Cumberland County, New Jersey Population 2024

149,890

Cumberland County, New Jersey's estimated 2024 population is 149,890 with a growth rate of -0.49% 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. The 2010 population was 156,667 and has seen a growth of -4.33% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029146,225-733-0.5%
2028146,958-733-0.5%
2027147,691-733-0.49%
2026148,424-733-0.49%
2025149,157-733-0.49%
2024149,890-733-0.49%
2023150,623-733-0.48%
2022151,356-733-0.48%
2021152,089-1,603-1.04%
2020153,6924,6973.15%
2019148,995-1,279-0.85%
2018150,274-873-0.58%
2017151,147-1,856-1.21%
2016153,003-1,577-1.02%
2015154,580-1,307-0.84%
2014155,887-25-0.02%
2013155,912-950-0.61%
2012156,862-166-0.11%
2011157,0283610.23%
2010156,667
1990138,0535,1873.9%
1980132,86611,4929.47%
1970121,37414,52413.59%
1960106,85018,25320.6%
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%
17908,248-137,977-94.36%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.49% (-733)
County Website
Cumberland County
County Seat
2010 Population
156,667
Area
484 mi²
Density
310 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-4.33% (-6,777)
Founded
1748

Cumberland County, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White86,98956.64%
Black or African American29,16818.99%
Two or more races17,84011.62%
Other race15,75610.26%
Asian2,3901.56%
Native American1,4130.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander320.02%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cumberland County, New Jersey Population by Race

Cumberland County, New Jersey Population Pyramid 2024

Cumberland County, New Jersey Median Age

37.9

Total

36.9

Male

38.9

Female

Cumberland County, New Jersey Adults

There are 116,972 adults, (23,937 of whom are seniors) in Cumberland County, New Jersey.

Cumberland County, New Jersey Age Dependency

65.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Cumberland County, New Jersey Sex Ratio

Female74,83348.72%
Male78,75551.28%

Cumberland County, New Jersey Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All52,5842.726634
Married22,4503.4483.316.7
Non Family17,0471.2456.743.3
Female9,0333.3448.851.2
Male4,0543.5648.251.8
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3.31

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

66.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cumberland County, New Jersey Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cumberland County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cumberland County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.31%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.63%.

Cumberland County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,926

Average Earnings

$42,105

Average Male

$36,856

Average Female

Cumberland County, New Jersey Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cumberland County, New Jersey Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cumberland County, New Jersey Language

72.04% of Cumberland County, New Jersey residents speak only English, while 27.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 24% of the population.

Cumberland County, New Jersey Language

Cumberland County, New Jersey Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic47,4899,58820.19%
Black24,5626,13924.99%
White65,0095,7078.78%
Other14,0763,74126.58%
Multiple17,6312,66815.13%
Asian2,30430013.02%
Native1,34418914.06%
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15.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.26%

Male Poverty Rate

16.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cumberland County, New Jersey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cumberland County, New Jersey is Other, with 26.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cumberland County, New Jersey is White, with 8.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.2%.

Cumberland County, New Jersey Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.7%
High School15.09%
Some College9.16%
Bachelors or Greater3.38%
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Cumberland County, New Jersey Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed38.05%
Male Unemployed29.03%
Female Employed8.02%
Male Employed5.56%
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Cumberland County, New Jersey Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cumberland County, New Jersey Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cumberland County, New Jersey Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.8%

Male Marriage Rate

40.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Cumberland County, New Jersey Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cumberland County, New Jersey Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

5,597

Number of Veterans

5,063

Male Veterans

534

Female Veterans

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Cumberland County, New Jersey Veterans by War

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Cumberland County, New Jersey Veterans by Age

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Cumberland County, New Jersey Veterans by Race

Cumberland County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cumberland County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Cumberland County, New Jersey Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cumberland County, New Jersey Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cumberland County, New Jersey 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

68.56%

Born in Cumberland County, New Jersey

89.13%

Native Born

10.87%

Foreign Born

7.08%

Non Citizen

3.8%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.13% of Cumberland County, New Jersey residents were born in the United States, with 68.56% having been born in New Jersey. 7.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cumberland County, New Jersey Place of Birth

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