Cumberland, RI
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Living in Cumberland

Cumberland is a medium-sized town located in the state of Rhode Island. With a population of 36,434 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Cumberland is the seventh largest community in Rhode Island.

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.

Because of many things, Cumberland is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Cumberland a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Cumberland has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Cumberland’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Cumberland is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 40.79% of adults in Cumberland have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Cumberland in 2018 was $46,179, 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 $184,716 for a family of four.

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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Cumberland include Irish, French, Italian, English, and Portuguese.

The most common language spoken in Cumberland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and Spanish.