Why Cortland County? Lots of reasons: reasonably priced real estate for immediate occupancy or greenfield development opportunities; low labor costs; a quality, motivated local and regional workforce; a central location, on a major interstate, with close proximity to some of the world’s top business markets; a professional economic development team and commitments to partnership among the county’s government entities; and location in one of the nation’s top regions for intellectual and academic excellence, to name just a few.

Business leaders also appreciate Cortland County’s superior access to rail, its reliable utilities including clean and abundant water from one of the county’s largest sole-source aquifers; and an overall community attitude that is welcoming of the business community.

Cortland County Population By Age

County Population: 49,336

2011 CensusCortland County
Under 10 Years9.8%
10 – 19 Years16.4 %
20 – 29 Years17.8%
30 – 39 Years9.5%
40 – 49 Years13.9%
50 – 59 Years13.3%
60 – 69 Years9.3%
Over 69 Years9.0%

Source: US Census Bureau, 2011

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