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Population (year 2000): 21,518. Estimated population in July 2005: 20,915 (-2.8% change)
Males: 9,959 (46.3%), Females: 11,559 (53.7%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 40.6 years
Median household income: $25,142 (year 2000)
Median house value: $60,600 (year 2000)

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Races in Cumberland:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.2%)
  • Black (5.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (27.7%), Irish (14.5%), United States (12.3%), English (9.7%), Italian (4.7%), Dutch (2.6%).

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Elevation: 688 feet

Land area: 9.1 square miles

Cumberland,

For population 25 years and over in Cumberland

  • High school or higher: 79.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cumberland city

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 48.6%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -3,328 (-13.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MD Frederick, (93.5 miles pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: PA Pittsburgh, (99.9 miles pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (249.8 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: WV (0.5 miles Ridgeley, WV (2.0 miles Carpendale, Ford, WV (2.3 miles Wiley Vale, MD (3.5 miles La Air, MD (6.9 miles Cresaptown-Bel Wellersburg, PA (8.4 miles) , Ashby, WV (10.4 miles Fort MD Frostburg, (11.3 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 7 buildings, average cost: $152,200
  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $200,800
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $200,800
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $206,200
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $166,300

Latitude: 39.65 N, Longitude: 78.76 W

Area codes: 301, 240


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.4%), Retail trade (13.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,302 (+29.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,724 (56.2%)


 

Crime in Cumberland by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 4.6 0.0 4.6 0.0
Rapes 6 13 15 15 15 17
    per 100,000 27.9 60.4 69.7 69.7 69.7 79.0
Robberies 14 14 20 15 27 22
    per 100,000 65.1 65.1 92.9 69.7 125.5 102.2
Assaults 151 158 162 103 121 173
    per 100,000 701.7 734.3 752.9 478.7 562.3 804.0
Burglaries 221 207 243 245 266 240
    per 100,000 1027.0 962.0 1129.3 1138.6 1236.2 1115.3
Thefts 963 881 1,085 837 896 808
    per 100,000 4475.3 4094.2 5042.3 3889.8 4164.0 3755.0
Auto thefts 34 76 48 47 43 25
    per 100,000 158.0 353.2 223.1 218.4 199.8 116.2
434.6 449.9 509.6 397.3 451.7 460.6


Average climate in Cumberland, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Cumberland,

Cumberland-area historical tornado activity is below Maryland state average. It is 40% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the Cumberland city center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.3 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $4 million in damages.


Birthplace of: Edward Ord - (1818-1883), army officer.


Hospitals/medical centers in Cumberland:
  • MEMORIAL HOSP & MED CTR CUMBERLAND (600 MEMORIAL AVE)
  • SACRED HEART HOSPITAL (900 SETON DRIVE)
  • THOMAS B FINAN CENTER (COUNTRY CLUB ROAD PO BOX 1722)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cumberland:
  • JOHN MURTHA JOHNSTOWN-CAMBRIA CO (about 46 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; ID: JST)
  • ALTOONA-BLAIR COUNTY (about 54 miles; ALTOONA, PA; ID: AOO)
  • ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 62 miles; LATROBE, PA; ID: LBE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Cumberland:
  • MEXICO FARMS (about 4 miles; CUMBERLAND, MD; ID: 1W3)
  • GREATER CUMBERLAND REGIONAL (about 4 miles; CUMBERLAND, MD; ID: CBE)
  • INDIAN LAKE (about 29 miles; CENTRAL CITY, PA; ID: 5G2)

Amtrak station:
CUMBERLAND (E. HARRISON ST. & QUEEN CITY DR.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 9 $27,035 $36,046 1 $195
Housing and Community Development(Local) 12 $32,495 $32,495 1 $1,948
Financial Administration 15 $46,594 $37,275 1 $1,585
Water Supply 32 $95,530 $35,823 0 $0
Natural Resources 5 $14,223 $34,135 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 11 $30,888 $33,696 1 $1,063
Other Government Administration 14 $32,240 $27,634 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $3,954 $47,448 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 46 $167,239 $43,627 0 $0
Sewerage 24 $65,087 $32,543 0 $0
Firefighters 63 $205,293 $39,103 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,626 $31,512 0 $0
Streets and Highways 24 $76,956 $38,478 1 $1,771
Solid Waste Management 2 $5,449 $32,694 0 $0
Police - Other 9 $24,885 $33,180 5 $3,715
Totals for Government 268 $830,494 $37,186 10 $10,277


Colleges/Universities in Cumberland:
  • ALLEGANY COLLEGE OF MARYLAND (Full-time enrollment: 1,839; Location: 12401 WILLOWBROOK RD SE; Public; Website: www.ac.cc.md.us)
  • INTERNATIONAL BEAUTY SCHOOL 5 (FT enrollment: 23; Location: 119 N CENTRE ST, P.O. Box 1597; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.INTLBEAUTYSCHOOLS.COM)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cumberland:
  • FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; FROSTBURG, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,672)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-JOHNSTOWN (about 45 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; FT enrollment: 2,851)
  • SHENANDOAH UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; WINCHESTER, VA; FT enrollment: 2,030)
  • LORD FAIRFAX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 55 miles; MIDDLETOWN, VA; FT enrollment: 2,064)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE ALTOONA (about 66 miles; ALTOONA, PA; FT enrollment: 3,516)
  • SHEPHERD COLLEGE (about 68 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,576)
  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 70 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; FT enrollment: 3,223)
Public high schools in Cumberland:
  • FORT HILL HIGH (Students: 969; Location: 500 GREENWAY AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ALLEGANY HIGH (Students: 794; Location: 616 SEDGWICK ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ALLEGANY COUNTY HOME & HOSPITAL (Students: 5; Location: 108 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high school in Cumberland:
  • BISHOP WALSH MIDDLE HIGH SCHOO (Students: 294; Location: 700 BISHOP WALSH ROAD; Grades: 6 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Cumberland:
  • WASHINGTON MIDDLE (Students: 799; Location: 200 MASSACHUSETTS AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BRADDOCK MIDDLE (Students: 735; Location: 909 HOLLAND ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SOUTH PENN ELEMENTARY (Students: 553; Location: 500 E 2ND ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • JOHN HUMBIRD ELEMENTARY (Students: 337; Location: 120 MARY ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WEST SIDE ELEMENTARY (Students: 320; Location: 425 PACA ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NORTHEAST ELEMENTARY (Students: 268; Location: 11001 FOREST AVE NE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BEL AIR ELEMENTARY (Students: 222; Location: 14401 BARTON BLVD; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Cumberland:
  • ST JOHN NEUMANN ELEM SCH (Students: 299; Location: FAYETTE AND SMALLWOOD STS; Grades: PK - 5)
  • HUMPTY DUMPTY LEARNING CENTER (Students: 137; Location: 217 N CENTRE ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 104; Location: 2020 BEDFORD ST; Grades: PK - 10)
  • WILLOWBROOK JUNIOR ACADAMY (Students: 8; Location: 12235 WILLIAMS RD; Grades: 4 - 8)
Library in Cumberland:
  • ALLEGANY COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $1,629,102; Location: 31 WASHINGTON STREET; 215,093 books; 2,286 audio materials; 901 video materials; 382 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • Bishop Walsh School now K to 12

Notable locations in Cumberland: East Side Fire Station Number 4 (A), Allegany County Courthouse (B), Allegany County Public Library (C), West Side Fire Station (D), Cumberland City Hall (E), Cumberland Visitor Center (F), Central Fire Station (G), South Side Fire Station Number 2 (H).

Shopping Centers: White Oaks Shopping Center (1), Cumberland Shopping Center (2), Hills Plaza Shopping Center (3).

Churches in Cumberland include: Grace Baptist Church (A), Saint Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church (B), Grace United Methodist Church (C), Saint Lukes Lutheran Church (D), Saint Marks United Church of Christ (E), Saint Mary Catholic Church (F), Saint Patricks Roman Catholic Church (G), Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (H).

Cemeteries: Rose Hill Cemetery (1), Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery (2), Saint Patricks Cemetery (3).

Reservoir: Ridgedale Reservoir (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Evitts Creek (A), Dry Run (B), Willis Creek (C), Wills Creek (D).

Parks in Cumberland include: Washington Street Historic District (1), Downtown Cumberland Historic District (2), Constitution Park (3), South End Playground (4), Riverside Park (5).

Post office: (A).  


Cumberland compared to Maryland state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Cumberland:
  • WTBO (1450 AM; 1 kW; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WCBC (1270 AM; 5 kW; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: CUMBERLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNTR (1230 AM; 1 kW; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WYSN (1330 AM; 5 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WHJB (1600 AM; 5 kW; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: JOHN H. CESSNA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cumberland:
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WCBC-FM (107.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: PROSPERITAS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, L P)
  • WFRB-FM (105.3 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • W263AJ (100.5 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • W280CF (103.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, ETC., MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WQZK-FM (94.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: STARCAST SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WBVE (107.5 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAYC (100.9 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVSB (104.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: WEST VA. SCHS. FOR DEAF AND BLIND)
  • W253AB (98.5 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WQZS (93.3 FM; MEYERSDALE, PA; Owner: ROGER WAHL)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WAIJ (90.3 FM; GRANTSVILLE, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WSKE (104.3 FM; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Cumberland:
  • W43BP (Channel 43; CRESAPTOWN, MD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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