Cumberland, MD 21502 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21502: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cumberland, MD 21502

Acceptable Alternative
Cresaptown, MD 21502
Lavale, MD 21502

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Allegany County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.597, Longitude -78.835
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,494
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 17,438
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,525
    • Single Family Addresses: 15,913

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Cumberland, MD 21502 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 43,617
Daytime Population: Workers 25,855
Daytime Population: Residents 22,639
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 48,494
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.11
Population in Households 38,413
Population in Familes 29,194
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,204
Population Density2 454
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $40,421
Average Household Income $56,243
Per Capita Income $24,803


Total Housing Units 19,714 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,089 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,805 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,820 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $128,319
Average Home Value $157,467


Total Households 16,894
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 10,158
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 -0.29% -0.43%
Households -0.24% -0.5%
Families -0.37% -0.6%
Median Household Income   0.89%
Per Capita Income   2.09%

Cumberland, MD 21502 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21502 to the other 456 ZIP Codes 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 # 30 94th
Population Density # 215 53rd
Diversity Index # 298 35th
Median Household Income # 427 7th
Per Capita Income # 392 14th

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