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Cumberland County, North Carolina (NC)

County population in 2016: 327,127 (87% urban, 13% rural); it was 302,963 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 52,486
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 15,881
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 63,748
Renter-occupied apartments: 54,064 (it was 43,610 in 2000)
% of renters here:

41%
State:

33%

Land area: 653 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 501 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cumberland County: 90.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.3%), Retail trade (11.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 64%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 25%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Cumberland County, North Carolina:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (43.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (36.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (11.3%)
  • Two or more races (4.7%)
  • Asian alone (2.2%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.3%)
Median resident age:

32.0 years
North Carolina median age:

38.7 years
Males: 160,604  (49.1%)
Females: 166,523  (50.9%)
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Cumberland County,NC real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Cumberland County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $45,205 ($37,466 in 1999)

This county:

$45,205
North Carolina:

$50,584

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $683 (lower quartile is $528, upper quartile is $906)
This county:

$683
State:

$670


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $134,300 (it was $84,900 in 2000)
Cumberland:

$134,300
North Carolina:

$165,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $92,200 - $192,600

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $169,548
Here:

$169,548
State:

$235,833

Townhouses or other attached units: $143,368
Here:

$143,368
State:

$191,052

In 2-unit structures: $117,648
Here:

$117,648
State:

$221,545

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $23,579
Here:

$23,579
State:

$144,611

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $172,652
Here:

$172,652
State:

$188,356

Mobile homes: $52,412
Here:

$52,412
State:

$74,306

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $73,931
Here:

$73,931
State:

$110,587
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,163
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $414

Institutionalized population: 1,571

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 8
  • Rapes: 29
  • Robberies: 133
  • Assaults: 474
  • Burglaries: 2310
  • Thefts: 3384
  • Auto thefts: 303

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 13
  • Rapes: 27
  • Robberies: 137
  • Assaults: 573
  • Burglaries: 2288
  • Thefts: 3587
  • Auto thefts: 289
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Health of residents in Cumberland County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.3. This is worse than average.
72.6% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
47.7% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
74.9% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is about average.
67.7% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 197 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 165 pounds. This is about average.
36.6% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 1798 buildings, average cost: $132,400
  • 2007: 1529 buildings, average cost: $141,100
  • 2008: 962 buildings, average cost: $138,700
  • 2009: 1330 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 2010: 1055 buildings, average cost: $159,800
  • 2011: 1059 buildings, average cost: $172,700
  • 2012: 982 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 2013: 955 buildings, average cost: $167,100
  • 2014: 793 buildings, average cost: $159,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Cumberland, NC residents
Average permit cost in Cumberland, NC
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,589 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,358 (1.2%)

Cumberland County household income distribution in 2013 Cumberland County home values distribution in 2013 Cumberland County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 19.0%
Cumberland County:

19.0%
North Carolina:

15.4%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.7% for Black residents, 19.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.5% for American Indian residents, 4.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 15.5% for other race residents, 17.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 32.0 years old
(Males: 29.7 years old, Females: 34.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 34.9 years old, Black residents: 32.3 years old, American Indian residents: 33.2 years old, Asian residents: 40.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.5 years old, Other race residents: 27.9 years old)

Area name: Fayetteville, NC HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Cumberland County is $526 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $588 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $835 a month.

Cities in this county include: Fayetteville, Fort Bragg, Hope Mills, Spring Lake, Pope AFB, Eastover, Vander, Stedman, Wade, Falcon.

Cumberland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

2012 air pollution in Cumberland County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.031 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 15.5 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 8.9 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.000 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Cumberland County: Horse Landing (A), Log Landing (B), Mallard Cove Landing (C), Marsh Landing (D), Tuckahoe (E), Murrill Landing (F), Wooten Landing (G), Scott Landing (H), Quarter Neck Country Club (I), White Bank Landing (J), Whitford Landing (K), Banks Landing (L), Whitford (M), White Rock Landing (N), Prettyman Landing (O), Posque Landing (P), Trenton Wastewater Treatment Plant (Q), Bells Landing (R), Perry Landing (S), Foscue Landing (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cumberland County include: White Oak Church (A), Zions Chapel (B), Tuckahoe Church (C), Lees Methodist Chapel (D), Beautiful Valley Church (E), Whaleys Chapel (F), White Oak Church (G), Turners Chapel (H), Saint Phillip Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Brock Pond (A), Island Branch Swamp (B), Great Dover Swamp (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cypress Creek (A), Gravelly Branch (B), Goshen Branch (C), Joshua Creek (D), Bull Branch (E), Buck Branch (F), Clayhill Branch (G), Black Swamp (H), Ash Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Cumberland County include: Catfish Lake Waterfowl Impoundment (1), Haywood Landing Recreation Site (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Gaston County , Pickens County, South Carolina , Logan County, Arkansas , Dade County, Georgia , Spartanburg County, South Carolina .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.0%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 20,830
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 20,198 (62.6% naturalized citizens)

Cumberland County:

6.2%
Whole state:

7.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4,2552010 or later
  • 4,8352000 to 2009
  • 4,1511990 to 1999
  • 3,8451980 to 1989
  • 2,7101970 to 1979
  • 3,711Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 90.5%

Cumberland County marital status for males Cumberland County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 92,673
  • One, attached: 5,030
  • Two: 3,864
  • 3 or 4: 4,989
  • 5 to 9: 11,406
  • 10 to 19: 7,620
  • 20 to 49: 6,532
  • 50 or more: 1,171
  • Mobile homes: 12,014

Housing units in Cumberland County with a mortgage: 42,817 (1,174 second mortgage, 3,588 home equity loan, 216 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 21,576

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

63.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Cumberland County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant91,229291
Mainline Protestant26,95674
Black Protestant14,70146
Catholic8,9267
Other6,16520
Orthodox4402
None171,014-
Cumberland County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 48
Cumberland County:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Here:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 149
Cumberland County:

4.82 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 177
This county:

5.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Cumberland County:

11.4%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Cumberland County:

31.1%
State:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

7.6%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Cumberland County:

Average size of farms: 189 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $120,513
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $332.58
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.32%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 74.97%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $110,045
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 48.00%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 6.41%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $62,238
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.94%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.43
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.10%
Corn for grain: 8097 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3896 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 9650 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 15306 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,016 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 74 acres

Tornado activity:

Cumberland County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 6521156.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 fatalities and 137 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/17/1965, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 2 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cumberland County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 165.2 miles away from Cumberland County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 220.0 miles away from the county center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 155.1 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 183.8 miles away from the county center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 93.7 miles away from Cumberland County center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 192.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • North Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 24, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3380: October 07, 2016, FEMA Id: 3380, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 24, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4285: October 10, 2016, FEMA Id: 4285, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Simmons Road Fire, Incident Period: July 04, 2011 to December 31, 1969, Fire Management Assistance Declared: July 04, 2011, FEMA Id: 2936, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • North Carolina Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 16, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1969: April 19, 2011, FEMA Id: 1969, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • North Carolina Hurricane Ophelia, Incident Period: September 11, 2005 to September 17, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3254: September 14, 2005, FEMA Id: 3254, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3222: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3222, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Tropical Storm Frances, Incident Period: September 07, 2004 to September 12, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1546: September 10, 2004, FEMA Id: 1546, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • North Carolina Hurricane Isabel, Incident Period: September 18, 2003 to September 26, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1490: September 18, 2003, FEMA Id: 1490, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Floyd & Irene, Incident Period: September 15, 1999 to November 02, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1292: September 16, 1999, FEMA Id: 1292, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Floyd, Incident Period: September 15, 1999 to October 04, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3146: September 15, 1999, FEMA Id: 3146, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Cumberland County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (10%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • Korea (7%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • Panama (4%)
  • Jamaica (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Cumberland County


  • American (8%)
  • English (6%)
  • German (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Cumberland County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 142,952 (82.8%)
  • Carpooled: 14,393 (8.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 822 (0.5%)
  • Railroad: 133 (0.1%)
  • Ferryboat: 25 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 2,288 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 181 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 5,830 (3.4%)
  • Worked at home: 6,097 (3.5%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Cumberland County, North Carolina in 2000:

  • 12,931 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 1,891 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,271 people in nursing homes
  • 926 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 624 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 388 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 161 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 71 people in wards in military hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 68 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 40 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 37 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 24 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 4 people in unknown juvenile institutions

People in group quarters in Cumberland County, North Carolina in 2010:

  • 5,949 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 1,960 people in college/university student housing
  • 912 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 543 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 218 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 183 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 115 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 87 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 84 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 77 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 15 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,735.

12.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,256 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.91%
North Carolina average:

7.13%


0.85% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,078 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

0.85%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

2.89% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($6,629 average AGI)
9.17% relocated from other states ($23,549 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

9.17%
North Carolina average:

3.45%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Harnett County, NC  0.46% ($31,378 average AGI)
from Hoke County, NC  0.46% ($30,276)
from Robeson County, NC  0.31% ($27,130)
from Wake County, NC  0.22% ($30,230)
from Bell County, TX  0.16% ($35,486)
from Muscogee County, GA  0.14% ($43,546)
from Pierce County, WA  0.13% ($34,006)


12.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,706 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.21%
North Carolina average:

6.77%


0.71% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,085 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

0.71%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

3.64% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($10,471 average AGI)
7.87% relocated to other states ($23,150 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

7.87%
North Carolina average:

3.07%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Harnett County, NC  0.73% ($35,306 average AGI)
to Hoke County, NC  0.72% ($33,565)
to Wake County, NC  0.36% ($39,358)
to Robeson County, NC  0.27% ($27,917)
to El Paso County, CO  0.26% ($41,536)
to Honolulu County, HI  0.20% ($33,606)
to Bell County, TX  0.16% ($34,406)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 19.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.8
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 18.1

Births per 1000 population in Cumberland County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Cumberland County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2013: 9.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Cumberland County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Cumberland County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Cumberland County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cumberland County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cumberland County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cumberland County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Cumberland County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 35,823 (26,733 aged, 9,090 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 10,166 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Cumberland County, North Carolina in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (2,353)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (2,337)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,622)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,433)
  • Chronic ischaemic heart disease, unspecified (963)
  • Unspecified dementia (883)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (803)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (705)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (640)
  • Hypertensive heart disease without (congestive) heart failure (635)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.97
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13,366
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 282
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 55,296

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,810
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 683
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 29
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 76

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 108.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 73.2
  • Cut/Pierce - 14.4
  • Other - 21.0

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 116.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 67.6
  • Poisoning - 21.4
  • Suffocation - 20.5
  • Other - 6.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 327,127
  • In family households: 258,823 (37,228 male householders, 40,377 female householders)
    50,497 spouses, 98,517 children (90,704 natural, 2,761 adopted, 5,052 stepchildren), 10,209 grandchildren, 4,770 brothers or sisters, 3,916 parents, 5,247 other relatives, 8,062 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 57,221 (24,001 male householders (20,181 living alone)), 22,408 female householders (19,911 living alone)), 10,812 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 11,083

Size of family households: 33,620 2-persons, 18,668 3-persons, 14,876 4-persons, 6,071 5-persons, 3,193 6-persons, 1,177 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 40,092 1-person, 4,943 2-persons, 856 3-persons, 245 4-persons, 153 5-persons, 120 6-persons.

43,096 married couples with children.
27,914 single-parent households (3,153 men, 24,761 women).

87.9% of residents of Cumberland speak English at home.
7.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (74% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $4,488,830,000 ($14,551 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,061,542,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $994,046,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $237,626,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,760,000
Federal grants: $300,410,000
Federal procurement contracts: $649,700,000 ($599,198,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,296,287,000 ($2,145,408,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $31,566,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $476,577,000
Federal Government insurance: $97,449,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 28,842
Here:

95 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 10,815
Here:

36 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +2,626
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -18,657
Here -61 per 1000 residents
State +27 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Cumberland County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 39.73 millions of gallons per day (12% from ground, 88% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.5

Year house built in Cumberland County, North Carolina
  • Year house built in Cumberland County, North Carolina
  • 2,1642014 or later
  • 7,3252010 to 2013
  • 23,3322000 to 2009
  • 30,0911990 to 1999
  • 23,9971980 to 1989
  • 26,1651970 to 1979
  • 16,6571960 to 1969
  • 8,8091950 to 1959
  • 4,3181940 to 1949
  • 2,4411939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Cumberland County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cumberland County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cumberland County, North Carolina
  • 511 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 6143 rooms
  • 3,4534 rooms
  • 11,4745 rooms
  • 17,0106 rooms
  • 11,5837 rooms
  • 10,5418 rooms
  • 9,6679+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cumberland County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cumberland County, North Carolina
  • 1,2451 room
  • 1,5462 rooms
  • 7,7103 rooms
  • 15,6394 rooms
  • 13,8985 rooms
  • 9,9666 rooms
  • 5,1937 rooms
  • 2,9798 rooms
  • 1,4459+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Cumberland County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Cumberland County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Cumberland County, North Carolina
  • 68no bedroom
  • 2751 bedroom
  • 5,1982 bedrooms
  • 41,0433 bedrooms
  • 15,0354 bedrooms
  • 2,7745+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cumberland County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cumberland County, North Carolina
  • 1,245no bedroom
  • 8,5051 bedroom
  • 21,6002 bedrooms
  • 24,4823 bedrooms
  • 3,7144 bedrooms
  • 755+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Cumberland County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Cumberland County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cumberland County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,798no vehicle
  • 17,2731 vehicle
  • 27,0862 vehicles
  • 12,7693 vehicles
  • 3,8414 vehicles
  • 1,6265+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Cumberland County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cumberland County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 6,177no vehicle
  • 30,7381 vehicle
  • 17,9102 vehicles
  • 4,3003 vehicles
  • 4144 vehicles
  • 825+ vehicles

79.6% of Cumberland County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 33% lived in North Carolina.

Cumberland County:

79.6%
State average:

84.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 150,806
  • Other state: 143,665
  • Northeast: 31,736
  • Midwest: 23,123
  • South: 66,462
  • West: 22,344
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Cumberland County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 66.5%Electricity
  • 25.1%Utility gas
  • 6.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 81.3%Electricity
  • 14.2%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4,335
Here:

12.8%
North Carolina:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,780
Here:

9.4%
North Carolina:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5,709
Here:

22.3%
North Carolina:

17.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Cumberland County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $448,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,649,000
    Other Higher Education: $3,110,000
    Health - Other: $2,034,000
    Police Protection: $1,843,000
    Water Utilities: $978,000
    General - Other: $55,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $373,005,000
    Other Higher Education: $58,390,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $49,761,000
    Health - Other: $43,805,000
    General - Other: $21,933,000
    Police Protection: $21,401,000
    Liquor Stores: $12,290,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,990,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,966,000
    Libraries: $7,914,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,354,000
    Local Fire Protection: $5,368,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,095,000
    Financial Administration: $4,877,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,620,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,461,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $542,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $490,000
    Sewerage: $196,000
    Water Utilities: $84,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,292,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $736,000
    Health - Other: $71,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $14,820,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,913,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,466,000
    General - Other: $1,573,000
    Police Protection: $1,192,000
    Other Higher Education: $1,101,000
    Health - Other: $574,000
    Correctional Institutions: $146,000
    Solid Waste Management: $122,000
    General Public Building: $49,000
    Central Staff Services: $34,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $33,000
    Financial Administration: $27,000
    Libraries: $23,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $379,268,000

Cumberland County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $22,899,000
    Higher Education - Other: $12,793,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $7,288,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $3,450,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,146,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,512,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $678,000
    Sewerage: $122,000
    Parking Facilities: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $6,874,000
    All Other: $6,365,000
    Highways: $46,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $993,000
    General Local Government Support: $29,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,317,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $6,773,000
    Rents: $5,236,000
    Sale of Property: $195,000
    Special Assessments: $7,000
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $14,380,000
    Water Utilities: $52,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $329,244,000
    Public Welfare: $36,560,000
    Health and Hospitals: $18,659,000
    All Other: $7,315,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,374,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,353,000
  • Tax - Property: $145,438,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $56,072,000
    Other Selective Sales: $8,149,000
    NEC: $3,321,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,419,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $1,127,000
    Other License: $54,000

Cumberland County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $362,568,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $225,896,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $136,671,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,100,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,010,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $90,000

Cumberland County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,492,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $168,528,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,010,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 8,301
  • Number of aged recipients: 618
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 7,683
  • Number of recipients under 18: 1,974
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 4,955
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 1,372
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 2,652
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 3,837
Cumberland County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Cumberland County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 51 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2,927$159,723775$140,9865,886$151,278306$59,95818$2,406,111634$89,987138$69,638
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED90$144,92239$116,462495$137,37271$47,2390$041$71,41524$66,417
APPLICATIONS DENIED241$136,763221$94,3672,303$125,611417$40,2932$145,000301$72,561112$64,839
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN241$153,062129$131,1631,659$137,64693$66,9350$0155$84,49031$76,032
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS46$139,37044$164,432448$148,70817$69,1180$034$82,76511$69,545
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 43 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED130$179,823156$183,70511$133,0910$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED41$195,02444$212,3415$107,2001$74,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$217,72718$217,7221$62,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$129,50015$199,6670$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$98,5007$142,2864$66,2500$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cumberland, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cumberland, NC - Value
Most common first names in Cumberland County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1,57168.2 years
William1,23269.7 years
John1,17370.1 years
Mary1,11375.8 years
Robert73466.2 years
Charles50768.1 years
George45171.0 years
Annie43077.3 years
Willie41170.1 years
Thomas35369.2 years
Most common last names in Cumberland County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith81671.4 years
Williams71472.0 years
Johnson62271.3 years
Jones44969.9 years
Davis35569.8 years
Brown31570.9 years
Jackson30472.2 years
Hall25771.0 years
Mcneill22671.8 years
Melvin21773.4 years
Businesses in Cumberland County, NC
NameCountNameCount
ALDI2Little Caesars Pizza4
ALDO1Long John Silver's1
AT&T6Lowe's3
Advance Auto Parts9Macy's1
Aeropostale1Marriott5
American Eagle Outfitters1Marshalls1
Applebee's3MasterBrand Cabinets3
Arby's4McDonald's16
Ashley Furniture1Motel 61
AutoZone7Motherhood Maternity2
BMW1New Balance2
Barnes & Noble1New York & Co1
Baskin-Robbins2Nike17
Bath & Body Works1Nissan1
Baymont Inn1Office Depot1
Bed Bath & Beyond1OfficeMax1
Blockbuster6Old Navy1
Budget Car Rental1Olive Garden1
Buffalo Wild Wings1On The Border1
Burger King14Outback1
CVS9Outback Steakhouse1
CarMax1Pac Sun1
Casual Male XL1Panda Express1
Catherines1Panera Bread1
Charlotte Russe1Papa John's Pizza6
Chevrolet2Payless4
Chick-Fil-A3Penske1
Chuck E. Cheese's1PetSmart1
Church's Chicken2Pier 1 Imports1
Cinnabon 1Pizza Hut9
Cold Stone Creamery1Plato's Closet1
Comfort Inn2Popeyes3
Cracker Barrel1Quality2
Curves2Quiznos7
DHL1RadioShack7
Dairy Queen6Red Lobster1
Days Inn2Red Robin1
Decora Cabinetry2Red Roof Inn1
Domino's Pizza3Rite Aid7
DressBarn1Ruby Tuesday4
Dressbarn1Ryan's Grill1
Dunkin Donuts5Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Econo Lodge1SAS Shoes1
Express1SONIC Drive-In6
Extended Stay America1Sam's Club1
Extended Stay Deluxe1Sears3
FedEx32Sephora1
Finish Line1Shoe Carnival1
Firestone Complete Auto Care3Sleep Inn2
Foot Locker1Spencer Gifts1
Ford2Sprint Nextel6
Forever 211Staples1
GNC8Starbucks6
GameStop6Subaru1
Goodwill3Suburban1
Gymboree1Subway30
H&R Block19Super 82
Hardee's13T-Mobile16
Havertys Furniture1T.J.Maxx1
Haworth1Taco Bell11
Hilton3Talbots1
Hobby Lobby1Target1
Holiday Inn6The Limited1
Home Depot1The Room Place4
Honda1Toyota1
Hot Topic1Toys"R"Us1
Hyundai1True Value1
IHOP2U-Haul25
JCPenney1UPS37
Jones New York6Vans1
Journeys1Verizon Wireless3
Justice1Victoria's Secret1
KFC10Volkswagen1
Kincaid1Waffle House12
Kmart1Walgreens6
Knights Inn2Walmart5
Kohl's1Wendy's10
La-Z-Boy3Wingate1
Lane Bryant1World Gym1
Lane Furniture2YMCA3
LensCrafters1

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  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"