Cumberland, KY 40823 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 40823: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cumberland, KY 40823

Acceptable Alternative
Chad, KY 40823
Hiram, KY 40823
Oven Fork, KY 40823

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 158
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,549
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Harlan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.975, Longitude -82.987
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 40823 has segments in 2 Counties (Harlan, Letcher).

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Cumberland, KY 40823 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,163
Population in Households 5,078
Population in Familes 4,192
Population in Group Qrtrs 85
Population Density1 74
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 2,188
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 1,462
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,656 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,424 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 764 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 468 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $46,475
Average Home Value $59,533


Median Household Income $26,057
Average Household Income $38,838
Per Capita Income $16,731
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.28%
Households 0.26% 0.33%
Families 0.03% 0.18%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
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 40823 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 40823 to the other 755 ZIP Codes in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 205 73rd
Population Density1 # 317 58th
Diversity Index2 # 216 72nd
Median Household Income # 674 11th
Per Capita Income # 603 20th

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