County population in 2012: 9,849 (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:
Land area: 298 sq. mi. Water area: 1.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 33 people per square mile
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cumberland County: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (32.5%), Retail trade (11.9%).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $831 (0.6%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $770 (0.6%)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 14.7%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 30.5% for two or more races residents) Median age of residents in 2010: 41 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 42 years old, American Indian residents: 42 years old, Asian residents: 37 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21 years old, Other race residents: 20 years old)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
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.
Cumberland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Notable locations in this county outside city limits:
Notable locations in Cumberland County: Stony Point Mills (A), Grays Siding (B), Duncans Store (C), Brierwood Country Club (D), Muddy Creek Mills (E), Ca Ira (F), Browns Store (G), Amos Dairy Farm (H), Cartersville Volunteer Rescue Squad (I), Cumberland Volunteer Rescue Squad (J), Appomattox County Rescue Squad (K), Kenbridge Fire Rescue Squad (L), Cumberland County Courthouse (M), Randolph Fire Department (N), Cumberland Rescue Squad (O), Cumberland Fire Department (P), Cartersville Rescue Squad (Q), Cartersville Fire Station (R), Cumberland County Sheriff's Office (S). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in Cumberland County include: Pleasant View Church (A), Antioch Church (B), Rising Zion Church (C), Bethlehem Baptist Church (D), Rocky Mount Church (E), Saint James Church (F), Browns Church (G), Sharon Church (H), Centenary Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Cemeteries: Cartersville Cemetery (1), Cochran Cemetery (2), Little Fork Cemetery (3), Thomas Chapel Cemetery (4), Taylor Cemetery (5), Oak Grove Cemetery (6), Mount Calvary Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map
Reservoirs and swamps: Tom Rogers Farm Pond (A), T Edward Stimpson Pond (B), Doctor W B Blanton Pond (C), Leon Hanson Pond (D), Atkins Pond (E), Wilcks Pond (F), Swans Lake (G), Ingle Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map
Streams, rivers, and creeks: Willis River (A), White Oak Branch (B), Whispering Creek (C), Tear Wallet Creek (D), Snowquarter Creek (E), Rock Point Creek (F), Rock Creek (G), Reynolds Creek (H), Randolph Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
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
Cumberland County-area historical earthquake activity is above Virginia state average. It is 82% 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 the 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 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 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 36.8 miles away from the county center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Most recent natural disasters:
Virginia Hurricane 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
Virginia Hurricane 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
Virginia Severe 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
Virginia Winter 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
Virginia Hurricane 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
Virginia Blizzard, 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
Virginia Ice 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
Virginia Severe 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
Virginia Drought, Incident Period: July 23, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3046): July 23, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3046, Natural disaster type: Drought
Virginia Drought, 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: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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 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
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 1,038 (850 aged, 188 disabled) 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:
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.
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:
56 per 1000 residents
70 per 1000 residents
49 per 1000 residents
40 per 1000 residents
Net international migration: +46
+5 per 1000 residents
+18 per 1000 residents
Net internal migration: +271
+29 per 1000 residents
+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:
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Year house built
2005 or later: 255
2000 to 2004: 268
1990 to 1999: 963
1980 to 1989: 630
1970 to 1979: 979
1960 to 1969: 402
1950 to 1959: 279
1940 to 1949: 195
1939 or earlier: 515
Rooms in houses/apartments in Cumberland County, Virginia
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.
Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:
This state: 6842
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