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Population in 2012: 2,171 (90% urban, 10% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.9%
 

Males: 1,012  (46.7%)
Females: 1,159  (53.3%)

Median resident age:  38.2 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 40823.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $21,030 (it was $15,929 in 2000)
Cumberland:

$21,030
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,526

Cumberland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $49,025 (it was $37,400 in 2000)
Cumberland:

$49,025
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $49,373; Detached houses: $50,909; Townhouses or other attached units: $135,160; In 2-unit structures: $60,929; Mobile homes: $27,487

Median gross rent in 2012: $407.

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  • White alone - 2,110 (94.3%)
  • Black alone - 73 (3.3%)
  • Two or more races - 26 (1.2%)
  • Hispanic - 27 (1.2%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.04%)

Races in Cumberland detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cumberland: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (46.0%), English (10.4%), Irish (6.2%), French (3.1%), German (2.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1917

Elevation: 1440 feet

Land area: 4.58 square miles.

Population density: 474 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Cumberland:

  • High school or higher: 67.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 12.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cumberland city:

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 5.4%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 13.6%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Cumberland, Kentucky as of December 17, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Cumberland to the number of sex offenders is 2,171 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $700 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $358 (0.7%)

Cumberland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (56.0 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (110.2 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (419.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Benham, KY (1.4 miles ), Lynch, KY (2.0 miles ), Upper Clover, KY (2.7 miles) , Eolia, KY (3.0 miles) , Keokee, VA (3.1 miles ), Daisy, KY (3.1 miles) , Poor Fork, KY (3.3 miles) , Blackey, KY (3.4 miles) .

Latitude: 36.98 N, Longitude: 82.99 W

Area code: 606

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Crime rates in Cumberland by Year
Type 2005 2006 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1001012
per 100,000 42.20.00.043.00.044.489.8
Robberies 0001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.043.00.00.00.0
Assaults 2820262
per 100,000 84.4340.788.30.085.9266.489.8
Burglaries 1181012102116
per 100,000 463.9340.7441.5515.7429.4932.5718.8
Thefts 11164214911
per 100,000 463.9681.4176.685.9601.1399.6494.2
Auto thefts 0022212
per 100,000 0.00.088.385.985.944.489.8
Arson 00N/A0000
per 100,000 0.00.0N/A0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 283.6) 105.8124.165.397.581.3180.7173.9

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Crime rate in Cumberland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.14
Kentucky average:

1.88

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Cumberland, Kentucky accommodation, waste management, health care - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

17.2%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -554 (-17.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (47%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Public administration (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Extraction workers (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Cumberland-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/9/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 45.0 miles away from the Cumberland city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/18/1995, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 25.9 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cumberland-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 99.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 97.9 miles away from Cumberland center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 94.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 57.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 60.9 miles away from Cumberland center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 9.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Harlan County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Fires: 2, Freeze: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Rebecca Caudill - Appalachian author.


Hospital/medical center in Cumberland:

  • TRI-CITIES NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 19101 US HIGHWAY 119 NORTH)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Cumberland:

  • LETCHER MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WHITESBURG, KY)
  • WELLMONT LONESOME PINE HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, about 15 miles away; BIG STONE GAP, VA)
  • HERITAGE HALL BIG STONE GAP (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BIG STONE GAP, VA)

Political contributions by individuals in Cumberland, KY

College/University in Cumberland:

  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 1,943; Location: 700 College Rd; Public; Website: www.southeast.kctcs.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cumberland:

  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 47 miles; Harrogate, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,182)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 47 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 3,537)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 51 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,306)
  • Walters State Community College (about 55 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 3,878)
  • Tusculum College (about 57 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 58 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 11,642)
  • Morehead State University (about 88 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 5,875)

Public high school in Cumberland:

Private high school in Cumberland:

  • VICTORY RD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 70; Location: 183 VICTORY RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Cumberland:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • the tri cities (cumberland,lynch,and benham)is a very small area.Everyone knows everyone and they are very friendly. (most of the time) Most of the men are coal miners and most of the women work at Reginas Big Top (resturaunt) or they work for the tassty freeze. There are about 5 resteraunts in cumberland; Hardies, subway,riginas,tasty freeze,pizza hut. If you get into trouble everyone finds out within an hour.

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Notable locations in Cumberland: Cumberland Fire Department Station 3 (A), Cumberland Fire Department Station 1 (B), Cumberland Fire Department Station 2 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Drift Branch (A), Big Cove Branch (B), Cloverlick Creek (C), Perkins Branch (D), Smith Branch (E), Looney Creek (F), Laurel Branch (G), Brown Branch (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Cumberland: Kingdom Come State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Plaza Motel (18855 North USHighway 119), Cumberland Motel (2203 East Main Street).

 
Harlan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM10 Ozone  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 28.5. This is about average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
City:

28.5
U.S.:

25.6
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 15.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.2
U.S.:

11.7

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cumberland and their reported violations in the past:

CUMBERLAND MUNICIPAL WATER WORKS (Population served: 3864, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In APR-2003. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-31-2003), St Public Notif requested (MAY-31-2003), St Public Notif received (JUL-16-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-21-2003)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAR-2003. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2003), St Formal NOV issued (APR-30-2003), St Public Notif received (JUN-17-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-21-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-21-2004), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-21-2004), St Public Notif received (JUN-08-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and JUL-09-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2001)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-01-2001 and JUL-09-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2001)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-1998. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-1998), St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-1998)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-1998. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-15-1998), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-04-1998)
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
KINGDOM COME STATE PARK (Population served: 250, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2005), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2005)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2002. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2002), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-31-2002), St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2002), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-30-2002), St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2002), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2002), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2002), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-30-2002), St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-2002), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-31-2002), St Public Notif requested (2 times from DEC-31-2002 to JAN-31-2003), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-31-2003)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2001. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2001), St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2001), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-30-2001)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-1997. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-19-1997), St Public Notif requested (JUN-19-1997), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-1997), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-1997)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-1997. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-23-1997), St Public Notif requested (MAY-23-1997), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-1997), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-1997)
  • 3 minor monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 39.0%
(39.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.2% for Black residents, 22.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.4%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.1%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cumberland, KY

84 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
82 people in nursing homes in 2000

Cumberland compared to Kentucky state average:

Cumberland, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Cumberland (2011 data):

  • Commercial Bank: Main Street Branch at 1701 East Main Street, branch established on 1915/01/01. Info updated 2008/09/25: Bank assets: $807.9 mil, Deposits: $626.4 mil, headquarters in Harrogate, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Unified Shares, Llc
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Cumberland Ky Branch at 1202 East Main Street, branch established on 1936/05/16. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cumberland, Kentucky:

  • Cumberland Motel, 2203 E Main St, Cumberland, KY 40823 , Phone: (606) 589-2123
  • Koal Town Motel, US 119, Cumberland, KY 40823 , Phone: (606) 589-2123
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cumberland, Kentucky

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Cumberland travel time to work - commute


Cumberland mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (71%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cumberland city (based on Harlan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.44%
Here49.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)United Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ East District Association of Primitive Baptist
Adherents62.3%11.2%9.8%4.4%2.0%
Congregations43.7%12.6%9.7%5.8%1.9%
NameChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents1.8%1.7%1.3%1.1%4.3%
Congregations6.8%2.9%2.9%1.0%12.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Harlan County:

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Harlan County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Harlan County:

4.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Harlan County:

29.8%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

21.0%
State:

15.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$8,285
Police Protection - Officers 5$10,182$24,4370$0
Firefighters 0$0 14$1,610
Solid Waste Management 8$10,733$16,1000$0
Totals for Government 13$20,915$19,30620$9,895

Cumberland government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • General - Interest on Debt: $33,000 ($15.20)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $0 ($0.00)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $151,000 ($69.55)

Cumberland government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,514,000 ($1157.99)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,005,000 ($462.92)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $70,000 ($32.24)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $2,402,000 ($1106.40)
    Other, NEC: $899,000 ($414.09)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $112,000 ($51.59)
    Other, NEC: $36,000 ($16.58)

3.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,572 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.72%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Letcher County, KY  0.23% ($29,947 average AGI)
from Bell County, KY  0.22% ($25,944)
from Fayette County, KY  0.21% ($11,588)


3.70% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,387 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.70%
Kentucky average:

6.74%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Madison County, KY  0.28% ($16,478 average AGI)
to Fayette County, KY  0.26% ($23,905)
to Bell County, KY  0.23% ($36,158)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cumberland:

  • WCPM (1280 AM; 1 kW; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTCW (920 AM; 4 kW; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WFSR (970 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPAY)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WNVA (1350 AM; 5 kW; NORTON, VA; Owner: RADIO-WISE, INC.)
  • WKIC (1390 AM; 5 kW; HAZARD, KY)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEZC (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEON, KY; Owner: JESUS COMMUNICATION ILNC.)
  • WSWV (1570 AM; 2 kW; PENNINGTON GAP, VA; Owner: IBS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WHLN (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cumberland:

  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WXKQ-FM (103.9 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WTUK (105.1 FM; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEKH (90.9 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)
  • WZQQ (97.9 FM; HYDEN, KY; Owner: LESLIE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJMD (104.7 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: HAZARD BROADCASTING SERVICES)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • WPKE-FM (103.1 FM; COAL RUN, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRZK (95.9 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: MURRAY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WNVA-FM (106.3 FM; NORTON, VA; Owner: RADIO WISE, INC.)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cumberland:

  • W24BT (Channel 24; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W31BU (Channel 31; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BQ (Channel 53; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W69ED (Channel 69; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKHA (Channel 35; HAZARD, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAPM-CA (Channel 9; LYNCH/BENHAM, KY; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W26BK (Channel 26; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W16BI (Channel 16; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WAGV (Channel 44; HARLAN, KY; Owner: LIVING FAITH MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W20BO (Channel 20; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Cumberland, Kentucky:
  • Fatal accident count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 24
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Kentucky average:
  • Fatal accident count: 71
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 112
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 19
  • Fatalities: 78
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 192
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 7

See more detailed statistics of Cumberland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here



FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 5163 State Park (Lat: 36.647667 Lon: -85.292528), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: KNKN666, Licensee ID: L00128694
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: New Cingular Wireless Pcs, LLC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • KELLYE ABERNATHY, 1 Miles, 89 Degrees (Lat: 36.979444 Lon: -83.025278), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 74.7 m
    Registrant: 9727338172, , 17330 PRESTON ROAD, STE 100A
  • 1 Mi N Of Lynch On Looney Ridge (Lat: 36.979167 Lon: -82.922222), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 2024675700, , 1150 CONNECTICUT AVE STE 1000
  • 1 Miles, 89 Degrees (Lat: 36.979444 Lon: -83.025278), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 74.7 m
    Registrant: 5023297601, , 1650 LYNDON FARMS CT.
  • 1 Miles, 89 Degrees (Lat: 36.979444 Lon: -83.025278), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 74.7 m
    Registrant: 2024675700, Linda.Hartman@koteen.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVENUE SUITE 1000

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • State Hwy Garage (Lat: 36.986472 Lon: -82.957389), Call Sign: WGC667
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.060 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/2004, Expiration Date: 05/31/2014
    Registrant: Kentucky, Commonwealth Of, 1239 Wilkinson Blvd, Frankfort, KY 40622, Phone: (502) 564-3820, Fax: (502) 564-3825, Email:
  • Near Big Black Mountain Forrestry Tower 6.75 Mi Se (Lat: 36.913972 Lon: -82.894056), Call Sign: KEC889, Licensee ID: L00001846
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.300 MHz, 453.300 MHz, 453.600 MHz, 453.600 MHz, 453.900 MHz, 453.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/22/1998, Expiration Date: 04/07/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/27/2002
    Registrant: Kentucky, Commonwealth Of, 1240 Louisville Rd, Frankfort, KY 40601
  • Clover Lick Road (Lat: 36.945250 Lon: -83.000472), Call Sign: WQOM839
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.615 MHz, 160.050 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/21/2011, Expiration Date: 11/21/2021, Certifier: Charles Whitley
    Registrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 36.973694 Lon: -82.987389, Call Sign: KIY810, Licensee ID: L00920690
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.050 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/27/1964, Expiration Date: 08/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/19/2005
    Registrant: Cumberland City Broadcasting, Inc., 101 Keller Street, Cumberland, KY 40823

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • 10-10 BIGBLK, Big Black Lookout Tower 6 3/4 Mi Se Of (Lat: 36.914583 Lon: -82.893917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQHB821
    Assigned Frequencies: 6788.75 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/22/2007, Expiration Date: 06/22/2017, Certifier: William F Hays
    Registrant: Kentucky Emergency Warning System, 85 State Police Road, London, KY 40741, Phone: (502) 564-5397, Fax: (502) 564-6726, Email:
  • STATION, Big Black Lookout Tower 6 3/4 Mi Se Of (Lat: 36.913972 Lon: -82.894028), Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WEE415
    Assigned Frequencies: 2194.40 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/01/2009, Expiration Date: 11/28/2019, Cancellation Date: 06/18/2012
    Registrant: Kentucky Emergency Warning System, 85 State Police Road, London, KY 40741, Phone: (502) 564-5397, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cumberland)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 738KH , Serial Number: 17270034, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 12/20/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, , Cumberland, KY 40823



Most common first names in Cumberland, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5573.3 years
James5069.8 years
William3875.1 years
Charles3168.9 years
Mary2578.2 years
George2467.8 years
Robert2269.2 years
Henry1974.5 years
Martha1877.3 years
Joe1575.1 years
Most common last names in Cumberland, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Creech4373.4 years
Hall4374.2 years
Cornett3873.2 years
Lewis3569.1 years
Fields3369.4 years
Smith2973.1 years
Gilliam2878.0 years
Shepherd2671.6 years
Boggs2670.5 years
Halcomb2569.2 years
Businesses in Cumberland, KY
NameCountNameCount
GNC1Pizza Hut1
H&R Block1Rite Aid1
Hardee's1Subway1

Cumberland on our top lists:

  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Drugs and druggists' sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales and related occupations:"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
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