Cortland West, New York

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Population in 2010: 1,356. Population change since 2000: +0.8%
Males: 668  (49.3%)
Females: 688  (50.7%)
Median resident age:  48.1 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 13045.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $68,338 (it was $50,057 in 2000)
Cortland West:

$68,338
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,942 (it was $23,666 in 2000)

Cortland West CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $156,288 (it was $111,200 in 2000)
Cortland West:

$156,288
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $195,726; Detached houses: $195,726

Median gross rent in 2012: $730.

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Cortland West races chart
  • White alone - 1,285 (94.8%)
  • Asian alone - 24 (1.8%)
  • Hispanic - 19 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 15 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 6 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cortland West: 90.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (18.3%), Italian (18.3%), German (15.0%), Irish (12.8%), United States (10.7%), Polish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 5.21 square miles.

Population density: 260 people per square mile   (very low).

Cortland West,NY real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Cortland West:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cortland West CDP:

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 62.6%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

2 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.1%
New York:  22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $5,471 (3.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,692 (1.8%)

Cortland West satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Syracuse, NY (31.7 miles , pop. 147,306).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (80.9 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (171.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Munsons Corners, NY (1.0 miles ), Cortland, NY (1.4 miles ), Cortlandville, NY (1.5 miles ), Homer, NY (1.9 miles ), Blodgett Mills, NY (2.2 miles ), Summerhill, NY (2.5 miles ), Virgil, NY (2.5 miles ), McGraw, NY (2.5 miles ).

Latitude: 42.59 N, Longitude: 76.22 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 607

Cortland West household income distribution Cortland West home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.5%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (38%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (46%)
  • Other services, except public administration (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (5%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (12%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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

Average climate in Cortland West, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cortland West-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 36.3 miles away from the Cortland West place center injured 12 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 38.3 miles away from the place center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cortland West-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 133.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 181.4 miles away from Cortland West center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 227.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 156.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.5 miles away from Cortland West center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 262.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cortland County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cortland West topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cortland West:

  • ST. JOSEPH'S - CORTLAND (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; CORTLAND, NY)
  • CORTLAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; CORTLAND, NY)
  • CORTLAND COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; CORTLAND, NY)
  • CROWN CENTER FOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CORTLAND, NY)
  • CORTLAND PARK REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CORTLAND, NY)
  • CARING COMMUNITY HOSPICE OF CORTLAND (Hospital, about 4 miles away; CORTLAND, NY)
  • GROTON COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE CTR R C F (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GROTON, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cortland West:

  • SUNY College at Cortland (about 2 miles; Cortland, NY; Full-time enrollment: 6,838)
  • Tompkins Cortland Community College (about 8 miles; Dryden, NY; FT enrollment: 3,884)
  • Cornell University (about 17 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 20,360)
  • Ithaca College (about 19 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 6,781)
  • Onondaga Community College (about 29 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 8,920)
  • Cayuga County Community College (about 30 miles; Auburn, NY; FT enrollment: 3,141)
  • SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (about 31 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 2,044)

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Notable location: Carroll Farms (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Shopping Center: Groton Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Cortland West: Ukrainian Pentecostal Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Saint Marys Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Blue Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Cortland West: Holloway Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Cortland 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 2011 was 55.0. This is better than average.

City:

55.0
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 0.588. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.588
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.6%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  78.1%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.1%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
30 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
8 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded in 2000
8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Cortland West compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cortland West CDP (based on Cortland County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.80%
Here: 32.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Church of ChristGeneral Association of Regular Baptist Churches
Adherents42.1%19.4%8.1%5.8%5.5%
Congregations13.0%22.2%7.4%5.6%9.3%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchSalvation ArmyLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents4.8%2.6%1.7%1.7%8.3%
Congregations9.3%3.7%1.9%1.9%25.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Cortland County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Cortland County:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Cortland County:

3.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
Here:

9.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.4%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Cortland County:

24.5%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.7%
State:

15.6%

5.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,145 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.16%
New York average:

5.06%

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 Tompkins County, NY  0.93% ($29,871 average AGI)
from Onondaga County, NY  0.62% ($36,000)
from Broome County, NY  0.46% ($27,725)


5.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,691 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
New York average:

5.46%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tompkins County, NY  0.91% ($35,000 average AGI)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.73% ($47,109)
to Broome County, NY  0.30% ($29,269)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cortland West:

  • WKRT (920 AM; 1 kW; CORTLAND, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHCU (870 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTKO (1470 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPIE (1160 AM; 5 kW; TRUMANSBURG, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ITHACA LTD. N.A.)
  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WINR (680 AM; 5 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WNBF (1290 AM; 9 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNSS (1260 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEBO (1330 AM; 5 kW; OWEGO, NY; Owner: TIOGA MEDIA, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cortland West:

  • WIII (99.9 FM; CORTLAND, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXHC (101.5 FM; HOMER, NY; Owner: EVES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYXL (97.3 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPHR (106.9 FM; AUBURN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSUC-FM (90.5 FM; CORTLAND, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • W240AH (95.9 FM; CORTLAND, NY; Owner: CORTLAND-HOMER CHRISTIAN RADIO ASSOC)
  • WQNY (103.7 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMHR (102.9 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W251AK (98.1 FM; NEDROW, NY; Owner: PATHWAY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WHWK (98.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCNY-FM (91.3 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: THE PUB. B/C COUNC. OF CEN. NY, INC.)
  • WYYY (94.5 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNTQ (93.1 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAAL (99.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSKG-FM (89.3 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUB.TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WMXW (103.3 FM; VESTAL, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSQG-FM (90.9 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMM. COUNCIL)
  • WSQX-FM (91.5 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CNCL.)
  • WWDG (105.1 FM; DERUYTER, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W278AH (103.5 FM; SYRACUSE, JAMESVILLE, NY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF THE FINGER LAKES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cortland West:

  • WSYT (Channel 68; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSYT LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WCNY-TV (Channel 24; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NEW YORK)
  • WSTM-TV (Channel 3; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSTM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WIXT-TV (Channel 9; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WNYS-TV (Channel 43; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RKM MEDIA, INC.)
  • WTVH (Channel 5; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WTVH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSKG-TV (Channel 46; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WICZ-TV (Channel 40; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: STAINLESS BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • W16AX (Channel 16; ITHACA, NY; Owner: WSYT LICENSEE L.P.)
  • W20BT (Channel 20; ITHACA, NY; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
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