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People

Total Population 7,274
Male Share of the Population 50.1%
Female Share of the Population 49.9%
Senior Citizens 18.4%
Employed Population 16+ 3,792
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 50.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 33.8%
Median Earnings25+ $38,132
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,640
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,905

Wealth

Median Family Income $71,315
% Above Poverty Level 92.4%
% Below Poverty Level 7.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.2%
% Using Public Transportation 1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 35.9%
Median Gross Rent $774
Median House Value $166,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11%
US/American 0%
English 9%
Irish 20.9%

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

New Cumberland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles NW of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 65 miles N of Baltimore, Maryland
County Cumberland
Metro Area Harrisburg - Lebanon - Carlisle
Standard Zip Codes 17070
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.232
Longitude -76.885

New 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 HARRISBURG CAPITAL CITY
Distance 2.1 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 64 F
Annual Precip 41.4 inches
Station NEWPORT RIVER
Distance 21.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches
Station LANDISVILLE 2 NW
Distance 25.2 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 66 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Drexel Hills (17070)

Fair Acres (17070)

Frogtown (17070)

Marsh Run (17070)

New Cumb (17070)

New Cumberlnd (17070)

New Market (17070)

Newcmbrlnd (17070)

Rudytown (17070)

Westfield Ter (17070)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Camp Hill 7,886 $86,525
Harrisburg 49,232 $35,478
Lemoyne 4,614 $75,508

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

New Cumberland Public Libraries

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New Cumberland Public Library
1 BENJAMIN PLAZA
New Cumberland, Pennsylvania
(717) 774-7820
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