Cumberland Allegany County, Maryland

Cumberland: City in Allegany County, Maryland, United States


Cumberland is a city located in the county of Allegany in the U.S. state of Maryland. Its population at the 2010 census was 20,859 and a population density of 797 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 19,131 inhabitants.

The city was created 234 years ago in 1786.

Cumberland Quick Facts

Population : 19,131 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maryland (United States)
County : Allegany County
Postal code : 21501–21505
Area : 26.17 km2
Named for : Prince William, Duke of Cumberland
Altitude : 627 feet / 191 meters
Capital city : Cumberland is capital of Allegany County
Establishment : January 01, 1787 (234 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−06:00
Local time : 10:35:26 (27th November 2021)
Density : 731 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -9.03% (2010-2020)
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Location of Cumberland on Maryland map.
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Cumberland is located at 39°39'10"N 78°45'45"W (39.6528700, -78.7625200).

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According to census records, the population of Cumberland decreased by 9.03% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 20,859 - census
2011 20,721 -0.67% estimation process
2012 20,545 -0.86% estimation process
2013 20,404 -0.69% estimation process
2014 20,236 -0.83% estimation process
2015 20,043 -0.96% estimation process
2016 19,880 -0.82% estimation process
2017 19,623 -1.31% estimation process
2018 19,469 -0.79% estimation process
2019 19,284 -0.96% estimation process
2020 19,131 -0.8% estimation process

Cumberland zip code is 21502. County name: Allegany, County fips: 24001

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Local Places in Cumberland

People born in Cumberland (79)

People born in Cumberland, including politician John Glenn Beall Jr., politician George Wellington, baseball player Aaron Laffey, you can see a list of people who born in Cumberland.

Schools in Cumberland

College & universities near Cumberland, MD

Code Name City ZIP
161688 Allegany College of Maryland Cumberland (MD) 21502-2596

Stations (15)

Amtrak & bus stations near Cumberland, MD

Code Name Address Type
CUM Cumberland station East Harrison and Queen City Street RAIL
CUA Cumberland, MD 12401 Willowbrook Road SE BUS
FSB Frostburg, MD 101 Braddock Road BUS
GTV Grantsville, MD 3000 Chestnut Ridge Road BUS
HNK Hancock, MD 434 East Main Street BUS

Post offices near Cumberland

Post Office Name City ZIP
Cumberland Post Office Cumberland (MD) 21502

Other places with the same name (8)

Other cities in Allegany County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Allegany County , MD.

City Name Population Title
Frostburg 8,465 City in Allegany County, Maryland, United States
La Vale 3,551 Census designated place
Westernport 1,712 Town of the United States
Charlestown 1,202 Town in Cecil County, Maryland
Lonaconing 1,096 Town in Maryland, United States
Barton 419 Town in Allegany County, Maryland, United States
Midland 410 Town of the United States
Luke 60 Town in Allegany County, Maryland, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Cumberland distances to largest Maryland cities