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New Cumberland, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The City of New Cumberland is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hancock County at latitude 40.527 and longitude -80.6169. Hancock County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 718 feet.

The formal official name is the City of New Cumberland, but most people and references simply refer to it as New Cumberland, West Virginia.

The P1 Census Class Code for New Cumberland indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of New Cumberland (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.64 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for New Cumberland: Brick Bend, Brick Town, Cuppy Town, Cuppytown, Vernon.

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New Cumberland, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,000
Population in Households 1,000
Population in Familes 739
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 820
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 481
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 268
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 583 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 287 (49.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 194 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 102 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $68,702
Average Home Value $99,219


Median Household Income $28,878
Average Household Income $36,746
Per Capita Income $17,431
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -2.28% -1.27%
Households -2.08% -1.24%
Families -1.76% -1.46%
Median Household Income   3.61%
Per Capita Income   2.37%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


New Cumberland, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Cumberland to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 153 62nd
Population Density1 # 196 51st
Diversity Index2 # 189 53rd
Median Household Income # 331 18th
Per Capita Income # 320 20th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.