Cumberland County, New Jersey Population 2020

Cumberland County, New Jersey's estimated population is 149,420 with a growth rate of -0.52% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cumberland County, New Jersey is the 16th largest county in New Jersey.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020149,420-776-0.52%
2019150,196-776-0.51%
2018150,972-776-0.51%
2017151,748-1,607-1.05%
2016153,355-1,483-0.96%
2015154,838-1,248-0.80%
2014156,086-34-0.02%
2013156,120-821-0.52%
2012156,941-104-0.07%
2011157,0453410.22%
2010156,70418,65113.51%
1990138,0535,1873.90%
1980132,86611,4929.47%
1970121,37414,52413.59%
1960106,85018,25320.60%
195088,59715,41321.06%
194073,1843,2894.71%
193069,8958,54713.93%
192061,3486,19511.23%
191055,1533,9607.74%
190051,1935,75512.67%
189045,4387,75120.57%
188037,6873,0228.72%
187034,66512,06053.35%
186022,6055,41631.51%
185017,1892,81519.58%
184014,3742811.99%
183014,0931,42511.25%
182012,668-2-0.02%
181012,6703,14132.96%
18009,5291,28115.53%
17908,2480.00%

Cumberland County, New Jersey Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White103,09967.21%
Black or African American29,57319.28%
Some Other Race10,8157.05%
Two or More Races6,5814.29%
Asian2,1821.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,1360.74%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.01%

Cumberland County, New Jersey Population Pyramid 2020

Cumberland County, New Jersey Median Age

37.2


Total

36


Male

38.7


Female

Cumberland County, New Jersey Adults

There are 116,897 adults, (22,325 of whom are seniors) in Cumberland County, New Jersey.

Cumberland County, New Jersey Age Dependency

62.2

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Cumberland County, New Jersey Sex Ratio

Female

74,713

48.70%

Male

78,687

51.30%

Cumberland County, New Jersey Households and Families

Cumberland County, New Jersey Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cumberland County, New Jersey Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.1%17.9%
All64.4%35.6%
Male54.9%45.1%
Non Family54.5%45.5%
Female46%54%

64.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All50,6082.7764.4
Married21,2493.3982.1
Non Family15,8201.2754.5
Female10,0523.5246
Male3,4873.7154.9

3.32

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

8.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cumberland County, New Jersey Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,6059.24%
9th to 12th Grade13,33912.84%
High School Graduate40,01538.51%
Some College18,40717.71%
Associates Degree7,3017.03%
Bachelors Degree10,47410.08%
Graduate Degree4,7704.59%

Cumberland County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White55,49648,23911,229
Hispanic25,37914,3411,526
Black19,92615,3861,574
Other Race6,6343,803244
Multiple Races2,8982,514448
Asian1,3951,234542
Native American837609141
Islander14

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 88.46%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.85%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,076$30,515$29,307
Less Than High School$19,554$20,379$16,990
High School Grad$29,039$31,137$26,100
Some College$31,246$33,710$30,320
Bachelors Degree$51,542$57,116$47,752
Graduate Degree$63,712$71,932$62,173

$30,076

Average Earnings

$30,515

Average Male

$29,307

Average Female

Cumberland County, New Jersey Language

Cumberland County, New Jersey Language by Age

Cumberland County, New Jersey Language

72.13% of Cumberland County, New Jersey residents speak only English, while 27.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.75% of the population.

Cumberland County, New Jersey Poverty

Cumberland County, New Jersey Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic43,55411,77527.04%
Black23,8886,71928.13%
White68,5015,6778.29%
Other9,2072,28524.82%
Multiple6,2021,31021.12%
Native1,04030429.23%
Asian2,094693.30%

17.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.41%

Male Poverty Rate

18.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cumberland County, New Jersey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cumberland County, New Jersey is Native, with 29.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cumberland County, New Jersey is Asian, with 3.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.34%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.07%
High School12.15%
Some College10.06%
Bachelors or Greater5.34%

Cumberland County, New Jersey Income

Cumberland County, New Jersey Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,593$68,178
Families$63,274$77,412
Married Families$82,763$96,329
Non Families$27,299$40,857

Cumberland County, New Jersey Marital Status

Cumberland County, New Jersey Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.4%

Male Marriage Rate

39.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Cumberland County, New Jersey Married by Age and Sex

Cumberland County, New Jersey 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, New Jersey Marital Status by Race

Cumberland County, New Jersey Veterans

6,521

Number of Veterans

5,934

Male Veterans

587

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,599
Second Gulf War845
First Gulf War823
Korea670
World War II282
Name Veterans % of Total
White4,9966.25%
Black1,1064.83%
Hispanic7642.54%
Other1752.23%
2 or More1714.68%
Asian523.27%
Indian212.35%

$Cumberland County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

7.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cumberland County, New Jersey Employment Status

56%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Cumberland County, New Jersey 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

66.56%

Born in New Jersey

89.55%

Native Born

10.45%

Foreign Born

6.78%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.55% of Cumberland County, New Jersey residents were born in the United States, with 66.56% having been born in New Jersey. 6.78% 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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