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Population & Demographics

Since the last census data, Cumberland County has seen an increase in population to approximately 243,764 in 2014, which has taken the county from a fourth class county to a third class county. Cumberland Valley offers a low-cost of living, access to large metropolitan lifestyles, and exceptional educational systems that provide for a highly functioning workforce.

Cumberland County Population

Year Population
1990 195,257
2000 213,674
2010 235,406
Change 2000-2010 +10.2%

Largest Townships 2010 Census

Township Population
Hampden Township 28,044
Carlisle Borough (County Seat) 18,682
East Pennsboro Township 18,254
Lower Allen Township 17,437
Silver Spring Township 10,592

Household Income 2010-2014

Households Amount
Total Households 95,835
Less than $35,000 26%
Between $35,000 & $75,000 34.3%
Change 2000-2010 38.8%

Median Household Income

Year Amount
2000 $46,766
2010 $52,371

Median Age

Year Age
2000 38.1
2014 40.7

Age Distribution 2011

Age Group 2000 2011
Under 25 32.6% 30.4%
25-44 28.5% 25.2%
45-64 24.1% 27.4%
65+ 14.8% 17%

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