Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 250,066 with a growth rate of 2.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cumberland County, Pennsylvania is the 16th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017250,0666,2282.55%
2016243,838-4,063-1.64%
2016247,9011,6570.67%
2015246,2442,6481.09%
2014243,5962,3960.99%
2013241,2001,9320.81%
2012239,2682,2390.94%
2011237,0291,1320.48%
2010235,89740,64020.81%
1990195,25716,7169.36%
1980178,54120,36412.87%
1970158,17733,36126.73%
1960124,81630,35932.14%
195094,45719,65126.27%
194074,8066,5709.63%
193068,2369,65816.49%
192058,5784,0997.52%
191054,4794,1358.21%
190050,3443,0736.50%
189047,2711,2942.81%
188045,9772,0654.70%
187043,9123,8149.51%
186040,0985,77116.81%
185034,3273,37410.90%
184030,9531,7275.91%
183029,2265,62023.81%
182023,606-3,151-11.78%
181026,7571,3715.40%
180025,3867,14339.15%
179018,2430.00%

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White217,203
Asian9,019
Black or African American8,668
Two or More Races5,762
Some Other Race2,990
American Indian and Alaska Native183
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander13

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

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Median Age

40.7


Total

39.1


Male

42.1


Female

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 194,095 adults, (41,696 of which are seniors) in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

59.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

123,353

50.59%

Male

120,485

49.41%

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.1%14.9%
All70.6%29.4%
Male63.8%36.2%
Female56.9%43.1%
Non Family53.4%46.6%

70.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All96,5012.3970.6
Married50,2993.0285.1
Non Family34,4971.2353.4
Female8,3933.0256.9
Male3,3123.2863.8

2.96

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Households

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Education

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,3572.57%
9th to 12th Grade10,2716.06%
High School Graduate57,45633.89%
Some College26,88815.86%
Associates Degree13,5237.98%
Bachelors Degree35,25020.79%
Graduate Degree21,78512.85%

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White152,377140,31651,409
Asian6,0985,3693,627
Black5,0214,338838
Hispanic4,2743,361686
Multiple Races1,9321,637479
Other Race1,8581,361213
Native American14511921
Islander13137

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 59.48%.

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,591$47,544$33,002
Less Than High School$21,410$26,105$15,523
High School Grad$30,582$36,021$24,230
Some College$38,546$46,910$32,221
Bachelors Degree$52,442$61,947$42,344
Graduate Degree$66,943$81,355$56,310

$40,591

Average Earnings

$47,544

Average Male

$33,002

Average Female

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Language

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Language

91.39% of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 8.61% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 3.80% of the population.

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White203,67014,8427.29%
Black6,3641,82728.71%
Hispanic6,9621,56922.54%
Multiple5,2531,41226.88%
Other2,40765627.25%
Asian8,6604365.03%
Native1553120.00%

8.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.81%

Male Poverty Rate

9.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania is Black, with 28.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania is Asian, with 5.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.21%.

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.98%
High School7.07%
Some College6.28%
Bachelors or Greater2.35%

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed29.81%
Female Unemployed27.23%
Female Employed5.19%
Male Employed3.66%

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Income

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,640$81,057
Families$80,175$96,858
Married Families$89,414$107,308
Non Families$38,483$49,824

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania 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 45To54.

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

19,925

Number of Veterans

18,356

Male Veterans

1,569

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam6,805
First Gulf War4,179
Second Gulf War3,049
Korea2,129
World War II1,218

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 545,232
65 to 744,887
75+4,716
55 to 643,913
18 to 341,177

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White18,96810.84%
Black4596.83%
Hispanic3586.55%
Other2229.64%
2 or More1596.18%
Asian951.37%
Indian2212.64%

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

4.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

64.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Carlisle18682191624802.57%
Mechanicsburg89759007320.36%
Camp Hill78887934460.58%
New Cumberland72777299220.30%
Shippensburg 54925559671.22%
Lemoyne45534638851.87%
Wormleysburg30703082120.39%
Mount Holly Springs2032204190.44%
Shiremanstown15691582130.83%
Newville1326133150.38%
Newburg33634151.49%
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