Cumberland is a somewhat small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 5,599 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Cumberland is the 118th largest community in Indiana.
Cumberland real estate is some of the most expensive in Indiana, although Cumberland house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Cumberland is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Cumberland is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cumberland who work in office and administrative support (15.08%), sales jobs (11.47%), and healthcare (8.78%).
Also of interest is that Cumberland has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Cumberland is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Cumberland isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 91.45% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
Even though Cumberland is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The citizens of Cumberland are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.62% of adults in Cumberland having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Cumberland in 2010 was $29,420, which is wealthy relative to Indiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $117,680 for a family of four. However, Cumberland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Cumberland is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Cumberland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cumberland residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Cumberland include English, Irish, Polish, and Hungarian.
The most common language spoken in Cumberland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.