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Cumberland County, New Jersey (NJ)

County population in 2017: 152,538 (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: 312 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Cumberland County: 99.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (29.8%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.4%), Retail trade (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 59%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 28%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Cumberland County, NJ (2017)
    • 70,42748.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 46,91132.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 29,12519.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,3861.6%Asian alone
    • 2,2391.5%Two or more races
    • 1,2960.9%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1540.1%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

37.9 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years
Males: 78,043  (51.2%)
Females: 74,495  (48.8%)
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Average household size:
Cumberland County:

2.0 people
New Jersey:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,627 ($39,150 in 1999)
This county:

$52,627
New Jersey:

$80,088

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $824 (lower quartile is $623, upper quartile is $1,071)
This county:

$824
State:

$1151


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $162,100 (it was $89,200 in 2000)
Cumberland:

$162,100
New Jersey:

$334,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $109,600 - $225,700
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,552
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $680

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:

  • 1997: 362 buildings, average cost: $68,100
  • 1998: 314 buildings, average cost: $82,800
  • 1999: 291 buildings, average cost: $93,900
  • 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
  • 2015: 185 buildings, average cost: $104,300
  • 2016: 114 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 2017: 88 buildings, average cost: $85,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Cumberland, NJ residents
Average permit cost in Cumberland, NJ
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,513 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,258 (2.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Cumberland, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cumberland, NJ in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Cumberland, NJ in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.2%
Cumberland County:

19.2%
New Jersey:

10.0%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.3% for Black residents, 28.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.2% for American Indian residents, 27.6% for other race residents, 22.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 37.9 years old
(Males: 36.6 years old, Females: 39.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.8 years old, Black residents: 35.1 years old, American Indian residents: 44.3 years old, Asian residents: 39.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.0 years old, Other race residents: 37.5 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

2018 air pollution in Cumberland County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.00 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.029 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 8.9 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). 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:

6.6%
New Jersey:

4.1%

Unemployment by year in Cumberland, NJ
County total employment by year in Cumberland, NJ
County average yearly wages by year in Cumberland, NJ

Current college students: 5,087
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 16,139 (30.9% naturalized citizens)

Cumberland County:

10.6%
Whole state:

22.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2,6282010 or later
  • 6,6862000 to 2009
  • 3,8341990 to 1999
  • 1,7891980 to 1989
  • 7391970 to 1979
  • 2,162Before 1970

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: 39,802
  • One, attached: 4,864
  • Two: 2,442
  • 3 or 4: 1,424
  • 5 to 9: 1,413
  • 10 to 19: 703
  • 20 to 49: 1,097
  • 50 or more: 2,099
  • Mobile homes: 2,602

Housing units in Cumberland County with a mortgage: 19,763 (357 second mortgage, 1,808 home equity loan, 32 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 13,796

Here:

59.4% with mortgage
State:

67.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Cumberland County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Cumberland

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 51,945 (83.3%)
  • Carpooled: 6,381 (10.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 867 (1.4%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 83 (0.1%)
  • Railroad: 147 (0.2%)
  • Ferryboat: 168 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 373 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 20 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 823 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 1,586 (2.5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (46%)
  • Dominican Republic (6%)
  • Guatemala (4%)
  • India (4%)
  • Jamaica (3%)
  • Ukraine (3%)
  • Italy (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Cumberland County


  • Italian (9%)
  • German (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • American (3%)
  • English (2%)
  • Polish (1%)
  • Ukrainian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $53,702.

3.06% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.06%
New Jersey average:

5.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.94% relocated from other counties in New Jersey ($24,705 average AGI)
1.11% relocated from other states ($11,403 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

1.11%
New Jersey average:

2.27%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Atlantic County, NJ  0.55% ($35,234 average AGI)
from Gloucester County, NJ  0.45% ($42,462)
from Salem County, NJ  0.32% ($35,808)
from Camden County, NJ  0.23% ($37,395)
from Cape May County, NJ  0.14% ($43,169)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.11% ($31,610)
from Burlington County, NJ  0.07% ($44,561)


4.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,457 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
New Jersey average:

6.14%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($154 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

2.40% relocated to other counties in New Jersey ($23,371 average AGI)
2.03% relocated to other states ($16,932 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

2.03%
New Jersey average:

2.98%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Atlantic County, NJ  0.61% ($38,612 average AGI)
to Gloucester County, NJ  0.57% ($50,861)
to Salem County, NJ  0.42% ($39,599)
to Camden County, NJ  0.28% ($42,468)
to Cape May County, NJ  0.20% ($47,823)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.14% ($46,338)
to Burlington County, NJ  0.11% ($41,468)

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 population 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
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: 23,230 (18,319 aged, 4,911 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 4,905 (13%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in 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: 152,538
  • In family households: 121,395 (16,668 male householders, 18,948 female householders)
    22,124 spouses, 44,815 children (42,659 natural, 417 adopted, 1,739 stepchildren), 7,239 grandchildren, 1,654 brothers or sisters, 2,097 parents, 3,874 other relatives, 3,976 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 18,837 (6,789 male householders (4,929 living alone)), 8,291 female householders (7,640 living alone)), 3,757 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 12,306

Size of family households: 13,810 2-persons, 9,323 3-persons, 6,256 4-persons, 3,460 5-persons, 1,737 6-persons, 1,030 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 12,569 1-person, 2,068 2-persons, 139 3-persons, 199 4-persons, 105 5-persons.

15,519 married couples with children.
13,390 single-parent households (3,309 men, 10,081 women).

71.5% of residents of Cumberland speak English at home.
24.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
2.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (93% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).

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:

6.5
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.1

Year house built in Cumberland County, New Jersey
  • Year house built in Cumberland County, New Jersey
  • 1832014 or later
  • 6362010 to 2013
  • 5,7602000 to 2009
  • 4,7361990 to 1999
  • 4,5751980 to 1989
  • 7,4991970 to 1979
  • 9,5191960 to 1969
  • 8,9361950 to 1959
  • 4,4201940 to 1949
  • 10,1821939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Cumberland County, New Jersey
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cumberland County, New Jersey
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cumberland County, New Jersey
  • 441 room
  • 1542 rooms
  • 5683 rooms
  • 1,8604 rooms
  • 5,5855 rooms
  • 8,4746 rooms
  • 6,3197 rooms
  • 4,7928 rooms
  • 5,7639+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cumberland County, New Jersey
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cumberland County, New Jersey
  • 9511 room
  • 1632 rooms
  • 2,1113 rooms
  • 3,9794 rooms
  • 4,1555 rooms
  • 2,9386 rooms
  • 1,8417 rooms
  • 6348 rooms
  • 3659+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Cumberland County, New Jersey
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Cumberland County, New Jersey
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Cumberland County, New Jersey
  • 119no bedroom
  • 8941 bedroom
  • 6,0272 bedrooms
  • 19,2873 bedrooms
  • 6,1124 bedrooms
  • 1,1205+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cumberland County, New Jersey
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cumberland County, New Jersey
  • 951no bedroom
  • 4,8061 bedroom
  • 5,8352 bedrooms
  • 3,4633 bedrooms
  • 1,8294 bedrooms
  • 2535+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Cumberland County, New Jersey 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
  • 990no vehicle
  • 8,7501 vehicle
  • 13,9892 vehicles
  • 6,2603 vehicles
  • 2,4204 vehicles
  • 1,1505+ 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
  • 4,419no vehicle
  • 7,2491 vehicle
  • 3,8812 vehicles
  • 1,0313 vehicles
  • 4744 vehicles
  • 835+ vehicles

88.4% 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, 79% lived in New Jersey.

Cumberland County:

88.4%
State average:

89.4%

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

  • This state: 101,446
  • Other state: 25,470
  • Northeast: 12,991
  • Midwest: 1,908
  • South: 8,472
  • West: 2,099
Year householders moved into unit in Cumberland County, NJ
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Cumberland County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 59.5%Utility gas
  • 26.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.9%Electricity
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 62.5%Utility gas
  • 19.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 16.2%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 441
Here:

2.7%
New Jersey:

9.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 440
Here:

5.9%
New Jersey:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 668
Here:

13.2%
New Jersey:

25.2%

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 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $5,658,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $4,203,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $102,269,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $16,234,000
    Higher Education - Other: $7,073,000
    Other: $2,082,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $932,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $43,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $27,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $41,062,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,608,000
    Regular Highways: $12,950,000
    General - Other: $11,795,000
    Other Higher Education: $806,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $45,072,000
    Other Higher Education: $30,155,000
    Correctional Institutions: $17,828,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,655,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $8,563,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,071,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,070,000
    Health - Other: $6,140,000
    Police Protection: $4,762,000
    Regular Highways: $2,191,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,948,000
    Financial Administration: $1,941,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,430,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,103,000
    Housing and Community Development: $813,000
    Libraries: $721,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $399,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $373,000
    Local Fire Protection: $76,000
    Parks and Recreation: $71,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,840,000
    Education: $1,129,000
    Housing and Community Development: $725,000
    Other: $135,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,382,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $31,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $15,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $11,554,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $22,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $8,390,000
    Other: $4,311,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $178,418,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $171,093,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,325,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $6,127,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,346,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $653,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $491,000
    Rents: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,471,000
    Other Higher Education: $826,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $103,884,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $11,998,000
    Highways: $11,602,000
    Health and Hospitals: $10,749,000
    Education: $9,796,000
    Public Welfare: $7,609,000
  • Tax - Property: $89,268,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $34,156,000

Cumberland County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $5,658,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $4,203,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $102,269,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $16,234,000
    Higher Education - Other: $7,073,000
    Other: $2,082,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $932,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $43,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $27,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $41,062,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,608,000
    Regular Highways: $12,950,000
    General - Other: $11,795,000
    Other Higher Education: $806,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $45,072,000
    Other Higher Education: $30,155,000
    Correctional Institutions: $17,828,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,655,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $8,563,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,071,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,070,000
    Health - Other: $6,140,000
    Police Protection: $4,762,000
    Regular Highways: $2,191,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,948,000
    Financial Administration: $1,941,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,430,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,103,000
    Housing and Community Development: $813,000
    Libraries: $721,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $399,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $373,000
    Local Fire Protection: $76,000
    Parks and Recreation: $71,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,840,000
    Education: $1,129,000
    Housing and Community Development: $725,000
    Other: $135,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,382,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $31,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $15,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $11,554,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $22,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $8,390,000
    Other: $4,311,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $178,418,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $171,093,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,325,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $6,127,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,346,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $653,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $491,000
    Rents: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,471,000
    Other Higher Education: $826,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $103,884,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $11,998,000
    Highways: $11,602,000
    Health and Hospitals: $10,749,000
    Education: $9,796,000
    Public Welfare: $7,609,000
  • Tax - Property: $89,268,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $34,156,000

Cumberland County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $5,658,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $4,203,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $102,269,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $16,234,000
    Higher Education - Other: $7,073,000
    Other: $2,082,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $932,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $43,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $27,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $41,062,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,608,000
    Regular Highways: $12,950,000
    General - Other: $11,795,000
    Other Higher Education: $806,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $45,072,000
    Other Higher Education: $30,155,000
    Correctional Institutions: $17,828,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,655,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $8,563,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,071,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,070,000
    Health - Other: $6,140,000
    Police Protection: $4,762,000
    Regular Highways: $2,191,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,948,000
    Financial Administration: $1,941,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,430,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,103,000
    Housing and Community Development: $813,000
    Libraries: $721,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $399,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $373,000
    Local Fire Protection: $76,000
    Parks and Recreation: $71,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,840,000
    Education: $1,129,000
    Housing and Community Development: $725,000
    Other: $135,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,382,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $31,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $15,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $11,554,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $22,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $8,390,000
    Other: $4,311,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $178,418,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $171,093,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,325,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $6,127,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,346,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $653,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $491,000
    Rents: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,471,000
    Other Higher Education: $826,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $103,884,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $11,998,000
    Highways: $11,602,000
    Health and Hospitals: $10,749,000
    Education: $9,796,000
    Public Welfare: $7,609,000
  • Tax - Property: $89,268,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $34,156,000

Cumberland County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $5,658,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $4,203,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $102,269,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $16,234,000
    Higher Education - Other: $7,073,000
    Other: $2,082,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $932,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $43,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $27,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $41,062,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,608,000
    Regular Highways: $12,950,000
    General - Other: $11,795,000
    Other Higher Education: $806,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $45,072,000
    Other Higher Education: $30,155,000
    Correctional Institutions: $17,828,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,655,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $8,563,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,071,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,070,000
    Health - Other: $6,140,000
    Police Protection: $4,762,000
    Regular Highways: $2,191,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,948,000
    Financial Administration: $1,941,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,430,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,103,000
    Housing and Community Development: $813,000
    Libraries: $721,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $399,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $373,000
    Local Fire Protection: $76,000
    Parks and Recreation: $71,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,840,000
    Education: $1,129,000
    Housing and Community Development: $725,000
    Other: $135,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,382,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $31,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $15,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $11,554,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $22,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $8,390,000
    Other: $4,311,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $178,418,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $171,093,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,325,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $6,127,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,346,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $653,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $491,000
    Rents: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,471,000
    Other Higher Education: $826,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $103,884,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $11,998,000
    Highways: $11,602,000
    Health and Hospitals: $10,749,000
    Education: $9,796,000
    Public Welfare: $7,609,000
  • Tax - Property: $89,268,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $34,156,000

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
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 in Cumberland, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cumberland, NJ - 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

Cumberland County on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #68 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+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"