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Cumberland County Information

New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development
Division of Labor Market and Demographic Research
Bureau of Labor Market Information

Upper Deerfield

Deerfield Vineland
Shiloh
Stow Creek
Hopewell
Bridgeton

Greenwich
Millville
Fairfield

Lawrence

Maurice River

Downe Commercial

Cumberland
Population & Demographic Facts County New Jersey

Population, 2000 Census 146,438 8,414,350

Population, July 1, 2006 estimate (Census Bureau) 154,823 8,724,560

Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 5.7% 3.7%

White persons, percent, 2005 estimate 1
74.3% 76.6%

Black persons, percent, 2005 estimate1 21.7% 14.5%

American Indian and Alaskan Native persons, percent, 2005 estimate 1
1.0% 0.3%

Asian persons, percent, 2005 estimate1 1.1% 7.2%

Native Hawaiian persons, percent, 2005 estimate1 0.3% 0.1%

Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 estimate 1.6% 1.3%

Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 estimate2 22.1% 15.2%

Male population, 2005 estimate 78,776 4,248,897

Female population, 2005 estimate 74,476 4,469,028

Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 25.1% 24.8%

Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 12.5% 13.0%

High school graduate or higher, 25 years and over (%), 2000 Census 68.5% 82.1%

Bachelor graduate or higher, 25 years and over (%), 2000 Census 11.7% 29.8%

Housing Units, 2005 estimate 54,192 3,443,981

Homeownership rate (%), 2000 Census 67.9% 65.6%

Single family homes (number), 2000 Census 37,842 2,080,235

Households, 2000 Census 49,143 3,064,645

Persons per household, 2000 Census 2.73 2.68
Family households, 2000 Census3 35,185 2,154,539
Per capita personal income, 2005 (BEA) $28,149 $43,831

Median household money income, 2004 $39,335 $57,338

Persons below poverty (%), 2004 14.2% 8.4%
Persons under 18 in poverty (%), 2004 17.0% 10.2%
Cumberland
Business and Industry Facts County New Jersey

Private sector establishments, 2005 3,400 266,480

Private sector employment by workplace, 2005 47,988 3,308,433
Private sector employment, percent change, 1995-2005 8.6% 11.3%

Labor Force (2006 annual average) 70,600 4,518,000

Employed Residents (2006 annual average) 65,800 4,309,000

Unemployed Residents (2006 annual average) 4,900 209,000

Unemployment Rate (%) (2006 annual average) 6.9% 4.6%

Manufacturers shipments ($1000), 2002 $2,223,206 $96,599,807

Retail sales ($1000), 2002 $1,518,709 $102,153,833

Retail sales per capita, 2002 $10,259 $11,910

Minority-owned firms, 2002 732 141,139

Women-owned firms, 2002 1,881 185,197

Housing units authorized by building permits, 2006 737 34,323

Federal funds and grants ($1000), 2004 $915,095 $55,264,350

Cumberland
Geographic Facts County New Jersey

Land area, 1990 (square miles) 489 7,417

Persons per square mile, 2000 300 1,134
Vineland-
Millville-
Bridgeton, NJ
Metropolitan Statistical Area/Division MSA

Sources:

Population & Demographic Factsderived from the 2000 Census of Population and Housing; Small Area Income
and Poverty Estimates Program, U.S. Bureau of the Census; Population Division, U.S. Bureau of the Census;
U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

Business and Industry Facts derived from NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development; 2002 Economic
Census; 2002 Survey of Business Owners; U.S. Bureau of the Census, Manufacturing and Construction Division;
and Consolidated Federal Funds Report.

Geographic Facts derived from the 2000 Census of Population and Housing, US Office of Management and Budget.
1
Includes persons reporting only one race.
2
Hispanics may be of any race, also are included in applicable race categories.
3
Family households consist of at least two persons who are related by birth, marriage or adoption.