Cumberland Metro Area, Maryland 

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Population

96,779

-2.4% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.5%

Median Income

$37,276

Median Home Price

$107,300

Median Age

42.1

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.8 / 5.0

summer / winter

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Small town - Western Maryland in the western portion of the panhandle, between Pennsylvania and West Virginia. September, June and August are the most pleasant months in the Cumberland metro area, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
State: Maryland
County:
Metro Area: Cumberland Metro Area
City: Cumberland, Frostburg, 44 total
Zip Codes: 21502, 21532, 21562, 21539, 21545, 21555, 21557, 21530, 21521, 21542, 15 total
Cost of Living: -20.4% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 1233 ft above sea level

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Cumberland, MD Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Cost of living
Attractive setting
Nearby mountains
Cons
Isolation
Employment
Arts & culture


What Bert Has To Say About Cumberland Metro Area

Cumberland has a history as a transportation center and gateway to the west. Originally, the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal met toll roads to the west there. Later came the railroads and the historic National Road—now U.S. 40. Cumberland is still a railroad town, with almost 1000 employed by CSX, but that figure has declined significantly over the decades.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Cumberland Metro Area is 6.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Cumberland Metro Area jobs have increased by 0.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Cumberland Metro Area's cost of living is 20.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Cumberland Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and August are the most pleasant months in the Cumberland metro area, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Cumberland metro area remained overwhelmingly Republican, 70.9% to 27.3%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Cumberland Metro Area's population is 96,779 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 2.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Cumberland Metro Area is Real Estate: $107,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.7%.

SCHOOLS
Cumberland Metro Area public schools spend $14,549 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.1 students per teacher in Cumberland Metro Area. More Education



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Housing Market in Cumberland

It's a good time to buy in Cumberland. Home Appreciation is up 13.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Cumberland is $107,300.
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ZIP CODES IN CUMBERLAND METRO AREA, MARYLAND
21502, 21532, 21562, 21539, 21545, 21555, 21557, 21530, 21521, 21542, 15 total

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