New Cumberland, WV Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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New Cumberland, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The City of New Cumberland had a population of 985 as of July 1, 2015.

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.

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, 2015.

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, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 985
Population in Households 985
Population in Familes 729
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 808
Diversity Index2 8
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 471
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 261
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 577 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 279 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 192 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $71,488
Average Home Value $91,457
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,216
Average Household Income $36,885
Per Capita Income $17,427
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -2.13% -0.64%
Households -2.08% -0.51%
Families -1.92% -0.78%
Median Household Income   3.52%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 156 61st
Population Density1 # 196 51st
Diversity Index2 # 192 53rd
Median Household Income # 338 16th
Per Capita Income # 326 19th

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