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The City of Cumberland had a population of 19,643 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Cumberland is located at latitude 39.6529 and longitude -78.7625 in Allegany County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cumberland encompass a land area of 10.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Allegany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 623 feet.
The City of Cumberland (GNIS ID: 2390580) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Cumberland: Fort Cumberland, Washington Town, Wills Creek, Will's Creek.
|Total Population||19,643 (100%)|
|Population in Households||19,112 (97.3%)|
|Population in Families||13,630 (69.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||531 ( 2.7%)|
|Median Household Income||$33,787|
|Average Household Income||$51,044|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||12%|
|Per Capita Income||$22,726|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||10,684 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,655 (43.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4,009 (37.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||2,020 (18.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$98,324|
|Average Home Value||$158,596|
|Housing Affordability Index3||178|
|Average Household Size||2.21|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.63%|
|Per Capita Income||1.34%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.45%|
The table below compares Cumberland to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 68||87th|
|Population Density||# 195||63rd|
|Median Household Income||# 512||1st|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 377||73rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 476||8th|
|Diversity Index||# 368||29th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.