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People

Total Population 4,323
Male Share of the Population 49.3%
Female Share of the Population 50.7%
Senior Citizens 2.7%
Employed Population 16+ 2,004
Age of the Population 30

Families

% of people married 51.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 31.6%
Median Earnings25+ $40,822
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $37,868
Median Earnings With High School Degree $39,280

Wealth

Median Family Income $77,757
% Above Poverty Level 89.8%
% Below Poverty Level 10.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 12.3%
Median Gross Rent $983
Median House Value $147,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.3%
US/American 0%
English 5.9%
Irish 22.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Cortland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles W of Elgin, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 53 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County De Kalb
Standard Zip Codes 60112
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.92
Longitude -88.69

Cortland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station DE KALB
Distance 4.9 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 27 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Station ROCHELLE
Distance 19.4 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches
Station PAW PAW 2 NW
Distance 21.3 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
DeKalb 43,483 $57,508

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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1907 SOMONAUK ROAD
Cortland, Illinois
(815) 756-7274
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