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
  • 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).

  • Businesses Addresses: 149
  • PO Box Addresses: 329
  • Residential Addresses: 1,504
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,504

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Cumberland, KY 40823 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,565
Population in Households 5,481
Population in Familes 4,551
Population in Group Qrtrs 84
Population Density1 70
Diversity Index2 13


Median Household Income $26,623
Average Household Income $39,971
Per Capita Income $17,060


Total Housing Units 2,796 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,553 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 787 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 456 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $49,459
Average Home Value $63,667


Total Households 2,340
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 1,568
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.89% 0.1%
Households 0.91% 0.09%
Families 0.7% -0.04%
Median Household Income   0.82%
Per Capita Income   1.63%

Cumberland, KY 40823 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 40823 to the other 754 ZIP Codes in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 199 74th
Population Density # 327 57th
Diversity Index # 260 66th
Median Household Income # 677 10th
Per Capita Income # 639 15th

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