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A+ Cortland Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B+ Cortland Cost of Living Cost of living is 27% lower than New York
Cortland
8713% less expensive than the US average
New York
11919% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Cortland cost of living
A Cortland Crime Total crime is 4% lower than New York
Total crime
1,78835% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5635% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
19%Year over year crime is up
Cortland crime
D Cortland Employment Household income is 29% lower than New York
Median household income
$43,14922% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$20,22832% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%36% lower than the US average
Cortland employment
F Cortland Housing Home value is 66% lower than New York
Median home value
$96,20048% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$69427% lower than the US average
Home ownership
47%26% lower than the US average
Cortland real estate or Cortland rentals
F Cortland Schools HS graduation rate is 3% higher than New York
High school grad. rates
84%2% higher than the US average
School test scores
35%29% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Cortland K-12 schools or Cortland colleges

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Compare Cortland, NY Livability To Other Cities

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Cortland, New York is Like a Year-Round Resort Town!

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I live in Cortland, New York, and I would never move! It is a beautiful place to enjoy all four seasons of the year. This charming town is nestled in the best area of Upstate New York. The place is filled with natural beauty and nature at its best! I love to go apple picking in Cortland. Many of the farms are family owned, and they are filled with fresh produce and luscious baked goods. There are parks in town with plenty of outdoor activities, such as Yaman Park. It's a great place to go swimming, skating, or just for a picnic and a hike!

There are many opportunities to find work here. The homes are beautifully maintained, and they are set on large, lush grounds. I love shopping in the area stores, especially Save-A-Lot and the Food Bag. There are plenty of restaurants with every cuisine you could ever imagine! The pride of ownership and community is so evident here.
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Source: The Cortland, NY data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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