Cumberland, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Cumberland Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Cumberland Content

Also See: Cumberland, MD ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Cumberland, Maryland - Basic Facts

The City of Cumberland had a population of 20,321 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Cumberland is located at latitude 39.6506 and longitude -78.7582 in Allegany County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cumberland (see map below) 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.

The City of Cumberland is located within District 14, Cumberland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Allegany County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cumberland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cumberland: Fort Cumberland, Washington Town, Wills Creek, Will's Creek.

EXTREMELY LOCAL Demographic Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting demographic data.


City of Cumberland, MD Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | MD Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: District 14, Cumberland | Allegany County | Maryland Counties / Independent Cities

Search the map for:

Cumberland, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 20,321
Daytime Population: Workers 13,261
Daytime Population: Residents 11,944
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 25,205
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.24
Population in Households 19,791
Population in Familes 14,155
Population in Group Qrtrs 530
Population Density2 2,022
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $33,830
Average Household Income $49,601
Per Capita Income $22,810


Total Housing Units 10,952 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,827 (44.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,132 (37.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,993 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $104,782
Average Home Value $141,000


Total Households 8,959
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 4,856
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.36% -0.58%
Households -0.4% -0.61%
Families -0.35% -0.73%
Median Household Income   0.32%
Per Capita Income   2.13%

Cumberland, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cumberland to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 65 88th
Population Density # 183 65th
Diversity Index # 359 31st
Median Household Income # 508 2nd
Per Capita Income # 453 13th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.

Maryland Research Tools

Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Maryland Census Data
Highest or Lowest: