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New Cumberland, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of New Cumberland had a population of 7,442 as of July 1, 2016. New Cumberland ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for New Cumberland is located at latitude 40.2288 and longitude -76.8783 in Cumberland County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of New Cumberland (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Cumberland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 387 feet.

The Borough of New Cumberland (GNIS ID: 1215152) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with New Cumberland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for New Cumberland: Haldemans-town.

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New Cumberland, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,442
Population in Households 7,439
Population in Familes 5,574
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 4,445
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 3,357
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 1,964
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,554 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,271 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,086 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 197 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $166,846
Average Home Value $190,258


Median Household Income $56,459
Average Household Income $71,100
Per Capita Income $32,081
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.61%
Households 0.32% 0.59%
Families 0.11% 0.45%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

New Cumberland, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Cumberland to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 151 91st
Population Density1 # 188 89th
Diversity Index2 # 491 72nd
Median Household Income # 498 72nd
Per Capita Income # 286 84th

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