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.
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.
Cortlandt Manor is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.87% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cortlandt Manor is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cortlandt Manor who work in management occupations (14.85%), teaching (14.46%), and office and administrative support (11.13%).
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.
The overall crime rate in Cortlandt Manor is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
In Cortlandt Manor, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 37.63 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.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Cortlandt Manor. 50.11% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Cortlandt Manor in 2010 was $48,613, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $194,452 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 17.30% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cortlandt Manor include Irish, German, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Cortlandt Manor is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.