Cumberland County, North Carolina Population 2020

Cumberland County, North Carolina's estimated population is 334,512 with a growth rate of 0.33% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cumberland County, North Carolina is the 5th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020334,5121,0910.33%
2019333,4211,0910.33%
2018332,3301,0910.33%
2017331,239-2,061-0.62%
2016333,3002,0220.61%
2015331,278-1,105-0.33%
2014332,383-601-0.18%
2013332,9843,0190.91%
2012329,965-503-0.15%
2011330,4683,2731.00%
2010327,19552,62919.17%
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%

Cumberland County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White167,72750.50%
Black or African American122,50436.89%
Two or More Races19,3655.83%
Some Other Race8,6032.59%
Asian8,3502.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,6261.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9310.28%

Cumberland County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Cumberland County, North Carolina Median Age

31.2


Total

28.9


Male

33.9


Female

Cumberland County, North Carolina Adults

There are 249,586 adults, (37,300 of whom are seniors) in Cumberland County, North Carolina.

Cumberland County, North Carolina Age Dependency

56.4

Age Dependency Ratio

17.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Cumberland County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

166,954

50.27%

Male

165,152

49.73%

Cumberland County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Cumberland County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married65.6%34.4%
All51%49%
Male40.8%59.2%
Non Family40.7%59.3%
Female39%61%

51.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All124,4182.5551
Married52,6003.2765.6
Non Family46,1361.1840.7
Female20,6573.5239
Male5,0253.4540.8

3.26

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cumberland County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,9702.91%
9th to 12th Grade13,0316.36%
High School Graduate52,25325.51%
Some College59,68229.14%
Associates Degree22,63311.05%
Bachelors Degree33,46016.34%
Graduate Degree17,7928.69%

Cumberland County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White96,34189,21325,979
Black76,17369,07817,800
Hispanic19,10316,4973,868
Multiple Races6,6856,1081,738
Asian5,9524,9162,132
Other Race4,7183,904669
Native American3,0692,284263
Islander56652536

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 92.76%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.82%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,244$38,249$27,502
Less Than High School$19,120$22,469$14,565
High School Grad$25,431$29,777$20,929
Some College$30,792$36,941$24,336
Bachelors Degree$41,913$53,915$34,532
Graduate Degree$59,365$74,005$52,904

$32,244

Average Earnings

$38,249

Average Male

$27,502

Average Female

Cumberland County, North Carolina Language

Cumberland County, North Carolina Language by Age

Cumberland County, North Carolina Language

88.35% of Cumberland County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 11.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.91% of the population.

Cumberland County, North Carolina Poverty

Cumberland County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black118,37828,24123.86%
White138,42917,64512.75%
Hispanic35,5427,34520.67%
Multiple18,2903,74220.46%
Other7,6731,49219.44%
Native4,2511,28730.28%
Asian7,95981010.18%
Islander81012215.06%

18.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.22%

Male Poverty Rate

20.07%

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 30.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cumberland County, North Carolina is Asian, with 10.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.00%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.16%
High School18.43%
Some College12.89%
Bachelors or Greater5.43%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.58%
Male Unemployed35.64%
Female Employed12.21%
Male Employed8.53%

Cumberland County, North Carolina Income

Cumberland County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,716$60,149
Families$54,778$68,892
Married Families$68,771$83,043
Non Families$31,154$42,437

Cumberland County, North Carolina Marital Status

Cumberland County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Cumberland County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Cumberland County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Cumberland County, North Carolina Veterans

43,870

Number of Veterans

34,619

Male Veterans

9,251

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War20,178
First Gulf War18,108
Vietnam10,740
Korea1,333
World War II318
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5415,473
55 to 649,588
18 to 348,754
65 to 746,217
75+3,838
Name Veterans % of Total
White22,41220.05%
Black17,81220.72%
Hispanic4,41721.76%
2 or More1,55019.24%
Other1,11221.22%
Asian4998.05%
Indian36510.99%
Hawaiian12019.14%

$Cumberland County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

8.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cumberland County, North Carolina Employment Status

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

48.8%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

Cumberland County, North Carolina 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

45.02%

Born in North Carolina

93.60%

Native Born

6.40%

Foreign Born

2.78%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.60% of Cumberland County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 45.02% having been born in North Carolina. 2.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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