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Cortlandt Manor, NY
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Cortlandt Manor profile

Living in Cortlandt Manor

Cortlandt Manor is a medium-sized town located in the state of New York. With a population of 23,238 people and five associated neighborhoods, Cortlandt Manor is the 73rd largest community in New York.

Housing costs in Cortlandt Manor are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New York.

Of important note, Cortlandt Manor is also a town of artists. Cortlandt Manor has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Cortlandt Manor’s character.

Also of interest is that Cortlandt Manor has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 15.82% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Cortlandt Manor is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Cortlandt Manor a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Cortlandt Manor has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Cortlandt Manor’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

In Cortlandt Manor, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 37.21 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

For the size of the town, public transportation in Cortlandt Manor is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the train. For Cortlandt Manor, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

If knowledge is power, Cortlandt Manor is a pretty powerful place. 50.28% of the adults in Cortlandt Manor have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Cortlandt Manor in 2018 was $59,583, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $238,332 for a family of four.

Cortlandt Manor is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Cortlandt Manor home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cortlandt Manor residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Cortlandt Manor also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.44% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cortlandt Manor include Italian, Irish, German, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Cortlandt Manor is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.