Cortland, Nebraska

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Cortland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles S of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 65 miles SW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Gage
Standard Zip Codes 68331
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.505
Longitude -96.705

Cortland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station BEATRICE 1 N
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 34 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 90 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 30.5 inches
Station CRETE
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 35 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 29 inches
Distance 22.9 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 28.3 inches
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Cortland Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 488 100%
Male 251 51.4%
Female 237 48.6%
Under 18 126 25.8%
18+ 362 74.2%
65+ 75 15.4%
Median Age 37.1
Average Family Size 2.89
White 482 98.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 5 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.4%

Estimated Cortland Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 492
Growth 4
Growth % 0.8%

Cortland Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 56.8%
English 9.3%
US/American 6.3%
Czech 5.5%
Irish 4.5%
French (except Basque) 3%
Scotch-Irish 2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.5%
Dutch 1.5%
Swedish 1.5%
Swiss 1.5%
Danish 1.3%
French Canadian 1.3%
Polish 1%
Welsh 1%
Italian 0.8%
Norwegian 0.5%
Canadian 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Cortland, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Highland (68331)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Cortland 488 $47,000
Clatonia 275 $38,929
Firth 564 $52,083
Hallam 276 $45,156
Hickman 1,084 $49,583
Sprague 146 $40,000
Wilber 1,761 $45,556
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