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Cumberland County, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2014: 9,827 (4% urban, 96% rural); it was 9,017 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,874
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,118
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,723
Renter-occupied apartments: 988 (it was 805 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

33%

Land area: 298 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 33 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cumberland County: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (30.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (22.1%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (15.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 60%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 40%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Cumberland County, Virginia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (63.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (32.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Virginia median age:  37.0 years
Males: 4,760  (48.4%)
Females: 5,067  (51.6%)
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Average household size:
Cumberland County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,769 ($31,816 in 1999)

This county:

$39769
Virginia:

$62666

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $603 (lower quartile is $402, upper quartile is $772)
This county:

$603
State:

$922


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $139,314 (it was $76,600 in 2000)
Cumberland:

$139,314
Virginia:

$239,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $78,829 - $228,880
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,083
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $293

Institutionalized population: 0

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 27
  • Thefts: 41
  • Auto thefts: 10

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 11
  • Burglaries: 38
  • Thefts: 53
  • Auto thefts: 5
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 34 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 2001: 49 buildings, average cost: $82,300
  • 2002: 67 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 2003: 49 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2004: 53 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2005: 63 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 2006: 73 buildings, average cost: $132,600
  • 2007: 49 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2008: 41 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2009: 24 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $180,500
  • 2011: 19 buildings, average cost: $118,700
  • 2012: 18 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 2013: 20 buildings, average cost: $145,800
  • 2014: 16 buildings, average cost: $152,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $936 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,022 (0.7%)

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: 16.3%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.8% for Black residents, 6.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 80.8% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.9%
Cumberland County:

16.9%
Virginia:

11.7%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.9% for Black residents, 6.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 74.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 42 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 42 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 38 years old, Other race residents: 33 years old)

Area name: Richmond, VA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Cumberland County is $678 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $757 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1010 a month.

Cities in this county include: Cumberland.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Cumberland County: Haysi Volunteer Rescue Squad (A), Haysi Volunteer Fire Department (B), Nickelsville Rescue Squad (C), Cleveland Volunteer Fire Department (D), Belfast Rosedale Volunteer Fire Department (E), Dante Volunteer Fire Department (F), Copper Creek Maccasin Volunteer Fire Department (G), Saint Paul Fire Department (H), Castlewood Fire and Rescue Department (I), Lebanon Volunteer Fire Department (J), Saltville Rescue Squad (K), Glade Spring Police Department (L), Saint Paul Police Department (M), Saint Paul Volunteer Fire Department (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: State Line Branch (A), Trace Fork (B), Piney Fork (C), Dilse Branch (D), Russell Fork (E), Lower Elk Creek (F), Knox Creek (G), Hackney Creek (H), Cow Fork (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Mineral County, Colorado , Santa Cruz County, California , San Juan County, Colorado , Mathews County , Rockcastle County, Kentucky , Buena Vista city , Newport News city , Williamsburg city .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 193
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 63.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 118 (27% naturalized citizens)

Cumberland County:

1.3%
Whole state:

8.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 47
  • 1990 to 1994: 31
  • 1985 to 1989: 12
  • 1980 to 1984: 17
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 7
  • 1970 to 1974: 4
  • 1965 to 1969: 0

Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 29.4%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,092
  • One, attached: 61
  • Two: 42
  • 3 or 4: 26
  • 5 to 9: 27
  • 20 or more: 19
  • Mobile homes: 786
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 32

Housing units in Cumberland County with a mortgage: 825 (99 second mortgage, 121 home equity loan, 37 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 700

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Cumberland County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,23510
Mainline Protestant5638
Other8-
None7,246-
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: 2
Cumberland County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Cumberland County:

7.30 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

4.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Cumberland County:

11.3%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Cumberland County:

30.1%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

21.1%
State:

18.6%

Agriculture in Cumberland County:

Average size of farms: 221 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $100,016
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $188.73
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.60%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 90.95%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $74,470
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 21.66%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $44,544
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.34%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 18.39
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 4.67%
Corn for grain: 80 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 297 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 193 harvested acres
Vegetables: 165 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 35 acres

Earthquake activity:

Cumberland County-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 20.8 miles away from Cumberland County center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 20.4 miles away from the county center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 10.1 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 298.2 miles away from the county center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 25.6 miles away from Cumberland County center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 313.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • VirginiaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3240): September 12, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3240, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • VirginiaHurricane Isabel, Incident Period: September 18, 2003 to October 1, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1491): September 18, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1491, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • VirginiaSevere Storms and Tornado, Incident Period: April 28, 2002 to May 3, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1411): May 5, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1411, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • VirginiaWinter Storm, Incident Period: January 25, 2000 to January 30, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1318): February 28, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1318, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • VirginiaHurricane Fran, Incident Period: September 5, 1996 to September 23, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1135): September 6, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1135, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • VirginiaBlizzard, Incident Period: January 6, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1086): January 13, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1086, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • VirginiaIce Storm, Severe Storm, Flooding, Incident Period: February 8, 1994 to February 12, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1014): March 10, 1994, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1014, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Storm, Flood
  • VirginiaSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 14, 1993, Emergency Declared (EM-3112): March 25, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3112, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • VirginiaDrought, Incident Period: July 23, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3046): July 23, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3046, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • VirginiaDrought, Incident Period: October 15, 1976, Emergency Declared (EM-3018): October 15, 1976, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3018, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Cumberland County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Droughts: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 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
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

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

  • Pakistan (20%)
  • Cuba (19%)
  • Mexico (15%)
  • El Salvador (11%)
  • Italy (8%)
  • France (6%)
  • Egypt (6%)

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

  • United States or American (26%)
  • German (8%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (7%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Cumberland County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,052 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 672 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4 (0%)
  • Taxi: 6 (0%)
  • Walked: 54 (1%)
  • Other means: 103 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 65 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 14 people in nursing homes
  • 4 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
34 people in group homes intended for adults
3 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $41,440.

6.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,070 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
Virginia average:

9.34%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.51% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($24,360 average AGI)
1.24% relocated from other states ($2,711 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

1.24%
Virginia average:

3.74%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chesterfield County, VA  1.10% ($38,324 average AGI)
from Powhatan County, VA  0.74% ($32,200)
from Prince Edward County, VA  0.71% ($26,792)
from Buckingham County, VA  0.39% ($28,692)
from Richmond city, VA  0.39% ($24,077)
from Henrico County, VA  0.36% ($25,083)
from Amelia County, VA  0.30% ($29,500)


7.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,268 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.36%
Virginia average:

9.20%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.47% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($19,244 average AGI)
1.88% relocated to other states ($9,024 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

1.88%
Virginia average:

3.60%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Prince Edward County, VA  0.79% ($19,296 average AGI)
to Chesterfield County, VA  0.77% ($34,615)
to Henrico County, VA  0.59% ($26,800)
to Powhatan County, VA  0.59% ($29,200)
to Richmond city, VA  0.56% ($25,895)
to Buckingham County, VA  0.29% ($19,700)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4

Births per 1000 population in Cumberland County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Cumberland County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.0

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: 7.2%
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: 1,726 (1,372 aged, 354 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 230 (10%)

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, Virginia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (110)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (80)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (65)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (58)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (44)
  • Congestive heart failure (41)
  • Unspecified dementia (38)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (31)
  • Heart failure, unspecified (29)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (28)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1055.660
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1002.350

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 12.74
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 10.66

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,015
  • In family households: 8,527 (1,792 male householders, 943 female householders)
    1,954 spouses, 2,794 children (2,556 natural, 62 adopted, 176 stepchildren), 393 grandchildren, 95 brothers or sisters, 90 parents, 137 other relatives, 271 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,488 (613 male householders (501 living alone)), 632 female householders (537 living alone)), 243 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 37 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,213 2-persons, 663 3-persons, 452 4-persons, 248 5-persons, 100 6-persons, 59 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,038 1-person, 182 2-persons, 17 3-persons, 6 4-persons, 1 5-persons, 1 6-persons.

1,326 married couples with children.
563 single-parent households (101 men, 462 women).

95.1% of residents of Cumberland County speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (47% speak English very well, 53% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $40,977,000 ($4465 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,523,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $17,994,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $7,392,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $390,000
Federal grants: $13,421,000
Federal procurement contracts: $850,000 ($368,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $929,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $209,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,160,000
Federal Government insurance: $836,000

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

Births: 527
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 463
Here:

49 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +46
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +271
Here:

+29 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Cumberland County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.01 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 32
  • 2000 to 2004: 780
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,033
  • 1980 to 1989: 663
  • 1970 to 1979: 827
  • 1960 to 1969: 398
  • 1950 to 1959: 383
  • 1940 to 1949: 128
  • 1939 or earlier: 404
Rooms in houses/apartments in Cumberland County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 17
  • 3 rooms: 105
  • 4 rooms: 258
  • 5 rooms: 732
  • 6 rooms: 673
  • 7 rooms: 427
  • 8 rooms: 277
  • 9+ rooms: 234
  • 1 room: 20
  • 2 rooms: 35
  • 3 rooms: 102
  • 4 rooms: 122
  • 5 rooms: 244
  • 6 rooms: 169
  • 7 rooms: 61
  • 8 rooms: 21
  • 9+ rooms: 31
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Cumberland County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 88
  • 2 bedrooms: 563
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,501
  • 4 bedrooms: 492
  • 5+ bedrooms: 79
  • no bedroom: 20
  • 1 bedroom: 118
  • 2 bedrooms: 238
  • 3 bedrooms: 343
  • 4 bedrooms: 69
  • 5+ bedrooms: 17
Cars and other vehicles available in Cumberland County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 164
  • 1 vehicle: 656
  • 2 vehicles: 996
  • 3 vehicles: 603
  • 4 vehicles: 216
  • 5+ vehicles: 88
  • no vehicle: 113
  • 1 vehicle: 399
  • 2 vehicles: 211
  • 3 vehicles: 48
  • 4 vehicles: 34
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

65% of Cumberland County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in Virginia.

Cumberland County:

64.9%
State average:

53.8%

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

  • This state: 6842
  • Northeast: 847
  • Midwest: 169
  • South: 878
  • West: 79

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $54,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Cumberland County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (41.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (25.1%)
  • Wood (18.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.8%)
  • Utility gas (0.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Electricity (34.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (28.2%)
  • Wood (24.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.6%)
  • Utility gas (2.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 254
Here:

22.5%
Virginia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 54
Here:

10.8%
Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 44
Here:

33.3%
Virginia:

20.6%

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, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $549,000
    Central Staff Services: $393,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $200,000
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $16,168,000
    Police Protection: $1,004,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $953,000
    Financial Administration: $587,000
    Solid Waste Management: $492,000
    Central Staff Services: $472,000
    General Public Buildings: $448,000
    General - Other: $319,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $287,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $204,000
    Sewerage: $138,000
    Local Fire Protection: $129,000
    Libraries: $75,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $71,000
    Parks and Recreation: $43,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $41,000
    Water Utilities: $7,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $327,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $101,000
    Sewerage: $40,000
    Correctional Institutions: $30,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $81,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $736,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $454,000
    Central Staff Services: $36,000
    Local Fire Protection: $33,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000
    Financial Administration: $13,000
    Sewerage: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,268,000

Cumberland County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Sewerage: $177,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $569,000
    Education: $434,000
    All Other: $146,000
    Housing and Community Development: $46,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $132,000
    Water Utilities: $100,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $135,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $60,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $22,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $10,349,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,036,000
    Public Welfare: $1,024,000
    All Other: $224,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,104,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $482,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $444,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $190,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $188,000
    NEC: $79,000
    Other License: $40,000

Cumberland County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,946,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,369,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $577,000

Cumberland County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $68,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,802,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $706,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 305
  • Number of aged recipients: 52
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 253
  • Number of recipients under 18: 64
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 152
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 89
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 148
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 124
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Cumberland County on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"