Cumberland County, North Carolina Population 2021

Cumberland County, North Carolina's estimated population is 339,667 with a growth rate of 0.62% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cumberland County, North Carolina is the 6th largest county inNorth Carolina. The 2010 Population was 327,197 and has seen a growth of 3.81% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021339,6672,0790.62%
2020337,5882,0790.62%
2019335,5092,0790.62%
2018333,4302,4360.74%
2017330,994-2,173-0.65%
2016333,1671,9640.59%
2015331,203-1,161-0.35%
2014332,364-633-0.19%
2013332,9973,0120.91%
2012329,985-518-0.16%
2011330,5033,3061.01%
2010327,19752,63119.17%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.62% (2,079)
County Website
Founded
1754
County Seat
2010 Population
327,197
Growth Since 2010
3.81% (12,470)
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Cumberland County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White166,39449.99%
Black or African American123,25937.03%
Two or More Races19,7825.94%
Some Other Race9,2602.78%
Asian8,2672.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,8811.47%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,0180.31%
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Cumberland County, North Carolina Population by Race

Cumberland County, North Carolina Population Pyramid $2021

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Cumberland County, North Carolina Median Age

31.3


Total

28.9


Male

34.1


Female

Cumberland County, North Carolina Adults

There are 250,553 adults, (38,522 of whom are seniors) in Cumberland County, North Carolina.

Cumberland County, North Carolina Age Dependency

57

Age Dependency Ratio

18.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Cumberland County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

167,276

50.25%

Male

165,585

49.75%

Cumberland County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

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Cumberland County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female38.4%61.6%
Male40.5%59.5%
Non Family40.9%59.1%
All50.7%49.3%
Married65.8%34.2%

50.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cumberland County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All125,4272.5350.7
Married51,6083.2765.8
Non Family47,2421.1840.9
Female21,2343.538.4
Male5,3433.3940.5

3.25

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Cumberland County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,6692.75%
9th to 12th Grade12,9376.28%
High School Graduate53,42025.94%
Some College59,14828.73%
Associates Degree22,23210.80%
Bachelors Degree34,41716.71%
Graduate Degree18,0858.78%
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Cumberland County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cumberland County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White95,34388,56926,326
Black77,13569,97618,018
Hispanic19,61817,1364,329
2+ Races7,0886,6101,847
Asian5,8734,8852,248
Other Race5,3184,430910
Native American3,1552,342242
Islander61255051

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 93.26%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.28%.

Cumberland County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,748$38,816$28,212
Less Than 9th Grade$20,675$23,836$15,202
High School Graduate$25,920$30,206$21,117
Some College$31,179$37,603$25,409
Bachelors Degree$43,071$54,015$36,014
Graduate Degree$61,749$73,452$54,902

$32,748

Average Earnings

$38,816

Average Male

$28,212

Average Female

Cumberland County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cumberland County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Cumberland County, North Carolina Language

88.41% of Cumberland County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 11.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.00% of the population.

Cumberland County, North Carolina Language

Cumberland County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black118,83528,05823.61%
White136,66017,58512.87%
Hispanic36,1537,39420.45%
Multiple18,6474,27322.92%
Other8,3702,02624.21%
Native4,4951,33029.59%
Asian8,06896211.92%
Islander89918420.47%

18.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.24%

Male Poverty Rate

20.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cumberland County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cumberland County, North Carolina is Native, with 29.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cumberland County, North Carolina is Asian, with 11.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.81%.

Cumberland County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.60%
High School19.11%
Some College13.47%
Bachelors or Greater5.72%

Cumberland County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed38.03%
Female Unemployed37.03%
Female Employed12.07%
Male Employed8.42%

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

Cumberland County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,875$61,346
Families$55,965$70,236
Married Families$71,940$85,169
Non Families$31,781$43,811
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Income by Household Type

Cumberland County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Cumberland County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Cumberland County, North Carolina 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 35-44.

Cumberland County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Cumberland County, North Carolina Marital Status

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43,164

Number of Veterans

34,020

Male Veterans

9,144

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War20,143
First Gulf War17,822
Vietnam10,304
Korea1,281
World War II282

Cumberland County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5415,321
55 to 649,278
18 to 348,203
65 to 746,428
75+3,934

Cumberland County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White21,90419.81%
Black17,55720.24%
Hispanic4,37920.99%
2+ Races1,65519.80%
Other Race1,02417.72%
Asian5108.44%
Native American35610.09%
Islander15823.69%

Cumberland County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Cumberland County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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8.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cumberland County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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64.8%

Labor Force Participation

49.1%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Cumberland County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Cumberland County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Cumberland County, North Carolina 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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45.55%

Born in Cumberland County, North Carolina

93.65%

Native Born

6.35%

Foreign Born

2.70%

Non Citizen

3.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.65% of Cumberland County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 45.55% having been born in North Carolina. 2.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cumberland County, North Carolina Place of Birth

  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

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