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People

Total Population 1,165
Male Share of the Population 46.4%
Female Share of the Population 53.6%
Senior Citizens 13.2%
Employed Population 16+ 407
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 33.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,500
% Above Poverty Level 61.2%
% Below Poverty Level 38.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 39.1%
Median Gross Rent $488
Median House Value $82,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.2%
US/American 0%
English 9.9%
Irish 20.9%

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

New Cumberland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 32 miles W of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Hancock
Metro Area Steubenville - Weirton
Standard Zip Codes 26047
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.496
Longitude -80.606

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 NEW CUMBERLAND L/D
Distance 2.9 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 36 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.8 inches
Station STEUBENVILLE
Distance 8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 43 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40.5 inches
Station BURGETTSTOWN 2 W
Distance 12 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 36 F
Apr Temp 34 to 61 F
Jul Temp 57 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 40.1 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:

New Cumbrlnd (26047)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beech Bottom 618 $56,111
Bethany 1,137 $62,813
Chester 2,526 $45,451
Follansbee 2,934 $61,182
Weirton 19,432 $55,568
Wellsburg 2,746 $61,023

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

New Cumberland Public Libraries

Library
Swaney Memorial Public Library
100 COURT STREET
New Cumberland, West Virginia
(304) 564-3471
Library Web Site

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New Cumberland High Schools

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OAK GLEN HIGH SCHOOL
RR 1 BOX 422A
304-564-3500
Serves 603 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.9

JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER VO-TECH CENTER
RR 2 BOX 138A
304-564-3337
A Vocational School

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