B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B+

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$129,300
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$869
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    47%
  • Own
    53%

Cumberland County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    328
    273
  • Murder
    3
    6
  • Rape
    0
    41
  • Robbery
    176
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    904
    525
  • Theft
    3,985
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    109
    263

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$44,171
National
$53,889
Children
22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    41%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

Cumberland County Reviews

3 reviews
I am a Cumberland County NC resident. Cumberland County is home to Fort Bragg Army installation and Fayetteville, NC. I am thrilled to live here at such exciting time. Right now the area is experiencing economic redevelopment, growth, and citizen engagement.
Together our communities have added parks, bike ways, shopping, and entertainment.
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I liked the variety of opportunities for jobs in Cumberland County Schools. It is excellent that they offer continuing education credits if you work for Cumberland County schools, where you get trained in different valuable areas. There are a lot of schools that an individual can apply to for a job. The health benefits are good when you work at the hospital or at a school. The county is focused on improving the educational system.
There are good restaurants, and excellent services. There are only four or three good schools. There are very affordable houses that are the perfect sizes.