Cortland, Ohio

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Cortland, Ohio
City
Location of Cortland in Ohio
Location of Cortland in Ohio
Location of Cortland in Trumbull County
Location of Cortland in Trumbull County
Coordinates: 41°19′50″N 80°43′18″W / 41.33056°N 80.72167°W / 41.33056; -80.72167Coordinates: 41°19′50″N 80°43′18″W / 41.33056°N 80.72167°W / 41.33056; -80.72167
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyTrumbull
Government
 • MayorJames Woofter
Area[1]
 • Total4.25 sq mi (11.01 km2)
 • Land4.25 sq mi (11.01 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation1,024 ft (312 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total7,104
 • Estimate (2012[3])7,041
 • Density1,671.5/sq mi (645.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code44410
Area code(s)234/330
FIPS code39-18812[4]
GNIS feature ID1056839[5]
Websitehttp://www.cityofcortland.org

Cortland is a city in Trumbull County, Ohio, United States located on the eastern shore of Mosquito Creek Reservoir. Walnut Run is the creek that runs through town. The population was 7,104 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area. Cortland became a village in 1874 with the construction of a railroad depot. It became a city in 1980 when its population exceeded 5,000 people.

The area was once known as Baconsburg, after Samuel Bacon, who built a sawmill and several buildings in the area during the early 19th century.

The current mayor of Cortland is James Woofter.[6]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.25 square miles (11.01 km2), all land.[1] According to the City of Cortland webpage, Cortland is located in the heart of Trumbull County, adjacent to Mosquito Reservoir and State Park. State highways 5 and 46 are both accessible through the city. We are also a short distance from Interstate 80 via State Route 11.[7]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880616
189069713.1%
1900620−11.0%
1910612−1.3%
192075022.5%
193094025.3%
19401,0147.9%
19501,25924.2%
19601,95755.4%
19702,52529.0%
19805,01198.5%
19905,66613.1%
20006,83020.5%
20107,1044.0%
Est. 20176,800[8]−4.3%
Sources:[9][10][11][12][13][4][14]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 7,104 people, 3,010 households, and 2,032 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,671.5 inhabitants per square mile (645.4/km2). There were 3,211 housing units at an average density of 755.5 per square mile (291.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.0% White, 1.2% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.

There were 3,010 households of which 29.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.3% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.5% were non-families. 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.86.

The median age in the city was 44.4 years. 22% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.3% were from 25 to 44; 30.7% were from 45 to 64; and 18.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.0% male and 53.0% female.

Trumbull County, where The City of Cortland is located, has been recognized in the 2000 census as the 3rd highest divorce rate, by county, in the United States. It also touts itself as a pioneer in DUI per capita. Unrelated, the weather is cloud cover 308 of the 365 days per year.

2000 census[edit]

As of 2000, there were 6,830 people, 2,738 households, and 1,968 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,524.8 people per square mile (588.6/km²). There were 2,899 housing units at an average density of 647.2 per square mile (249.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.61% White, 0.94% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.12% from other races, and 0.83% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.75% of the population.

There were 2,738 households out of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.5% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.1% were non-families. 24.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 27.9% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $50,941 and the median income for a family was $62,441. Males had a median income of $50,739 versus $28,320 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,972. About 4.6% of families and 5.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.3% of those under age 18 and 3.0% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Lakeview Local Schools operates one elementary school, one middle school, and one high school (Lakeview High School).[15]

Cortland has a public library, a branch of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library.[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. Retrieved 2013-01-06.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06.
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2013-06-17.
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ "Mayor's Office". Archived from the original on 2011-11-24. Retrieved 2012-01-04.
  7. ^ [1]
  8. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved May 26, 2018.
  9. ^ "Population of Civil Divisions Less than Counties" (PDF). Statistics of the Population of the United States at the Tenth Census. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 28 November 2013.
  10. ^ "Population: Ohio" (PDF). 1910 U.S. Census. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 28 November 2013.
  11. ^ "Population: Ohio" (PDF). 1930 US Census. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 28 November 2013.
  12. ^ "Number of Inhabitants: Ohio" (PDF). 18th Census of the United States. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013.[dead link]
  13. ^ "Ohio: Population and Housing Unit Counts" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
  14. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 17 June 2013. Retrieved 25 November 2013.
  15. ^ "Homepage". Lakeview Local Schools. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  16. ^ "Locations". Warren-Trumbull County Public Library. Retrieved 3 March 2018.

External links[edit]