Cumberland County NJ Information


Cumberland County Subdivisions

Cumberland County NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 159,741
Population in Households 147,318
Population in Familes 121,144
Population in Group Qrtrs 12,423
Population Density1 330
Diversity Index2 77


Total Households 52,294
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 36,741
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 57,007 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 33,219 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 19,075 (33.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,713 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $168,152
Average Home Value $189,602


Median Household Income $50,260
Average Household Income $65,060
Per Capita Income $22,049
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% 0.17%
Households 0.11% 0.08%
Families 0.08% 0.06%
Median Household Income   -1.75%
Per Capita Income   0.86%
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 County NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cumberland County to the other 21 counties and county equivalents in New Jersey 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 # 16 29th
Population Density1 # 17 24th
Diversity Index2 # 5 81st
Median Household Income # 21 5th
Per Capita Income # 21 5th

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