Cumberland County PA Information


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  1. Cumberland County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forCumberland County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Cumberland County PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 256,623
Population in Households 244,216
Population in Familes 192,435
Population in Group Qrtrs 12,407
Population Density 471
Diversity Index1 30


Median Household Income $70,720
Average Household Income $89,611
Per Capita Income $35,968
Wealth Index3 111


Total Housing Units 108,757 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 72,056 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 30,178 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,523 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $214,625
Housing Affordability Index2 149


Total Households 102,234
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 65,423
Average Family Size 3
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.94% 0.97%
Households 0.92% 0.97%
Families 0.75% 0.86%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.48%


Cumberland County PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cumberland County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 16 78th
Population Density # 14 81st
Diversity Index # 21 70th
Median Household Income # 5 94th
Per Capita Income # 7 91st

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