Cumberland County is located in south-central New Jersey. The County Seat is Bridgeton and the largest city is Vineland. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.cumberland.nj.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 157,389 and the 2010 census population was 156,898. The land area is 483.70 square miles and there are 324.4 persons per square mile.
72.4% of the population is White, 21.8% is Black or African American, 28.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.4% is Asian, 1.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.7% is two or more races. 77% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $168,900, there are 50,676 households, an average of 2.86 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,524, the median household income is $50,750, and 17.5% of the persons in Cumberland County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 8,637. Retail sales (in $1000) were $1,952,706, and sales per capita were $12,566. The percentage of black-owned firms is 9.5%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 21.4%.
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