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Cumberland, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Cumberland had a population of 5,439 as of July 1, 2016. Cumberland ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cumberland is located at latitude 39.7887 and longitude -85.9499 in Marion County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Cumberland (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Marion County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 853 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Cumberland are located in Marion County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Hancock County.

The Town of Cumberland (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Cumberland is located within Township of Buck Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marion County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cumberland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 5,439
Population in Households 5,410
Population in Familes 4,560
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density1 2,591
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 2,059
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 1,494
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,335 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,385 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 674 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 276 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $150,808
Average Home Value $160,274


Median Household Income $51,821
Average Household Income $64,110
Per Capita Income $23,953
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.66%
Households 0.35% 0.61%
Families 0.41% 0.56%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
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, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cumberland to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana 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 # 126 82nd
Population Density1 # 41 94th
Diversity Index2 # 43 94th
Median Household Income # 267 61st
Per Capita Income # 277 59th

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