Cumberland, Kentucky Population 2022

1,889
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Cumberland is a city located in Harlan County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 1,889, it is the 165th largest city in Kentucky and the 11274th largest city in the United States. Cumberland is currently declining at a rate of -1.51% annually and its population has decreased by -2.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,947 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Cumberland has a population density of 606 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cumberland is $30,257 with a poverty rate of 59.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $431 per month, and the median house value is $53,800. The median age in Cumberland is 42.6 years, 42.3 years for males, and 44.6 years for females.

Cumberland Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cumberlandwas:

  • White: 95.18%
  • Two or more races: 4.48%
  • Black or African American: 0.19%
  • Asian: 0.14%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Cumberland, Kentucky is 1,889 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,947.

Cumberland, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,99595.18%
Black or African American40.19%
Asian30.14%
Two or More Races944.48%
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Cumberland Population by Race

Cumberland Population Pyramid 2022

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Cumberland Median Age

35.6


Total

35.3


Male

35.8


Female

Cumberland Adults

There are 1,412 adults, (403 of whom are seniors) in Cumberland.

Cumberland Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

67.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Cumberland Sex Ratio

Female

1,169

55.77%

Male

927

44.23%

Cumberland Population by Age

Cumberland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cumberland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male82.9%17.1%
Married53.1%46.9%
Non Family50.9%49.1%
All48.5%51.5%
Female20.3%79.7%

48.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cumberland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8662.3348.5
Married3263.4953.1
Male352.282.9
Female1283.1820.3
Non Family3771.0450.9

3.27

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Cumberland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade26319.92%
9th to 12th Grade22016.67%
High School Graduate31323.71%
Some College21216.06%
Associates Degree1068.03%
Bachelors Degree866.52%
Graduate Degree1209.09%
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Cumberland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cumberland Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races333310
White1,253800196
Black44
Asian3
Hispanic27

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 30.30%.

Cumberland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$19,583$24,531$17,500
Less Than 9th Grade$9,148$$
High School Graduate$32,115$34,375$8,750
Some College$17,931$18,750$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$38,520$$39,474

$19,583

Average Earnings

$24,531

Average Male

$17,500

Average Female

Cumberland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cumberland Language by Age

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Cumberland Language

98.83% of Cumberland residents speak only English, while 1.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.01% of the population.

Cumberland Language

Cumberland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,8751,07557.33%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic4242100.00%
Multiple948792.55%

59.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

52.54%

Male Poverty Rate

65.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cumberland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cumberland is White, with 57.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cumberland is Multiple, with 92.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 52.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 53.52%.

Cumberland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade76.99%
High School19.93%
Some College34.77%
Bachelors or Greater20.21%

Cumberland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed19.50%
Male Unemployed61.70%
Female Employed42.42%
Female Unemployed86.11%

Cumberland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cumberland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$22,692$34,230
Families$30,708$41,455
Married Families$33,077-
Non Families$17,148$23,787
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Income by Household Type

Cumberland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

40.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Cumberland Married by Age and Sex

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Cumberland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Cumberland Marital Status by Race

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Cumberland Marital Status

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100

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War18
First Gulf War14
Vietnam50
Korea4
World War II

Cumberland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 347
35 to 5422
55 to 6426
65 to 745
75+40

Cumberland Veterans by Age

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Cumberland Veterans by Race

Cumberland Veterans by Education

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5.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

61.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cumberland Veterans by Education

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33.9%

Labor Force Participation

22.6%

Employment Rate

33.3%

Unemployment Rate

Cumberland Employment by Age

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Cumberland Employment by Race

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Cumberland Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.29%

Born in Cumberland

99.86%

Native Born

0.14%

Foreign Born

0.14%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.86% of Cumberland residents were born in the United States, with 77.29% having been born in Kentucky. 0.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Cumberland Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,2370.00%
20112,208-29-1.30%
20122,179-29-1.31%
20132,150-29-1.33%
20142,121-29-1.35%
20152,092-29-1.37%
20162,063-29-1.39%
20172,034-29-1.41%
20182,005-29-1.43%
20191,976-29-1.45%
20201,947-29-1.47%
20211,918-29-1.49%
20221,889-29-1.51%

Cumberland Population by Year