Cumberland County, North Carolina Population 2018

Cumberland County, North Carolina's estimated population is 332,546 with a growth rate of 2.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cumberland County, North Carolina is the 5th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017332,5466,7052.06%
2016325,841-7,697-2.31%
2016333,5381,7860.54%
2015331,752-969-0.29%
2014332,721-552-0.17%
2013333,2733,0490.92%
2012330,224-653-0.20%
2011330,8773,6631.12%
2010327,21452,64819.17%
1990274,56627,40611.09%
1980247,16035,11816.56%
1970212,04263,62442.87%
1960148,41852,41254.59%
195096,00636,68661.84%
194059,32014,10131.18%
193045,21910,15528.96%
192035,064-220-0.62%
191035,2846,03520.63%
190029,2491,9287.06%
189027,3213,48514.62%
188023,8366,80139.92%
187017,0356664.07%
186016,369-4,241-20.58%
185020,6105,32634.85%
184015,2844503.03%
183014,8343882.69%
182014,4465,06453.98%
18109,3821181.27%
18009,2645936.84%
17908,6710.00%

Cumberland County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White166,292
Black or African American120,092
Two or More Races18,751
Asian7,841
Some Other Race7,368
American Indian and Alaska Native4,738
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander759

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Cumberland County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Cumberland County, North Carolina Median Age

31.5


Total

29.6


Male

33.6


Female

Cumberland County, North Carolina Adults

There are 241,774 adults, (35,191 of which are seniors) in Cumberland County, North Carolina.

Cumberland County, North Carolina Age Dependency

57.9

Age Dependency Ratio

17.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Cumberland County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

166,582

51.12%

Male

159,259

48.88%

Cumberland County, North Carolina Households and Families

Cumberland County, North Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cumberland County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married65.2%34.8%
All51.9%48.1%
Male48%52%
Non Family41.7%58.3%
Female40.1%59.9%

51.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cumberland County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All123,1782.5651.9
Married53,2783.2265.2
Non Family43,6501.2141.7
Female21,3083.4540.1
Male4,9423.4848

3.21

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cumberland County, North Carolina Households

Cumberland County, North Carolina Education

Cumberland County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,2453.10%
9th to 12th Grade13,2756.60%
High School Graduate51,79125.74%
Some College59,21529.43%
Associates Degree22,18011.02%
Bachelors Degree31,69415.75%
Graduate Degree16,8298.36%

Cumberland County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White97,28689,87025,996
Black73,95466,24216,120
Hispanic17,81015,3143,457
Multiple Races5,9635,4971,308
Asian5,6514,5741,685
Other Race3,7853,242625
Native American3,0652,388328
Islander581545

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 93.80%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 29.82%.

Cumberland County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,820$37,863$26,309
Less Than High School$16,837$21,245$13,602
High School Grad$25,246$28,293$20,781
Some College$30,356$37,328$23,218
Bachelors Degree$42,576$53,352$35,019
Graduate Degree$56,943$74,242$50,640

$31,820

Average Earnings

$37,863

Average Male

$26,309

Average Female

Cumberland County, North Carolina Language

Cumberland County, North Carolina Language by Age

Cumberland County, North Carolina Language

88.48% of Cumberland County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 11.52% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.85% of the population.

Cumberland County, North Carolina Poverty

Cumberland County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black116,32928,21524.25%
White140,97216,93112.01%
Hispanic33,9726,23418.35%
Multiple17,7813,57020.08%
Other6,8961,20317.44%
Native4,5381,07323.64%
Asian7,45576310.23%
Islander724395.39%

17.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.06%

Male Poverty Rate

19.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cumberland County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cumberland County, North Carolina is Black, with 24.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cumberland County, North Carolina is Islander, with 5.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.10%.

Cumberland County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.77%
High School16.79%
Some College12.60%
Bachelors or Greater4.78%

Cumberland County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.34%
Male Unemployed33.22%
Female Employed11.71%
Male Employed7.21%

Cumberland County, North Carolina Income

Cumberland County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,810$57,872
Families$52,339$65,814
Married Families$65,791$79,578
Non Families$30,933$40,967

Cumberland County, North Carolina Marital Status

Cumberland County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Cumberland County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Cumberland County, North Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Cumberland County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Cumberland County, North Carolina Veterans

Cumberland County, North Carolina Veterans by War

42,848

Number of Veterans

34,561

Male Veterans

8,287

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
First Gulf War17,757
Second Gulf War17,334
Vietnam11,908
Korea1,647
World War II476

Cumberland County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 5415,092
55 to 649,543
18 to 348,187
65 to 746,019
75+4,007

Cumberland County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White22,26420.01%
Black17,67121.25%
Hispanic3,68919.55%
2 or More1,10614.64%
Other76717.15%
Asian4878.38%
Indian41012.02%
Hawaiian14322.17%

Cumberland County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

7.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cumberland County, North Carolina Employment Status

Cumberland County, North Carolina Employment by Age

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

48.2%

Employment Rate

11.4%

Unemployment Rate

Cumberland County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Cumberland County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Cumberland County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Fayetteville20058520475941742.08%
Hope Mills15540162276874.42%
Spring Lake120081316811609.66%
Eastover36283713852.34%
Stedman10251063383.71%
Wade556567111.98%
Falcon 26727362.25%
Godwin13914564.32%
Linden13013443.08%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990