Cumberland County, Pennsylvania (PA)

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County population in 2012: 238,614 (78% urban, 22% rural); it was 213,674 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 46,106
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 21,500
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 60,635
Renter-occupied apartments: 26,337 (it was 22,380 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

30%

Land area: 550 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 432 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Cumberland County: 98.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (24.7%), Educational, health and social services (18.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 72%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 22%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (89.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (3.1%)
  • Asian alone (3.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.0 years
Males: 115,589  (44.3%)
Females: 119,817  (55.7%)
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Cumberland County,PA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Cumberland County:

2.0 people
Pennsylvania:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $60,088 ($46,707 in 1999)

This county:

$60088
Pennsylvania:

$52007

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $743 (lower quartile is $582, upper quartile is $935)
This county:

$743
State:

$675


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $188,400 (it was $116,500 in 2000)
Cumberland:

$188,400
Pennsylvania:

$164,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $138,100 - $268,900

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $235,866
Here:

$235,866
State:

$221,511

Townhouses or other attached units: $156,208
Here:

$156,208
State:

$157,348

In 2-unit structures: $106,169
Here:

$106,169
State:

$141,335

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $167,485
Here:

$167,485
State:

$212,799

Mobile homes: $59,197
Here:

$59,197
State:

$45,445
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,417
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $473

Institutionalized population: 5,737

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


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

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 1287 buildings, average cost: $161,200
  • 2008: 906 buildings, average cost: $173,700
  • 2009: 640 buildings, average cost: $173,000

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,556 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,184 (1.2%)

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 2013: 8.5%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.1% for Black residents, 17.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.7% for American Indian residents, 18.7% for other race residents, 25.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.5%
Cumberland County:

8.5%
Pennsylvania:

13.7%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.4% for Black residents, 17.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.3% for American Indian residents, 19.1% for other race residents, 24.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 24 years old, American Indian residents: 45 years old, Asian residents: 32 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 37 years old)

Area name: Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Cumberland County is $550 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $693 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $875 a month.

Cities in this county include: Carlisle, Mechanicsburg, Camp Hill, New Cumberland, Lower Allen, Enola, Shippensburg, Schlusser, Lemoyne, Boiling Springs.

Cumberland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2005 air pollution in Cumberland County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 14.9 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 40 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Cumberland County: Big Spring State Fish Hatchery (A), Silver Spring Golf Course (B), Armitage Golf Course (C), Plantation Inn Golf Course (D), Cumberland Golf Course (E), Bethany Village (F), Spruce Run Vista (G), Buzzards Rocks Vista (H), Doners Station (I), Enola Yards (J), West Shore Country Club (K), Hampden Industrial Park (L), Big Pond Furnace (M), Pine Grove Furnace Stack (N), Greythorne Station (O), Carlisle Country Club (P), Huntsdale State Fish Hatchery (Q), Camp Michaux (R), Camp Shand (S), Shepherd (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Capital City Mall (1), Windsor Park Shopping Center (2), Hills Shopping Center - West (3), Eastgate Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cumberland County include: Uriah Church (A), Alliance Church (B), Waggoner Church (C), Plainfield Church of God (D), Hopewell Church (E), Beetems Church (F), Mount Zion United Methodist Church (G), McAllister School and Church (H), McClures Gap Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lantz Cemetery (1), War of 1812 Memorial Cemetery (2), Bakers Church Cemetery (3), Westminister Cemetery (4), Cumberland County Home Cemetery (5), Prospect Cemetery (6), Saint Johns Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Big Pond (A), Laurel Forge Pond (B), Fuller Lake (C), Mount Holly Springs Reservoir (D), Opossum Lake (E), Chambersburg Reservoir (F), Laurel Lake (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Trout Run (A), University Run (B), Mains Run (C), Middle Spring Creek (D), Rock Run (E), Iron Run (F), Thomson Creek (G), Starry Brook (H), Toms Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Cumberland County include: Kings Gap State Park (1), Willow Mill Park (2), Williams Grove Park (3), State Game Lands Number 230 (4), State Game Lands Number 305 (5), State Game Lands Number 169 (6), Lower Allen Community Park (7), Pine Grove Furnace State Park (8), Mount Allen Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Adams County , Dauphin County , Franklin County , Perry County , York County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.0%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 15,608
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 27.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 6,923 (52% naturalized citizens)

Cumberland County:

3.2%
Whole state:

4.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 2,173
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,016
  • 1985 to 1989: 561
  • 1980 to 1984: 661
  • 1975 to 1979: 455
  • 1970 to 1974: 541
  • 1970 to 1974: 312
  • 1965 to 1969: 1,204

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 69.0%

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

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Cumberland County with a mortgage: 34,669 (3,812 second mortgage, 5,840 home equity loan, 183 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 16,460

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

62.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Cumberland County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant44,228106
Catholic36,1868
Evangelical Protestant30,598148
Other11,32417
Orthodox1,2414
Black Protestant6055
None111,224-
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: 41
Cumberland County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
This county:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 60
Cumberland County:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 176
This county:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Cumberland County:

10.1%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Cumberland County:

25.6%
State:

27.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.8%
State:

11.5%

Agriculture in Cumberland County:

Average size of farms: 128 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $80,351
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $174.51
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.35%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 80.75%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $60,974
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 69.09%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.14%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $64,693
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.94%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 32.09
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 41.02%
Corn for grain: 19303 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 7622 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 11043 harvested acres
Vegetables: 892 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 413 acres

Tornado activity:

Cumberland County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 4198737.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/9/1991, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cumberland County-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% 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 58.6 miles away from Cumberland 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 192.6 miles away from the 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 60.1 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 231.7 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) earthquake occurred 296.4 miles away from Cumberland 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 185.5 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:


The number of natural disasters in Cumberland County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • India (10%)
  • Korea (8%)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (7%)
  • Vietnam (7%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • United Kingdom (5%)
  • Canada (4%)

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

  • German (35%)
  • United States or American (11%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • English (8%)
  • Italian (7%)
  • Polish (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)

Cumberland County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 86,917 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 9,720 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 498 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 9 (0%)
  • Railroad: 25 (0%)
  • Taxi: 53 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 62 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 332 (0%)
  • Walked: 4,440 (4%)
  • Other means: 543 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 3,261 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania in 2000:

  • 6,288 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 3,491 people in nursing homes
  • 3,308 people in state prisons
  • 358 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 120 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 49 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 46 people in religious group quarters
  • 45 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 44 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 42 people in other group homes
  • 40 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 36 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 35 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 28 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 14 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 8 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania in 2010:

  • 6,733 people in college/university student housing
  • 3,441 people in state prisons
  • 1,870 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 411 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 155 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 91 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 87 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 16 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 11 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 6 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $63,872.

5.88% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,025 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%


0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($848 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

0.08%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

3.94% relocated from other counties in Pennsylvania ($27,566 average AGI)
1.87% relocated from other states ($18,611 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

1.87%
Pennsylvania average:

1.90%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dauphin County, PA  1.31% ($42,077 average AGI)
from York County, PA  0.79% ($42,000)
from Perry County, PA  0.33% ($35,223)
from Franklin County, PA  0.32% ($33,585)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.16% ($44,170)
from Adams County, PA  0.13% ($39,675)
from Lebanon County, PA  0.07% ($33,986)


5.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,649 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%


0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,051 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

0.11%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

3.52% relocated to other counties in Pennsylvania ($24,165 average AGI)
2.19% relocated to other states ($18,434 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

2.19%
Pennsylvania average:

2.07%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dauphin County, PA  1.06% ($38,308 average AGI)
to York County, PA  0.70% ($45,978)
to Franklin County, PA  0.32% ($33,210)
to Perry County, PA  0.30% ($34,899)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.16% ($36,614)
to Adams County, PA  0.11% ($53,444)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.10% ($39,021)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.4
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 10.6

Births per 1000 population in Cumberland County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 9.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Cumberland County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Cumberland County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 36,367 (33,314 aged, 3,053 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.9
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10231.85
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 200.540
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 35880.34

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1061.460
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 929.230
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11.65

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 62.31
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 84.72

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11.65
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 101.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 55.4
  • Suffocation - 22.8
  • Poisoning - 15.6
  • Other - 7.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 222,576

Size of family households: 29,527 2-persons, 13,837 3-persons, 11,282 4-persons, 4,282 5-persons, 1,356 6-persons, 793 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 26,533 1-person, 5,090 2-persons, 750 3-persons, 380 4-persons, 85 5-persons, 15 6-persons, 13 7-or-more-persons.

35,842 married couples with children.
8,379 single-parent households (2,132 men, 6,247 women).

94.3% of residents of Cumberland County speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
3.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (58% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,482,513,000 ($6696 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $469,374,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $679,586,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $224,152,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,302,000
Federal grants: $125,124,000
Federal procurement contracts: $120,007,000 ($98,765,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $329,342,000 ($292,341,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $9,365,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $110,660,000
Federal Government insurance: $135,284,000

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

Births: 11,752
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 10,567
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,732
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +6,826
Here +31 per 1000 residents
State -2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Cumberland County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 24.46 millions of gallons per day (21% from ground, 79% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,769
  • 2000 to 2004: 13,600
  • 1990 to 1999: 14,108
  • 1980 to 1989: 12,187
  • 1970 to 1979: 15,683
  • 1960 to 1969: 11,348
  • 1950 to 1959: 11,476
  • 1940 to 1949: 5,393
  • 1939 or earlier: 16,105
Rooms in houses/apartments in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 144
  • 3 rooms: 748
  • 4 rooms: 4,277
  • 5 rooms: 10,877
  • 6 rooms: 14,956
  • 7 rooms: 11,374
  • 8 rooms: 10,013
  • 9+ rooms: 8,246
  • 1 room: 384
  • 2 rooms: 1,523
  • 3 rooms: 3,897
  • 4 rooms: 6,677
  • 5 rooms: 5,197
  • 6 rooms: 2,563
  • 7 rooms: 1,198
  • 8 rooms: 624
  • 9+ rooms: 317
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 7
  • 1 bedroom: 984
  • 2 bedrooms: 11,334
  • 3 bedrooms: 32,531
  • 4 bedrooms: 13,751
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2,028
  • no bedroom: 466
  • 1 bedroom: 6,317
  • 2 bedrooms: 9,934
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,571
  • 4 bedrooms: 871
  • 5+ bedrooms: 221
Cars and other vehicles available in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 2,081
  • 1 vehicle: 15,539
  • 2 vehicles: 29,709
  • 3 vehicles: 10,081
  • 4 vehicles: 2,414
  • 5+ vehicles: 811
  • no vehicle: 2,518
  • 1 vehicle: 12,080
  • 2 vehicles: 6,278
  • 3 vehicles: 1,058
  • 4 vehicles: 342
  • 5+ vehicles: 104

58% of Cumberland County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 49% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 65% lived in Pennsylvania.

Cumberland County:

58.1%
State average:

64.4%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $102,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Cumberland County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (37.9%)
  • Electricity (29.6%)
  • Utility gas (24.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.9%)
  • Wood (2.4%)
  • Coal or coke (1.7%)
  • Electricity (43.0%)
  • Utility gas (27.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (23.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.0%)
  • Other fuel (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)
  • Wood (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3,044
Here:

13.7%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,297
Here:

11.6%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5,044
Here:

37.5%
Pennsylvania:

37.3%

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:

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $535,000
    Regular Highways: $114,000
    General - Other: $13,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $27,564,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $23,170,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $19,547,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $18,079,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,047,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,115,000
    General - Other: $5,788,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,419,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,801,000
    Financial Administration: $3,565,000
    Police Protection: $1,554,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,496,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,491,000
    Regular Highways: $946,000
    General Public Buildings: $915,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $570,000
    Solid Waste Management: $519,000
    Local Fire Protection: $74,000
    Parks and Recreation: $56,000
    Libraries: $32,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $31,598,000
    Corporate Bonds: $9,652,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $3,740,000
    Benefit Payments: $3,366,000
    Withdrawals: $415,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $471,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $1,765,000
    Housing and Community Development: $212,000
    Regular Highways: $65,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Natural Resources - Other: $82,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Public Welfare Institutions: $962,000
    General - Other: $882,000
    Correctional Institutions: $294,000
    Financial Administration: $241,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $233,000
    Transit Utilities: $227,000
    Central Staff Services: $173,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $170,000
    Solid Waste Management: $50,000
    Corrections - Other: $25,000
    Health - Other: $18,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $42,032,000

Cumberland County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $31,919,000
    Housing and Community Development: $306,000
    Solid Waste Management: $78,000
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $6,054,000
    From Parent Local Government: $2,446,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $2,138,000
    From Other Governments: $58,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $548,000
    Public Welfare: $501,000
    All Other: $73,000
    General Local Government Support: $24,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $208,000
    Public Welfare: $129,000
    General Local Government Support: $66,000
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,937,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,406,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $649,000
    Rents: $7,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $826,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $37,545,000
    Health and Hospitals: $26,035,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,736,000
    All Other: $2,115,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,394,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,097,000
    Highways: $583,000
  • Tax - Property: $30,954,000
    Other Selective Sales: $923,000
    Other License: $89,000

Cumberland County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,657,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,705,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,194,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,242,000

Cumberland County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,409,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $28,374,000
    Total Other Securities: $27,322,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $33,649,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Cumberland County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Cumberland County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 43 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 ORIGINATED1,206$167,1581,651$175,6606,661$166,536747$58,07028$820,714315$129,31159$66,407
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED45$161,378110$157,009490$158,49893$33,1083$9,560,00015$165,13331$39,903
APPLICATIONS DENIED128$160,945231$117,6841,601$172,587280$47,9714$412,25081$131,963127$46,228
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN103$156,757136$149,3971,223$174,86072$80,5970$037$117,67621$78,048
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS18$137,38929$155,655251$176,61419$70,7371$275,0006$165,8339$39,444
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 42 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 ORIGINATED361$210,584270$208,4303$258,6670$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED74$240,59574$217,0683$140,3331$177,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED31$220,90339$231,4362$254,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN22$210,00012$188,6670$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$195,0002$182,5000$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Cumberland County, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,80081.6 years
John1,63275.3 years
William1,26574.7 years
Robert1,14071.8 years
Charles99675.7 years
Helen94381.3 years
George89476.4 years
James78873.3 years
Margaret77881.5 years
Ruth77381.2 years
Most common last names in Cumberland County, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller66377.7 years
Smith49877.3 years
Myers37777.0 years
Snyder21177.1 years
Brown20476.2 years
Martin20277.3 years
Jones18375.2 years
Baker18378.0 years
Sheaffer16178.5 years
Johnson16073.7 years
Businesses in Cumberland County, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1LensCrafters1
ALDI1Little Caesars Pizza2
AT&T6Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware1Lowe's3
Advance Auto Parts5Macy's1
Aeropostale1Marriott2
American Eagle Outfitters1Marshalls1
Applebee's2MasterBrand Cabinets19
Arby's5Mazda1
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's15
Audi1Men's Wearhouse1
AutoZone4Microtel1
Avenue1Motel 63
BMW1Motherhood Maternity3
Barnes & Noble1New Balance3
Bath & Body Works2New York & Co1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nike11
Best Western4Nissan1
Blockbuster5OfficeMax2
Burger King6Old Country Buffet1
CVS12Old Navy2
Carson Pirie Scott2Olive Garden1
Charlotte Russe1Outback1
Chevrolet2Outback Steakhouse1
Chick-Fil-A1Pac Sun1
Chico's1Panda Express1
Comfort Inn3Panera Bread3
Comfort Suites1Papa John's Pizza5
Cracker Barrel2Payless2
Curves3Penske3
DHL3PetSmart2
Dairy Queen6Pier 1 Imports2
Days Inn2Pizza Hut7
Decora Cabinetry1Quality3
Dennys2Quiznos3
Domino's Pizza4RadioShack4
DressBarn1Ramada1
Dressbarn1Red Lobster1
Dunkin Donuts9Red Robin2
Econo Lodge3Red Roof Inn1
Express1Rite Aid12
FedEx45Rodeway Inn3
Finish Line1SAS Shoes2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sears3
Foot Locker1Sleep Inn1
Ford4Sprint Nextel5
Forever 211Staples3
GNC9Starbucks6
GameStop7Subaru1
Gap1Subway22
Giant6Super 82
Goodwill3T-Mobile11
Gymboree1T.G.I. Driday's1
H&R Block10T.J.Maxx2
Haworth1Taco Bell5
Hilton3Talbots1
Holiday Inn2Target2
Hollister Co.1The Limited1
Home Depot2The Room Place1
Honda1Toyota1
Hot Topic1Toys"R"Us1
Howard Johnson1Travelodge1
Hyundai1True Value3
JCPenney1U-Haul11
JoS. A. Bank1UPS49
Jones New York9Value City Furniture1
Journeys1Vans1
Justice1Verizon Wireless6
KFC5Victoria's Secret1
Kincaid2Volkswagen1
Kmart4Waffle House1
Kohl's2Walmart3
Kroger10Wendy's9
LA Fitness1Wet Seal1
La-Z-Boy1Wingate1
Lane Bryant1YMCA2
Lane Furniture3

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