Cumberland County is located in southern Maine. The County Seat is Portland and the largest city is Portland. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.cumberlandcounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 287,797 and the 2010 census population was 281,673. The land area is 835.24 square miles and there are 337.2 persons per square mile.
92.9% of the population is White, 2.8% is Black or African American, 1.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 2.2% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.8% is two or more races. 93.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 41% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $241,800, there are 117,359 households, an average of 2.34 persons per household. The per capita income is $32,880, the median household income is $57,461, and 11.4% of the persons in Cumberland County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 34,968. Retail sales (in $1000) were $5,277,196, and sales per capita were $19,119. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 29%.
If you find a broken link below, please use the Report a Broken Link form to let us know.