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Cumberland is a city in Allegany County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland.
The latitude of Cumberland is 39.652N. The longitude is -78.762W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 627 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 20,833.
Brewing, glassmaking and tire manufacturing became important industries in the 20th century.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Cumberland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Allegany County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Cumberland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 21502 ZIP code.
30% of Cumberland residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cumberland ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cumberland was $15,813, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Cumberland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Cumberland include Downtown Cumberland Historic District, Washington Street Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Cumberland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $291. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $675.
Libraries in Cumberland include Allegany County Library, South Cumberland Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Cumberland include Cumberland Times-News
Allegany County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cumberland political report.
The average commute time for Cumberland workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Cumberland between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Cumberland include Holiday Inn.
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Cons: The job growth is low and wages are not high, if your a young person tring to start out and want to make something of yourself, this is not the place
This is a good place to Visit or Retire
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