Cortland, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 7,550 housing units in Cortland. This represents a 3.7% growth from 7,279 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 7,550 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Cortland is about 43.7%. Cortland's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.3%. Average household size is 2.28 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Cortland were built after 1939.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.90%
One Bedroom21.30%
Two Bedrooms25.50%
Three Bedrooms31.70%
Four Bedrooms13.70%
Five Bedrooms or more4.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.49
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$71,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$63,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.12
Median year structure was built1942
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$361

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage5.10%
Home Equity Loan7%
Simple Mortgage53%
Debt Free34.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.7%