What are the odds that you'll be safer in Cortland, NY compared to other areas of New York, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Cortland, NY safer than 79% when compared to other New York cities, and 67% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in New York, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Cortland, NY. At this time, Cortland, NY sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.