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Cumberland, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Cumberland Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Cumberland County at latitude 37.4848 and longitude -78.2515. Cumberland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 456 feet.

The formal official name is the Cumberland Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Cumberland, Virginia.

The U5 Census Class Code for Cumberland indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Cumberland Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cumberland: Cumberland Court House.

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Cumberland, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 406
Population in Households 404
Population in Familes 342
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 98
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 156
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 113
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 186 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 120 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $111,111
Average Home Value $141,458


Median Household Income $43,109
Average Household Income $50,132
Per Capita Income $19,020
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.77% 0.29%
Households 0.93% 0.38%
Families 1.07% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
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.


Cumberland, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cumberland to the other 591 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 477 19th
Population Density1 # 546 8th
Diversity Index2 # 193 68th
Median Household Income # 336 43rd
Per Capita Income # 462 22nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.