Cumberland, Rhode Island Population 2024

36,364

Cumberland is a city located in Providence County Rhode Island. Cumberland has a 2024 population of 36,364. Cumberland is currently declining at a rate of -0.02% annually and its population has decreased by -0.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 36,377 in 2020.

The average household income in Cumberland is $122,839 with a poverty rate of 5.68%. The median age in Cumberland is 44.9 years: 46 years for males, and 44.2 years for females.

Cumberland Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cumberland was:

  • White: 85.8%
  • Two or more races: 4.39%
  • Other race: 3.98%
  • Asian: 3.31%
  • Black or African American: 2.51%
  • Native American: 0.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
26.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,372.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.04% (-13)
The current population of Cumberland, Rhode Island is 36,364 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 36,377.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White31,12385.8%
Two or more races1,5924.39%
Other race1,4423.98%
Asian1,2023.31%
Black or African American9102.51%
Native American70.02%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cumberland Population by Race

Cumberland Population Pyramid 2024

Cumberland Median Age

44.9

Total

46

Male

44.2

Female

Cumberland Adults

There are 28,730 adults, (6,420 of whom are seniors) in Cumberland.

Cumberland Age Dependency

62.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Cumberland Sex Ratio

Female19,22753%
Male17,04947%

Cumberland Population by Age

Cumberland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All14,1732.5477.122.9
Married8,0263.18911
Non Family4,2801.257.442.6
Female9813.364.335.7
Male8863.0478.821.2

3.04

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

77.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cumberland Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1,3555.14%
Associates Degree2,2658.59%
Bachelors Degree7,27227.58%
Graduate Degree3,44913.08%
High School Graduate5,62121.32%
Less Than 9th Grade1,1534.37%
Some College5,25619.93%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cumberland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cumberland Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White23,07920,9559,255
Hispanic1,3941,108481
Other Race815543213
2+ Races813767227
Asian790748658
Black476464245
Native American770

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 83.29%.

Cumberland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$71,667$75,273$68,581
Graduate Degree$92,609$117,250$84,099
High School Graduate$58,122$72,308$40,556
Less Than 9th Grade$41,237$54,120$33,894
Overall$65,850$73,736$57,949
Some College$56,137$65,522$44,796

$65,850

Average Earnings

$73,736

Average Male

$57,949

Average Female

Cumberland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cumberland Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cumberland Language

82.79% of Cumberland residents speak only English, while 17.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 9.86% of the population.

Cumberland Language

Cumberland Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White30,0451,2084.02%
Hispanic2,65172727.42%
Other1,42468247.89%
Multiple1,5921006.28%
Black797243.01%
Asian1,202161.33%
Native77100%

5.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.31%

Male Poverty Rate

6.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cumberland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cumberland is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cumberland is Asian, with 1.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.63%.

Cumberland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.53%
High School7.31%
Some College4.29%
Bachelors or Greater2.36%

Cumberland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed30.93%
Female Unemployed15.72%
Female Employed1.79%
Male Employed0.92%

Cumberland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cumberland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$126,879$143,833
Households$109,466$122,839
Married Families$138,184$-999,999,999
Non Families$44,332$69,081

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cumberland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Cumberland Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cumberland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Cumberland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cumberland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,426

Number of Veterans

1,339

Male Veterans

87

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam582
Second Gulf War229
First Gulf War208
Korea88
World War II25

Cumberland Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54481
65 to 74387
75+360
55 to 64139
18 to 3459

Cumberland Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,2855.08%
Black529.67%
2+ Races383.38%
Asian354.36%
Hispanic311.73%
Other Race161.7%

Cumberland Veterans by Race

Cumberland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cumberland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.3%

Labor Force Participation

67.4%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Cumberland Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cumberland Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cumberland Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

61.33%

Born in Cumberland

89.5%

Native Born

10.5%

Foreign Born

4.08%

Non Citizen

6.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.5% of Cumberland residents were born in the United States, with 61.33% having been born in Rhode Island. 4.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Cumberland Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202936,319-9-0.02%
202836,328-9-0.02%
202736,337-9-0.02%
202636,346-9-0.02%
202536,355-9-0.02%
202436,364-9-0.02%
202336,373-9-0.02%
202236,382-9-0.02%
202136,391140.04%
202036,3771,2183.46%
201935,1591070.31%
201835,0522890.83%
201734,763500.14%
201634,7132200.64%
201534,4931900.55%
201434,3031340.39%
201334,1691590.47%
201234,0102260.67%
201133,7841830.54%
201033,60100%

Cumberland Population by Year