New Cumberland is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 7,299 people and four constituent neighborhoods, New Cumberland is the 183rd largest community in Pennsylvania.
New Cumberland is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 87.29% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, New Cumberland is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Cumberland who work in office and administrative support (22.79%), management occupations (10.48%), and sales jobs (9.15%).
Also of interest is that New Cumberland has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Even though New Cumberland is a smaller borough, 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.
In terms of college education, New Cumberland is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.32% of adults in New Cumberland have a college degree.
The per capita income in New Cumberland in 2010 was $31,172, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $124,688 for a family of four. However, New Cumberland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call New Cumberland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Cumberland residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in New Cumberland include Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in New Cumberland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.