Cumberland County is located in central Virginia. The County Seat is Cumberland and the largest city is Farmville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.cumberlandcounty.virginia.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 9,827 and the 2010 census population was 10,055. The land area is 297.46 square miles and there are 33.8 persons per square mile.
64.6% of the population is White, 32.3% is Black or African American, 2.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.2% is two or more races. 76.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 14% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $142,400, there are 4,049 households, an average of 2.44 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,540, the median household income is $40,557, and 16.3% of the persons in Cumberland County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 654. Retail sales (in $1000) were $46,146, and sales per capita were $4,830. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 16.8%.
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