Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 255,793 with a growth rate of 0.86% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cumberland County, Pennsylvania is the 16th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020255,7932,1850.86%
2019253,6082,1850.87%
2018251,4232,1850.88%
2017249,2381,8030.73%
2016247,4351,6690.68%
2015245,7662,4651.01%
2014243,3012,2300.93%
2013241,0711,8190.76%
2012239,2522,1510.91%
2011237,1011,1990.51%
2010235,90240,64520.82%
1990195,25716,7169.36%
1980178,54120,36412.87%
1970158,17733,36126.73%
1960124,81630,35932.14%
195094,45719,65126.27%
194074,8066,5709.63%
193068,2369,65816.49%
192058,5784,0997.52%
191054,4794,1358.21%
190050,3443,0736.50%
189047,2711,2942.81%
188045,9772,0654.70%
187043,9123,8149.51%
186040,0985,77116.81%
185034,3273,37410.90%
184030,9531,7275.91%
183029,2265,62023.81%
182023,606-3,151-11.78%
181026,7571,3715.40%
180025,3867,14339.15%
179018,2430.00%

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White218,34088.24%
Asian10,0784.07%
Black or African American9,4023.80%
Two or More Races6,2622.53%
Some Other Race2,9841.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native3120.13%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander550.02%

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2020

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Median Age

40.5


Total

38.9


Male

42.1


Female

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 197,258 adults, (44,001 of whom are seniors) in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

61.4

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

125,112

50.56%

Male

122,321

49.44%

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
All70.4%29.6%
Male61.7%38.3%
Female54.7%45.3%
Non Family54.5%45.5%

70.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All98,8772.3770.4
Married51,2923.0184.6
Non Family35,4201.2354.5
Female8,7352.9454.7
Male3,4303.0761.7

2.93

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,1952.43%
9th to 12th Grade9,0805.25%
High School Graduate56,94032.93%
Some College27,12115.68%
Associates Degree13,6617.90%
Bachelors Degree38,13222.05%
Graduate Degree23,80113.76%

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White153,685142,93155,161
Asian6,8726,0454,294
Black5,5604,863820
Hispanic4,8973,997936
Multiple Races2,2942,133691
Other Race1,8971,371188
Native American16112156
Islander555530

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.49%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,461$51,376$36,342
Less Than High School$23,784$31,033$15,674
High School Grad$32,160$37,627$27,849
Some College$41,179$50,329$34,353
Bachelors Degree$54,980$65,493$43,907
Graduate Degree$69,604$83,518$60,003

$43,461

Average Earnings

$51,376

Average Male

$36,342

Average Female

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Language

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Language

90.46% of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 9.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.05% of the population.

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White203,90212,4636.11%
Hispanic7,9742,05825.81%
Black7,2652,00927.65%
Multiple5,71581614.28%
Other2,48879431.91%
Asian9,6894114.24%
Native2864315.03%

7.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.53%

Male Poverty Rate

8.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 31.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania is Asian, with 4.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.28%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.27%
High School6.91%
Some College5.97%
Bachelors or Greater2.23%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed28.02%
Male Unemployed18.50%
Female Employed4.56%
Male Employed3.13%

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Income

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$68,895$87,449
Families$85,712$104,260
Married Families$94,791$115,051
Non Families$41,487$54,247

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania 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, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Veterans

18,581

Number of Veterans

16,983

Male Veterans

1,598

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam6,315
First Gulf War4,285
Second Gulf War3,303
Korea1,859
World War II993
Age Group Veterans
65 to 744,638
35 to 544,631
75+4,603
55 to 643,468
18 to 341,241
Name Veterans % of Total
White17,5539.96%
Black4656.45%
Hispanic4527.32%
2 or More1956.45%
Other1888.41%
Asian1241.59%
Indian3217.58%
Hawaiian2443.64%

$Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

3.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

64.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania 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

70.23%

Born in Pennsylvania

93.65%

Native Born

6.35%

Foreign Born

3.14%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.65% of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 70.23% having been born in Pennsylvania. 3.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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