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New Cumberland, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The City of New Cumberland had a population of 981 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for New Cumberland is located at latitude 40.527 and longitude -80.6169 in Hancock County. 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. Hancock County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 718 feet.

The City of New Cumberland (GNIS ID: 2390626) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of New Cumberland is located within Clay District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hancock County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with New Cumberland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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, 2016)


Total Population 981
Population in Households 981
Population in Familes 722
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 804
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 463
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 254
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 585 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 276 (47.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 188 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 122 (20.9%)
Median Home Value $68,363
Average Home Value $82,000


Median Household Income $30,462
Average Household Income $38,674
Per Capita Income $18,022
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.86% -0.85%
Households -2.02% -0.97%
Families -2.04% -1.21%
Median Household Income   -1.21%
Per Capita Income   -0.14%
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 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 157 61st
Population Density1 # 194 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 182 55th
Median Household Income # 320 21st
Per Capita Income # 328 19th

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