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.
Unlike some towns, Cumberland isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Cumberland are a mix of both white- and blue-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 a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Cumberland, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 91.45% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
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.