Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Population 2019

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 249,238 with a growth rate of 0.73% 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
2018251,4232,1850.88%
2017249,2381,8030.73%
2016247,4351,6690.68%
2015245,7662,4651.01%
2014243,3012,2300.93%
2013241,0711,8190.76%
2012239,2522,1510.91%
2011237,1011,1990.51%
2010235,90240,64520.82%
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%

How Many People Live in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania?

249,238

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White218,22788.78%
Asian9,7233.96%
Black or African American9,1053.70%
Two or More Races5,6702.31%
Some Other Race2,8261.15%
American Indian and Alaska Native2390.10%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.00%

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2019

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Median Age

40.5


Total

39


Male

42


Female

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 195,683 adults, (42,707 of whom are seniors) in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

60.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

124,352

50.59%

Male

121,449

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
Married85.3%14.7%
All70.7%29.3%
Male64.6%35.4%
Female54.7%45.3%
Non Family54%46%

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All97,9192.3870.7
Married50,8783.0185.3
Non Family35,0641.2354
Female8,4312.9654.7
Male3,5463.1664.6

2.94

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,2632.49%
9th to 12th Grade9,6645.65%
High School Graduate56,70133.12%
Some College27,03115.79%
Associates Degree14,0698.22%
Bachelors Degree36,34921.23%
Graduate Degree23,09913.49%

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White153,087141,73253,105
Asian6,5125,7243,955
Black5,1264,376829
Hispanic4,5473,670898
Multiple Races2,1401,946657
Other Race1,8001,345210
Native American17313047
Islander11115

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 asian people with a rate of 60.73%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,061$50,028$35,261
Less Than High School$23,092$28,896$15,515
High School Grad$31,302$36,665$25,739
Some College$40,935$50,016$34,853
Bachelors Degree$53,765$64,219$43,509
Graduate Degree$67,481$83,836$57,365

$42,061

Average Earnings

$50,028

Average Male

$35,261

Average Female

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Language

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Language

91.10% of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 8.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.63% of the population.

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White203,98313,3946.57%
Black6,7981,84827.18%
Hispanic7,4621,62721.80%
Multiple5,2561,00819.18%
Other2,31274532.22%
Asian9,3604805.13%
Native2054722.93%

7.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.83%

Male Poverty Rate

8.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 32.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania is Asian, with 5.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.18%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.76%
High School6.79%
Some College5.78%
Bachelors or Greater2.30%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed24.61%
Male Unemployed23.44%
Female Employed4.90%
Male Employed3.52%

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Income

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$65,544$83,469
Families$82,327$99,961
Married Families$90,939$110,193
Non Families$39,605$50,949

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Veterans

19,630

Number of Veterans

18,087

Male Veterans

1,543

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam6,839
First Gulf War4,364
Second Gulf War3,266
Korea1,963
World War II1,085
Age Group Veterans
35 to 545,089
65 to 745,051
75+4,650
55 to 643,592
18 to 341,248

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White18,62610.59%
Black5127.43%
Hispanic4057.01%
Other2109.56%
2 or More1485.43%
Asian1041.40%
Indian2513.30%
Hawaiian545.45%

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

3.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

64.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

70.56%

Born in Pennsylvania

93.95%

Native Born

6.05%

Foreign Born

3.01%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.95% of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 70.56% having been born in Pennsylvania. 3.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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%
  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