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Cumberland, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Cumberland is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Harlan County at latitude 36.9857 and longitude -83.0014. Harlan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,444 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Cumberland, but most people and references simply refer to it as Cumberland, Kentucky.

The P1 Census Class Code for Cumberland indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Cumberland (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

City of Cumberland, KY Boundary Map


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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,159
Population in Households 2,147
Population in Familes 1,763
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 693
Diversity Index2 12
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 882
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 582
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,091 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 489 (44.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 394 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 209 (19.2%)
Median Home Value $64,857
Average Home Value $80,533
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $24,019
Average Household Income $33,315
Per Capita Income $14,293
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.83% -0.78%
Households -0.63% -0.78%
Families -1.14% -0.91%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cumberland to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky 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 # 157 70th
Population Density1 # 330 37th
Diversity Index2 # 304 42nd
Median Household Income # 504 4th
Per Capita Income # 493 6th

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