Cumberland County NJ Information


Cumberland County Subdivisions

Cumberland County NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 158,706
Daytime Population: Workers 65,681
Daytime Population: Residents 84,010
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 149,691
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 146,693
Population in Familes 120,810
Population in Group Qrtrs 12,013
Population Density2 328
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $50,486
Average Household Income $66,452
Per Capita Income $22,525


Total Housing Units 56,762 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 32,862 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 19,177 (33.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,723 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $170,674
Average Home Value $197,698


Total Households 52,039
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 36,578
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.16% -0.02%
Households 0.03% -0.12%
Families 0.01% -0.13%
Median Household Income   0.79%
Per Capita Income   2.5%


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, 2017 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 Density # 17 24th
Diversity Index # 5 81st
Median Household Income # 21 5th
Per Capita Income # 21 5th

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