Cumberland (zip 21502), Maryland 

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Population

40,738

-3.8% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.9%

Median Income

$37,788

Median Home Price

$111,400

Median Age

42.5

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.4 / 5.3

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Cumberland (zip 21502), Maryland

Small town - Western Maryland in the western portion of the panhandle, between Pennsylvania and West Virginia. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the 21502 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: Cumberland (zip 21502)
Cost of Living: -26.3% 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.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All 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 (zip 21502) is 6.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Cumberland (zip 21502) jobs have decreased by 0.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Cumberland (zip 21502)'s cost of living is 26.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Cumberland (zip 21502)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the 21502 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Allegany county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 68.2% to 29.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Cumberland (zip 21502)'s population is 40,738 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 3.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Cumberland (zip 21502) is Real Estate: $111,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.7%.

SCHOOLS
Cumberland (zip 21502) public schools spend $14,855 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14 students per teacher in Cumberland (zip 21502). More Education



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Housing Market in Cumberland

It's a good time to buy in Cumberland. Home Appreciation is up 16.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Cumberland is $111,400.
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