lon: -88.690083, Call Sign: WPYI658
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.340 MHzGrant Date: 05/30/2013, Expiration Date: 08/18/2023, Certifier: Trent MoserRegistrant: Nicomm, LLC, 2235 Gateway Dr, Sycamore, IL 60178, Phone: (815) 758-0661, Fax: (815) 758-0280, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • CtldMapl, Lat: 41.919583 Lon: -88.678750, Type: Tank, Structure height: 53 m, Call Sign: WQHV753
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 11/20/2007, Expiration Date: 11/20/2017, Certifier: Paul C DiemRegistrant: Fox Valley Internet, Inc, 2585 Millennium Dr Suite G, Elgin, IL 60124, Phone: (847) 742-4623, Email:
  • Cortland, Lat: 41.921083 Lon: -88.689778, Type: Silo, Structure height: 37 m, Overall height: 40 m, Call Sign: WQJL696
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/25/2008, Expiration Date: 10/25/2018, Certifier: Kenneth J HohhofRegistrant: Kwom Internet, 478 Pennsylvania Ave. Suite 203, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-4425, Phone: (630) 942-5940
  • Cortland, Lat: 41.921083 Lon: -88.689778, Type: Silo, Structure height: 37 m, Overall height: 40 m, Call Sign: WQJL696
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/25/2008, Expiration Date: 10/25/2018, Certifier: Kenneth J HohhofRegistrant: Kwom Internet, 478 Pennsylvania Ave. Suite 203, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-4425, Phone: (630) 942-5940
  • CPY055, .15 M Westo N Pampa St (Lat: 41.921556 Lon: -88.691611), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12.1 m, Call Sign: WQPA539
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.612 MHzGrant Date: 03/20/2012, Expiration Date: 03/20/2022, Certifier: Thomas J McgovernRegistrant: Prokarma, 222 S 15th St Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5050, Fax: (402) 233-2025, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cortland)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$131,6104$120,70530$140,8301$23,5403$110,793
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$138,7500$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$126,1251$72,4908$145,6691$24,9400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$93,7000$06$137,3220$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$119,2600$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0008.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$71,2501$110,380
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$94,320
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0008.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cortland and their reported violations in the past:

CORTLAND (Population served: 3,658, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-16-2004), St BCA signed (MAR-16-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2007), St Public Notif requested (APR-24-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-24-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-03-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-16-2004), St BCA signed (MAR-16-2004), St Public Notif received (JAN-04-2007), St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-17-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-16-2004), St BCA signed (MAR-16-2004), St Public Notif received (SEP-05-2006), St Public Notif requested (OCT-12-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-12-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-16-2004), St BCA signed (MAR-16-2004), St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-16-2004), St BCA signed (MAR-16-2004), St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-03-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-16-2004), St BCA signed (MAR-16-2004), St Public Notif requested (JAN-10-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-10-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2007)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 21
  • Hazardous Condition: 10
  • Service Call: 9

Incident types - Cortland

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cortland, IL
Most common first names in Cortland, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George677.8 years
Dorothy478.0 years
William470.0 years
James473.3 years
John484.7 years
Clifford383.3 years
Hattie393.3 years
Emil376.0 years
Lucille377.3 years
Donald374.3 years
Most common last names in Cortland, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson978.9 years
Davis976.3 years
Olsen878.8 years
Schmidt775.3 years
French580.8 years
Aldis478.8 years
Olson470.3 years
Williams356.7 years
George371.0 years
Anderson378.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (96%)
  • Electricity (4%)

Businesses in Cortland, IL

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 6
  • UPS: 1

Cortland compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
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