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Overview

Introduction to Cumberland, Indiana

Cumberland, Indiana, in Marion county, is 10 miles E of Indianapolis, Indiana. It is part of the surrounding Indianapolis metro area.

Cumberland History

The theme of Cumberland is 'Country Comfort and City Convenience.' The name 'Cumberland' came from Cumberland town in Maryland. On July 7, 1831, the town was officially platted and in 1842, the first post office was established. It was officially incorporated in 1951. The town's sewer system was developed in 1966, and the water supply system was constructed in 1959.

Cumberland and Nearby Attractions

  • Children's Museum of Indianapolis
  • White River State Park
  • James Whitcomb Riley House (Greenfield)
  • Fort Harrison State Park
  • Indianapolis Zoo
  • McMaze Indiana

Things To Do In Cumberland

While in Cumberland, people may visit nearby museums like the Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Conner Prairie, or Eiteljorg Museum to learn about the towns history. Historical sites nearby include the James Whitcomb Riley House (Greenfield), James Whitcomb Riley House (Indianapolis), and the President Benjamin Harrison Home. Parks such as Fort Harrison State Park, Greenburg Reservoir State Fishing Area, Mounds State Park, and New Albany-Floyd County Park are also located close to the town. Other sites frequently visited are McMaze Indiana and Indianapolis Zoo.

Cumberland Transportation

Indianapolis International Airport is a major airport nearby.

Cumberland Higher Education

Colleges nearby include Anderson University, Ball State University, and Butler University.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,422
Male Share of the Population47.9%
Female Share of the Population52.1%
Senior Citizens13.3%
Employed Population 16+2,703
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married48.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.6%
Median Earnings25+$39,395
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,843

Wealth

Median Family Income$70,225
% Above Poverty Level91.5%
% Below Poverty Level8.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone31.9%
Median Gross Rent$734
Median House Value$152,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.6%
English9.1%
Irish7.8%
Polish5.3%
Hungarian2.8%
French Except Basque2%
Scottish2%
Swedish0.8%
Italian0.6%
Russian0.4%
German0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
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Cumberland Almanac

CategoryValue
County Marion County
Standard Zip Codes46229
Phone Area Codes317
Time ZoneAmerica/Indiana/Indianapolis
Approximate Latitude39.79
Approximate Longitude-85.98

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)

StationINDIANAPOLIS SE SIDE
Distance7.1 miles
Jan Temp18 to 33 F
Apr Temp41 to 61 F
Jul Temp65 to 84 F
Oct Temp43 to 65 F
Annual Precip40.2 inches
StationINDIANAPOLIS INTL AP
Distance17 miles
Jan Temp19 to 35 F
Apr Temp41 to 63 F
Jul Temp65 to 86 F
Oct Temp44 to 66 F
Annual Precip40.9 inches
StationWHITESTOWN
Distance26 miles
Jan Temp18 to 34 F
Apr Temp40 to 65 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp43 to 67 F
Annual Precip41.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Beech Grove14,319$48,565
Greenfield21,380$61,845
Lawrence47,415$61,698
McCordsville5,924$93,547
New Palestine2,103$77,784
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