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People

Total Population 2,245
Male Share of the Population 46%
Female Share of the Population 54%
Senior Citizens 23.4%
Employed Population 16+ 470
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 40.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $27,614
% Above Poverty Level 60.9%
% Below Poverty Level 39.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 40.6%
Median Gross Rent $398
Median House Value $49,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 33.8%
US/American 0%
English 8.2%
Irish 9.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Cumberland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 57 miles NW of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 107 miles SE of Lexington, Kentucky
County Harlan
Standard Zip Codes 40823
Phone Area Codes 606
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.978
Longitude -82.988

Cumberland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BIG STONE GAP
Distance 14.5 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 44 F
Apr Temp 40 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 70 F
Annual Precip 52.3 inches
Station PENNINGTON GAP
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 44 F
Apr Temp 38 to 67 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 69 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches
Station BAXTER
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 40 to 68 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 51.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Cumberland, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Chad (40823)

Hiram (40823)

Oven Fork (40823)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Benham 529 $39,821
Blackey 233 $32,500
Evarts 905 $22,292
Lynch 649 $43,092
Vicco 326 $37,083
Whitesburg 2,053 $58,362

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Cumberland High Schools

CUMBERLAND HIGH SCHOOL
600 REDSKIN DR
606-589-4625
A Title I School.
Serves 444 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.3

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