Cumberland County PA Information


Cumberland County Subdivisions

Cumberland County PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 253,836
Daytime Population: Workers 138,971
Daytime Population: Residents 122,089
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 261,060
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 241,282
Population in Familes 190,907
Population in Group Qrtrs 12,554
Population Density2 465
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $65,757
Average Household Income $85,894
Per Capita Income $34,887


Total Housing Units 107,053 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70,873 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 30,209 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,971 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $198,453
Average Home Value $240,813


Total Households 101,082
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 65,188
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.05% 1.09%
Households 1.02% 1.07%
Families 0.9% 1.0%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   2.49%


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, 2017 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 # 22 69th
Median Household Income # 5 94th
Per Capita Income # 6 93rd

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