Cumberland, MD-WV

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2020 Population
98,049
0.571% 1-year decline
2020 Median Age
42.3
0.471% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
14.9%
5.39% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$50,188
6.04% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$131,300
3.06% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
39,048
2.1% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Cumberland, MD-WV had a population of 98k people with a median age of 42.3 and a median household income of $50,188. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Cumberland, MD-WV declined from 98,612 to 98,049, a −0.571% decrease and its median household income grew from $47,330 to $50,188, a 6.04% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cumberland, MD-WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.84%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.04%), White (Hispanic) (1.18%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.741%).

None of the households in Cumberland, MD-WV reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.3% of the residents in Cumberland, MD-WV are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Cumberland, MD-WV are Frostburg State University (1,233 degrees awarded in 2020), Allegany College of Maryland (533 degrees), and Potomac State College of West Virginia University (266 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Cumberland, MD-WV was $131,300, and the homeownership rate was 71.7%.

Most people in Cumberland, MD-WV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Cumberland, MD-WV was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Cumberland, MD-WV is home to a population of 98k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.55% of Cumberland, MD-WV residents were born outside of the country (1.52k people).

In 2020, there were 12.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (86.8k people) in Cumberland, MD-WV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.3%
2020 Citizenship
99.2%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.3% of Cumberland, MD-WV residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Cumberland, MD-WV was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Cumberland, MD-WV
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    86.8k ± 272
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    6.7k ± 265
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2k ± 348
1.61%
Hispanic Population
1.58k people

In 2020, there were 12.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (86.8k people) in Cumberland, MD-WV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.61% of the people in Cumberland, MD-WV are hispanic (1.58k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    107,268 ± 8,547 people
  2. India
    63,156 ± 7,240 people
  3. China
    45,867 ± 6,268 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Maryland and West Virginia was El Salvador, the natal country of 107,268 Maryland and West Virginia residents, followed by India with 63,156 and China with 45,867.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.55%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.52k people
1.62%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.6k people

As of 2020, 1.55% of Cumberland, MD-WV residents (1.52k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Cumberland, MD-WV was 1.62%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,534 ± 320
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,224 ± 286
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    811 ± 186

Cumberland, MD-WV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Cumberland, MD-WV employs 39k people. The largest industries in Cumberland, MD-WV are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,854 people), Retail Trade (4,826 people), and Manufacturing (4,305 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($62,708), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($52,837), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,681).

Males in Maryland have an average income that is 1.25 times higher than the average income of females, which is $67,182. The income inequality in Maryland (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

39k
2020 Value
± 1,378
−2.1%
1 Year decline
± 4.82%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Cumberland, MD-WV declined at a rate of −2.1%, from 39.9k employees to 39k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cumberland, MD-WV, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,774 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,385 people), and Production Occupations (2,794 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cumberland, MD-WV.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

39k
2020 Value
± 1,378
−2.1%
1 Year decline
± 4.82%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Cumberland, MD-WV declined at a rate of −2.1%, from 39.9k employees to 39k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cumberland, MD-WV, are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,854 people), Retail Trade (4,826 people), and Manufacturing (4,305 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cumberland, MD-WV, though some of these residents may live in Cumberland, MD-WV and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$40,597
Median earning men ± $1,658
$27,141
Median earning women ± $1,067

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($54,622), Public Administration ($53,618), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,078).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($54,000), Public Administration ($42,206), and Wholesale Trade ($38,542).

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 958
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 483
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 445
    Other Services, Except Public Administration

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $684k
    Manufacturing
  2. $621k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $168k
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Maryland and West Virginia to other states, or from other states to Maryland and West Virginia.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $30.8B
  2. $25.5B
  3. $21.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Maryland and West Virginia product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $30.8B, followed by Mixed freight ($25.5B) and Electronics ($21.8B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Maryland and West Virginia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$217B
2020 Value in Maryland
$445B
Projected 2050 Value in Maryland
105% growth
$65.6B
2020 Value in West Virginia
$114B
Projected 2050 Value in West Virginia
74.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound Maryland trade was $217B. This is expected to increase 105% to $445B by 2050.

Comparatively, total outbound West Virginia trade was $65.6B. This is expected to increase 74.3% to $114B by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Maryland and West Virginia to other states, or from other states to Maryland and West Virginia.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $25.2B
  2. $23.9B
  3. $13B

In 2020, the top outbound Maryland and West Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Virginia with $25.2B, followed by Pennsylvania with $23.9B and Ohio and $13B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Maryland and West Virginia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Ben Cardin, Chris Van Hollen, Joe Manchin, and Shelley Moore Capito are the senators currently representing the state of Maryland and West Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Maryland and West Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Maryland and West Virginia

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Ben Cardin
Senator from Maryland1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Chris Van Hollen
Senator from Maryland3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Joe Manchin
Senator from West Virginia1
Assumed office on November 15, 2010
Elected to the seat to succeed Carte Goodwin, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of Robert Byrd.
Shelley Moore Capito
Senator from West Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Ben Cardin, Chris Van Hollen, Joe Manchin, and Shelley Moore Capito are the senators currently representing Maryland and West Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Maryland and West Virginia over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Maryland and West Virginia

Maryland and West Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Maryland and West Virginia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Cumberland, MD-WV awarded 2,047 degrees. The student population of Cumberland, MD-WV in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 3,384 male students and 5,216 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Cumberland, MD-WV are White (1,483 and 73.3%), followed by Black or African American (333 and 16.5%), Hispanic or Latino (65 and 3.21%), and Two or More Races (59 and 2.92%).

The largest universities in Cumberland, MD-WV by number of degrees awarded are Frostburg State University (1,233 and 60.2%), Allegany College of Maryland (533 and 26%), and Potomac State College of West Virginia University (266 and 13%).

The most popular majors in Cumberland, MD-WV are Registered Nursing (236 and 11.5%), General Business Administration & Management (186 and 9.09%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (172 and 8.4%).

The median tuition cost in Cumberland, MD-WV for a public four year colleges is $5,618 for in-state students and $16,172 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2020 in Cumberland, MD-WV, the percentage of applicants admitted was 73.6%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 19.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 8,600 (39.3% men and 60.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 8,600 students enrolled in Cumberland, MD-WV, 39.3% men and 60.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 5,688 records, of which 64.3% were women and 35.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 91 degree-majors awarded
  2. 77 degree-majors awarded
  3. 142 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Cumberland, MD-WV was General Business Administration & Management with 91 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Cumberland, MD-WV according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,233 degrees awarded
  2. 533 degrees awarded
  3. 266 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Frostburg State University with 1,233 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 805 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Cumberland, MD-WV, which is 0.648 times less than the 1,242 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,483 degrees mean that there were 4.45 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 333 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 2-year ($7,410) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,710) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,540) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.879% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.81% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.76M), Some college (1.28M), and Bachelors Degree (1.16M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Cumberland, MD-WV was $131,300 in 2020, which is 0.571 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $127,400 to $131,300, a 3.06% increase. The homeownership rate in Cumberland, MD-WV is 71.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Cumberland, MD-WV have an average commute time of 23.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Cumberland, MD-WV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Cumberland, MD-WV is $50,188. In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Cumberland, MD-WV was Howard County, MD with a value of $124,042, followed by Calvert County, MD and Montgomery County, MD, with respective values of $112,696 and $111,812.

Property

$131,300
Median Property Value 2020
±$4,491
$27,385
Median Property Taxes
±$1,017

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Cumberland, MD-WV the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Cumberland, MD-WV compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

71.7%
Homeownership
2020
64.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 71.7% of the housing units in Cumberland, MD-WV were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cumberland, MD-WV was Howard County, MD with a value of $124,042, followed by Calvert County, MD and Montgomery County, MD, with respective values of $112,696 and $111,812.

The following map shows all of the counties in Cumberland, MD-WV colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$50,188
Median Household Income
± $1,785
39k
Number of Households
± 1,202

In 2020, the median household income of the 39k households in Cumberland, MD-WV grew to $50,188 from the previous year's value of $47,330.

The following chart displays the households in Cumberland, MD-WV distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Cumberland, MD-WV is from Maryland and West Virginia.
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in Maryland
0.461
2019 Wage GINI in Maryland
0.441
2020 Wage GINI in West Virginia
0.444
2019 Wage GINI in West Virginia

In 2020, the income inequality in Maryland was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.855% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Maryland was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Maryland in comparison to the national average.

In the same year, the income inequality in West Virginia was 0.441 and income inequality had a 0.729% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for West Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.478, meaning wages are distributed more evenly in West Virginia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (82.5%)
  2. Carpooled (8.56%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.07%)

In 2020, 82.5% of workers in Cumberland, MD-WV drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.56%) and those who worked at home (4.07%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

23.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cumberland, MD-WV have a shorter commute time (23.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 4.2% of the workforce in Cumberland, MD-WV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Cumberland, MD-WV distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Cumberland, MD-WV have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cumberland, MD-WV (13.2k out of 88.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Cumberland, MD-WV is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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95.2% of the population of Cumberland, MD-WV has health coverage, with 45.4% on employee plans, 20.7% on Medicaid, 15.9% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 1.71% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Maryland was $8,602 in 2014. This is a 4.27% increase from the previous year ($8,250).

Per capita personal health care spending in West Virginia was $9,462 in 2014. This is a 5.5% increase from the previous year ($8,969).

Primary care physicians in Maryland see 1129 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.05% decrease from the previous year (1141 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1259 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 364 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in West Virginia see 1278 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.699% decrease from the previous year (1287 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1760 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 726 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Maryland and West Virginia, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,129 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Maryland
1,278 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in West Virginia

Primary care physicians in Maryland see an average of 1,129 patients per year. This represents a 1.05% decrease from the previous year (1,141 patients).

Primary care physicians in West Virginia see an average of 1,278 patients per year. This represents a 0.699% decrease from the previous year (1,287 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Maryland and West Virginia in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.2% under 18 years, 21% between 18 and 34 years, 37.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.1% were men and 50.9% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

4.81%
Uninsured
45.4%
Employer Coverage
20.7%
Medicaid
15.9%
Medicare
11.5%
Non-Group
1.71%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cumberland, MD-WV declined by 7.47% from 5.19% to 4.81%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Cumberland, MD-WV changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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