Cumberland, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 1,998 (90% urban, 10% rural).
Population change since 2000: -23.5%
 
Males: 946  (47.4%)
Females: 1,052  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

40.1 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 40823.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $21,133 (it was $15,929 in 2000)
Cumberland:

$21,133
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $14,114 (it was $9,835 in 2000)

Cumberland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $47,723 (it was $37,400 in 2000)
Cumberland:

$47,723
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $55,959; detached houses: $57,941; mobile homes: $30,481

Median gross rent in 2017: $374.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cumberland: 75.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 43.8%
(43.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 64.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Cumberland, KY (2010)
    • 2,11094.3%White alone
    • 733.3%Black alone
    • 261.2%Two or more races
    • 271.2%Hispanic
    • 10.04%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Cumberland, Kentucky as of September 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cumberland is 231 to 1.


Crime rates in Cumberland by year

Type

2005

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(42.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.4)
2
(89.8)
1
(46.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.1)
1
(49.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(84.4)
8
(340.7)
2
(88.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(85.9)
6
(266.4)
2
(89.8)
5
(232.5)
4
(185.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.1)
1
(49.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
11
(463.9)
8
(340.7)
10
(441.5)
12
(515.7)
10
(429.4)
21
(932.5)
16
(718.8)
3
(139.5)
3
(139.1)
2
(94.4)
1
(48.1)
7
(344.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(463.9)
16
(681.4)
4
(176.6)
2
(85.9)
14
(601.1)
9
(399.6)
11
(494.2)
5
(232.5)
6
(278.2)
3
(141.6)
11
(529.4)
3
(147.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(88.3)
2
(85.9)
2
(85.9)
1
(44.4)
2
(89.8)
1
(46.5)
3
(139.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(96.2)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.1)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)101.6119.362.793.778.1173.6167.1120.469.112.356.354.6

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City-data.com crime index in Cumberland, KY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.56
Kentucky average:

1.65
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Ancestries: American (31.3%), Irish (5.8%), German (5.3%), English (2.2%), Italian (2.2%), Scottish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1917

Elevation: 1440 feet

Land area: 4.58 square miles.

Population density: 437 people per square mile   (low).

Cumberland, Kentucky map

5 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $682 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $390 (0.9%)

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: 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

Distribution of median household income in Cumberland, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cumberland, KY in 2017
Cumberland satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.4%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Historical population in Cumberland, KY
Historical housing units in Cumberland, KY
Most common industries in Cumberland, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (21.9%)
  • Health care (13.5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (8.7%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (16.7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (16.4%)
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Public administration (11.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (2.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (27.8%)
  • Health care (27.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (3.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (2.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (2.6%)
Most common occupations in Cumberland, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Extraction workers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Extraction workers (7.9%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (9.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)

Average climate in Cumberland, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Cumberland, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.6. This is about average.

City:

62.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.94. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.94
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Cumberland-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 69% 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 near Kentucky state average. It is 79% 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 the city 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 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 286.7 miles away from Cumberland center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Harlan County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Landslides: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cumberland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Cumberland:

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

Other hospitals and medical centers near Cumberland:

  • LETCHER MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WHITESBURG, KY)
  • WELLMONT LONESOME PINE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; BIG STONE GAP, VA)
  • HERITAGE HALL BIG STONE GAP (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BIG STONE GAP, VA)
  • HERITAGE HALL HEALTH CARE II (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BIG STONE GAP, VA)

Heliports located in Cumberland:

College/University in Cumberland:

  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 2,196; Location: 700 College Rd; Public; Website: www.southeast.kctcs.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Cumberland:

  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 21 miles; Hazard, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,087)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 47 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 47 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 4,480)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 51 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)
  • King University (about 54 miles; Bristol, TN; FT enrollment: 2,472)
  • Walters State Community College (about 55 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • Tusculum College (about 58 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)

Private high school in Cumberland:

  • VICTORY RD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 47, Location: 183 VICTORY RD, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Cumberland:

See full list of schools located in Cumberland

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.

Points of interest:

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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 US Highway 119), Cumberland Motel (2203 East Main Street).

Birthplace of: Rebecca Caudill - Appalachian author.

Harlan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

CUMBERLAND MUNICIPAL WATER WORKS (Population served: 3,478, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-05-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-08-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2011), St Civil Case filed (2 times from JUL-06-2012 to FEB-13-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-12-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAY-12-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-08-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2011), St Civil Case filed (2 times from JUL-06-2012 to FEB-13-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-08-2010), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2011), St Civil Case filed (2 times from JUL-06-2012 to FEB-13-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-16-2014), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-16-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2014)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-16-2014), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-16-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2014)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2013), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-20-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2014)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-15-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-15-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-18-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-27-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2013)
  • 4 other older 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), St Public Notif received (APR-01-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2007)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
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
84 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
82 people in nursing homes in 2000

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

For population 15 years and over in Cumberland:

Marital status in Cumberland, KY
  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 33.7%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 15.4%
  • Divorced: 17.9%

For population 25 years and over in Cumberland:

  • High school or higher: 69.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 14.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.1
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Cumberland
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cumberland, KY (based on Harlan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,15295
Mainline Protestant1,52413
Black Protestant9683
Catholic2073
Other1512
None14,276-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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
This 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.
Kentucky:

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

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

12.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.8%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Harlan County:

21.0%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.2%
Kentucky:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.6%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.6
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.3%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.9%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cumberland:

6.8
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Cumberland:

35.9%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
Cumberland:

55.0%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Cumberland:

76.0%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cumberland, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 7$7,156$12,2670$0
Water Supply 6$8,801$17,6020$0
Police Protection - Officers 6$10,825$21,6500$0
Sewerage 4$4,141$12,4230$0
Other Government Administration 4$6,186$18,5580$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 2$1,717
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 27$37,109$16,4932$1,717

Cumberland government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $639,000 ($319.82)
    Police Protection: $296,000 ($148.15)
    Regular Highways: $244,000 ($122.12)
    Central Staff Services: $186,000 ($93.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $88,000 ($44.04)
    Local Fire Protection: $26,000 ($13.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($11.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $52,000 ($26.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($7.51)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $605,000 ($302.80)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $90,000 ($45.05)

Cumberland government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $246,000 ($123.12)
    Sewerage: $220,000 ($110.11)
    Other: $44,000 ($22.02)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $10,000 ($5.01)
    General Local Government Support: $9,000 ($4.50)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $422,000 ($211.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $59,000 ($29.53)
    Other: $14,000 ($7.01)
  • Tax - Property: $199,000 ($99.60)
    Public Utilities Sales: $48,000 ($24.02)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $21,000 ($10.51)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $7,000 ($3.50)

Cumberland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $497,000 ($248.75)
Businesses in Cumberland, KY
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Pizza Hut1
GNC1Rite Aid1
H&R Block1Subway1
Hardee's1

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)
Cumberland fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Cumberland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 446ft / 136mTotal length
  • $3,359,000Total costs
  • 62,999Total average daily traffic
  • 9,722Total average daily truck traffic
  • 58,359Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Cumberland, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 31940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 151970-1979
  • 41990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cumberland, KY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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  • 5163 State Park (117828) (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 GogginRegistrant: New Cingular Wireless Pcs, LLC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • KELLYE ABERNATHY, 1 Miles, 89 Degrees (Lat: 36.979444 Lon: -83.025278), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 74.7 m, Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, Dalla-s, Phone: (972) 733-8172
  • 1 Mi N Of Lynch On Looney Ridge (Lat: 36.979167 Lon: -82.922222), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: United States Cellular Corporation, Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 467-5700
  • 1 Miles, 89 Degrees (Lat: 36.979444 Lon: -83.025278), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 74.7 m, Registrant: Bellsouth Mobility Inc, Louis-ville, Phone: (502) 329-7601
  • 1 Miles, 89 Degrees (Lat: 36.979444 Lon: -83.025278), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 74.7 m, Registrant: United States Cellular Corporation Dba , Linda.Hartman@koteen.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 467-5700

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 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 Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • State Hwy Garage (Lat: 36.986472 Lon: -82.957389), Call Sign: WGC667,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.060 MHz, Grant Date: 03/18/2014, Expiration Date: 05/31/2024, Registrant: Radio Section, 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, 453.600 MHz, 453.900 MHz, 453.300 MHz, 453.600 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
  • L3, Lat: 36.975972 Lon: -82.989500, Call Sign: KJC985,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.395 MHz, Grant Date: 02/04/2014, Expiration Date: 05/03/2024, Certifier: L W Allen, Registrant: Csx Transportation Inc, 6735 Southpoint Dr S, 4th Flr, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6013, Email:
  • 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 Microwave Towers:

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  • 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: 04/28/2017, Expiration Date: 06/22/2027, Certifier: William F Hays, Registrant: Kentucky Emergency Warning System, 100 Minuteman Parkway, Building# 101, Frankfort, KY 40601, Phone: (502) 564-5397, Fax: (502) 564-6726, Email:
  • QRI-ARSR, Black Mountain Ridge Road (Lat: 36.916167 Lon: -82.891056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 21.3 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQRL846,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6765.00 MHz, 6765.00 MHz, 6765.00 MHz, 6765.00 MHz, 6765.00 MHz, 6765.00 MHz, 6765.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/13/2013, Expiration Date: 06/13/2023, Certifier: Nilsa Brown, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, Nw Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • DALE HOLLOW, 5163 State Park (Lat: 36.647667 Lon: -85.292528), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQTI892,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11055.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/12/2014, Expiration Date: 02/12/2024, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • DALE HOLLOW, 5163 State Park (Lat: 36.647667 Lon: -85.292528), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQTR901,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11055.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/01/2014, Expiration Date: 04/01/2024, Cancellation Date: 04/10/2014, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: Att Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:
  • KC Park, Lat: 36.998139 Lon: -82.987944, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 27.5 m, Overall height: 32.5 m, Call Sign: WQUW788,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 11/04/2014, Expiration Date: 11/04/2024, Certifier: Cary V Johnson, Registrant: Tri-State Electronics, Inc., 640 Four Mile Road, Baxter, KY 40806, Phone: (606) 273-9464, Email:
  • Cumberland, Lat: 36.995944 Lon: -82.987972, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQUW788,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 11/04/2014, Expiration Date: 11/04/2024, Certifier: Cary V Johnson, Registrant: Tri-State Electronics, Inc., 640 Four Mile Road, Baxter, KY 40806, Phone: (606) 273-9464, 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 61CM , Serial Number: 18261179, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 05/19/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 06/04/2018
    Registrant (Partnership): Leslie E Smith, 115 Gilliam St, Cumberland, KY 40823, Other Owners: Stephen H Simpson, Robert M Cope

2007 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2007 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 14. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 36 took place in 2016, and the least - 2 in 2012. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Cumberland, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (42.1%), and Outside Fires (36.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cumberland, KY
    • 6942.1%Structure Fires
    • 6036.6%Outside Fires
    • 2213.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 137.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cumberland, KY
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cumberland, KY
  • 71.9%Electricity
  • 14.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.4%Wood
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cumberland, KY
  • 69.4%Electricity
  • 10.7%Utility gas
  • 7.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.8%Coal or coke
  • 3.5%Wood
  • 2.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Cumberland compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income significantly 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.
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