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New Cumberland, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of New Cumberland had a population of 7,588 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for New Cumberland: Haldemans-town.

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


Total Population 7,588
Daytime Population: Workers 1,911
Daytime Population: Residents 3,482
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,393
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 7,585
Population in Familes 5,669
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 4,532
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $59,584
Average Household Income $74,443
Per Capita Income $33,532


Total Housing Units 3,614 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,316 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,101 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 197 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $167,055
Average Home Value $190,317


Total Households 3,417
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 1,997
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 0.58% 0.76%
Households 0.52% 0.71%
Families 0.32% 0.56%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

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, 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 # 148 92nd
Population Density # 183 90th
Diversity Index # 485 73rd
Median Household Income # 464 74th
Per Capita Income # 304 83rd

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