Cumberland County NC Information


Cumberland County Subdivisions

Cumberland County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 331,428
Population in Households 322,369
Population in Familes 264,852
Population in Group Qrtrs 9,059
Population Density1 508
Diversity Index2 70


Median Household Income $49,805
Average Household Income $64,776
Per Capita Income $25,489


Total Housing Units 145,612 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 63,980 (43.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 63,848 (43.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 17,784 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $142,547
Average Home Value $176,904


Total Households 127,828
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 85,884
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 0.45% 0.48%
Households 0.52% 0.51%
Families 0.38% 0.42%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   2.45%


Cumberland County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cumberland County to the other 100 counties and county equivalents in North Carolina 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 # 5 96th
Population Density # 9 92nd
Diversity Index # 8 93rd
Median Household Income # 30 71st
Per Capita Income # 35 66th

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