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Cumberland County, New Jersey (NJ)

County population in 2016: 153,797 (77% urban, 23% rural); it was 146,438 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 22,804
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 11,818
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 33,392
Renter-occupied apartments: 17,309 (it was 15,751 in 2000)
% of renters here:

32%
State:

35%

Land area: 489 sq. mi.

Water area: 187.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 314 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cumberland County: 101.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (27.7%), Retail trade (20.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 61%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 32%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Cumberland County, New Jersey:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (46.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (30.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (17.7%)
  • Two or more races (3.2%)
  • Asian alone (1.3%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  36.8 years
New Jersey median age:  39.5 years
Males: 78,770  (51.2%)
Females: 75,027  (48.8%)
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Cumberland County,NJ real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Cumberland County:

2.0 people
New Jersey:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $49,110 ($39,150 in 1999)

This county:

$49,110
New Jersey:

$76,126

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $814 (lower quartile is $544, upper quartile is $1,012)
This county:

$814
State:

$1125


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $165,900 (it was $89,200 in 2000)
Cumberland:

$165,900
New Jersey:

$328,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $120,200 - $225,800
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,556
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $721

Institutionalized population: 11,186
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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 significantly worse than average.
67.4% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
47.6% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
44.5% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
69.1% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 202 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 165 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 226 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 2001: 250 buildings, average cost: $94,100
  • 2002: 297 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 2003: 364 buildings, average cost: $106,900
  • 2004: 564 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 2005: 597 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 2006: 693 buildings, average cost: $113,100
  • 2007: 572 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 2008: 331 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2009: 222 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 2010: 231 buildings, average cost: $113,300
  • 2011: 182 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2012: 185 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2013: 214 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2014: 182 buildings, average cost: $113,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $4,263 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $4,122 (2.6%)

Cumberland County household income distribution in 2009 Cumberland County home values distribution Cumberland County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 19.2%
Cumberland County:

19.2%
New Jersey:

10.4%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.4% for Black residents, 29.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.2% for American Indian residents, 26.9% for other race residents, 21.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 36.8 years old
(Males: 35.6 years old, Females: 39.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.5 years old, Black residents: 35.1 years old, American Indian residents: 36.3 years old, Asian residents: 36.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.4 years old, Other race residents: 32.9 years old)

Area name: Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Cumberland County is $676 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $852 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1035 a month.

Cities in this county include: Vineland, Millville, Bridgeton, Laurel Lake, Greenwich, Fairton, Seabrook Farms, Port Norris, Rosenhayn, Cedarville.

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

2012 air pollution in Cumberland County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.029 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Caroline County, Maryland , Cheyenne County, Kansas , Lake County, California , Logan County, Kansas , Wayne County, Indiana , Sherman County, Kansas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.1%
New Jersey:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 5,087
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 77.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 14,777 (32.6% naturalized citizens)

Cumberland County:

9.6%
Whole state:

22.5%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 2,712
  • 2000 to 2009: 6,673
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,643
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,789
  • 1970 to 1979: 739
  • Before 1970: 2,162
Note: State values scaled to Cumberland County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 76.4%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 36,276
  • One, attached: 4,499
  • Two: 4,129
  • 3 or 4: 1,674
  • 5 to 9: 1,454
  • 10 to 19: 1,601
  • 20 to 49: 1,257
  • 50 or more: 2,563
  • Mobile homes: 2,973

Housing units in Cumberland County with a mortgage: 19,259 (422 second mortgage, 1,543 home equity loan, 127 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 11,620

Here:

63.3% with mortgage
State:

67.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Cumberland County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic23,94412
Evangelical Protestant13,35080
Mainline Protestant10,74461
Other4,57813
Black Protestant1,85614
Orthodox4404
None101,986-
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: 49
Cumberland County:

3.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 28
This county:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Cumberland County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 65
This county:

4.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Cumberland County:

9.4%
New Jersey:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Cumberland County:

27.2%
State:

23.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.6%
State:

18.0%

Agriculture in Cumberland County:

Average size of farms: 115 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $199,143
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $2515.99
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 55.31%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.21%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $150,790
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 67.06%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 39.59%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $88,585
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.88%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.29
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 36.28%
Corn for grain: 4673 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 6682 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 12726 harvested acres
Vegetables: 13,151 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,540 acres

Earthquake activity:

Cumberland County-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.6 miles away from Cumberland County center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.5 miles away from the county center
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 317.3 miles away from the county center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 314.4 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 197.2 miles away from Cumberland County 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 256.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • New Jersey Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 22, 2016 to January 24, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4264: March 14, 2016, FEMA Id: 4264, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • New Jersey Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3354: October 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3354, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New Jersey Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4086: October 30, 2012, FEMA Id: 4086, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New Jersey Severe Storms and Straight-Line Winds, Incident Period: June 30, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4070: July 19, 2012, FEMA Id: 4070, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • New Jersey Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 27, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4021: August 31, 2011, FEMA Id: 4021, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New Jersey Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3332: August 27, 2011, FEMA Id: 3332, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New Jersey Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 13, 2011 to August 15, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4033: September 15, 2011, FEMA Id: 4033, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New Jersey Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 26, 2010 to December 27, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1954: February 04, 2011, FEMA Id: 1954, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • New Jersey Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 12, 2010 to April 15, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1897: April 02, 2010, FEMA Id: 1897, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New Jersey Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: February 05, 2010 to February 06, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1889: March 23, 2010, FEMA Id: 1889, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • 15 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Cumberland County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Snowstorms: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Heavy Rains: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winds: 2, Tornado: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (47%)
  • Dominican Republic (6%)
  • Guatemala (5%)
  • Jamaica (5%)
  • Ukraine (3%)
  • India (3%)
  • Italy (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Cumberland County (%):

  • Italian (10%)
  • German (4%)
  • American (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • English (2%)
  • Ukrainian (1%)
  • Polish (1%)

Cumberland County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 49,630 (81.5%)
  • Carpooled: 5,064 (8.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 814 (1.3%)
  • Subway or elevated: 122 (0.2%)
  • Railroad: 246 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 2,797 (4.6%)
  • Bicycle: 52 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 1,497 (2.5%)
  • Worked at home: 685 (1.1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Cumberland County, New Jersey in 2000:

  • 7,196 people in state prisons
  • 1,342 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 1,211 people in nursing homes
  • 1,203 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 520 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 221 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 202 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 139 people in halfway houses
  • 98 people in other group homes
  • 48 people in religious group quarters
  • 34 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 32 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 11 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 5 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in Cumberland County, New Jersey in 2010:

  • 8,083 people in state prisons
  • 1,251 people in federal prisons
  • 900 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 534 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 352 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 326 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 292 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 124 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 92 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 62 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 39 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 26 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 23 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in college/university student housing
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,353.

3.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.35%
New Jersey average:

5.08%


0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($373 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

0.06%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

2.09% relocated from other counties in New Jersey ($22,365 average AGI)
1.20% relocated from other states ($10,044 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

1.20%
New Jersey average:

2.19%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Atlantic County, NJ  0.59% ($31,591 average AGI)
from Gloucester County, NJ  0.45% ($40,023)
from Salem County, NJ  0.33% ($36,059)
from Camden County, NJ  0.24% ($34,118)
from Cape May County, NJ  0.19% ($39,919)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.11% ($28,339)
from Burlington County, NJ  0.08% ($36,674)


3.99% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,321 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.99%
New Jersey average:

5.65%


0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($507 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

0.08%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

2.10% relocated to other counties in New Jersey ($18,369 average AGI)
1.82% relocated to other states ($14,445 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

1.82%
New Jersey average:

2.75%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Atlantic County, NJ  0.54% ($32,759 average AGI)
to Gloucester County, NJ  0.48% ($39,522)
to Salem County, NJ  0.38% ($34,457)
to Camden County, NJ  0.27% ($31,747)
to Cape May County, NJ  0.18% ($34,127)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.16% ($24,722)
to Burlington County, NJ  0.07% ($54,447)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.8
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 14.5

Births per 1000 population in Cumberland County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Cumberland County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Cumberland County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Cumberland County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Cumberland County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 23,230 (18,319 aged, 4,911 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 4,905 (13%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Cumberland County, New Jersey in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,771)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,583)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,413)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (892)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (841)
  • Unspecified dementia (671)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (641)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (525)
  • Congestive heart failure (457)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (451)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.66
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13,468
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 271
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 58,199

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,400
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 911
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 18

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 39
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 80

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 61.2. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 31.5
  • Other - 29.6

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 79.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 30.6
  • Suffocation - 22.9
  • Other - 25.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 153,797
  • In family households: 119,813 (15,894 male householders, 17,558 female householders)
    19,570 spouses, 45,664 children (41,781 natural, 2,424 adopted, 1,459 stepchildren), 5,680 grandchildren, 2,445 brothers or sisters, 1,734 parents, 5,844 other relatives, 5,424 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 20,386 (7,405 male householders (5,877 living alone)), 9,930 female householders (9,218 living alone)), 3,051 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 13,598

Size of family households: 11,771 2-persons, 9,567 3-persons, 5,425 4-persons, 3,348 5-persons, 2,149 6-persons, 1,192 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 15,095 1-person, 1,897 2-persons, 122 3-persons, 166 4-persons, 50 5-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

12,666 married couples with children.
17,438 single-parent households (4,096 men, 13,342 women).

72.6% of residents of Cumberland speak English at home.
23.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (95% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $915,095,000 ($6,053 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $52,605,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $337,676,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $223,745,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,516,000
Federal grants: $249,474,000
Federal procurement contracts: $49,260,000 ($39,238,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $50,424,000 ($7,435,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,677,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $79,492,000
Federal Government insurance: $232,303,000

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

Births: 11,201
Here:

73 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 8,040
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +2,579
Here:

+17 per 1000 residents
State:

+33 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,273
Here +8 per 1000 residents
State -22 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Cumberland County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 17.68 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 599
  • 2010 to 2013: 1,125
  • 2000 to 2009: 5,274
  • 1990 to 1999: 5,248
  • 1980 to 1989: 6,653
  • 1970 to 1979: 8,460
  • 1960 to 1969: 8,805
  • 1950 to 1959: 7,070
  • 1940 to 1949: 3,604
  • 1939 or earlier: 9,588
Note: State values scaled to Cumberland population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Cumberland County, New Jersey
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Cumberland County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 40
  • 3 rooms: 747
  • 4 rooms: 1,749
  • 5 rooms: 7,327
  • 6 rooms: 8,438
  • 7 rooms: 5,238
  • 8 rooms: 3,946
  • 9+ rooms: 3,394
  • 1 room: 403
  • 2 rooms: 1,028
  • 3 rooms: 2,991
  • 4 rooms: 5,739
  • 5 rooms: 5,021
  • 6 rooms: 2,401
  • 7 rooms: 1,077
  • 8 rooms: 504
  • 9+ rooms: 744
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Cumberland County, New Jersey
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Cumberland County population
  • no bedroom: 28
  • 1 bedroom: 872
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,878
  • 3 bedrooms: 17,746
  • 4 bedrooms: 4,600
  • 5+ bedrooms: 755
  • no bedroom: 459
  • 1 bedroom: 5,308
  • 2 bedrooms: 9,352
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,497
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,277
  • 5+ bedrooms: 15
Cars and other vehicles available in Cumberland County, New Jersey in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Cumberland County population
  • no vehicle: 1,175
  • 1 vehicle: 7,939
  • 2 vehicles: 12,917
  • 3 vehicles: 6,499
  • 4 vehicles: 1,509
  • 5+ vehicles: 840
  • no vehicle: 4,737
  • 1 vehicle: 8,720
  • 2 vehicles: 4,761
  • 3 vehicles: 1,463
  • 4 vehicles: 227
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

88% of Cumberland County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 297% lived in New Jersey.

Cumberland County:

88.3%
State average:

89.6%

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

  • This state: 98,389
  • Other state: 27,654
  • Northeast: 15,791
  • Midwest: 2,693
  • South: 7,552
  • West: 1,618

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Cumberland County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (58.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (24.2%)
  • Electricity (12.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.6%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • Solar energy (0.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (64.9%)
  • Electricity (21.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9.8%)
  • Other fuel (2.3%)
  • No fuel used (1.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 996
Here:

5.9%
New Jersey:

10.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 719
Here:

8.2%
New Jersey:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 596
Here:

11.6%
New Jersey:

25.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Cumberland County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $6,881,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $4,634,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,271,000
    Other Higher Education: $3,945,000
    General - Other: $1,724,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $31,228,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $21,696,000
    Other Higher Education: $20,652,000
    Correctional Institutions: $11,612,000
    Health - Other: $7,397,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $7,065,000
    Regular Highways: $4,220,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,680,000
    Police Protection: $3,283,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $1,685,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,672,000
    Financial Administration: $1,542,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,444,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,147,000
    Libraries: $600,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $463,000
    Parks and Recreation: $302,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $170,000
    Housing and Community Development: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,348,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Other Higher Education: $469,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $69,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $47,253,000

Cumberland County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Higher Education - Other: $8,340,000
    All Other: $6,646,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $1,685,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $181,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $23,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $1,324,000
    All Other: $379,000
    Housing and Community Development: $9,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $5,316,000
    All Other: $79,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $6,410,000
    Interest Earnings: $859,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $270,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $19,780,000
    Health and Hospitals: $14,749,000
    All Other: $13,527,000
    Education: $10,887,000
    Highways: $8,020,000
  • Tax - Property: $59,480,000

Cumberland County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,497,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,299,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,198,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $11,901,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $11,564,000

Cumberland County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,434,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,684,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 4,793
  • Number of aged recipients: 459
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 4,334
  • Number of recipients under 18: 842
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,999
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 952
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,650
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 2,224
Cumberland County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Cumberland County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 32 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 ORIGINATED642$161,036326$137,2911,814$154,924318$41,9751$900,000147$109,85039$54,179
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED22$172,77333$140,273177$157,08524$39,0002$1,893,5009$124,8897$52,286
APPLICATIONS DENIED97$166,701136$107,1761,093$162,733329$29,4861$3,000,000104$97,90458$48,034
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN72$162,11143$148,791624$163,67950$61,5800$021$124,0006$90,333
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS26$178,30815$113,800161$168,15512$83,8330$09$86,1112$143,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 24 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 ORIGINATED38$170,92125$201,2402$101,0001$121,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED32$216,56319$230,1580$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$221,33310$216,1000$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$173,0004$185,5000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$347,6672$232,5000$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Cumberland County, NJ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,33773.5 years
Mary1,20979.9 years
William1,00073.8 years
Joseph87174.4 years
Charles74473.6 years
James73271.3 years
Anna70181.2 years
George65372.3 years
Robert57269.2 years
Frank55574.9 years
Most common last names in Cumberland County, NJ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith40574.1 years
Johnson33374.0 years
Brown30772.3 years
Jones25071.6 years
Pierce24073.3 years
Williams23668.4 years
Harris18472.6 years
Miller18375.7 years
Moore17572.8 years
Davis17575.6 years
Businesses in Cumberland County, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Lane Bryant1
ALDI1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware2Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts2MasterBrand Cabinets6
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's3
AutoZone2New Balance1
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King2PetSmart1
CVS2Quality1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Cricket Wireless5Rite Aid5
DHL1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza2Sears1
DressBarn1Sprint Nextel1
Dressbarn1Staples1
Dunkin Donuts5Starbucks1
Famous Footwear1Subway3
FedEx6T-Mobile4
GNC2Target1
GameStop1The Room Place1
Goodwill7True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul6
Hobby Lobby1UPS10
Hyundai2Walgreens3
KFC2Walmart2
Kohl's1Wendy's2

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