Cumberland, Rhode Island

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Population in 2010: 33,506.
Population change since 2000: +5.2%
 
Males: 16,196  (48.3%)
Females: 17,310  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

42.5 years
Rhode Island median age:

42.3 years

Zip codes: 02864.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $83,829 (it was $54,656 in 2000)
Cumberland:

$83,829
RI:

$63,870

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $40,288 (it was $25,592 in 2000)

Cumberland town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $270,756 (it was $143,300 in 2000)
Cumberland:

$270,756
RI:

$257,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $266,445; detached houses: $280,229; townhouses or other attached units: $236,103; in 2-unit structures: $225,752; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $217,814; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $206,225; mobile homes: $71,268
March 2019 cost of living index in Cumberland: 101.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Cumberland, RI (2010)
    • 30,17690.1%White alone
    • 1,4964.5%Hispanic
    • 7812.3%Asian alone
    • 4551.4%Two or more races
    • 4461.3%Black alone
    • 1100.3%Other race alone
    • 330.10%American Indian alone
    • 90.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Rhode Island and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Cumberland, Rhode Island as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cumberland is 2,393 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Cumberland by year

Type

2005

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.9)
1
(2.9)
1
(2.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(8.9)
3
(8.8)
5
(14.6)
3
(8.7)
1
(2.9)
9
(26.9)
3
(9.0)
3
(8.8)
3
(8.7)
9
(26.1)
5
(14.4)
5
(14.3)
5
(14.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(17.8)
8
(23.5)
10
(29.1)
5
(14.5)
8
(23.1)
6
(17.9)
5
(14.9)
10
(29.4)
6
(17.5)
3
(8.7)
6
(17.3)
0
(0.0)
4
(11.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
15
(44.6)
13
(38.1)
15
(43.7)
13
(37.6)
17
(49.1)
19
(56.8)
10
(29.9)
22
(64.7)
9
(26.2)
10
(29.0)
24
(69.1)
10
(28.6)
14
(40.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
78
(231.8)
97
(284.6)
99
(288.1)
68
(196.8)
94
(271.8)
141
(421.3)
112
(334.6)
92
(270.4)
101
(294.4)
57
(165.2)
70
(201.7)
43
(123.0)
53
(151.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
450
(1,337)
414
(1,215)
359
(1,045)
361
(1,045)
429
(1,240)
387
(1,156)
404
(1,207)
322
(946.3)
297
(865.7)
267
(773.7)
245
(705.9)
205
(586.2)
227
(648.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
37
(109.9)
34
(99.7)
48
(139.7)
22
(63.7)
27
(78.1)
25
(74.7)
25
(74.7)
22
(64.7)
10
(29.1)
21
(60.9)
18
(51.9)
21
(60.0)
24
(68.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(5.9)
5
(14.7)
7
(20.4)
5
(14.5)
3
(8.7)
8
(23.9)
3
(9.0)
4
(11.8)
2
(5.8)
1
(2.9)
1
(2.9)
3
(8.6)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)99.998.2108.185.399.7120.095.396.675.176.677.054.064.9

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Cumberland, RI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 54 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
Rhode Island average:

2.34
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Ancestries: Irish (23.5%), French (16.9%), French Canadian (14.5%), English (13.5%), Portuguese (13.4%), Italian (12.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1746

Elevation: 326 feet

Land area: 26.8 square miles.

Population density: 1,251 people per square mile   (low).

Cumberland, Rhode Island map

2,964 residents are foreign born (5.9% Europe, 1.3% Latin America, 1.2% Asia).

This town:

9.3%
Rhode Island:

11.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Cumberland town:

1.8% ($2,526)
Rhode Island:

1.9% ($2,507)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pawtucket, RI (5.4 miles , pop. 72,958).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (30.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (148.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Lincoln, RI (1.5 miles ),
Valley Falls, RI (1.6 miles ),
Cumberland Hill, RI (1.7 miles ),
Central Falls, RI (2.1 miles ),
North Attleborough Center, MA (2.1 miles ),
North Attleborough, MA (2.2 miles ),
Attleboro, MA (2.3 miles ),
Pawtucket, RI (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 41.95 N, Longitude: 71.41 W

Distribution of median household income in Cumberland, RI in 2017
Cumberland satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 140 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 1998: 159 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 1999: 197 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2000: 119 buildings, average cost: $156,900
  • 2001: 125 buildings, average cost: $159,600
  • 2002: 152 buildings, average cost: $210,900
  • 2003: 101 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 2004: 129 buildings, average cost: $179,400
  • 2005: 100 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2006: 120 buildings, average cost: $151,900
  • 2007: 69 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2008: 61 buildings, average cost: $142,700
  • 2009: 74 buildings, average cost: $132,600
  • 2010: 52 buildings, average cost: $119,200
  • 2011: 59 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 2012: 50 buildings, average cost: $148,400
  • 2013: 50 buildings, average cost: $151,800
  • 2014: 72 buildings, average cost: $158,600
  • 2015: 86 buildings, average cost: $314,200
  • 2016: 60 buildings, average cost: $286,600
  • 2017: 66 buildings, average cost: $230,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Cumberland, RI residents
Average permit cost in Cumberland, RI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Rhode Island:

3.7%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Cumberland, RI
Historical housing units in Cumberland, RI

Population change in the 1990s: +2,391 (+8.1%).
Most common industries in Cumberland, RI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.7%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.7%)
  • Health care (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.3%)
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.6%)
  • Public administration (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Cumberland, RI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Registered nurses (3.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Registered nurses (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.3%)

Average climate in Cumberland, Rhode Island

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Cumberland, Rhode Island average temperatures Cumberland, Rhode Island average precipitation Cumberland, Rhode Island humidity Cumberland, Rhode Island wind speed Cumberland, Rhode Island snowfall Cumberland, Rhode Island sunshine Cumberland, Rhode Island clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 77.4. This is about average.

City:

77.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.203. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.203
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.12. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.12
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.272. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.272
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.00. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.00
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0152. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0152
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Cumberland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Rhode Island state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.9 miles away from the Cumberland town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cumberland-area historical earthquake activity is near Rhode Island state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 203.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 107.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 210.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 204.9 miles away from Cumberland center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 52.2 miles away from Cumberland center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 265.6 miles away from Cumberland center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Providence County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Blizzards: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cumberland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Cumberland:

  • DIAMOND HILL NURSING CENTER (3579 DIAMOND HILL ROAD)
  • GRANDVIEW CENTER (100 CHAMBERS STREET)
  • MOUNT ST RITA HEALTH CENTRE (15 SUMNER BROWN ROAD)

Heliports located in Cumberland:

Amtrak station near Cumberland:

  • 9 miles: PROVIDENCE (100 GASPEE ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cumberland:

  • Bryant University (about 7 miles; Smithfield, RI; Full-time enrollment: 3,440)
  • Providence College (about 8 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 4,312)
  • Rhode Island College (about 8 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 7,189)
  • Brown University (about 9 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 8,458)
  • Rhode Island School of Design (about 9 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 2,714)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Providence (about 9 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 10,898)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 17 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 10,500)

Public high school in Cumberland:

Public elementary/middle schools in Cumberland:

  • COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 692, Location: 15 ARNOLD MILLS ROAD, Grades: KG-5)
  • NORTH CUMBERLAND MIDDLE (Students: 689, Location: 400 NATE WHIPPLE HIGHWAY, Grades: 6-8)
  • JOSEPH L. MCCOURT MS (Students: 561, Location: 45 HIGHLAND AVENUE, Grades: 6-8)
  • JOHN J. MCLAUGHLIN CUMBERLAND (Students: 449, Location: 205 MANVILLE HILL ROAD, Grades: KG-5)
  • ASHTON SCHOOL (Students: 360, Location: 130 SCOTT ROAD, Grades: KG-5)
  • GARVIN MEMORIAL (Students: 335, Location: 1364 DIAMOND HILL ROAD, Grades: KG-5)
  • B.F. NORTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 322, Location: 364 BROAD STREET, Grades: KG-5)
  • BLACKSTONE VALLEY PREP (Location: 291 BROAD STREET, Grades: KG-4, Charter school)
  • BLACKSTONE VALLEY PREP E. 2 (Location: 7 FATIMA DRIVE, Grades: KG-2, Charter school)

Private elementary/middle schools in Cumberland:

  • MERCYMOUNT COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 461, Location: 35 WRENETHAM RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • CHERRY BLOSSOM JOURNEY SCHOOL (Students: 49, Location: 3191 MENDON RD, Grades: PK-1)
See full list of schools located in Cumberland

Library in Cumberland:

  • CUMBERLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,377,975; Location: 1464 DIAMOND HILL ROAD; 100,124 books; 277 e-books; 12,165 audio materials; 10,042 video materials; 16 local licensed databases; 2 state licensed databases; 21 other licensed databases; 209 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Cumberland: Mapleshade farm (A), Follett-Carpenter House and Farm (B), Chapel Four Corners (C), Diamond Hill Vineyards (D), Phantom Farm (E), Grayrock (F), Edward J Hayden Library Cumberland Public Library (G), American Legion Post Number 14 (H), Cumberland Rescue Service 2 (I), Cumberland Rescue Service 1 (J), Valley Falls Fire District Office (K), Valley Falls Fire Department (L), The Neighborhood Nursery (M), The Littlest Angels Day Care Center (N), North Cumberland Fire Department (O), Cumberland Town Hall (P), Cumberland Police Department (Q), Cumberland Hill Fire Department (R), Cumberland Fire District (S), Valley Falls Library (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Cumberland Plaza Shopping Center (1), Lincoln Mall Shopping Center (2), Ann and Hope Street Shopping Center (3), Adams Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cumberland include: Emmanuel Church (A), Saint Aidans Rectory (B), Arnold Mills United Methodist Church (C), Four Corners Community Chapel (D), Providence Zen Center (E), Mount Saint Rita Convent (F), Dormition of the Virgin Mary Church (G), Lighthouse Family Worship Center (H), Saint Patricks Convent (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Arnold Mill Cemetery (1), Ballou Cemetery (2), Brown and Bucklin Families Cemetery (3), Diamond Hill Cemetery (4), Evergreen Cemetery (5), Metcalf Cemetery (6), Quaker Burying Ground (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Little Pond (A), Sneech Pond (B), Carls Pond (C), Manville Pond (D), Mill Pond (E), Diamond Hill Reservoir (F), Rawson Pond (G), Howard Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sylvys Brook (A), East Sneech Brook (B), Catamint Brook (C), Long Brook (D), Ash Swamp Brook (E), West Sneech Brook (F), Scott Brook (G), Monastery Brook (H), Indian Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Cumberland include: Tucker Field (1), Valley Falls Heritage Park (2), Arnold Mills Historic District (3), Ashton Historic District (4), Diamond Hill State Park (5), Berkeley Mill Village Historic District (6), George Washington Memorial Park (7), Lonsdale Historic District (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: CLM Entertainment (Arcades & Amusements; 17 Boyle Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Court: Cumberland Town - Town Hall Connecting All Depts- Cumberland Municipal Court Of (45 Broad Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Danny Walsh - Gangster, Tim White (wrestling) - Professional wrestler, Bobby Farrelly - Film director, Johnny Goryl - Baseball player and coach, Ray Cross - College basketball player (Providence Friars).

Providence 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, TOWN OF (Population served: 21,900, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In NOV-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-08-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-08-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2013)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-15-2005)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-13-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-13-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-07-2005)
SUNNY SPRING/ANN AND HOPE (BLK) (Address: 1 ANN & HOPE WAY , Serves MA, Population served: 1,800, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 40 regular monitoring violations
SIZZLER'S BAR & GRILLE (Population served: 195, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-14-2011), St Boil Water Order (JUL-14-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-14-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-18-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2011), St Boil Water Order (JUL-01-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-18-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-18-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2007), St Boil Water Order (NOV-15-2007), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-15-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2007), St BCA signed (MAR-20-2008), St Public Notif received (MAR-26-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-28-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2006), St Boil Water Order (NOV-14-2006), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-14-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-21-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2006), St BCA signed (MAR-20-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MAPLEVILLE MAIN, INC-PLANT 2 (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
MAPLEVILLE MAIN, INC-PLANT 1 (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cumberland that have no violations reported:

  • ROCKVILLE MILL COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 59, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Rhode Island:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

70.2%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.7%
Whole state:

7.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.9%
Whole state:

11.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.3%
Whole state:

5.4%

People in group quarters in Cumberland in 2010:

  • 190 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 27 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Cumberland in 2000:

  • 205 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Cumberland (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Cumberland Branch, Mendon Road Branch, Cumberland Plaza - Autobank Branch, Stop & Shop - Cumberland Branch. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Bank of America, National Association: Chapel Four Corners Branch at 2061 Diamond Hill Road, branch established on 1974/09/30; Mendon Road Branch at 1975 Mendon Road, branch established on 1975/11/07. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Valley Falls Branch at 310 Broad Street, branch established on 1959/01/24. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Freedom National Bank: Cumberland Branch at 2150 Mendon Road, branch established on 2003/06/18. Info updated 2011/12/14: Bank assets: $87.2 mil, Deposits: $72.3 mil, headquarters in Greenville, RI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Berkshire Financial Services, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Cumberland:

Marital status in Cumberland, RI
  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 62.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

For population 25 years and over in Cumberland:

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.5
Rhode Island average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cumberland, RI (based on Providence County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic276,01198
Mainline Protestant27,143111
Evangelical Protestant16,895134
Other13,89648
Orthodox7,32510
Black Protestant7129
None284,685-
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: 129
This county:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Providence County:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 94
Here:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 132
Providence County:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 499
This county:

7.96 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

9.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.1%
Rhode Island:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Providence County:

24.0%
Rhode Island:

22.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.9%
State:

16.3%

4.40% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,338 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
Rhode Island average:

5.34%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,084 average AGI)
Providence County:

0.05%
Rhode Island average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kent County, RI  0.76% ($49,544 average AGI)
from Bristol County, MA  0.40% ($56,129)
from Washington County, RI  0.22% ($58,127)


5.12% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($61,893 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
Rhode Island average:

5.77%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($538 average AGI)
Providence County:

0.05%
Rhode Island average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kent County, RI  0.98% ($53,571 average AGI)
to Bristol County, MA  0.44% ($58,774)
to Washington County, RI  0.26% ($71,775)
Businesses in Cumberland, RI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2GNC1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets3
CVS3McDonald's2
Curves1Rite Aid1
Decora Cabinetry2Stop & Shop1
Domino's Pizza2Subway1
Dunkin Donuts6U-Haul1
FedEx2UPS3

Strongest AM radio stations in Cumberland:

  • WDDZ (550 AM; 5 kW; PAWTUCKET, RI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WARL (1320 AM; 5 kW; ATTLEBORO, MA; Owner: THE ADD RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSKO (790 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPMZ (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: VIDEO MUNDO B/CASTING CO., LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNRI (1380 AM; 3 kW; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cumberland:

  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJMF (88.7 FM; SMITHFIELD, RI; Owner: BRYANT COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMIN.)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Cumberland:

  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Cumberland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 40Number of bridges
  • 518ft / 158mTotal length
  • $108,293,000Total costs
  • 497,117Total average daily traffic
  • 28,226Total average daily truck traffic
  • 548,308Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Cumberland, RI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 6Before 1900
  • 11900-1909
  • 21920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 221960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cumberland, RI

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 70. The highest number of fire incidents - 164 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Cumberland, RI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (53.5%), and Outside Fires (28.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cumberland, RI
    • 56253.5%Structure Fires
    • 30228.8%Outside Fires
    • 11811.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 686.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cumberland, RI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cumberland, RI
  • 52.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 44.1%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cumberland, RI
  • 54.8%Utility gas
  • 24.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.1%Electricity
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Other fuel


Cumberland compared to Rhode Island state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Cumberland on our top lists:

  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: pharmacies and drug stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail florists (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: pharmacies and drug stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 (02864) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
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