Cumberland County NC Information


Cumberland County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 329,248
Daytime Population: Workers 189,621
Daytime Population: Residents 178,264
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 367,885
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 321,464
Population in Familes 262,775
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,784
Population Density2 505
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $45,768
Average Household Income $62,402
Per Capita Income $24,615


Total Housing Units 146,889 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 67,153 (45.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 60,418 (41.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 19,318 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $137,645
Average Home Value $172,793


Total Households 127,571
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 85,672
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 0.42% 0.53%
Households 0.57% 0.57%
Families 0.4% 0.47%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   2.44%


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, 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 # 5 96th
Population Density # 9 92nd
Diversity Index # 8 93rd
Median Household Income # 34 67th
Per Capita Income # 35 66th

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