Cortland County vs. Onondaga County

Cortland County (NY)Onondaga County (NY)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)47,823461,809
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)-3.0%-1.1%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)49,294467,064
Population, Census, April 1, 201049,336467,026
Persons under 5 years, percent5.3%5.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent19.3%21.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent16.5%17.0%
Female persons, percent51.1%51.8%
White alone, percent94.6%80.0%
Black or African American alone, percent2.0%11.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.4%0.9%
Asian alone, percent1.1%3.9%
Two or More Races, percent1.9%3.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent2.7%5.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent92.5%76.6%
Veterans, 2014-20182,77225,410
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20182.0%7.9%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)20,805209,347
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201866.2%64.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$118,100$142,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,270$1,385
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$570$566
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$764$852
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201328.9%32.1%
Building permits, 201893519
Households, 2014-201817,685185,624
Persons per household, 2014-20182.522.40
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201885.5%85.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-20183.3%10.8%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201885.0%87.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201871.6%79.0%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201890.7%90.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201826.9%35.5%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20189.2%9.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent4.2%5.0%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201861.8%62.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201858.5%58.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)100,992918,710
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)231,6224,379,192
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)711,3737,575,967
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)694,4016,916,005
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$14,036$14,814
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201820.920.0
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$54,489$59,225
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$26,979$32,678
Persons in poverty, percent16.9%13.7%
Total employer establishments, 20171,02911,714
Total employment, 201715,006217,471
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)508,5469,826,573
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017-3.0%-0.6%
Total nonemployer establishments, 20172,36828,931
All firms, 20123,06334,682
Men-owned firms, 20121,86720,192
Women-owned firms, 201282111,094
Minority-owned firms, 20121084,566
Nonminority-owned firms, 20122,81428,496
Veteran-owned firms, 20124903,061
Nonveteran-owned firms, 20122,34029,617
Black-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%4.1%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.6%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%3.3%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%2.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%28.6%
Population per square mile, 201098.9600.0
Land area in square miles, 2010498.76778.39

Source: United States Census Bureau

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