Cumberland, MD

Census Place

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2022 Population
19,041
0.0683% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ben Cardin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Van Hollen
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
41.8
2.7% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
21.8%
9.58% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$45,915
5.07% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$119,500
13.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
7,220
0.879% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Cumberland, MD had a population of 19k people with a median age of 41.8 and a median household income of $45,915. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Cumberland, MD grew from 19,028 to 19,041, a 0.0683% increase and its median household income grew from $43,699 to $45,915, a 5.07% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cumberland, MD are White (Non-Hispanic) (87.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.29%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.26%), White (Hispanic) (1.29%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.835%).

None of the households in Cumberland, MD reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.7% of the residents in Cumberland, MD are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Cumberland, MD are Allegany College of Maryland (566 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Cumberland, MD was $119,500, and the homeownership rate was 59.1%.

Most people in Cumberland, MD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20 minutes. The average car ownership in Cumberland, MD was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Cumberland, MD is home to a population of 19k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.99% of Cumberland, MD residents were born outside of the country (378 people).

In 2022, there were 16.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.6k people) in Cumberland, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.01k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 811 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.7%
2022 Citizenship
99.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.7% of Cumberland, MD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Cumberland, MD was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Cumberland, MD
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    16.6k ± 313
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.01k ± 176
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    811 ± 151
2.26%
Hispanic Population
431 people

In 2022, there were 16.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.6k people) in Cumberland, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.01k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 811 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.26% of the people in Cumberland, MD are hispanic (431 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    115,960 ± 8,281 people
  2. India
    61,668 ± 6,066 people
  3. Nigeria
    45,887 ± 5,240 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Maryland was El Salvador, the natal country of 115,960 Maryland residents, followed by India with 61,668 and Nigeria with 45,887.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.99%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
378 people
1.99%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
379 people

As of 2022, 1.99% of Cumberland, MD residents (378 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Cumberland, MD was 1.99%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    499 ± 131
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    228 ± 109
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    207 ± 122

Cumberland, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.19 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Cumberland, MD employs 7.22k people. The largest industries in Cumberland, MD are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,325 people), Retail Trade (982 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (654 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($87,000), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($83,264), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($57,546).

Males in Maryland have an average income that is 1.24 times higher than the average income of females, which is $77,266. The income inequality in Maryland (measured using the Gini index) is 0.454, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

7.22k
2022 Value
± 567
−0.879%
1 Year decline
± 11.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Cumberland, MD declined at a rate of −0.879%, from 7.28k employees to 7.22k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cumberland, MD, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,155 people), Management Occupations (679 people), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (462 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cumberland, MD.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

7.22k
2022 Value
± 567
−0.879%
1 Year decline
± 11.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Cumberland, MD declined at a rate of −0.879%, from 7.28k employees to 7.22k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cumberland, MD, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,325 people), Retail Trade (982 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (654 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cumberland, MD, though some of these residents may live in Cumberland, MD and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$40,197
Median earning men ± $4,563
$31,531
Median earning women ± $2,569

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($111,500), Public Administration ($61,548), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($58,988).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($65,179), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,429), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($41,500).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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0.617%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.69M people employed in Maryland. This represents a 0.617% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Maryland.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Maryland went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 65.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (32.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.1%).

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing the state of Maryland. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Maryland is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Maryland

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Ben Cardin
Senator from Maryland1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Chris Van Hollen
Senator from Maryland3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing Maryland.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Maryland over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Maryland

Maryland is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Maryland have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Cumberland, MD awarded 566 degrees. The student population of Cumberland, MD in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 790 male students and 1,788 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Cumberland, MD are White (472 and 84.7%), followed by Black or African American (50 and 8.98%), Two or More Races (16 and 2.87%), and Hispanic or Latino (12 and 2.15%).

The largest universities in Cumberland, MD by number of degrees awarded are Allegany College of Maryland (566 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Cumberland, MD are Registered Nursing (121 and 21.4%), Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (89 and 15.7%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (41 and 7.24%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 2,578 students enrolled in Cumberland, MD, 30.6% men and 69.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,065 records, of which 70.7% were women and 29.3% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Cumberland, MD was Registered Nursing with 121 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
566 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Allegany College of Maryland with 566 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 139 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Cumberland, MD, which is 0.326 times less than the 427 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 472 degrees mean that there were 9.44 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 50 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($7,860) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($860) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,540) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.12% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.05% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.2M), Bachelors Degree (1.04M), and Some college (961k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Cumberland, MD was $119,500 in 2022, which is 0.424 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $105,700 to $119,500, a 13.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Cumberland, MD is 59.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Cumberland, MD have an average commute time of 20 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Cumberland, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Cumberland, MD is $45,915. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Cumberland, MD was Census Tract 6 with a value of $48,607, followed by Census Tract 11 and Census Tract 7, with respective values of $43,000 and $36,090.

Property

$119,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,352
$4,934
Median Property Taxes
±$490

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Cumberland, MD the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Cumberland, MD compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

59.1%
Homeownership
2022
60.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 59.1% of the housing units in Cumberland, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 57%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 6
  2. Census Tract 11
  3. Census Tract 7

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cumberland, MD was Census Tract 6 with a value of $48,607, followed by Census Tract 11 and Census Tract 7, with respective values of $43,000 and $36,090.

The following map shows all of the places in Cumberland, MD colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$45,915
Median Household Income
± $3,498
8.34k
Number of Households
± 607

In 2022, the median household income of the 8.34k households in Cumberland, MD grew to $45,915 from the previous year's value of $43,699.

The following chart displays the households in Cumberland, MD distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Cumberland, MD is from Maryland.
0.454
2022 Wage GINI in Maryland
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Maryland

In 2022, the income inequality in Maryland was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.498% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Maryland was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Maryland in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.5%)
  2. Carpooled (10.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.11%)

In 2022, 77.5% of workers in Cumberland, MD drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.6%) and those who worked at home (7.11%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

20 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cumberland, MD have a shorter commute time (20 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.25% of the workforce in Cumberland, MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Cumberland, MD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Cumberland, MD have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

21.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cumberland, MD (3.95k out of 18.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Cumberland, MD is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

97% of the population of Cumberland, MD has health coverage, with 31.9% on employee plans, 33.9% on Medicaid, 15.9% on Medicare, 13.3% on non-group plans, and 2.02% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Allegany County, MD see 1717 patients per year on average, which represents a 4% increase from the previous year (1651 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1347 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 306 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,717 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Allegany County, MD

Primary care physicians in Allegany County, MD see an average of 1,717 patients per year. This represents a 4% increase from the previous year (1,651 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Allegany County, MD in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.9% under 18 years, 19.3% between 18 and 34 years, 35.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.01%
Uninsured
31.9%
Employer Coverage
33.9%
Medicaid
15.9%
Medicare
13.3%
Non-Group
2.02%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cumberland, MD declined by 33.2% from 4.51% to 3.01%.

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