Cortlandt Manor, NY


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Cortlandt Manor is a medium-sized town located in the state of New York. With a population of 24,167 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Cortlandt Manor is the 72nd largest community in New York.

Cortlandt Manor home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Cortlandt Manor real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Cortlandt Manor is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.44% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cortlandt Manor is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cortlandt Manor who work in management occupations (14.09%), teaching (13.91%), and office and administrative support (12.02%).

Overall, Cortlandt Manor’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

In Cortlandt Manor, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.95 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.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Cortlandt Manor is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the train helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Cortlandt Manor area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

Cortlandt Manor is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 48.47% of adults in Cortlandt Manor have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Cortlandt Manor in 2010 was $47,755, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $191,020 for a family of four.

Cortlandt Manor is a very 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 15.20% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cortlandt Manor include Irish, German, Polish, and English.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Cortlandt Manor's cultural character, accounting for 15.23% of the town’s population.

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