Cumberland is a medium-sized town located in the state of Rhode Island. With a population of 34,529 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Cumberland is the eighth largest community in Rhode Island.
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 professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cumberland who work in office and administrative support (14.98%), sales jobs (11.41%), and management occupations (10.12%).
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.
The population of Cumberland is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 36.53% of adults in Cumberland have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Cumberland in 2010 was $37,528, which is upper middle income relative to Rhode Island, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $150,112 for a family of four. However, Cumberland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Cumberland include French , English, Portuguese, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Cumberland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and Spanish.