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People

Total Population 527
Male Share of the Population 48%
Female Share of the Population 52%
Senior Citizens 14.2%
Employed Population 16+ 267
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 65.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.7%
Median Earnings25+ $43,523
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $46,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,750

Wealth

Median Family Income $64,063
% Above Poverty Level 89.8%
% Below Poverty Level 10.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 4.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 20.9%
Median Gross Rent $641
Median House Value $119,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.2%
US/American 0%
English 7%
Irish 15.4%

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

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

Notes:

  • 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
Station LINCOLN AP
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

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)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clatonia 323 $65,750
Firth 550 $67,750
Hallam 233 $74,500
Hickman 1,888 $80,250
Sprague 142 $77,500

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

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