Cortlandt Manor, NY

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Living in Cortlandt Manor

Cortlandt Manor is a medium-sized town located in the state of New York. With a population of 21,854 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 86.82% 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 (15.24%), teaching (10.61%), and sales jobs (10.05%).

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.

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.

One downside of living in Cortlandt Manor is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Cortlandt Manor, the average commute to work is 37.55 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Cortlandt Manor use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Cortlandt Manor‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the train. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Cortlandt Manor. 50.49% 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 2018 was $56,246, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $224,984 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 21.97% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cortlandt Manor include Italian, Irish, German, Polish, and English.

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