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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    D-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    C-
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B
Cumberland County is located in New Jersey with a population of 154,952. Living in Cumberland County offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Cumberland County and residents tend to lean liberal.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$160,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,003
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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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
    335.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    8.8
    6.1
  • Rape
    51.1
    40.7
  • Robbery
    248.7
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    839.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    3,415.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    120.8
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    39%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    22%
    13%

Working in Cumberland County

Cumberland County Reviews

2 reviews
I lived in Cumberland County my whole life. Over time I was able to see the positives and negatives of this area. Sadly, crime seems to rise every year in this county. It's hard to find a job with that pays well. On the positive note, more businesses are opening and bringing in more jobs.
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I lived in Cumberland County for about 6 years now and it’s great! I plan on raising a family in this wonderful county!